Unformatted text preview: Coastal Plain A coastal plain is level land along a coast that separates higher land from the sea. The coastal plain along the Arabian Peninsula is more humid than the inner part of it because of its close distance with the sea. Agriculture in the southwest part is varied, including coffee, grains, and many kinds of fruit. For thousands of years, the coastal plain has been the location of most of the trading cities and ports that connect it to the rest of Asia and Africa. Mountains The mountains of the Arabian Peninsula are located along the coast for about 50 miles. Their climate is mild during the day and clear at night. Extreme downpours and flashfloods occur at the height of the rainy season. Survival is difficult on the mountains except for wild goats because of its steep slopes. In the south and west areas, they are uneven from juniper forests that spread out among the jagged rocks and slopes....
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 04/03/2012 for the course HISTORY 21635 taught by Professor Johnhass during the Spring '11 term at Cerritos College.
- Spring '11