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geog study guide 3 - There are 80 points total. If you get...

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There are 80 points total. If you get 77 correct, you get 100%; three are extra credit. 1) In which country is the "Great Man-made river?" (p. 284 and Fig. 7.6) Libya, getting the water from under the Sahara desert 2) In which country is the Aswan High Dam (p. 284 and Fig. 7.6) Egypt 3) Which country has been famous for its cedar trees? (p. 284) Lebanon 4) Salinization (p. 284). When you don’t get enough rain because there’s too much salt and you need to get it from underground 5) Climate in Iraq (p. 286-288 and Fig. 7.11). Hot, dry 6) Exotic rivers (p. 292-293). Rivers starting in a humid area, traveling through a dry area 7) What are the five pillars of Islam (p. 299)? Repeating the basic creed, prayer facing mecca 5x day, giving charitable contributions, fasting sun-up to sun-down (Ramadan), one pilgrimage to mecca 8) Jerusalem is a holy city for which religion(s) (p. 302). Christianity, Judaism, islam 9) The ethnicity of Kurds (p. 303-304 and Fig. 7.26). Not Arabic -- indo-European 10) The new Israeli security barrier (p. 312). West bank
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11) Environmental issues in western vs. eastern Europe (p. 329). West: cleaner environment then the east, cleans up more than the east 12) Which country has fjords (p. 334)? norway 13) Which ancient language subfamily is spoken by people living on the western edges of France and the British Isles (Fig. 8.21)? Celtic language
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOG 103 taught by Professor Sheers during the Spring '08 term at George Mason.

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