Geography: Northern Africa

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Geography: Northern Africa

  1. 1. NORTHERN AFRICA<br />
  2. 2. Physical Features<br />Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea<br />Mediterranean to the North, Sahara to the South<br />
  3. 3. Sahara Desert – largest hot desert<br />Ergs of the Sahara<br />Regs of the Sahara<br />
  4. 4. The Nile River<br />Above: The Nile is like an oasis in the desert<br />Top Right: For centuries, farming has been a major way of life around the Nile<br />Bottom Right: The Nile flows north, as the delta empties into the Mediterranean Sea; the Sinai Peninsula to the east<br />
  5. 5. Climate, Vegetation, and Animals<br />3 main climate regions<br />Mediterranean Climate<br />Desert Climate<br />Steppe Climate<br />
  6. 6. Resources<br />Crops of wheat, barley, olives, grapes, citrus fruits, and cotton<br />Fishing<br />Oil and Gas<br />Iron Ore and Minerals<br />Copper, Gold, and Silver<br />Above: An oil refinery in Libya<br />
  7. 7. History <br />Pyramids and hieroglyphics left by the Ancient Egyptians<br />European control in Africa<br />
  8. 8. Culture<br />Egyptians, Berbers, and Bedouins<br />Arabic Language<br />Muslim Religion<br />
  9. 9. Egypt Today<br />A fellahin of Egypt<br />Egypt’s capital city, Cairo<br />Carpet making is one of the oldest crafts of Egypt’s textile industry<br />
  10. 10. Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco Today <br />Above Left: Libya’s coastline<br />Above: Casbah of Algiers in Algeria<br />Left: Free port of Tangier in Morocco<br />
  11. 11. Picture Citations<br />Slide 2<br />mappery.com<br />Slide 3<br />thundafunda.com<br />weru.ksu.edu<br />travelswithsheila.com<br />Slide 4<br />litestraboen.blogspot.com<br />sb.westfordk12.us<br />egyptpyramid.org<br />Slide 5<br />krittergirlkorner.blogspot.com<br />ontfin.com<br />markeisingbirding.nl<br />animalcorner.co.uk<br />researchlearningcenter.com<br />Slide 6<br />majo.rs<br />Slide 7<br />levechad.blogspot.com<br />egypthistorytourism.blogspot.com<br />001yourtranslationservice.com<br />Slide 8<br />samsonblinded.org<br />Slide 9<br />thefullwiki.org<br />world-mysteries.com<br />thomaswhite.com<br />Slide 10<br />the-peoples-forum.com<br />dalje.com<br />tripadvisor.com<br />

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