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    • NORTHERN AFRICA
    • Physical Features
      Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea
      Mediterranean to the North, Sahara to the South
    • Sahara Desert – largest hot desert
      Ergs of the Sahara
      Regs of the Sahara
    • The Nile River
      Above: The Nile is like an oasis in the desert
      Top Right: For centuries, farming has been a major way of life around the Nile
      Bottom Right: The Nile flows north, as the delta empties into the Mediterranean Sea; the Sinai Peninsula to the east
    • Climate, Vegetation, and Animals
      3 main climate regions
      Mediterranean Climate
      Desert Climate
      Steppe Climate
    • Resources
      Crops of wheat, barley, olives, grapes, citrus fruits, and cotton
      Fishing
      Oil and Gas
      Iron Ore and Minerals
      Copper, Gold, and Silver
      Above: An oil refinery in Libya
    • History
      Pyramids and hieroglyphics left by the Ancient Egyptians
      European control in Africa
    • Culture
      Egyptians, Berbers, and Bedouins
      Arabic Language
      Muslim Religion
    • Egypt Today
      A fellahin of Egypt
      Egypt’s capital city, Cairo
      Carpet making is one of the oldest crafts of Egypt’s textile industry
    • Libya, Tunisia, Algeria, and Morocco Today
      Above Left: Libya’s coastline
      Above: Casbah of Algiers in Algeria
      Left: Free port of Tangier in Morocco
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