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1 Thanks to Ms. Susan Pojer Horace Greeley High School Thanks to Ms. Susan Pojer Horace Greeley High School

2 The Complete Topography Of AFRICA Nile River Congo River Niger River Mediterranean Sea Atlantic Ocean Indian Ocean Red Sea L. Victoria L. Tanganyika-> Sahara Desert Sahel Kalahari Desert Atlas Mts. savanna tropical rain forest

3 Africa’s Size # Second largest continent  11,700,000 sq. mi. # 10% of the world’s population. # 2 ½ times the size of the U. S. 5000MILES5000MILES M I L E S

4 A Satellite View

5 The Mighty Nile River: “Longest River in the World”

6 The Niger River Basin # Covers 7.5% of the continent. # Extends over 10 countries. # 2,600 miles long.

7 Hydroelectric Power

8 The Sahara Desert

9 Desertification

10 The Sahel

11 African Rain Forest # Annual rainfall of up to 17 ft. # Rapid decomposition (very humid). # Covers 37 countries. # 15% of the land surface of Africa.

12 The African Savannah: 13 million sq. mi.

13 The Congo River Basin # Covers 12% of the continent. # Extends over 9 countries. # 2,720 miles long. # 99% of the country of Zaire is in the Congo River basin.

14 Great Rift Valley 3,000 miles long

15 Mt. Kilimanjaro: Snow on the Equator?

16 African Trade Winds

17 West Africa: Home of our Hurricanes

18 Vegetation Zones

19 Natural Resources


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