14 Mountains & Peaks Atlas Mts. Δ Mt. Kenya Δ Mt. Kilimanjaro Ruwenzori Mts.Drajensburg Mts.
15 MountainsThe highest mountains are the Atlas Mountains in the northwest, near the Mediterranean Sea. They rise to 13,600 feet (4,160 m) above sea level.Sub-Saharan Africa does not have large mountain ranges, but there are several tall mountains that are volcanoes.The tallest mountain is Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania at 19,341 feet.The second tallest mountain is Mt. Kenya at 17,058 feet.
18 Bodies Of Water Mediterranean Sea Red Sea Nile River Niger River L. Chad--><--Gulf of AdenL. Albert-->Congo RiverL. VictoriaL. Tanganyika->Indian OceanAtlantic OceanZambezi RiverLimpopo RiverOrange RiverPacific Ocean
20 Nile River The Nile River is the longest river in the world. Flows more than 4,000 miles northward through the desertFormed by the union of two rivers, the Blue Nile and the White NileEmpties into the Mediterranean SeaThe land along the Nile is very fertile.Floods on the river deposit silt, or finely ground fertile soil, all along the river.Before it reaches the sea, the Nile fans out into a huge fertile delta.
21 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.
22 The Niger River Basin Covers 7.5% of the continent. Extends over 10 countries.2,600 miles long.
30 GrasslandsSavanna is a type of grassland located in tropical wet and dry climates.Most of the savanna in Africa is located in east Africa in Kenya or Tanzania.Steppe is a dry grassland located on the edges of the deserts.
36 The SaharaLargest hot desert in the world, covering most of North AfricaVery dry, so very few people live thereNearly every settlement in the Sahara is located near an oasis, a wet and fertile area in a desert where a spring or well provides water.Common features in the Sahara include broad gravel plains, tall sand dunes, and dry streambeds.