Flashcards in Chapter 13 SQ and Chapter Review Deck (28)
Encompasses all the land below the Sahara
A steep rise from a plain or plateau
A mix of Dutch and the Zulu language
A rigorous policy of racial separation
A language that came from the coastal people and the Arabs
Six falls that the Nile river flows over
The third largest city in souther and Eastern Africa
The most famous of the Bantu tribes
The original Dutch farmers
The jailed ANC leader
The northern shore of Namibia
An isolated region of Angola north of the Congo river
Was once the Arabs largest slave trading port in Eastern Africa
African Union (AU)
The OAU became the African Union
Why are the river systems if Africa not considered navigable?
Great falls and rapids
What was the name of the South African plan of segregation during the twentieth century?
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Why is the Sahara the single most important geographic factor in the history of Africa?
It divides to groups of people
What two major deserts lie in Southern Africa?
The kalahari and Namib desert.
Between what two countries is Victoria falls located?
Zimbabwe and Zambia.
What are the two significant features of east Africa
The Nile river and the great Rift Valley
SQ- Answer highlighted questions
The Horn of Africa is the name for what peninsula?
The wide Somali peninsula
What East African country was never successfully colonized by a European power?
What is the largest country on Africa?
What are the two main branches of the Nile?
The white and blue Nile