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Caucasus Mts.
A mountain system in Eurasia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region.
Atlas Mts.
a mountain range across a northern stretch of Africa extending about 2500 km
Arabian Peninsula
a land mass situated north-east of Africa.
Sinai Peninsula
a triangular peninsula in Egypt about 60000 km2 (23000 sq mi) in area.
Dead Sea
a salt lake bordering Jordan to the east and Israel and the West Bank to the west.
Caspian Sea
the largest enclosed body of water on Earth by area, variously classed as the world's largest lake or a full-fledged sea.
Aral Sea
a lake that lay between Kazakhstan (Aktobe and Kyzylorda provinces) in the north and Karakalpakstan, an autonomous region of Uzbekistan, in the south.
Nile River
a major north-flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world.
Tigris River
the eastern member of the two great rivers that define Mesopotamia, the other being the Euphrates.
Euphrates River
the longest and one of the most historically important rivers of Western Asia.
Sahara
The world's largest hot desert and second largest desert, after Antarctica.
Pastoralism
Pastoral farming is the branch of agriculture concerned with the raising of livestock
Persian Gulf
an extension of the Indian Ocean located between Iran (Persia) and the Arabian Peninsula