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9 Cards in this Set

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Great Rift Valley
A large system of rift valleys in eastern Africa and the Middle East, the largest in the world, that runs for about 3,000 miles (4,285 km) from the Jordan valley in Syria into Mozambique
Lake Victoria
the largest lake in Africa and the 2nd largest fresh water lake in the world; a headwaters reservoir for the Nile River
Niger River
an African river; flows into the South Atlantic
A triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river, typically where it diverges into several outlets
Congo River
a major African river (one of the world's longest); flows through Congo into the South Atlantic
The tidal mouth of a large river, where the tide meets the stream
A grassy plain in tropical and subtropical regions, with few trees
Namib Desert
A desert in southwestern Africa. It extends for 1,200 miles (1,900 km) along the Atlantic coast from the Curoca River in southwestern Angola through Namibia to the border between Namibia and South Africa
Kalahari Desert
A high, vast, arid plateau in southern Africa north of the Orange River. It comprises most of Botswana with parts in Namibia and South Africa