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Where Muhammad rose into heaven
Dome of the Rock
landmass that is like a continent, only smaller
subcontinent
sacred city to Jews, Muslims, and Christians
Jerusalem
Practice of using small pipes that slowly drip water just above the ground to conserve water for crops
drip irrigation
converts oil into useful products
oil refineries
3,900 mi. from Tibet to the East China Sea
distance of Change Jieng River
lots of immigrants and a variety of Arab Muslim groups
state of Israel
low-lying tops of submerged vlocanoes, surrounded by coral reefs and shallow lagoons
atoll
The dominant religion of India
Hinduism
Earthly home of the goddess Ganga
Ganges River
An area in the deser where vegetation if found because water is available from an underground spring
Oasis
part of the cultural hearth
Fertal Cressant
High waters that swamp low-lying areas
storm surges
river beds that remain dry except during the rainy seasons
Wadis
island off the coast of China
Hainin
important mineral resource located here
Xi-Jang
purpose was to create and support a Jewish homeland in Palestine
Zionism
only remaining part of the Second Temple
Western Wall
One of the two main branches of Islam
Sunni
Holiest City of Islam
Mecca