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Escarpment
steep clifs
cataract
large waterfalls and rapids
hydroelectric power
energy produced by moving water
tropics
the area between the Tropic of Cancer and the Tropic of Capricorn
leaching
when rain washes the nutrients away and leaves the soil unsuitable for farming
drought
prolonged periods of little or no rainfall
desertification
turning the semi-desert land into deserts
pharaoh
rulers of Ancient Egypt
hieroglyphics
egyptians form of writing that used pictures and symbols