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beign in humid regions and then flow thru dry areas
exotic rivers
dry streambeds
wadis
water that is not being replaced by rainfall
fossil water
largest sand desert in the world "empty quarter"
Rub'al-Kahli
Name the 10 countries that make up the ARabian Penin.
1-Saudi Arabia
2-Kuwait
3-Bahrain
4-Oman
5-Yemen
6-Iraq
7-Iran
8-Afghanistan
9-Qatar
10- United Arab Emrites
These bodies of water are laid out in the shape of a ____
semi-circle
The body of waterin the center of these countries is the ____ _____
Persian Gulf
In ancient times the plain of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers was called _______ which means ___ ____ ___ ___
1-Mesopotamia
2-land between the rivers
The HIGHEST PT of the arabian penin. is in the mts. of the country of _______.
Yemen
Two exotic rivers are the ____ and_______
Tigris, Euphrates
These bodies of water are laid out in the shape of a ____
semi-circle
The body of waterin the center of these countries is the ____ _____
Persian Gulf
In ancient times the plain of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers was called _______ which means ___ ____ ___ ___
1-Mesopotamia
2-land between the rivers
The HIGHEST PT of the arabian penin. is in the mts. of the country of _______.
Yemen
Two exotic rivers are the ____ and_______
Tigris, Euphrates
The Hindu Kush is a mountain range in _______
Afghanistan
Most of the southwest Asia has a _________climate.
desert
desert climate.....this is true because
the high pressure system
A Desert can be both very___and___
hot and cold
______is an important resource everywhere but is crucial in this region
Water
These bodies of water are laid out in the shape of a ____
semi-circle
The body of waterin the center of these countries is the ____ _____
Persian Gulf
In ancient times the plain of the Tigris and Euphrates Rivers was called _______ which means ___ ____ ___ ___
1-Mesopotamia
2-land between the rivers
The HIGHEST PT of the arabian penin. is in the mts. of the country of _______.
Yemen
Two exotic rivers are the ____ and_______
Tigris, Euphrates
____get water by digging shallow wells into dry streambeds
Nomads
this regions' most important mineral resource is ___
oil
This resource is found along the shores of the______
Persian Gulf
The only country in this region that has deposits of many metals is___
Iran
____get water by digging shallow wells into dry streambeds
Nomads
this regions' most important mineral resource is ___
oil
This resource is found along the shores of the______
Persian Gulf
The only country in this region that has deposits of many metals is___
Iran