5-15 Physical Features

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Physical features are things such as mountains, plateaus, rivers, swamps, valleys, oceans, and seas.  Use the map below to locate and identify the physical features found in Africa.

Use the map above to answer the following questions.

What river basin lies in central Africa?

What gulf is found on the western side of Africa?

What large lake is found in central Africa?

What mountains lie in northern Africa?

Sailors of the 1800's, traveling from Europe to India around the continent of Africa, often passed this piece of shoreline extending into the ocean.

This river is the longest river in the world and flows northward to the Mediterranean Sea.  What is this river?

This large Island lies off the eastern coast of Africa.  What is the name of this island?

This sea separates Africa from Europe.  What is this sea?

What is the name of the large desert in northern Africa?

What is the name of the desert in southern Africa?

This river flows into the Gulf of , located on the western side of Africa.  What is the name of this river?

What sea separates Africa from Saudi Arabia?



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