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Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

The Middle East Today: Political Map 19 4 --> 17 11 --> 7 8 The Middle East Today: Political Map 19 4 --> 17 11 --> 7 8 --> 9 18 13 2 12 5 6 1 <--10 3 --> 16 > 5 -- 20 1 14 21

Middle East? OR Near East? OR Southwest Asia? OR…. ? Middle East? OR Near East? OR Southwest Asia? OR…. ?

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The Mighty Nile River: “Longest River in the World” The Mighty Nile River: “Longest River in the World”

Egypt: The “Gift of the Nile” Nile Delta Annual Nile Flooding 95% of the Egypt: The “Gift of the Nile” Nile Delta Annual Nile Flooding 95% of the Egyptian people live on 5% of the land!

Aswan High Dam, Egypt Hydroelectric Power Plant Aswan High Dam, Egypt Hydroelectric Power Plant

Suez Canal Completed by the British in 1869 Suez Canal Completed by the British in 1869

The Tigris & Euphrates River System Mesopotamia: ”Land Between the Two Rivers” Marsh Arabs, The Tigris & Euphrates River System Mesopotamia: ”Land Between the Two Rivers” Marsh Arabs, So. Iraq

Dust Storms Along the Tigris-Euphrates Flood Plains Dust Storms Along the Tigris-Euphrates Flood Plains

The Jordan River System: Israel & Jordan--A Fight Over Water Rights? The Jordan River System: Israel & Jordan--A Fight Over Water Rights?

Dead Sea: Lowest Point on Earth 2, 300’ below sea level Highest Salt Content Dead Sea: Lowest Point on Earth 2, 300’ below sea level Highest Salt Content (33%)

Wadis – Instant Springs Wadis – Instant Springs

Mountains & Plateaus M ts . Caucasus Mts. Atlas Mts. El bu r z Mountains & Plateaus M ts . Caucasus Mts. Atlas Mts. El bu r z Anatolian Plateau ts. M us Iranian Zagros Plateau Mts. Ta ur ja He ts. z. M

Mountain Ranges in Mid-East Elburz Mts. , Iran Lebanese Mts. Zagros Mts. , Iran Mountain Ranges in Mid-East Elburz Mts. , Iran Lebanese Mts. Zagros Mts. , Iran Taurus Mts. , Turkey

Deserts Libyan Desert Sahara Desert Negev Sinai Desert Arabian Desert Rub al-Khali Deserts Libyan Desert Sahara Desert Negev Sinai Desert Arabian Desert Rub al-Khali

Desert Bedouins Desert Bedouins

Breeding Areas of Desert Locusts Breeding Areas of Desert Locusts

Swarms of Desert Locusts! Israel Hit By Worst Locust Plague Since the 1950 s! Swarms of Desert Locusts! Israel Hit By Worst Locust Plague Since the 1950 s! Locusts Swarm the Pyramids Complex at Giza!

Rub al-Khali: “The Empty Quarter” Rub al-Khali: “The Empty Quarter”

Desert Oases: Water at a Premium! Desert Oases: Water at a Premium!

Fresh Groundwater Sources Fresh Groundwater Sources

Desalinization Plants Desalinization Plants

Fertile Crescent Fertile Crescent

The Fertile Crescent The Fertile Crescent

Completed Map. Ca Caucasus Mts. bu r El a Se Atlantic Ocean z an Completed Map. Ca Caucasus Mts. bu r El a Se Atlantic Ocean z an M i sp ts Black Sea Dardanelles Strait Anatolian Plateau Med iterr ane Tigris ts. an S Euphrates Iranian M ea s ru Jordan River Zagros Plateau u Atlas Mts. River Negev Ta Sinai PMts. er Suez Canal Desert Strait of sia Desert n G Hormuz Arabian Libyan Desert Nile ulf Gulf Desert River Rub of al-Khali Oman Se M jaz He a d Re ts. Sahara Desert Arabian Sea Gulf of Aden Indian Ocean

The Middle East vs. the U. S. Latitude Lines The Middle East vs. the U. S. Latitude Lines

Middle East: Climate Regions Middle East: Climate Regions

Middle East: Population Density Middle East: Population Density

Cairo, Egypt: Most Populated City in the Middle East 17, 000+ People! Cairo, Egypt: Most Populated City in the Middle East 17, 000+ People!

The Middle East: Natural Vegetation The Middle East: Natural Vegetation

The Natural Resources of the Middle East The Natural Resources of the Middle East

World Oil Reserves World Oil Reserves

Persian Gulf Oil Exports (2003) Persian Gulf Oil Exports (2003)

Saudi Oil Fields & Refineries Saudi Oil Fields & Refineries

Kuwait: An Island Floating on a Sea of Oil Kuwait City Kuwait: An Island Floating on a Sea of Oil Kuwait City

Leading U. S. Oil Suppliers The U. S. imports 30% of its oil needs Leading U. S. Oil Suppliers The U. S. imports 30% of its oil needs from the Middle East.