ADVENTURE TO AFRICA✈️
4 PHYSICAL FEATURES By: Crystal Larrrea
The Sahara Desert is the words largest desert. The Sahara Desert is extended from the Atlantic Ocean to the Red Sea. 15% of Sahara is covered in sand dunes, and plateaus of bare rock or areas of coarse gravel, cover about 70% of the region. Mountains, oases, and transition zones account for the remainder of the region. Some difficulties in the Sahara include lack of water, extremely high daytime temperatures, and sparse vegetation. One fun activity to do at the Sahara Desert is go for a walk, so make sure to bring lots of water to keep yourself dehydrated and a hat to block that sun from getting into your face.
The Atlas Mountains is a system of ranges and plateaus in Northwest Africa, extending 1,500 miles. The Atlas system is most rugged in Morocco, where the highest mountain ranges are found. The Atlas Mountains are rich in minerals, especially phosphates, coal, iron, and oil. In the Atlas Mountains there are so many things to do. One fun activity to do is hiking, so grab your water bottles, hiking clothes, and some snacks for when your hungry, and go have some fun hiking.
The congo, or Zaire, River is formed by the waters of the Lualaba, the upper Congo River, and its tributary the Luva River. The Congo River flows 2,720 miles through Zaire to the Atlantic Ocean. The Congo River is Africa's largest potential source of hydraelectric.In the Congo River one fun activity you can do is Canoeing. Another fun activity is boat riding, so get your boats and head out to the river.
The Indian Ocean is the third - largest ocean in the world, extending from South Asia to Antarctica from East Africa to Southeast Australia. The average depth of the ocean floor is 11,000 feet. A fun activity to do in the Indian Ocean is boat riding. Another fun activity is swimming so head out to the ocean and take a nice relaxing swim.