by: Jesse Nava

Atlas mountains

The atlas mountains is a system of a ranges in plateaus.The atlas system is rugged in morocco.fertile low lands in these ranges separate these ranges. The atlas mountains are rich in minerals.


The sahel is a semiarid region between the sahara to the north and the savannas to the south. It forms a belt that separates the arid sahara from the tropical west africa.It has low growing grass and tall tree's.Rain fall averages 4 to 8 inches.

Ethiopian highlands

The ethiopian highlands are located on the western section of of the ethiopian plateau.The blue Nile runs from its source.The Ethiopian plateau and several of its mountain groups are cut by very deep valleys.

Atlas Mountains