The Saudi Arabian

By: Carter Hattery

Saudi Arabia is the largest country in southwest Asia. It's vast desert has a a hot climate. The desert's sands can reach up to a hundred feet.

Saudi Arabia Today

Silt

Silt: small particles of rich soil. Silt is a very fine mineral it is used to plant crops in. Silt has a brown color.

Wadi

Wadi: dry river bed filled by rain water. A Wadi is usually only filled once a season. The water does not usually fill more than a couple feet.

OPEC

What is OPEC? OPEC is the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries. Reason gas prices are down.

Aswan Dam

The Aswan Dam gives people control of the flood waters and they can release the water throughout the year. It also blocks the flow if silt. Provides less fresh water.

Egypt's Main Crops

One of the crops is sugarcane. Another is cotton. The last one is fruit.