[2015] Youssef Bukhari: The Middle East

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[2015] Youssef Bukhari: The Middle East

The Middle East

Euphrates River And Tigris Rivers

Persian Gulf

Desalination Plant

Suez Canal

Jordan River

Oil Fields

Bedouins in the Rub al-Khali

Dead Sea

They are rivers that flow from Turkey through Iran and into the Persian Gulf. They for the Shatt-al-Arab and it is 1150 miles long. A good source of water.

It is a river that flows to the Dead Sea which forms and natural boundry from Jordan and Israel. It is 156 miles long.

Rub al-Khali

An area in which there are large deposits of oil. Saudi Arabia has the largest oil fields.

Sources are Dictionary.comWikipediaMrs.Cosgrove.

The Persian Gulf is a mediterranean sea. It has Strait of Hormuz. It is used for mostly trading.

A place where they extract salt from sea water. Very useful yet very expensive because it takes a lot of energy.

Bedouins who live in the Rub al-Khali often live by trading and bartering.

The Dead Sea is the most saltiest sea in the world. The Dead Sea is bordering Israel and Jordan. It has black mud that is used for some treatments

The Suez Canal is a canal in Eygpt connecting the Mediterranean Sea to the Red Sea. It is a short cut for trade.

The Rub' al Khali is the largest contiguous sand desert in the world. The Rub' al Khali means the Empty Quarter.


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