Geography Exam 2

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Study guide flashcards for Geography 2253 at The Oklahoma State University with Dr. John Davenport

What were some primary causes of the civil war in Sub-Saharan Africa since 1960?

hell if I know

What are the population centers throughout sub-saharan Africa

Gulf of Guinea coast, Savanah lands in Northern Nigeria, Ethiopian highlands, Lake victoria, south african plateau.

What is the one percent gap?

Food production rate increases 2 percent each year and population increases 2.5 percent each year.

How has the lasting influence of colonialism and challenging enviornmental conditions shape present problems?

figure it out

Tell me about AIDS/HIV

5.9% adults HIV Positive, most severe in botswana (25%), zimbabwae (25%), and south Africa

Which country has the highest amount of people testing HIV positive?

South Africa

How does Africa have high potential for developing hydroelectric power?

Fast rivers

What is the "Sahel"

The Sahel is the ecoclimatic and biogeographic zone of transition between the Sahara desert in the North and the Sudanian Savannas in the south, having a semi-arid climate