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Africa Physical Map

Africa is a geographically diverse continent situated across the equator, characterized by large deserts, mountain ranges, and coastal plains.
Physical Map of Africa
Description : Africa physical map provides detailed information on the various physical features of the continent. Disclaimer

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The major geographic features of Africa include the coastal plains, the Atlas Mountains, the Ethiopian Highlands, and several deserts. The Sahara Desert, the third largest in the world, covers most of northern Africa, with an area of 9,400,000 square kilometers - about as large as the entire United States. In the south, the Kalahari Desert has similar conditions, though it is much smaller in comparison to the Sahara, at 900,000 square kilometers.

The Atlas Mountains traverse northwestern Africa, through Morocco, Algeria, and Tunisia. Other ranges include the Ahaggar Mountains and the Mitumba Mountains, and Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro standing 5,895 meters above sea level.

Last Updated : June 04, 2015

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