jueves, 5 de marzo de 2009

Caracteristicas del relieve africano


-Africa is the third largest continent.

-Large plateaus are found throughout Africa.

-Africa’s average altitude is high (750m.).

-Several deserts, such as the Sahara and Kalahari, are found on these plateaus.

-Several mountain ranges are also found on the plateaus. The east of the continent is the highest part .The volcano Mount Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa, is located here near the Great Rift Valley.

-The depressions, such as the Congo and Niger basins, are found between the central plateaus.

-The largest island is Madagascar.

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