S: The Middle East- 5 physical features BY: Brenden Armour
BC: About the Author | Brenden Armour lives in Flowery Branch, GA. There he lives with his parents and his younger brother. He has a dog called Buttercup!
FC: The Middle East
1: The Rub Al Khali | > At night with no wind and your sleeping under the stars watch while the sun is setting and you could see beautiful colors! > The Rub Al Khali has huge sand dunes! Fun Facts: >The Rub Al Khali means "the empty quarter" because very few things can live here. > Covers 250,000 square miles > The world's largest oilfield was found >This covers up about 1/4 of Saudi Arabia
2: The Persian Gulf
3: >In the picture to your left you will see the Persian Gulf in Oman with mountains surrounding it. > I the picture to the right you will see marine life all around. > Below you will see a person enjpoying the water in a beutiful sunset! Fun Fact: > The Persian Gulf is also known as the Arabian Gulf!
4: The Tigris River
5: >The picture to the left shows that the Tigris River is good for agriculture in some areas. > The Tigris River runs through Turkey, Iraq, and on the border of Syria and runs into the Persian Gulf! | >The picture on the bottom left corner displays a stunning image of the sun setting over the Tigris River! Fun Fact: > The word Tigris means "fast and arrow-like".
6: The Arabian Desert
7: >In the top left corner this is what the Arabian Desert looks like in the winter. > In the bottom left corner this is a plant that is located in the middle of the desert. > To the right you will see a mother and child. These are camels. One of the few mammals that can survive here!
8: The Dead Sea
9: > In the picture in the top left corner you may think that that is ice, but is really salt! > On the bottom right page you will see a person floating without anything because there is so much salt in the dead sea! > In the picture to your right those are no ordinary castles! Not sand castles, but salt castles! Fun Fact: > There are more than 35 types of minerals in the Dead Sea!