South America Geography Crossword Puzzle: This crossword will help students review and learn the names, locations and capitals of the 14 South American countries. Each country name appears twice in the puzzle. The clues give either the country's location number as noted on the included map or the name of its capital.
A word search puzzle featuring the names of 29 African countries. Students will reinforce their knowledge and review geography while having fun doing a puzzle. The words are hidden in all directions including diagonally and backwards and there may be some overlap. This is a somewhat challenging word find.
Cappadocia, Turkey -The earliest record of the name of Cappadocia dates from the late 6th century BC, when it appears in the trilingual inscriptions of two early Achaemenid kings, Darius I and Xerxes, as one of the countries (Old Persian dahyu-) of the Persian Empire. In these lists of countries, the Old Persian name is Haspaduya, which according to some researchers is derived from Iranian Huw-aspa-dahyu- "the land/country of beautiful horses"
Arizona's Painted Desert lives up to its name, but it's only one small part of an ochre stretch of the Southwest—one of our favorite drives in the entire country. On a cross-country trip, there's a leisurely way from Las Vegas to the Grand Canyon's South Rim that passes by the Hoover Dam, Lake Mead, Lake Powell, Zion National Park, Antelope Canyon, Navajo Nation, and (finally) the Painted Desert