Your question: Which landform will you find in the eastern part of Africa?

What landform slices through the eastern part of Africa?

Most of the African continent is a plateau, with the exception of the Great Rift Valley that slices through eastern Africa. This valley has sides up to 1 mile (1.6 km) high and a floor 30 to 40 miles (48 to 64 km) wide.

What landforms can be found in Africa?

Africa has eight major physical regions: the Sahara, the Sahel, the Ethiopian Highlands, the savanna, the Swahili Coast, the rain forest, the African Great Lakes, and Southern Africa.

How fast is Africa splitting apart?

The three plates are separating at different speeds. The Arabian plate is moving away from Africa at a rate of about 1 inch per year, while the two African plates are separating even slower, between half an inch to 0.2 inches per year, according to Macdonald.

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