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Which of the 4 classifications of industry must locate where the resources are found?


Mass production of standardized goods using assembly line techniques is referred to as _______


Technopoles tend to locate near ________________________________

centers of research and development

The type of manufacturing that is more likely to be located in peripheral countries is ______________

labor intensive

The increase in time and cost with distance is referred to as ______________________

friction of distance

Hotelling's location analysis emphasized the role of ________________________

locational interdependence

People working in the __________ sector of economic activity tend to have high levels of specialized knowledge or technical skills


Service industries are commonly reffered to as ________ industries


If a substantial number of enterprises all develop in or move to the same area, the factor is called _____________


New York City, like other large urban centers with great ports, is called a break-of-bulk location because _________________________

transported cargo from 1 carrier to another

The 1st steps in the ________________ did not use a revolutionary source

Industrial Revolution

Mixing iron ore with lime stone and water smelting it with coke enabled iron workers to pour melted iron ore into molds making ________

cast iron

The same set of locational criteria for industrial zones applied; proximity to _________ and connection to _____

coal fields, water

This predicts where businesses will or should be located?

location theory

The 4 primary industrial regions are Westernand Central Europe, Eastern North America, Eastern Asia, and ______________

Russia and Ukraine

This country still ranks among the worlds leading producer of both coal and steel and remains Europe's leading industrial power?


Named after a small tributary of the Rine River, the ___________ reveals the combined advantages of high quality resources, good accessibility, and proximity to large markets

Ruhr Valley

This country still vies with China as the world's largest producer of coal?

United States

This city in Russia is one of the worlds oldest manufacturing centers?

St. Petersburg

This is the 2nd bigggest metropolis on Earth behind only Mexico City?


The television production industry has 3 key elements:
1) Research and Design
2) Manufacture of components
3) ________


This organization promotes freer trade of negotiating agreements among member states?

World Trade Organization

Over the past 20 years, many manufacturing regions have experienced ________________, a process by which companies move industrial jobs to other regions with cheaper labor.


This industry of activities facilitates compex decision-aking and the advancement of human capacity?


Petroleum is no the only energy source for which the United States leads world demand and consumption, ______________ often occurs in association with oil deposits

natural gas

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