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8 terms

Vocabulary Ch. 2

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petrochemical
substance made from petroleum or natural gas
alluvial soil
soil that has been deposited from river (running) water
butte
a flat-topped hill, smaller than a mesa
agribusiness
large-scale commercial farming
drought
dry period in which little, if any, precipitation falls, often causing extensive damage to crops
erosion
the wearing away of the earth's surface by the movement of water, wind, ice, and gravity
basin
a sunken area in a plateau found between mountain ranges
maquiladoras
factories in Mexico that assemble parts made in the United States