How Geography Impacts Humans?
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Mountainous terrain and the small size of the island cause a majority of citizen of this nation to live along the coastline
Mountainous terrain led to the development of city-states and trade and communication via the sea
These winds can bring drought or flooding conditions to South Asia
This natural barrier has protected and isolated both China and India
Conditions on this geographic feature causes people in Africa to adapt to the heat of the day and the cold of night
This geographic feature in South America required the Incas to build a road system and terrace farm
Dardanelles & Bosporus straits
These narrow waterways in Turkey caused the ancient city of Constantinople great wealth, but a target for conquest
This European nation prospered economically from its immense natural resources and protection provided by the sea
Ring of Fire
Earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis exist in this geographic region in the Pacific
This geographic feature allowed the ancients to trade, travel, and communicate with other groups.
People located in this Russian providence adapt to their cold environment with layers of clothing in winter & large amounts of bug spray during spring/summer
Deserts, oceans/seas, and mountains (like the Himalayas) caused this civilization to be isolated and develop the belief of ethnocentrism
Indus Valley Civilization
Natural barriers (for example the Himalayas and Thar Desert) provided isolation and protection for these people
Lack of natural barriers allowed other cultures to migrate and invade these ancient people
These people were provided great wealth and religious beliefs were shaped by its river system
Its lack of natural resources led this country to conquer its neighbors in World War II
Greeks, Minoans, Phoenicians, and Romans all prospered economically from its location near this physical feature
Besides the Atlantic Ocean, the slave trade from Africa crossed this body of water to locations in South Asia
It means a group of islands. Indonesia & the Philippines are examples.
Strait of Hormuz
This narrow waterway exiting the Persian Gulf has brought wealth to Oman, but a source of tension between Iran & Iraq during their war in the 1980s
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