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Geog Chp 9 and 14

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Where is the eastern edge of Europe and the western edge of the Russian domain approximately located
the eastern border of Ukraine
Why do the authors of your text use the word "domain" when talking about "the Russian domain"?
The term suggests persisting Russian influence within the region.
Where has the Russian domain dumped its nuclear wastes
off the northern island of Novaya Zemlya, in the Barents Sea
What are the primary characteristics of a high-latitude continental climate, as illustrated by the Russian domain
seasonal temperature extremes and short growing season
What is the dominant climate type in the Russian domain
Continental
Which country of the Russian Domain has the smallest population in the region
Armenia
The highest population densities in Russian domain are found in which part of the region
the southeastern part of the region
Where do the majority of the people in the Russian domain live
in the West of the region
When was the Baikal-Amur Mainline (BAM) Railroad completed in the Russian Domain
1984
In what region of the Russian Domain was the Soviet Union's Gulag Achipelago located
Siberia
What was the purpose of Russification
to increase Russian dominance in outlying portions of the former USSR
What Russian city was known as Leningrad during the Soviet era
St. Petersburg
What is the language of the Volga Tatars of the Russian Domain?
trukish
Which of the following is NOT a condition of the "Russian Federation Treaty"?
more stringent environmental regulations and standards
Why did the Russian military invade Chechnya in 1994?
because the Chechnyan government attempted to establish an independent state
Where were most of Russia's major territorial gains in the nineteenth century
the Baltic Republics
Which geographic area of the Russian Domain dominates the region?
Slavic Russia
What is perestroika
planned economic restructuring, an early move toward a freer market
Which of the following countries is NOT a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States?
Estonia
Which of the following internal autonomous areas is rich in natural resources, and has threatened to distance itself from Russia?
Azerbaijan
What is the primary destination for Russian petroleum products?
western europe
Which of the following areas of Australia-Oceania has NOT been affected by mining?
Hawaii
What land form dominates much of New Zealand?
volcanic mountains
What caused the fjords in New Zealand?
glaciers that carved drowned valleys
Where is the Great Barrier Reef located?
off the northeastern coast of Australia
Which of the following places is the best example of an atoll?
Papua, New Guinea
What is the approximate population of Australia?
20 million
What is the approximate population of New Zealand
4 million
What is the second-most populous country in the Australia-Oceania region
Papua, New Guinea
In what part of Australia do most of its people live
southeast
Where did Australia's Aborigine population originate
SE asia
Where did European colonization of Australia and Oceania begin?
Australia
In the early days of its colonization, Britain used Australia as a
source of natural resources
What was the purpose of the Native Title Bill, which became law in Australia in 1993
to give Australia's aboriginal population greater control over sacred lands
In what part of Australia-Oceania did the French test nuclear devices as recently as the 1990s?
Bikini Atoll
What is the name of the policy in Australia that promoted immigration from Europe and North America at the expense of other groups?
White american policy
What strategy has been valuable to both Maoris and Aborigines in their efforts to gain greater control over their ancestral land and resources?
the political process
What country agreed to build a spaceport on Micronesia's Christmas Island?
Australia
Where are Australia's largest copper, silver, lead, and gold mines located?
in New South Wales and Queensland
In which part of Australia is most viticulture concentrated
just outside of Sydney