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economic activity that involves taking things from the Earth. Examples include agriculture (farming and ranching), gathering industries (fishing and forestry), and extractive industries (mining and quarrying)
economic activity that involves energy generation, construction, processing, and manufacturing.
economic activity that focuses on services. Examples include police, medical personnel, accountants, retail sales, etc.
Economic activity that typically involves research and information such as market research, medical research, and
intelligence analysts, but it can also include senior executives and government leaders.
True or False: transportation and communication applies to multiple levels of economic activities
True or False: Hunting and gathering prevailed after the First Agricultural Revolution.
3 requirements for good agriculture are...
sunlight, water, and fertile soil
A type of agricultural activity based on farming and the raising of livestock to provide food, clothing, and shelter.
The altitudinal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures.
this involves moving animals over greater distances, especially in arid or semi-arid regions where grassland cannot sustain continuous grazing.
A map scale of 1:24,000 means that
*one inch on the map equals 24,000 inches on the ground.
*one centimeter on the map equals 24,000 centimeters on the ground.
* one foot on the map equals 24,000 feet on the earth.
Fair Trade Coffee
shade-grown coffee produced by certified fair-trade farmers, who then sell the coffee directly to coffee importers
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