Yukon Geography Human Geography
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The percentage of a country's people who can read and write.
A figure indicating how long, on average, a person may be expected to live.
Per Capita Income
Average annual income per person in a country.
Infant Mortality Rate
A figure that describes the number of babies that die within the first year of their lives in a given population.
Gross Domestic Product
The sum total of the value of all the goods and services produced in a country in a year.
25 degrees North; 90 degrees West
North of China. South of Russia. West of the Pacific Ocean.
The portion of the economy concerned with the taking materials from Earth's surface, generally through agriculture, although sometimes by mining, fishing, and farming .
Portion of the economy concerned with manufacturing the process, transformation, and assembly of raw materials into useful products like cars.
The portion of the economy concerned with transportation, communications, and utilities, sometimes extended to the provision of all goods and services to people in exchange for payment. (Banking and Health Care)
Economic decisions are made by individuals or the open market.
An economic system in which the government makes all economic decisions.
An economy in which individuals make decisions exists in combination with a considerable amount of government regulation.
Economic system that relies on habit, custom, or ritual and usually does not use money.
A King or Queen is the official head of state but power is limited by a constitution.
A system of government in which the head of state is a hereditary position and the king or queen has almost complete power.
A system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, who then make or create laws the majority of citizens want.
A government controlled by one person or a small group of people who gained power by force.
A form of government in which the people select representatives to govern them and make laws.
A map showing units such as countries, states, provinces, districts, etc. Each is normally a different color
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation and is usually man-made.
Imaginary lines that measure east or west from the Prime Meridian.
Imaginary lines that measure north and south from the equator.
0 degrees longitude and divides longitude lines east and west
0 degrees latitude and divides latitude lines north and south.
A piece of land that is created by draining water from an area.
Explains how large pieces of the Earth's outermost layer called tectonic plates move and change shape.
THE STUDY OF HUMAN POPULATIONS WITH RESPECT TO THEIR SIZE, DENSITY, DISTRIBUTION, COMPOSITION, AND INCOME.
The currency used by most members of the European Union.
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
A system for producing and distributing goods, and services to fulfill people's wants
Natural resources that can be replaced.
a resource that cannot be reused or replaced easily (ex. coal, iron, copper, fossil fuels)
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Area that consists of the european countries that all use the Euro as a common currency
A tax on imports
...A large company that establishes in one country and branches out to many other countries.
To bring goods into a country
To send goods out of a country
A tropical storm occurring in the western Pacific or Indian oceans
A giant wave usually caused by an earthquake beneath the ocean floor.
Destruction of forests to create room for farming or urban use.
A community of interacting organisms and their environment
a modern, industrialized country in which people are more educated, receive quality healthcare, and contain clean drinking water.
A country with poor healthcare, low income jobs, and dirty cities.
An economic group of 27 member nations that has created a single market.
A way of supplying water to an area of land to water crops
Ring of Fire
A major source of volcanoes and earthquakes that rims the Pacific Ocean.
A strip that connects 2 or more places and allows goods to be shipped. (Rhine-Danube)
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