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30 terms

GEOG: N. America

STUDY
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Ogallala
_______ aquifer is an environmental issue because it is being depleted
resource
________ management is the cause of most environmental problems in US
east
mean center of population of Us is moving ____
wildfires
_______ are the main natural hazard of the US
brayton
______ fire school @ TAMU
metropolitan clusters
There are _______ ________ across the US like chicago, west coast cities, Texas urban triangle
10
US population is about ___ times the size of Canada
low
______ population densities
low
_____ TFRs
80
percent urban
gentrification
a process of converting an urban neighborhood from a predominantly low-income renter-occupied area to a predominantly middle-class owner-occupied area
sports
____ can lure people into areas and make towns blow up ex. baltimore, houston, dallas
trade
Canada and N America need each other because of ______
primary
The sector with substinence, fishing, logging/mining, agriculture
secondary
manufacturing sector
secondary
where you make something into things collected in first sector
Ohio River Valley
The industrial core is here, known as the "dust belt"
Tertiary
This industrial sector is known for SERVICES such as banking, insurance, and retailing
Quaternary
This sector is all about information. Ex. Data processing, education, and research
develops
As you go through the stages your economy ____________
developed abandon
The problem with some _________ countries is that they _______ the first two stages when they reach the end
monetary
_________ policy is a big concern of N America
hegemonic
Issue: Will US retain _________ power?
complacency
The youth of America's biggest problem is ____________, taking everything for granted
Secondary
St. Lawrence Seaway
Quebec Secession
French canadian province that wants to secede
Drug cartels
These make the border unstable
Sectoral Transformation
The 4 stages
Megalopolis
Population concentration from Boston to D.C.
350 million
population of US