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Geography Chapter 10

Geography flash cards of Chapter 10
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fifth largest __________ in the world
geographical nation
discovered by __________
Cabral
____ most largest populated country in the word
6th
bordered by the _____________
Atlantic Ocean
most populated _______
region
recieves more than _____ of rain each year
80 inches
_______ has encouraged migration to area since 1950s
government
built new capital city _______ in 1960s
Brasilia
built ______
roads
_________ connects coast with Peru
Trans Amazon Highway
Dams on rivers built for _______________
factories in south and west
grasslands and ________
scrub forest
short trees due to __________
dry climate
cool climate despite _____________
tropical location
few ________ left
natives
those left live in ____________
Amazon Rainforest
African Americans and mulatties live primarily in the __________
northeast
one of the largest groups
Japanese
includes _________________
Italians, Germans, Russians, and Middle East
_________ largest in the area - 15,000,000
Sao Paulo
________ population of 10,000,000
Rio de Janeiro
world's largest producer
COFFEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
grasslands used for __________
grazing cattle
world's largest reserves in
Brazil's southeast
factories used the ore to
produce steel, ships, cars, and trucks
U.S. imports
tires, shoes, and car parts
cars exported to
the rest of S.A. and other African countries
located near the
equator
_________ and ________
sugarcane and cacao
used to produce
gasohol
cane is prosessed into ______ and blended with _______
alcohol; gasoline
brought in as slaves by ________ to work at plantations
Portugese
influenced ________ of the region
lifestyle
_________, ____________, and ___________
palm oil, peanuts, and okra
eliminates need to import ________
gasoline
Brazilian cars made to use ________________
gasohol efficiently
______ cause people to move to the coast until rain resumes
droughts
planned city has shape of ____________
giant airplane
rows of ________ make up wings
superblocks
__________ provided by government
reservations
Brazil no longer depends on _______________
agricultural export
foreign unwillingness to lend more money to continue to
develope the economy
one of the largest cities in the world
Sao Paulo
size is due in part to
location near farms and mines in southeast
hydroelectricity from
nearby rivers and Itaipu Dam
one of the world's most beautiful cities
Rio
Brazil's first planned city
Belo Horizonte
south has
huge farms and the best farmland
Amazon rainforest plant uses
food, insectide chemicals, and medicines (one fourth of U.S. prescriptions come from rainforest plants)
scattered throughout the rainforest area
ecological stations