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If one drew a map on a paper of their route from home to work, what kind of map would it be?
the first law of geography
the further apart two places are, the less likely interaction will take place
the common scene of Mcdonalds and Lowe's , as well as other chain buisnesses is an example of
total fertility rate
the average number of children a woman will have during her child bearing years
lower class resident area
according to the hoyt sector model, the factory and industry section tends to be found admist what
states that have very strong state or provincial governments and weak federal government
forward thrust capital
a capital city created to develop an empty part of the country away from the core
defined as any growth, expansion and/or utilization of natural and previously untapped resources.
regions or countries of the world where there is a concentration of wealth, innovation and technology.
regions or countries are at the low end on the economic developed scale and are characterized by low per capita incomes and low standards of living. These regions include Africa (except South Africa), Asia and portions of South America.
regions or countries that are newly industrialized with rising standards of living. This group includes Brazil, Chile, China, India and Indonesia.
the value of all goods and services produced within a country's borders during a given period of time.
the value of all goods and services, including income from overseas, produced by citizens of a particular country during a given period of time.
a link between currency exchange rates to the prices paid for goods and services in any two countries. This is highlighted by the Economist magazine that periodically highlights this term with what it calls the McDonalds's index, showing PPP by way of a Big Mac.
a method the UN uses to measure development in terms of human welfare rather than economic performance.
the government makes all decisions regarding products, its supply and the price of such goods and services.
primary economy system
involve the extraction or harvesting of resources. such as fishing, mining...
characterized by large farms but a small work force as seen left on this farm in the Ukraine. does not use much machinary
characterized by smaller plots but larger labor force. This is generally done to produce more crops for a larger population with less technological help such as seen right in the Gansu Province, China. uses more machinary
the green revolution
when they started trying to fatten animals by add in chemicals. negatives: it works in one area but not the other
involves a variety of crop farming including fruits and vegetables and is heavily sold in areas whose climates do not support the growth of such crops.
includes foods that are prevalent in certain areas such as the growth of grapes, avocados and olives in the Mediterranean region, California, eastern Australia, Chile (olive plantation seen left) and western Europe.
refer to the growing of foods that are not essential to everyday life such as bananas, cocoa, pineapples, flowers and coffee. Such production is normally controlled by a foreign agribusiness.
the von thunen model
that the city is set in the order from buisness, dairy, forest, farming, raching. it goes by what is parishable and what is not in order form how far it is from the city
like this one in Garth, Wales (left) are typified by large farms and relative isolation from neighbors.
refer to a small group of families living together with farms all around like this one (right) outside of Felindre, Wales
long lot surveying
meant to give each household equal access to nearby water like these farms in south Louisiana (left).
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