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Unit 8 Urban Geography AP Human Geography
Urban
City
Agricultural village
Urbanization by the numbers
-the built up area in and around a city... -an ______ area is no…
-an agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together…
-small in size and population... -everyone living in the village…
-in 1800 only 5% of the world lived in cities... -in 1950 only 1…
Urban
-the built up area in and around a city... -an ______ area is no…
City
-an agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8: political geography
Balance of power
boundary
City-state
colonialism
roughly equal strength between opposing countries or alliances.
invisible line of a state's territory. Cultural and physical…
sovereign state with cities in the immediate hinterland
Establishment of territories and imposed political, economic…
Balance of power
roughly equal strength between opposing countries or alliances.
boundary
invisible line of a state's territory. Cultural and physical…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
industrial revolution
black country
industrialization
diffusion of industrialization
~north central Britain, late 1700's... ~sparked by the textile i…
the nickname for north central England, the hearth of the ind…
the process of industrial development in which countries evol…
eastward through Europe following the location of coal
industrial revolution
~north central Britain, late 1700's... ~sparked by the textile i…
black country
the nickname for north central England, the hearth of the ind…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 Key Terms
Development
Fair trade
foreign direct investment (FDI)
gender empowerment measure (GEM)
Def: A process of improvement in the material conditions of p…
Def: Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small…
Def: Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of a…
Def: Compares the ability of women and men to participate in…
Development
Def: A process of improvement in the material conditions of p…
Fair trade
Def: Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8: Urban Geography Flashcards
Urban
City
The incredibly slow growth of cities
Agricultural Village
The built up area in and around a city. An urban area is nonr…
An agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
People have existed for 100,000 years. First cities were esta…
Small in size and population. Everyone living in the village…
Urban
The built up area in and around a city. An urban area is nonr…
City
An agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8, Political Geography
autonomous region
balance of power
Berlin Conference
border
an area of a country that has degree of autonomy , or has fre…
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
a meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
a line separating two political or geographical areas, especi…
autonomous region
an area of a country that has degree of autonomy , or has fre…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
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AP Human Geography: Unit 8 Political Geography
State
state
Nation-State
Sovereignty
1. An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an es…
1. A state that is considered a section of a much larger stat…
1. A state whose territory corresponds to that occupied by a…
1. Ability of a state to govern its territory free from contr…
State
1. An area organized into a political unit and ruled by an es…
state
1. A state that is considered a section of a much larger stat…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 Political Geography
Balance of Power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
AP Human Geography Unit 8 Key Terms
Development
Fair trade
foreign direct investment (FDI)
gender empowerment measure (GEM)
Def: A process of improvement in the material conditions of p…
Def: Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small…
Def: Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of a…
Def: Compares the ability of women and men to participate in…
Development
Def: A process of improvement in the material conditions of p…
Fair trade
Def: Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Agribusiness
Aquaculture
Climactic Regions
Commercial agriculture
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Raising and cultivating marine and freshwater fish in ponds a…
Areas of the world with similar climactic characteristics... - D…
Large scale farming and ranching operations that employ vast…
Agribusiness
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Aquaculture
Raising and cultivating marine and freshwater fish in ponds a…
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AP Human Geography - Unit 8 Agriculture
Longlot survey system
Metes and bounds survey
Rectangular survey system
Township and range system
distinct regional approach to land surveying found in the Can…
type of survey system in which natural features are used to d…
Also called the Public Land Survey, the system was used by th…
A rectangular land division scheme designed by Thomas Jeffers…
Longlot survey system
distinct regional approach to land surveying found in the Can…
Metes and bounds survey
type of survey system in which natural features are used to d…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
History of Agriculture
Neolithic Revolution
Agricultural Industrialization
Green Revolution
Hunter-Gatherers... Neolithic Revolution... Agricultural Industrial…
1st Agricultural and 1st Urban Revolution... Domesticate Plants…
2nd Agriculture and Urban Revolution... Industrial Revolution
Scientific application of fertilizer, pesticide, and water... Cr…
History of Agriculture
Hunter-Gatherers... Neolithic Revolution... Agricultural Industrial…
Neolithic Revolution
1st Agricultural and 1st Urban Revolution... Domesticate Plants…
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ap human geography unit 8
balance of power
boundary
city-state
colonialism
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
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AP Human Geography Unit 8.2
International Trade/Trading blocs
Globalization
EU
NAFTA
- tariff free/reduced trade among members... - movement of labor…
...
European Union... -most of Europe (not Iceland, Norway or Switze…
North American Free Trade Agreement ... -Canada, Mexico, USA ... -m…
International Trade/Trading blocs
- tariff free/reduced trade among members... - movement of labor…
Globalization
...
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AP Human Geography: Unit 8.1
industrial revolution
new technologies
coal
iron ore
the movement in which machines changed people's way of life a…
steam engine (which increased the demand of coal), mechanizat…
burned cleaner and hotter than wood charcoal; the demand for…
In 1709 it was discovered that coal could be turned into coke…
industrial revolution
the movement in which machines changed people's way of life a…
new technologies
steam engine (which increased the demand of coal), mechanizat…
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AP Human Geography: Unit 8 Political Geography
Berlin Conference
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
Invisible line that marks the extent of the states territory.
A city with political and economic control over the surroundi…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Berlin Conference
A meeting from 1884-1885 at which representatives of European…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of the states territory.
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ap human geography unit 8
Industrial Revolution
Infrastructure
Least cost theory
Location theory
social and economic change that began in england in the 1760s…
the foundations of a society:urban center, transport networks…
model developed by alfred weber according to which the locati…
a logical attempt to explain the locational pattern of an eco…
Industrial Revolution
social and economic change that began in england in the 1760s…
Infrastructure
the foundations of a society:urban center, transport networks…
AP Human Geography Unit 8
Balance of Power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate area ar…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
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AP HUMAN GEO: Unit 8 Urban Geography (Terms)
Urban
City
Agricultural Village
First Urban Revolution
The built up area in and around a city... An urban area is non-…
An agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
Small in size and in population... Everyone living in the villa…
Process by which small, kin-based, non-literate agricultural…
Urban
The built up area in and around a city... An urban area is non-…
City
An agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Geopolitics
State
Stateless Nation
Shatterbelt
Interest in or taking of land for its location or products
an area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
...
...
Geopolitics
Interest in or taking of land for its location or products
State
an area organized into a political unit and ruled by an estab…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 :Political Geography
state
territoriality
sovereignty
nation
a politically organized territory with a permanent population…
attachment toward its territory, as expressed by its determin…
a goverment's right to control its own territory, both politi…
a large group of people united by common descent, history, cu…
state
a politically organized territory with a permanent population…
territoriality
attachment toward its territory, as expressed by its determin…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Universalizing Religion
Ethnic Religion
Branch
Denomination
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distributio…
a large and fundamental division within a religion.
a group of religious congregations having its own organizatio…
Universalizing Religion
A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just th…
Ethnic Religion
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distributio…
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Unit 8 AP Human Geography
Settlement
Consumer Services
Business Services
Public Services
A permanent collection of buildings where people reside, work…
To provide services to individual consumers who desire them a…
To facilitate other businesses.
To provide security and protection for citizens and businesses.
Settlement
A permanent collection of buildings where people reside, work…
Consumer Services
To provide services to individual consumers who desire them a…
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AP Human Geography unit 8
Organic State Theory
Shatterbelts
Rimland Theory
Elongated
Ratzel's theory that likened states to living things.
During the cold war, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and Cent…
Spykman's theory of world domination that stressed the import…
Portugal has this shape.
Organic State Theory
Ratzel's theory that likened states to living things.
Shatterbelts
During the cold war, Eastern Europe, Southeast Asia, and Cent…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Balance of Power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate area ar…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
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AP Human Geography: Unit 8.1 & 8.2
industrial revolution
new technologies
coal
iron ore
the movement in which machines changed people's way of life a…
steam engine (which increased the demand of coal), mechanizat…
burned cleaner and hotter than wood charcoal; the demand for…
In 1709 it was discovered that coal could be turned into coke…
industrial revolution
the movement in which machines changed people's way of life a…
new technologies
steam engine (which increased the demand of coal), mechanizat…
15 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 8
Urbanization
City-state
Market area (hinterland)
Gravity model
an increase in the percentage of people living in urban settl…
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediately surro…
the area surrounding a central place, from which people are a…
a model that holds that the potential use of a service at a p…
Urbanization
an increase in the percentage of people living in urban settl…
City-state
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediately surro…
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY UNIT 8
State
Nation
Nation-state
Sovereignty
a politically organized body of people under a single governm…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
A country who's population share a common identity.
ability of a state to govern its territory free from control…
State
a politically organized body of people under a single governm…
Nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
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Ap human geography unit 8
Balance of powers
Boundary
City-state
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of powers
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Balance of Power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate area ar…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Balance of Power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate area ar…
Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Boundary
Invisible line that marks the extent of a states territory
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AP Human Geography a Vocab - Unit 8
Agglomeration
Break-of-bulk point
Bulk reducing industry
Bulk gaining industry
Process involving the clustering or concentrating of people o…
Location among a transport route where goods must be transfer…
Economic activity in which the final product weighs less than…
Industry that makes something gain volume or weight during pr…
Agglomeration
Process involving the clustering or concentrating of people o…
Break-of-bulk point
Location among a transport route where goods must be transfer…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8: Ethnicity
Acculturation
Apartheid
Assimilation
Balkanization
The adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically se…
The process by which a person or group's language and/or cult…
Process by which a state breaks down through conflicts among…
Acculturation
The adoption of cultural traits, such as language, by one gro…
Apartheid
Laws (no longer in effect) in South Africa that physically se…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 Vocab
State
Territory
Territoriality
Sovereignty
...
...
...
...
State
...
Territory
...
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AP Human Geography Unit 8.1
Industrial Revolution
New Technologies
Availability of Natural Resources
Coal
The industrailization of Britain in the early 1700's in the t…
Mechnization, factories, steam engine, railroads, etc.
Industrialization occurred close to natural resources such as…
Used for the steam engine, very important during the industri…
Industrial Revolution
The industrailization of Britain in the early 1700's in the t…
New Technologies
Mechnization, factories, steam engine, railroads, etc.
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 Vocabulary
political geography
state
territoriality
sovereignty
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
A politically organized territory that is administered by sov…
In political geography, a country's or more local community's…
a principle of international relations that holds that final…
political geography
A subdivision of human geography focused on the nature and im…
state
A politically organized territory that is administered by sov…
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AP human geography unit 8.2
globalization
international trade agreements
EU
NAFTA
the expansion and intensification of linkages and flows of ca…
these are all about the money. foreign products that enter co…
international trade organization-movement of manufacturing to…
international trade organization- movement of manufacturing t…
globalization
the expansion and intensification of linkages and flows of ca…
international trade agreements
these are all about the money. foreign products that enter co…
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AP Human Geography UNIT 8 Vocab
Balance of Power
Boundary
City-State
Colonialism
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing allian…
An invisible line marking the extent of a state's territory
A sovereign state that comprises of a town and the surroundin…
The effort by one country to impose its political, economic,…
Balance of Power
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing allian…
Boundary
An invisible line marking the extent of a state's territory
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AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY: Unit 8 Urban Geography (Concepts)
The incredible slow growth of cities
Urbanization by the numbers
Ancient City Zones
Modern City Zones
People have existed for 100,000 years... First cities establish…
in 1800 only 5% of the world lived in cities... in 1950 only 16…
Acropolis, Agora, and Forum
Central Business District, Central City, and Suburb
The incredible slow growth of cities
People have existed for 100,000 years... First cities establish…
Urbanization by the numbers
in 1800 only 5% of the world lived in cities... in 1950 only 16…
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AP Human Geography-Unit 8: Political Geography Flashcards
Antecedent Boundary
Balance of Power
Berlin Conference
Boundary
A boundary line established before the area in question is we…
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
A conference regulating European colonization and trade in Af…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
Antecedent Boundary
A boundary line established before the area in question is we…
Balance of Power
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 Vocabulary
Anocracy
Autocracy
Balance of Power
Buffer State
A country that is not fully democratic or full autocratic, bu…
A country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
a small neutral country, situated between two larger hostile…
Anocracy
A country that is not fully democratic or full autocratic, bu…
Autocracy
A country that is run according to the interests of the ruler…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8
Autonomous region
Balance of power
Berlin Conference
Border/boundary
a territorial region that is the equivalent to a province.
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
(1884-85) international meeting aimed at settling the problem…
An invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
Autonomous region
a territorial region that is the equivalent to a province.
Balance of power
A condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countr…
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AP Human Geography - Unit 8 Vocab
Antecedent Boundaries
Balkanization
Boundary
Centrifugal Forces
A boundary line established before an area is populated.
The contentious political process by which a state may break…
Invisible line that marks that extent of a state's territory
Forces that tend to divide a country
Antecedent Boundaries
A boundary line established before an area is populated.
Balkanization
The contentious political process by which a state may break…
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AP Human Geography Vocab Unit 8
balance of power
boundary
city-state
colonialism
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
a sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterl…
attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose…
balance of power
condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
boundary
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
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AP Human Geography Unit 8 Vocab
Antecedent Boundary
Balance of Power
Boundary
Centrifugal Force
A boundary line established before an area is populated.
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory.
An attitude that tends to divide people and states.
Antecedent Boundary
A boundary line established before an area is populated.
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
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AP Human Geography - Unit 8 Vocabulary
Ahmadinejab, Mahmoud
Al-Qaeda
Aozou Strip
Ayatollah Khomeini
An Iranian politician who was the sixth President of Iran fro…
a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin…
Border between Chad and Libya that is in a straight line in t…
an Iranian Shia Muslim religious leader and strict fundamenta…
Ahmadinejab, Mahmoud
An Iranian politician who was the sixth President of Iran fro…
Al-Qaeda
a global militant Islamist organization founded by Osama bin…
Unit 8 AP Human Geography vocabulary
Basic industries
Business services
Central business district(CBD)
Central place
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
The of the city where retail and office activities are cluste…
A market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
Basic industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
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Unit 8- Urban Geography
Megacity
Urban Agglomeration
Central Place
Hinterland
city or metropolitan area with over 10 million residents
population of the city and surrounding suburbs in a continuou…
a settlement that provides goods and services for its residen…
the trade area served by a central place
Megacity
city or metropolitan area with over 10 million residents
Urban Agglomeration
population of the city and surrounding suburbs in a continuou…
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AP Human Geography Unit 8.2 - Industrial and Economic Geography (Modern)
Globalization and international trade/…
EU
NAFTA
Free Trade Advantages
The intensification and spread of goods, people, and ideas ac…
The European Union (Most European countries)
The North American Free Trade Agreement (U.S. , Mexico Canada)
Increased money for poor farmers, (sometimes) higher quality…
Globalization and international trade/…
The intensification and spread of goods, people, and ideas ac…
EU
The European Union (Most European countries)
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AP human geography unit 8
How was Antarctica divided?... Who has mo…
Aozou Strip
Argentina and Chile boundaries:... What w…
What is Autocracy? ... What is Anocracy?
The Antarctic treaty which was signed in 1959 by 47 states, p…
The Aozou Strip is a geometric boundary between Chad and Liby…
Argentina and Chile both agreed to be divided by the crest of…
An autocracy is a country who is run according to the interes…
How was Antarctica divided?... Who has mo…
The Antarctic treaty which was signed in 1959 by 47 states, p…
Aozou Strip
The Aozou Strip is a geometric boundary between Chad and Liby…
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