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Geography Alive! Chapter 12
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the Amazon Rainforest's…
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
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Geography - Chapter 12 Review
Northern European Plain
North Sea
Danube River
Rhine River
a flat area of land that stretches from the Atlantic coast in…
a shallow arm of the Atlantic ocean in Northern Europe... locati…
the second-longest river in Europe; it runs from Germany east…
a major river in Europe; it begins in Switzerland and flows n…
Northern European Plain
a flat area of land that stretches from the Atlantic coast in…
North Sea
a shallow arm of the Atlantic ocean in Northern Europe... locati…
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Geography-chapter 12
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
City-state
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
The expelling from a country or killing of rival ethnic groups
One who flees his or her home for safety
In ancient Greece, independent community consisting of a city…
Ethnic group
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
Ethnic cleansing
The expelling from a country or killing of rival ethnic groups
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Human Geography - Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
Central plateau of Spain
The uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Fjord
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
Uplands
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
18 terms
Geography - Chapter 12 - Mrs. Splitt
Mediterranean Sea
Alps
Apennines
Pyrenees
a sea between Europe and Africa
Europe's highest mountains
a major mountain range in the Italian peninsula
Mountains that form a boundary between Spain and France to th…
Mediterranean Sea
a sea between Europe and Africa
Alps
Europe's highest mountains
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GEOGRAPHY - Chapter 12
Scandanavia
Benelux
Serbs
Gaelic
Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark; major religion is Prote…
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
carried out ethnic cleansing in Yugoslavia
one of Ireland's many languages
Scandanavia
Norway, Sweden, Finland, and Denmark; major religion is Prote…
Benelux
Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg
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World geography chapter 12
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
Groups of people who share ancestry, language, customs, and o…
Expelling or killing rival ethnic groups.
People who have fled to a foreign country for safety.
The movement of people from rural areas into cities.
Ethnic group
Groups of people who share ancestry, language, customs, and o…
Ethnic cleansing
Expelling or killing rival ethnic groups.
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AP Human Geography Chapter 12
basic industries
business services
central place
Central place theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
a market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
basic industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
business services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 12
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the land.
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
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LC Geography Core Chapter 12 Coastal Processes Key Terms & Definitions
Abrasion/Corrasion
Arch
Attrition
Backwash
Erosion caused when rocks & boulders transported by waves bum…
A wave-eroded passage through a small headland. This begins a…
Erosion caused when rocks and boulders transported by waves b…
The return of water to the sea after waves break on a beach.
Abrasion/Corrasion
Erosion caused when rocks & boulders transported by waves bum…
Arch
A wave-eroded passage through a small headland. This begins a…
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Geography Alive Chapter 12
Biodiversity
Carbon-Oxygen cycle
Deforestation
Sustainable Development
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
Removing or clearing away the trees from a forest. Deforestat…
using resources in ways that meet the needs of people today a…
Biodiversity
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
Carbon-Oxygen cycle
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
55 terms
Geography Chapter 12
Peru Current
zambos
Titicaca
Llamos
this current blows cold, dry air
people of mixed black and Amerindian descent
second-largest lake in South America
broad, grassy plains that cover over half of Colombia
Peru Current
this current blows cold, dry air
zambos
people of mixed black and Amerindian descent
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geography chapter 12
endogenic system (internal)
Geomorphology
Uniformitarianism
Geologic time scale
The Earth-atmosphere interface is where the endogenic system,…
the subfield within physical geography that studies the devel…
The most fundamental principle of Earth science, which assume…
an effective devide for organizing the vast span of geologic…
endogenic system (internal)
The Earth-atmosphere interface is where the endogenic system,…
Geomorphology
the subfield within physical geography that studies the devel…
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Chapter 12: Cultural Geography of Europe
Immigrant
Refugee
Middle Ages
Feudalism
People who come into one country from another.
People who flee to another country for safety.
The period of time from A.D. 500 to A.D. 1500.
A system in which monarchs or lords gave land to nobles in re…
Immigrant
People who come into one country from another.
Refugee
People who flee to another country for safety.
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Geography Alive! Chapter 12 (With Interest Groups)
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
CANOPY
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the land.
a thick layer of overlapping tree branches that make up the t…
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 12 (With Interest Groups)
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the land.
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
13 terms
Washburn Geography Alive Chapter 12
Biodiversity
Carbon-Oxygen cycle
Deforestation
Sustainable Development
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
Removing or clearing away the trees from a forest. Deforestat…
using resources in ways that meet the needs of people today a…
Biodiversity
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
Carbon-Oxygen cycle
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
16 terms
Geography Alive! Chapter 12
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the Amazon Rainforest's…
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
6 terms
Geography Chapter 12
Biodiversity
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle
Deforestation
Sustainable Development
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
Removing or clearing away the trees from forest. Deforestatio…
Finding ways to use resources without using them up
Biodiversity
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
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Geography chapter 12 flashcards
biodiversity
carbon-oxygen
deforestation
sustainable development
the variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
the process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
removing or cleaning away the trees from a forest. Deforestat…
using resources in ways that meet the needs of people today w…
biodiversity
the variety of plants and animals living in one area. The ter…
carbon-oxygen
the process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
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Bob Jones Cultural Geography - Chapter 12
TRUE
TRUE
TRUE
TRUE
Line of Demarcation: Portugal got lands to the EAST, Spain go…
Columbia has coasts on BOTH the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific…
BRAZIL is the world's leading producer of coffee
Lamoids are related to camels, but DO NOT have humps
TRUE
Line of Demarcation: Portugal got lands to the EAST, Spain go…
TRUE
Columbia has coasts on BOTH the Caribbean Sea and the Pacific…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 12
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the Amazon Rainforest's…
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
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World Geography Chapter 12
strait
selvas
El Niño
quinoa
narrow passageway that connects two large bodies of water (ex…
thick tropical rain forests of eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru,…
ocean and weather pattern in the Pacific Ocean in which ocean…
native plant of South America's Andean region that yields nut…
strait
narrow passageway that connects two large bodies of water (ex…
selvas
thick tropical rain forests of eastern Ecuador, eastern Peru,…
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Chapter 12 vocab. GEOGRAPHY
glaciation
fjord
tundra
scrubland
the process of being covered by glaciers
a narrow, U-shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
a flat,treeless plain with permanently frozen ground
land that is dry and hot in the summer and cool and wet in th…
glaciation
the process of being covered by glaciers
fjord
a narrow, U-shaped coastal valley with steep sides formed by…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 12 Amazon Rainforest
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area.
arguments about the best ways to use the land.
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area.
Chapter 12 geography
Fluvial landscape production
alluvium
base level
Drainage basin
erosion (water removes weathered surface material), transport…
unconsolidated clay, silt, sand, gravel, and mineral fragment…
the level below which a stream cannot erode its valley..lowes…
the portions of landscape from which streams receive their wa…
Fluvial landscape production
erosion (water removes weathered surface material), transport…
alluvium
unconsolidated clay, silt, sand, gravel, and mineral fragment…
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Chapter 12: Cultural Geography of Europe
Immigrant
Refugee
Middle Ages
Feudalism
People who come into one country from another.
People who flee to another country for safety.
The period of time from A.D. 500 to A.D. 1500.
A system in which monarchs or lords gave land to nobles in re…
Immigrant
People who come into one country from another.
Refugee
People who flee to another country for safety.
6 terms
Geography Chapter 12
Biodiversity -
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle-
Deforestation -
Sustainable Development -
The variety of plants and animals living in one area . The te…
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants , p…
Removing or clearing away the trees form a forest . Deforesta…
Finding ways to use resources without using them up .
Biodiversity -
The variety of plants and animals living in one area . The te…
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle-
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants , p…
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Geography Chapter 12
Biodiversity
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle
Deforestation
Sustainable Development
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The tea…
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
Removing or clearing away the trees from a forest. Deforestat…
Finding ways to use resources without using them up.
Biodiversity
The variety of plants and animals living in one area. The tea…
Carbon-Oxygen Cycle
The process by which carbon and oxygen cycle among plants, pe…
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Geography chapter 12 vocabulary
Fjord
Fault line
Geyser
Skerry
a steep sided valley
a crack in the earth
a hot spring that shoots hot water in the air
a rocky island
Fjord
a steep sided valley
Fault line
a crack in the earth
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Geography Chapter 12
massif
access
tungsten
resource
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
a way to approach or enter
an extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
a usable stock or supply
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity
access
a way to approach or enter
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AP Human Geography Chapter 12
Industrial Revolution
globalization
Fordist
vertical integration
The term applied to the social and economic changes in agricu…
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
A highly organized and specialized system for organizing indu…
Ownership by the same firm of a number of companies that exis…
Industrial Revolution
The term applied to the social and economic changes in agricu…
globalization
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
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Geography Alive Chapter 12 Vocabulary
tropical rainforest
land use conflict
ecosystem
forest floor
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
disagreement over how to use a particular area of land
a community of all the living things in an area and the envir…
the bottom layer, or ground, of a forest
tropical rainforest
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
land use conflict
disagreement over how to use a particular area of land
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Glencoe World Geography, Chapter 12
multicultural
refugee
city-state
feudalism
having elements that come from more than one culture
person who must leave his or her home and flee elsewhere for…
in ancient Greece, independent community consisting of a city…
in medieval Europe and Japan, the system of government in whi…
multicultural
having elements that come from more than one culture
refugee
person who must leave his or her home and flee elsewhere for…
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KAMIN APHG Chapter 12 (Urban Geography)
CBD (Central Business District
bid rent theory
European cities (characteristics of)
colonial city
The area of a city where retail and office activities are clu…
The idea that the price of land increases closer to CBD becau…
Inherited narrow, chaotic (non-grid) streets, lower skyline,…
Cities in Africa, Asia, and Latin America established by colo…
CBD (Central Business District
The area of a city where retail and office activities are clu…
bid rent theory
The idea that the price of land increases closer to CBD becau…
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Geography Chapter 12
Passport
Open border
Controlled border
Alliance
an official document issued by the national government of a c…
allows people to move freely from one nation to another with…
a country places significant restrictions (limits on what a n…
a formal agreement between two or more countries, in which th…
Passport
an official document issued by the national government of a c…
Open border
allows people to move freely from one nation to another with…
22 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 12 Vocabulary
Basic Industries
Business services
Central Place
Central Place theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
A market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
Basic Industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
18 terms
Chapter 12 Geography Voc.
Mediterranean Sea
Pyrenees
Apennines
Alps
All of Southern Europe have long coastlines along this sea.
The mountains that act as a boundary between Spain and France…
One of the two major mountain ranges in Italy that runs along…
One of the two major mountain ranges in Italy that are in the…
Mediterranean Sea
All of Southern Europe have long coastlines along this sea.
Pyrenees
The mountains that act as a boundary between Spain and France…
20 terms
Chapter 12 - AP Human Geography
Basic Industries
Business Services
Central Place
Central Place Theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
A market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
Basic Industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business Services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
14 terms
World geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
massif central
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
Central plateau of Spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
16 terms
Geography Alive! Chapter 12
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
LAND USE CONFLICT
FOREST FLOOR
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
arguments about the best ways to use the land.
the bottom layer (ground) of a forest.
TROPICAL RAINFOREST
a broadleaf evergreen forest found in wet and hot regions nea…
INDIGENOUS PEOPLE
natives of an area who have been conquered or dominated by ot…
22 terms
Geography Chapter 12
basic industries
business services
central place
central place theory
industries that sell products or services outside the settlem…
services that primarily meet needs of businesses
market center for exchange of services by people attracted fr…
theory that explains distribution of services based on that s…
basic industries
industries that sell products or services outside the settlem…
business services
services that primarily meet needs of businesses
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Cultural Geography Chapter 12 (South America)
zambos
mestizos
mulattoes
Amerindian
People of mixed Native American and African descent.
A person of mixed Native American and European ancestry
People of African and European descent
general term for indigenous people of North America
zambos
People of mixed Native American and African descent.
mestizos
A person of mixed Native American and European ancestry
14 terms
Uebelhor Geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
The central plateau of Spain
The uplands of France, which account for about one-sixth of F…
Fjord
A long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes
Uplands
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
34 terms
Geography 104: Chapter 12
Seismic Waves
Inner Core
Liquid Outer Core
Mantel
Vibrations that travel through the Earth when stress is relea…
The inner part of the Earth's Crust. This part is about 1220…
The outer part of the Earth's core. This part is about 2250 k…
The layer of the Earth's interior that lies between the liqui…
Seismic Waves
Vibrations that travel through the Earth when stress is relea…
Inner Core
The inner part of the Earth's Crust. This part is about 1220…
22 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 12 Vocab Rubenstein
Basic Industries
Business services
Central Place
Central Place theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
A market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
Basic Industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
34 terms
World geography Europe Chapter 12 and 13
fjord
uplands
meseta
massif central
Narrow deep inlets of the sea set between high rocky cliffs
a hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
the central plateau of spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
fjord
Narrow deep inlets of the sea set between high rocky cliffs
uplands
a hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
13 terms
Cultural Geography chapter 12 terms
zambos
Creole
Llanos
piranha
mixed black and Amerindians
a language that mixes French and African words and is spoken…
broad grassy plains; they cover 60% of Columbia and 30% of Ve…
flesh-eating fish
zambos
mixed black and Amerindians
Creole
a language that mixes French and African words and is spoken…
14 terms
World geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
massif central
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
Central plateau of Spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
63 terms
Geography Chapter 12
Ecology
Troposphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
The scientific study of how living creatures affect each othe…
The atmospheric layer closest to the earth, extending about 1…
All water at or near the earth's surface that is not chemical…
The outermost layer of the earth, composed of the crust and u…
Ecology
The scientific study of how living creatures affect each othe…
Troposphere
The atmospheric layer closest to the earth, extending about 1…
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