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World Geography Chapter 9
andes Mountains
llanos
cerrado
pampus
of south america continent are part of a chain of mountain ra…
grassy treeless area used for livestock gazing and farming
savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall that make th…
plains in parts of south america; areas of grasslands and ric…
andes Mountains
of south america continent are part of a chain of mountain ra…
llanos
grassy treeless area used for livestock gazing and farming
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Chapter 9 Geography
Wind current that brings warm temps to…
Storms that move in from the NE and pr…
A country's greatest resource is it's…
The 3 core values of Americans
Japanese Current
Nor'easters
people
Freedom, Equality, and Individualism
Wind current that brings warm temps to…
Japanese Current
Storms that move in from the NE and pr…
Nor'easters
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AP Human Geography Chapter 9 - Urban Geography
Urban Morphology
City
Urban
Agricultural Village
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including…
a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the po…
Urban Morphology
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
City
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
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Geography Chapter 9 Review
Most of Central America experiences a…
What form of government does Cuba have?
Which country was responsible for help…
Which Central American nations have th…
Tropical
Communism
United States
Panama and Costa Rica
Most of Central America experiences a…
Tropical
What form of government does Cuba have?
Communism
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Geography-Chapter 9
Indigenous
Dialect
Patois
Urbanization
Native to a place
Local form of a language used in a particular place or by a c…
Dialects that blend elements of indigenous, European, Africa,…
Movement of people from rural areas into cities
Indigenous
Native to a place
Dialect
Local form of a language used in a particular place or by a c…
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Geography Chapter 9 Vocabulary
geyser
Continental Divide
timberline
smelt
a hot underground spring from which steam and hot water shoot…
is an imaginary line that runs North to South a long the peak…
the line on high mountains or in polar regions beyond which i…
the process of using high temperature to separate pur metals…
geyser
a hot underground spring from which steam and hot water shoot…
Continental Divide
is an imaginary line that runs North to South a long the peak…
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY: Chapter 9- Cultural Regions
cultural region
functional region
perceptual region
Middle East
An area in which a group of people share a similar culture an…
Area organized around a focal point. The characteristic chose…
A region that only exists as a conceptualization or an idea a…
Geo-political designation of the area stretching from the eas…
cultural region
An area in which a group of people share a similar culture an…
functional region
Area organized around a focal point. The characteristic chose…
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JC Geography Chapter 9 The Work of the Sea
How waves are made
Fetch
Swash
Backwash
From friction between the wind and the surface of the sea The…
Is the open area of sea across which a wave travels; he large…
Is the powerful movement of a breaking wave up a beach. It is…
Is the water moving back down the beach to return to the sea.
How waves are made
From friction between the wind and the surface of the sea The…
Fetch
Is the open area of sea across which a wave travels; he large…
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LC Geography Core Chapter 9 Karst Landscapes
Topography:
Subsurface
Limestone:
Solution:
Is the term used to describe the surface shape and feature of…
Means beneath the surface or underground. Subsurface landform…
Is an organic sedimentary rock, formed from the compressed re…
Describes the processes of dissolving permeable limestone wit…
Topography:
Is the term used to describe the surface shape and feature of…
Subsurface
Means beneath the surface or underground. Subsurface landform…
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World Geography Chapter 9
indigenous
Who are the indigenous people of Mexico?
Yucatan Peninsula
mestizo
people descended from an area's first inhabitants
Native Americans
home to the Maya people of Mexico
people of Native American and European descent; make up the l…
indigenous
people descended from an area's first inhabitants
Who are the indigenous people of Mexico?
Native Americans
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Geography Chapter 9 Latin America Physical Geography
Andes Mountains
Llanos
Orinoco River
Cerrado
A large system of mountain ranges located alng the Pacific co…
A large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
A river mainly in Venezuela and parrt of South America's nort…
A savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, which…
Andes Mountains
A large system of mountain ranges located alng the Pacific co…
Llanos
A large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
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Geography Chapter 9
agricultural input- page 344
aquaculture- page 358
biotechnology- page 345
cloning- page 345
include all the factors that go into growing and harvesting a…
involves herding or domesticationg aquatic animals
refers to the vaariety of new techniques for modifying organi…
the production of identical organisms by asexual reproduction…
agricultural input- page 344
include all the factors that go into growing and harvesting a…
aquaculture- page 358
involves herding or domesticationg aquatic animals
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Geography Alive! Chapter 9
Spatial inequality... -The contrast bet…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin t…
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexic…
Aqueduct... -The Aztecs in Mexico City…
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in an area ca…
A depression in the land, often filled with water, that is su…
The overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a c…
A pipe or channel built to transport water from one place to…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast bet…
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in an area ca…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin t…
A depression in the land, often filled with water, that is su…
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geography alive chapter 9
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
A depression in the land, often filled…
The overall level of comfort and well-…
A pipe or channel built to transport w…
Spatial inequality
Basin
Standard of living
Aqueduct
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
Spatial inequality
A depression in the land, often filled…
Basin
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Geography - Chapter 9 - Mrs. Splitt
Andes
cordillera
Guiana Highlands
Llanos
a long mountain range around the west coast of South Africa
a mountain system made up of roughly parallel lanes
a large plateau region in northern South America
a plains region in South America
Andes
a long mountain range around the west coast of South Africa
cordillera
a mountain system made up of roughly parallel lanes
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geography alive chapter 9
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
A depression in the land, often filled…
The overall level of comfort and well-…
A pipe or channel built to transport w…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexicans have a very low sta…
Aqueduct... -The Aztecs in Mexico City built aqueducts to move…
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
A depression in the land, often filled…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
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Geography Chapter 9
back dunes:
beach nourishment:
blowhole:
blowout:
dunes that develop behind the fore dunes. They may be stabili…
artificial placement of sand on a beach
a hole in the roof of a coastal cave, produced by wave erosio…
a bare depression in a sand dune caused when loose sand is bl…
back dunes:
dunes that develop behind the fore dunes. They may be stabili…
beach nourishment:
artificial placement of sand on a beach
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Geography Alive Chapter 9*
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
A depression in the land, often filled…
The overall level of comfort and well-…
A pipe or channel built to transport w…
Spatial inequality
Basin
Standard of living
Aqueduct
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
Spatial inequality
A depression in the land, often filled…
Basin
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geography alive chapter 9
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
A depression in the land, often filled…
The overall level of comfort and well-…
A pipe or channel built to transport w…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexicans have a very low sta…
Aqueduct... -The Aztecs in Mexico City built aqueducts to move…
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
A depression in the land, often filled…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
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AP Human Geography Fellman Chapter 9
agglomeration
agglomeration economies
break-of-bulk point
brownfield site
A process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
Different economic activities tend to locate next to each oth…
A location where goods are transferred from one type of carri…
...
agglomeration
A process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
agglomeration economies
Different economic activities tend to locate next to each oth…
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geography alive chapter 9
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
A depression in the land, often filled…
The overall level of comfort and well-…
A pipe or channel built to transport w…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexicans have a very low sta…
Aqueduct... -The Aztecs in Mexico City built aqueducts to move…
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
A depression in the land, often filled…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
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AP Human Geography Chapter 9: Development
Development
Fair trade
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of anothe…
Compares the ability of women and men to participate in econo…
Development
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Fair trade
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
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Geography Alive! Chapter 9
Spatial inequality... -The contrast bet…
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexic…
Urbanization... -Rural Mexicans have mo…
Rural decline... -Rural decline has cau…
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in an area ca…
The overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a c…
The movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting i…
Worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast bet…
The unequal distribution of wealth or resources in an area ca…
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexic…
The overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a c…
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Chapter 9 Human Geography
Brandt Line
BRICS
comparative advantage
core-periphery concept
simplified division of the world into the 'poor South and the…
acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa; n…
the ability of a firm or individual to produce goods and/or s…
Core countries are dominant capitalist countries that exploit…
Brandt Line
simplified division of the world into the 'poor South and the…
BRICS
acronym for Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa; n…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 9: Development
Development
Fair trade
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of anothe…
Compares the ability of women and men to participate in econo…
Development
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Fair trade
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
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Uebelhor Geography Chapter 9
Andes Mountains
Llanos
Cerrado
Pampas
A large system of mountain ranges located along the Pacific c…
A large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
A savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, which…
A vast area of grassland and rich soil in south-central South…
Andes Mountains
A large system of mountain ranges located along the Pacific c…
Llanos
A large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
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Shelburne Geography alive chapter 9
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
A depression in the land, often filled…
The overall level of comfort and well-…
A pipe or channel built to transport w…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
Standard of living... -Most rural Mexicans have a very low sta…
Aqueduct... -The Aztecs in Mexico City built aqueducts to move…
The unequal distribution of wealth or…
Spatial inequality... -The contrast between rich and poor in M…
A depression in the land, often filled…
Basin... -Mexico City sits in a basin that was once a large lake
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World Geography--Chapter 9--Physical Geography of Latin America
Andes Mountains
llanos
cerrado
pampas
a large system of mountain ranges located along the Pacific C…
a large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
a savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, which…
a vast area of grass land and rich soil in south-central Sout…
Andes Mountains
a large system of mountain ranges located along the Pacific C…
llanos
a large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
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Geography Chapter 9
The _________ _________ extend down th…
The Andes Mountains were the home of s…
_______________ was designed to draw p…
In 1957, ________________ became the n…
Andes Mountains
Inca
Brasilia
Brasilia
The _________ _________ extend down th…
Andes Mountains
The Andes Mountains were the home of s…
Inca
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AP Human Geography Chapter 9: Development
Development
Fair trade
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of anothe…
Compares the ability of women and men to participate in econo…
Development
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Fair trade
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
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Geography Chapter 9 Vocab
Campesino
Subsistance farm
Mestizo
Empire
a Colombian farmer
small farm where farmer grows food for his family
people with mixed spanish, Native Americans or African grandp…
group of lands under one ruler
Campesino
a Colombian farmer
Subsistance farm
small farm where farmer grows food for his family
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Geography Chapter 9
nonrenewable resource
renewable resource
crop rotation
soil salinization
A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame.
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to…
in arid regions, irrigation water evaporates, leaving salts b…
nonrenewable resource
A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame.
renewable resource
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
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Geography Chapter 9
List and describe the 5 altitude zones…
Describe NAFTA and CAFTA-DR and their…
Latin America
Middle America
Tierra Caliente is the low tropical coasts, "the hot land." T…
North American Free Trade Agreement signed in 1993 created th…
to the south of the U.S.; different cultural region
consists of the nations and islands that lie between the Us a…
List and describe the 5 altitude zones…
Tierra Caliente is the low tropical coasts, "the hot land." T…
Describe NAFTA and CAFTA-DR and their…
North American Free Trade Agreement signed in 1993 created th…
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World Geography Chapter 9
archipelago
cloud forest
bauxite
cacao
A large group of islands (ex: Hawaii)
high elevation, very wet tropical forest, where low clouds ar…
The most important aluminum ore
small tree on which cocoa beans grow (used to make chocolate)
archipelago
A large group of islands (ex: Hawaii)
cloud forest
high elevation, very wet tropical forest, where low clouds ar…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 9: Development
Development
Fair trade
Foreign direct investment (FDI)
Gender Empowerment Measure (GEM)
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
Investment made by a foreign company in the economy of anothe…
Compares the ability of women and men to participate in econo…
Development
A process of improvement in the material conditions of people…
Fair trade
Alternative to international trade that emphasizes small busi…
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Geography Alive Chapter 9 - Spatial Inequality in Mexico
rural decline
spatial inequality
standard of living
urbanization
worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
the overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or cou…
the movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting i…
rural decline
worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
spatial inequality
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
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Geography Chapter 9
cordillera
altiplano
escarpment
llanos
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
Spanish for "high plain", a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
a steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
fertile grasslands found in inland areas of Colombia and Vene…
cordillera
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
altiplano
Spanish for "high plain", a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
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Geography Chapter 9
Campesino
Subsistance farm
Mestizo
Empire
a Colombian farmer
small farm where farmer grows food for his family
people with mixed spanish, Native Americans or African grandp…
group of lands under one ruler
Campesino
a Colombian farmer
Subsistance farm
small farm where farmer grows food for his family
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Hogan World Geography chapter 9
Indigenous
Dialect
Patois
Urbanization
Native to a certain area
Geographically distinct versions of a single language that va…
A REGIONAL DIALECT; NONSTANDARD SPEECH; JARGON
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
Indigenous
Native to a certain area
Dialect
Geographically distinct versions of a single language that va…
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Geography Chapter 9
rural decline
special inequity
standard of living
urbanization
worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geographical…
overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a country
movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting in th…
rural decline
worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
special inequity
unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geographical…
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Geography Chapter 9
Andes Mountains
Llanos
Orinoco River
Cerrado
A large system of mountain ranges located alng the Pacific co…
A large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
A river mainly in Venezuela and parrt of South America's nort…
A savanna that has flat terrain and moderate rainfall, which…
Andes Mountains
A large system of mountain ranges located alng the Pacific co…
Llanos
A large, grassy, treeless area in South America, used for gra…
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Chapter 9* Geography
Non-Renewable Resource
Renewable Resource
Crop Rotation
Soil Salinization
a resource that cannot be reused or replaced easily (ex. gems…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to…
In arid regions, water evaporates leaving salts behind. (ex.…
Non-Renewable Resource
a resource that cannot be reused or replaced easily (ex. gems…
Renewable Resource
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
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World Geography 3202 - Chapter 9
Small Scale Farming
Large Scale Farming
Sustenance Farming
Commercial Farming
Farming operation in which at least half of the labor is supp…
Farming operation in which dozens or hundreds of laborers are…
Self-sufficient farming in which the farmers focus on growing…
Farming for a profit, where food is produced by advanced tech…
Small Scale Farming
Farming operation in which at least half of the labor is supp…
Large Scale Farming
Farming operation in which dozens or hundreds of laborers are…
Geography Chapter 9
Urban
Suburb
Rural
Rural decline
refers to a city area
a developed area at the edge of a city
an area that is farther away from the city, often times farmi…
worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including r…
Urban
refers to a city area
Suburb
a developed area at the edge of a city
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Geography Chapter 9
Nonrenewable Resources
Renewable Resources
Crop Rotation
Soil Salinization
a resource that cannot be replaced.
Natural resources that can be replaced.
The planting of different crops in a field each year.
in arid regions, irrigation water evaporates, leaving salts b…
Nonrenewable Resources
a resource that cannot be replaced.
Renewable Resources
Natural resources that can be replaced.
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Geography Chapter 9
nonrenewable resource
renewable resource
crop rotation
soil sanitation
a resource that cannot be replaced
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to…
salt build up in soil
nonrenewable resource
a resource that cannot be replaced
renewable resource
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
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Geography chapter 9
Nonrenewable resource
renewable resource
Crop rotation
Soil salinization
materials found in nature that CANNOT be renewed or replaced
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
The practice of rotating use of different fields from crop to…
in arid regions, irrigation water evaporates, leaving salts b…
Nonrenewable resource
materials found in nature that CANNOT be renewed or replaced
renewable resource
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
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Geography Chapter 9 Terms
Back dunes:
Beach nourishment:
Blowhole:
Blowout:
Dunes that develop behind the fore dunes. They may be stabili…
Artificial placement of sand on a beach.
A hole in the roof of a coastal cave, produced by wave erosio…
A bare depression in a sand dune caused when loose sand is bl…
Back dunes:
Dunes that develop behind the fore dunes. They may be stabili…
Beach nourishment:
Artificial placement of sand on a beach.
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Chapter 9 Geography
agricultural surplus
social stratification
First urban revolution
Second urban revolution
producing more than necessary
development of a leadership class and specialization of trades
the process by which small villages were transformed into lar…
required both the Second Agricultural Revolution and the Indu…
agricultural surplus
producing more than necessary
social stratification
development of a leadership class and specialization of trades
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Geography Chapter 9
weather
climate
electromagnetic spectrum
blackbody radiation
The state of air at a locale with respect to hot or cold, wet…
the average weather conditions at a place over many years
the range of wavelengths or frequencies over which electromag…
is the type of electromagnetic radiation within or surroundin…
weather
The state of air at a locale with respect to hot or cold, wet…
climate
the average weather conditions at a place over many years
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