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World Geography 9
India
Sri Lanka
Hinduism
Soviet Union
A country in Southern Asia, also known as a subcontinent; due…
Identify this island nation in Southern Asia.
The primary religion of India.
The empire that controlled Central Asia for most of the 20th…
India
A country in Southern Asia, also known as a subcontinent; due…
Sri Lanka
Identify this island nation in Southern Asia.
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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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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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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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World Geography: Unit 9
small pox
Spain and Portugal
Aztec
Mexico City
a disease that was devastating to the natives in South America
These two European countries were the first to claim territor…
This civilization was conquered by Cortes in 1519.
This modern-day city is the site where the Aztec capitol, Ten…
small pox
a disease that was devastating to the natives in South America
Spain and Portugal
These two European countries were the first to claim territor…
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World Geography Chapter 9
The Andes Mountain
lanllos
cerrado
pampas
The mountain range that runs through he Western portion of No…
A grassy, treeless area used for livestock, grazing, and farm…
Savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall that make th…
areas of grassland with rich soil
The Andes Mountain
The mountain range that runs through he Western portion of No…
lanllos
A grassy, treeless area used for livestock, grazing, and farm…
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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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SITKA WORLD GEOGRAPHY CH 9
cordillera
altiplano
escarpments
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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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…
Ch. 9 World Geography
Mountains... Highlands: Brazilian Highlan…
Andes
Andes
US/Canadian Rockies, Sierra Madre Occi…
Makes up diverse landscape of south america
Longest mountain range in region; cordilleras
Extension of plate tectonics that formed Rocky Mountains
All part of the same plate tectonic fault line
Mountains... Highlands: Brazilian Highlan…
Makes up diverse landscape of south america
Andes
Longest mountain range in region; cordilleras
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World Geography 9-Canada
Newfoundland
humid continental
St. Lawrence Seaway
Thunder Bay
the largest island off of Canada's Atlantic seacoast
most of Canada experiences this type of climate
the world's longest inland seaway
a port on the northwestern shore of Lake Superior that is an…
Newfoundland
the largest island off of Canada's Atlantic seacoast
humid continental
most of Canada experiences this type of climate
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World Geography 9-4
Llama
Alpaca
Selva
Indigenous
A South American mammal related to the camel
A South American mammal related to the llama
Spanish name for the eastern Peruvian regions that contain ra…
Native to a region
Llama
A South American mammal related to the camel
Alpaca
A South American mammal related to the llama
World Geography: Chapter 9
mestizo
viceroy
syncretism
malnutrition
ethnic group where the europeans blended with the natives
governed under a highly structured political system by royall…
the blending of beliefs and practices
condition caused by lack of food
mestizo
ethnic group where the europeans blended with the natives
viceroy
governed under a highly structured political system by royall…
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Ch. 9 World Geography Vocab.
Emigrate
Immigrate
Migration Stream
Push Factor
To move from a country. People who leave a country are called…
To move to a country. People who move to another country are…
The constant flow of migrants from one country into another c…
Something that encourages people to leave a place behind.
Emigrate
To move from a country. People who leave a country are called…
Immigrate
To move to a country. People who move to another country are…
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World geography 9&10
Spanish conquest
Maquiladoras
Panama Canal
Institutional revolutionary party
Began when Cortes and his soldiers conquered the Aztecs in 1521
Factories in Mexico that assemble imported materials into fin…
Cuts through and connects the Atlantic and pacific
Helped to maintain political stability
Spanish conquest
Began when Cortes and his soldiers conquered the Aztecs in 1521
Maquiladoras
Factories in Mexico that assemble imported materials into fin…
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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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World Geography Unit 9
Kunlun Mountains
Qinling Shandi Mountains
Huang He (Yellow River)
Chang Jiang (Yangtze River)
a mountain range in west China; the source of the Huang He an…
a mountain range in southeastern and east central China that…
a river in northern China that starts in the Kunlun Mountains…
the longest river in all of Asia- it flows for about 3,900 mi…
Kunlun Mountains
a mountain range in west China; the source of the Huang He an…
Qinling Shandi Mountains
a mountain range in southeastern and east central China that…
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World Geography 9-1
Ecotourism
Dictator
Subsistence Farming
Central America Free Trade Agreement
Tarvel to a natural habitat in a way that does not damage the…
A person with complete control over a country's farming
A kind of farming in which farmers grow only enough to feed t…
Trade agreement to promote trade between the United States an…
Ecotourism
Tarvel to a natural habitat in a way that does not damage the…
Dictator
A person with complete control over a country's farming
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World Geography 9-5
Gaucho
Southern Cone
Estancia
Mercosur
Argentinian cowboy
South American nations located in the cone-shaped southernmos…
Large far or ranch in Argentina
Association of several South American countries to promote tr…
Gaucho
Argentinian cowboy
Southern Cone
South American nations located in the cone-shaped southernmos…
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World Geography 9-4
Llama
Alpaca
Selva
Indigenous
South american mammal related to the camel
South American mammal relayed to the llama
Spanish name for the eastern Peruvian regions that contain ra…
Native to a region
Llama
South american mammal related to the camel
Alpaca
South American mammal relayed to the llama
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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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World Geography 9-1
Ecotourism
Dictator
Subsistence farming
Central America Free Trade Agreement (…
Travel to a natural habitat in a way that does not damage the…
A person with complete control over a country's government
A kind of farming in which farmers grow only enough to feed t…
Trade agreement to promote trade between the United States an…
Ecotourism
Travel to a natural habitat in a way that does not damage the…
Dictator
A person with complete control over a country's government
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World Geography 9-5
Guacho
Southern Cone
Estancia
Mercosur
Argentinan cowboy
South American nations located in the cone-shaped southernmos…
Large farm or ranch in Argentina
Association of several South American countries to promote tr…
Guacho
Argentinan cowboy
Southern Cone
South American nations located in the cone-shaped southernmos…
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World Geography Ch. 9
Issues Latin America faces today
How much larger Latin America is than US
Latin America pop compares to US
General pattern of landforms in Centra…
Resources, democracy, income gap between rich and poor
4,776,320 sq. mi
245,785,086 more people
Mountainous
Issues Latin America faces today
Resources, democracy, income gap between rich and poor
How much larger Latin America is than US
4,776,320 sq. mi
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World Geography 9 Final
Geography
Location
Longitude
Latitude
The study of how things relate to one another
Where is it located? (Longitude & Latitude)
North to South
West to East
Geography
The study of how things relate to one another
Location
Where is it located? (Longitude & Latitude)
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World Geography 9 Weeks Test
What are the four factors that affect…
What is the most important factor that…
what causes our seasons to change
How does the equal eater affect climate
Elevation Windcurrent ocean current zones of latitude
Zones of latitude
The Earth's tilt and revolution
ocean current zones of latitude
What are the four factors that affect…
Elevation Windcurrent ocean current zones of latitude
What is the most important factor that…
Zones of latitude
19 terms
World Geography Chapter 9
Indigenous
Dialects
Patois
Urbanization
People descended from an area's first inhabitants.
Forms of language unique to a particular place or group.
Dialects that blend elements of indigenous, European, African…
The migration of people from the countryside to cities.
Indigenous
People descended from an area's first inhabitants.
Dialects
Forms of language unique to a particular place or group.
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Year 9 Geography - World Biomes
Biome
Grassland
Desert
Tundra
A large area that is home to a distinct community of living t…
(Also known as a savannah) A region where the average annual…
A barren, arid area of land where little precipitation occurs…
Areas of high latitudes near the poles where the vegetation g…
Biome
A large area that is home to a distinct community of living t…
Grassland
(Also known as a savannah) A region where the average annual…
70 terms
World Geography Ch. 9
Mexico
Aztecs
Conquistadors from spain.
Cuadilo
Mountains, deserts and rain forests are all physical geograph…
The native people of mexico were the
Who settled in mexico?
Military dictator/political boss
Mexico
Mountains, deserts and rain forests are all physical geograph…
Aztecs
The native people of mexico were the
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Chapters 7-9 World Geography
Colony
Conquistador
Isthmus
Dictator
People who settle far from home but keep ties with the homeland
A Spanish Soldier
A thin bit of land that connects two big pieces of land
A person who rules by violence
Colony
People who settle far from home but keep ties with the homeland
Conquistador
A Spanish Soldier
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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…
World Geography Chapter 9
Cordillera
Altiplano
Escarpment
Llanos
Parallel chains or ranges of ountains.
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 ountains.
Altiplano
Spanish for "high plain," a region in Peru and Bolivia encirc…
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Chapter 9 World geography
East Africa
Olduvai Gorge
Aksum
Kilwa
"Cradle of Humanity", cultural crossroad
record of humanity, in Northern Tanzania
civilization, important trading center in east africa, lost t…
One of the most imp. trading cities, southern tanzania
East Africa
"Cradle of Humanity", cultural crossroad
Olduvai Gorge
record of humanity, in Northern Tanzania
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Chapter 9 Glencoe World Geography
Indigenous
Dialects
Patois
Urbanization
An areas first inhabitants
Forms of a language unique to a place/group
Dialects that blend indigenous, European, African, and Asian…
Migration of people from country side to cities
Indigenous
An areas first inhabitants
Dialects
Forms of a language unique to a place/group
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Wonderful World of Geography lesson 9
Tropics
What is the latitude of Tropic of Canc…
What is the latitude of the Tropic of…
low latitudes
The area between 23.5˚N and 23.5˚S latitude
The 23.5˚ N parallel of latitude
the 23.5˚ S parallel of latitude
the area between 30 N˚ and 30 S˚
Tropics
The area between 23.5˚N and 23.5˚S latitude
What is the latitude of Tropic of Canc…
The 23.5˚ N parallel of latitude
19 terms
World Geography Chapter 9
indigenous
dialect
patois
urbanization
People descended from an area's first inhabitants.
A form of a language unique to a particular place or group.
Dialects that blend elements of indigenous, European, African…
The migration of people from the countryside to cities.
indigenous
People descended from an area's first inhabitants.
dialect
A form of a language unique to a particular place or group.
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World Geography ch.9
Arctic
Scandinavia
Rift
Fjord
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
The five countries of northern Europe
A crack in the earth
A long, deep, narrow, ocean inlet that reaches far inland
Arctic
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
Scandinavia
The five countries of northern Europe
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World Geography Chapter 9
7,000
Andes Mountain
Venezuela, Guyana, Suriname, French Gu…
Brazilian Highlands
Latin Amreica spans
once home to Incas in Peru; Many active volcanoes
highlands
easy coast of Brazil
7,000
Latin Amreica spans
Andes Mountain
once home to Incas in Peru; Many active volcanoes
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Chapter 9 (World Geography)
Issues facing Latin America
Size of Latin America compared to U.S
Latin America square miles
Population of Latin America compared t…
Lack of resources, democracy and income gap between rich and…
Double the size
7,941,950
200 million more
Issues facing Latin America
Lack of resources, democracy and income gap between rich and…
Size of Latin America compared to U.S
Double the size
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World Geography Unit 9
cataract
escarpment
plateau
plate movement
a large waterfall
a steep cliff or slope usually caused by faulting or erosion
Africa is known as the _____ continent.
What caused the Great Rift Valley and the Great Escarpment?
cataract
a large waterfall
escarpment
a steep cliff or slope usually caused by faulting or erosion
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World Geography chapter 9
Yucatan Peninsula
Cancun
Hernando Cortes
Mestizos
The southern tip of the "spout" of mexico curves north and ea…
On the eastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula, also a major tou…
The conquistador who was aided by neighboring tribes who hate…
People of mixed Spanish and Indian ancestry.
Yucatan Peninsula
The southern tip of the "spout" of mexico curves north and ea…
Cancun
On the eastern tip of the Yucatan peninsula, also a major tou…
10 terms
world geography 9/29
eclectic
embellish
banal
facade
consisting of a diverse variety elements
to add details to; enhance
so lacking in originality as to be obvious or boring
a deceptive appearance or attitude
eclectic
consisting of a diverse variety elements
embellish
to add details to; enhance
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world geography chp 9
andes mountain
andes mountains in north america name
andes mountains in central america name
andes mountain in south america name
chain of mountain ranges that run through the western part of…
the rockies
sierra madre
andes
andes mountain
chain of mountain ranges that run through the western part of…
andes mountains in north america name
the rockies
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Chapter 9| World geography
Latin America's landforms include ____…
Latin America spans _________ miles
Andes mountains: range along the weste…
Andes mountains were once home to ____…
Highlands, lowlands, mountains, plains
7,000
South America
Inca, Peru, active volcanoes
Latin America's landforms include ____…
Highlands, lowlands, mountains, plains
Latin America spans _________ miles
7,000
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World Geography Chap. 9
Glaciation
Fjord
Hot Spring
Geothermal Energy
A process when glaciers form and spread
Long steep valley full of water made by glaciers
A spring with water temp higher than its surrounding bodies o…
Energy that comes from earth
Glaciation
A process when glaciers form and spread
Fjord
Long steep valley full of water made by glaciers
13 terms
world geography ch 9
Andes Mountains
llanos
cerrado
pampas
part of a chain of mountain ranges that runs through North, C…
grassy, treeless areas used for livestock grazing and farming
savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall
areas of grasslands and rich soils
Andes Mountains
part of a chain of mountain ranges that runs through North, C…
llanos
grassy, treeless areas used for livestock grazing and farming
31 terms
World Geography chapter 9
True
True
True
False
Mexico hasnt always been a true government
1/3 of Guatemala's population is Protestant
Leeward islands are sheltered from wind
All Mexicans speak spanish
True
Mexico hasnt always been a true government
True
1/3 of Guatemala's population is Protestant
82 terms
World Geography 9 ACE
Eastern European Nations;
Balkan Nations;
Nations in Europe and Asia;
Baltic Nations;
Poland, Hungary
Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavi…
Russia
Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania
Eastern European Nations;
Poland, Hungary
Balkan Nations;
Romania, Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Yugoslavi…
19 terms
World Geography Chapter 9
Andes Mountains
Guiana Highlands
Llanos
Cerrado
Part of a chain of mountain ranges that run through the weste…
Barrier to movement into interior, major range in Latin Ameri…
Grassy plains in Colombia and Venezuela
Grassy plains in Brazil
Andes Mountains
Part of a chain of mountain ranges that run through the weste…
Guiana Highlands
Barrier to movement into interior, major range in Latin Ameri…
48 terms
World Geography 9
Spain
portugal
FRANCE
UNITED KINGDOMS
Madrid
Lisbon
PARIS
LONDON
Spain
Madrid
portugal
Lisbon
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