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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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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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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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Hogan World Geography chapter 12
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a…
A person who has to leave his or her country to find safety.
Movement of people from rural areas to cities
Ethnic group
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
Ethnic cleansing
the elimination of an unwanted ethnic group or groups from a…
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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…
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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…
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World Geography Chapter 12
escarpment
sertao
favelas
Capital of Brazil
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
interior plateau
slum commmunities
Brasilia
escarpment
a steep cliff between two level areas at different heights
sertao
interior plateau
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World Geography-Europe-Chapter 12
fjords
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…
fjords
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…
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world geography chapter 12
massif
tungsten
city-state
Reneissance
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line acctivity
an extremely rare heavy metal element essential in high tech…
an independently government community consisting of a city an…
rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line acctivity
tungsten
an extremely rare heavy metal element essential in high tech…
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Chapter 12 World Geography (Newman, Busch, Jackson)
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 contain mesas and h…
Central plateau of Spain
French uplands
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas and h…
World Geography Chapter 12
Massif
Tungsten
City-state
Renaissance
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
An independently governed community consisting of a city and…
Rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
Massif
A body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
Tungsten
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
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World Geography Chapter 12
South America is smaller than _____ __…
When _________ discovered South Americ…
Pope Alexander VI divided the then kno…
Portugal could claim lands ____ of the…
North America
Europeans
...
east, west
South America is smaller than _____ __…
North America
When _________ discovered South Americ…
Europeans
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World Geography Chapter 12
Guiana Highlands
Tepuis
Angel Falls
Andes Mountains
located in Eastern South America
High plateaus edged by high cliffs- created mostly by erosion
Worlds highest waterfall
Extends along pacific coast- dividing into two ranges in Peru…
Guiana Highlands
located in Eastern South America
Tepuis
High plateaus edged by high cliffs- created mostly by erosion
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World Geography Chapter 12
when forest land is permanently cleare…
the largest and least explored region…
factory jobs generally
the relocation of the capital prompted…
deforestation
the amazon river basin
pay better than agricultural jobs
build a road system connecting the capital to other areas
when forest land is permanently cleare…
deforestation
the largest and least explored region…
the amazon river basin
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2015 World Geography Chapter 12 Study Guide "Physical Geography of Europe"
The biomes widespread across Europe are:
The boot-shaped European peninsula tha…
Characteristics of Marine West Coast C…
What would the Dutch call a dam or a l…
(1) Boreal Forest, (2) Mixed Temperate Forest, and (3) Medite…
Italian Peninsula
(1) Rainy, (2) Days are generally cloudy and overcast, and (3…
a dike
The biomes widespread across Europe are:
(1) Boreal Forest, (2) Mixed Temperate Forest, and (3) Medite…
The boot-shaped European peninsula tha…
Italian Peninsula
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World Geography: chapter 12
Group of people who share common ances…
The expelling from a country or killin…
On who flees his or her home for safety
The movement of people from rural area…
Ethnic group
Ethnic cleansing
Refugee
Urbanization
Group of people who share common ances…
Ethnic group
The expelling from a country or killin…
Ethnic cleansing
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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…
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World Geography Chapter 12 & 13 Vocababulary
Massif
Tungsten
City-State
Renaissance
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
an extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
an independently governed community consisting of a city and…
rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
Massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
Tungsten
an extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
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World Geography Chapter 12
Europe is also referred to as the:
What are the five major peninsulas?
What are the two European rivers?
What is a fjord?
"Peninsula of Peninsulas"
Scandinavian Peninsula: Norway and Sweden ... Jutland: Denmark…
Danube River... Rhine River
A steep U-shaped valley that connects to the sea and that is…
Europe is also referred to as the:
"Peninsula of Peninsulas"
What are the five major peninsulas?
Scandinavian Peninsula: Norway and Sweden ... Jutland: Denmark…
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World geography chapter 12
When did Ancient Greece reach its peak?
What is a Greek community separated by…
Who established 1st democratic governm…
When did Ancient Rome reach its peak?
400-300 BC
City state
Greeks
27BC- 180 AD
When did Ancient Greece reach its peak?
400-300 BC
What is a Greek community separated by…
City state
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Chapter 12-World Geography
how might land forms and resources hav…
why can Europe be called a "peninsula…
What European islands are located in t…
What are the large upland areas of Spa…
trade was common and resources supported the industry
it has many smaller peninsulas
Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, and Greenland
Meseta and the Massif Central
how might land forms and resources hav…
trade was common and resources supported the industry
why can Europe be called a "peninsula…
it has many smaller peninsulas
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Chapter 12 Old World History and Geography
Gladiator
Colosseum
Martyrs
Catacombs
armed man trained to fight and kill other men for sport
huge outdoor arena in Rome
Christians who willingly give up their lives rather than deny…
underground chambers used as cemeteries
Gladiator
armed man trained to fight and kill other men for sport
Colosseum
huge outdoor arena in Rome
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World Geography- Chapter 12: South America
Rivers in South America
Llanos
pampas
Atacama Desert
The Amazon, The Orinoco, The Parana
Large plain area in northeastern Columbia and Western Venezuela
Most densely populated region of Argentina ... Has fertile soil…
Driest region
Rivers in South America
The Amazon, The Orinoco, The Parana
Llanos
Large plain area in northeastern Columbia and Western Venezuela
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World Geography Chapter 12
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
T or F. Despite a promising start afte…
T or F. Budapest was once actually two…
False
True
False
True
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
False
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
True
world geography chapter 12
Llanos
Gran Chaco
Pampas
El Nino
large plains area in northeastern Colombia and western Venezu…
very flat plains between the andes and Brazilian highlands of…
wide fertile grasslands in southern south america
ocean and weather pattern in which the southeastern pacific o…
Llanos
large plains area in northeastern Colombia and western Venezu…
Gran Chaco
very flat plains between the andes and Brazilian highlands of…
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World Geography Chapter 12
rock or sand layers that contain oil
a small country between 2 larger count…
plains in North Eastern Colombia and V…
Southern Common Market
tar sands
buffer state
Llanos
Mercosur
rock or sand layers that contain oil
tar sands
a small country between 2 larger count…
buffer state
World geography Chapter 12
Uplands
Fjord
Meseta
massif central
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Central plateau of Spain
the uplands of France, which account for about 1/6 of French…
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains that may also contacin mesas and…
Fjord
Steep U Shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
40 terms
World Geography Chapter 12
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
T or F. Despite a promising start afte…
T or F. Budapest was once actually two…
False
True
False
True
T or F. The shipbuilders of Poland for…
False
T or F. The soviets invested much time…
True
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world geography chapter 12
Albania
Belarus
Bosnia and Herzegovina
Bulgaria
Tirane
Minsk
Sarajevo
Sofia
Albania
Tirane
Belarus
Minsk
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World Geography: Chapter 12
Europe
100 miles
Norway and Sweden
Fjord
Largest peninsula of Asia
____________ mile of water
The scandivian peninsula includes ________ an ____________
Clackers create ___________ in Norway
Europe
Largest peninsula of Asia
100 miles
____________ mile of water
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Chapter 12 World Geography
opium war
extraterritorial rights
taiping rebellion
sphere of influence
conflict between Britain and china , lasting from 1839 to 184…
an exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country
a mid 19th century rebellion against quing dynasty ,in china,…
a foreign region in which a nation has control over trade and…
opium war
conflict between Britain and china , lasting from 1839 to 184…
extraterritorial rights
an exemption of foreign residents from the laws of a country
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Chapter 12 World Geography
Iberian, Balkan, Italian
massif
warm waters of the Mediterranean Sea
the Alps
Southern Europe is composed of three major mountainous penins…
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line activity; the…
Southern Europe's climate is influenced heavily by this
the source of Europe's most important river systems, includin…
Iberian, Balkan, Italian
Southern Europe is composed of three major mountainous penins…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line activity; the…
Chapter 12 World Geography
massif
tungsten
City state
Renaissance
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
is an extremely rare heavy-metal element which is essential i…
each independent with its own form of government and society
(from the French word for "rebirth") signaled a major cultura…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
tungsten
is an extremely rare heavy-metal element which is essential i…
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Chapter 12 World Geography
Access
Tungsten
Resorces
City-State
A way to approach or enter a place.
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
A usable stock or supply.
An independently governed community consisting of a city and…
Access
A way to approach or enter a place.
Tungsten
An extremely rare heavy-metal element essential in high-tech…
chapter 12 world geography
massifs
access
Tungsten
Resources
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
a means of approaching or entering a place.
is an extremely rare heavy-metal element which is essential i…
a stock or supply of money, materials, staff, and other asset…
massifs
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault-line activity.
access
a means of approaching or entering a place.
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Chapter 12 world geography
Tourism is a major component of Southe…
Which describe the population pattern…
Which characterizes winters in Souther…
Which lists a geography feature that h…
Service
Declining
Mild and rainy
mountainous terrain surrounded by three seas
Tourism is a major component of Southe…
Service
Which describe the population pattern…
Declining
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Chapter 12 world geography
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
Steep u shaped valleys
Hills or very low mountains
Central plateau of spain
1/6 of French lands are located in the uplands
Fjord
Steep u shaped valleys
Uplands
Hills or very low mountains
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World Geography Chapter 12
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif Central
Which are steep U-shaped valleys that connect to the sea and…
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
Mountains of Scandinavia, the Scottish highlands, the low mou…
About one-sixth of French lands are located in the uplands ca…
Fjord
Which are steep U-shaped valleys that connect to the sea and…
Uplands
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
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Pearson My World Geography - Chapter 12 Russia
the largest region and the Asian part…
the Ural Mountains
The Russian Plain
Russia has few good
Siberia
separates European Russia from Asiatic Russia
covers most of European Russia
ports, even though it has many rivers & long coastlines becau…
the largest region and the Asian part…
Siberia
the Ural Mountains
separates European Russia from Asiatic Russia
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Chapter 12 terms world geography
Fjord
Uplands
Meseta
Massif central
Steep U shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
Central plateau of Spain
One-sixth of French lands are located in the uplands
Fjord
Steep U shaped valleys that connect to the sea and that fille…
Uplands
Are hills or very low mountains that may also contain mesas a…
world geography chapter 12
massif
tungsten
city-state
Reneissance
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line acctivity
an extremely rare heavy metal element essential in high tech…
an independently government community consisting of a city an…
rebirth; the period in European civilization characterized by…
massif
a body of mountain ranges formed by fault line acctivity
tungsten
an extremely rare heavy metal element essential in high tech…
20 terms
world geography chapter 12
Reformation
Middle Ages
Industrial Revolution
Cold War
a religious movement of the 1500s
a period between ancient and modern times
began in England in the 1700s
power struggle between communist and non-communist world
Reformation
a religious movement of the 1500s
Middle Ages
a period between ancient and modern times
15 terms
World Geography chapter 12
753 BC
Colonies
330 AD
Byzantium
When was Rome founded?
Etruscans, Latiums, and Greeks were Roman what?
At what time did Emperor Constantine move the Roman governmen…
What was the city that Constantine moved the Roman government…
753 BC
When was Rome founded?
Colonies
Etruscans, Latiums, and Greeks were Roman what?
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World 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…
14 terms
World Geography Chapter 12
Fjords
Upland
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 one sixth of th…
Fjords
A long narrow deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes.
Upland
A hill or very low mountain that may also contain mesas and h…
40 terms
World Geography Chapter 12
The shipbuilders of Poland formed a la…
The Soviets invested much time and mon…
Despite a promising start after the co…
Budapest was once actually two differe…
false
true
false
true
The shipbuilders of Poland formed a la…
false
The Soviets invested much time and mon…
true
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World Geography chapter 12
arid
birth rate
communism
continuum
excessively dry
number of births per year for every 1,000 people
society based on equitable distribution of wealth and public…
a range or series of things that are slightly different from…
arid
excessively dry
birth rate
number of births per year for every 1,000 people
12 terms
Chapter 12 World Geography
Alps
Apennines
Athens
Lisbon
mountain range So Europe
mountain range So Europe
Greece
Portugal
Alps
mountain range So Europe
Apennines
mountain range So Europe
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World geography chapter 12
Ethnic groups
160
Sweden
Sweden
People with a shared ancestry, language, customs and relogion
How many ethnic groups does Europe have
What is one of the major ethnic groups in Europe
What ethnic group has 90% have same culture, language and rel…
Ethnic groups
People with a shared ancestry, language, customs and relogion
160
How many ethnic groups does Europe have
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Chapter 12 World Geography
Polder
Dike
Seaworks
Terpen
Land that is reclaimed by diking and draining
Earthen bank. Holds back the North sea
Structures that are used to control the sea's destructive imp…
High earthen platforms
Polder
Land that is reclaimed by diking and draining
Dike
Earthen bank. Holds back the North sea
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