geog 4 Chapter 14 voc

geog 4 Chapter 14 voc - Chapter 14: Oceania Aborigine An...

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Chapter 14: Oceania Aborigine – An indigenous inhabitant of Australia Aotearoa – Maori name for New Zealand, meaning “Land of the Long White Cloud.” Archipelagos – Island groups, often oriented in an elongated pattern. Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation Group (APEC) – An international group of Asian and Pacific Basin nations that fosters coordinated economic development within the region. Atoll – Low, sandy islands made from coral, often oriented around a central lagoon. Closer Economic Relationship Agreement – An agreement signed in 1982 between Australia and New Zealand designed to eliminate all economic and trade barriers between two countries. Haoles – Light-skinned Europeans or US citizens in the Hawaiian Islands. High Islands - Larger more elevated islands, often focused around recent volcanic activity Hot Spot – A supply of magma that produces a chain of mid ocean volcanoes atop a zone of moving oceanic crust. Kanakas
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