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Aleks Olvera 2ndP CH8-3 Types of Boundaries What are geometric boundaries? when boundaries are drawn using grid systems such as latitude and longitude or township and range, political geographers refer to these as... Give some examples of geometric boundaries. north america with canada What are physical-political boundaries? follow an agreed-upon feature in the natural landscape Give some examples of physical-political boundaries? Why are physical boundaries not always reliable? because sometimes the environment changes, volcanoes erupt, mountains slowly erode, and rivers change course Boundary Disputes What are definitional boundary disputes? Give one example. focuses on the legal language of a border. example a boundary definition may stipulate that the median line of a river will mark the boundary What are locational boundary disputes? Give one example. center on the delimitation and possibly the demarcation of the boundary. example when colonial powers defined their empires in africa and asia, they specified their international boundaries rather carefully What are operational boundary disputes. Give one example. involve neighbors who differ over the way their border should function. What are allocational boundary disputes? Give one example search for resources How Does the Study of Geopolitics Help Us Understand the World? 275-278 Define the meaning of geopolitics.
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