Ch.9 Vocab

Ch.9 Vocab - 1Carl Woodard Prof. Lloyd 24 September 2007...

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Prof. Lloyd 24 September 2007 Geography 113 Chapter Nine Vocabulary Antecedent Boundary - boundary that was created before the present day cultural landscape developed Artificial Boundary - sections of parallels of latitude or meridians of longitude, usually found in Africa, Asia or the Americas. Centrifugal force - they bind together the poeple of the state, enable it to function, and give it strength. Centripetal force - destabilizes and weakens a state. Compact State - the distance from the geographic center of the area to any point on the boundary does not vary greatly; Hungary. Consequent boundary - a border drawn to accommodate existing religions, linguistic, ethnic of economic differences between countries. Core area - the original nucleus, usually contains its densest population and largest cities, the most highly developed transportation system, and the most developed economic base. Devolution - the statutory granting of powers from the central government of a state to government at national , regional , or local level. Electoral Geography
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2008 for the course GEOG 114 taught by Professor Lloyd during the Fall '07 term at Campbell.

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Ch.9 Vocab - 1Carl Woodard Prof. Lloyd 24 September 2007...

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