South America - Definitions

South America - Definitions - AGRICULTURE The purposeful...

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Unformatted text preview: AGRICULTURE The purposeful tending of crops and livestock COMMERCIAL AGRICULTURE The selling for profit of crop and livestock surpluses SUBSISTENCE AGRICULTURE Laboring most of the time for food, clothing, and shelter to survive. Living from the land. ALTIPLANO High elevation plateau or basin between even higher mountain ranges. Altiplanos in the Andes are often at elevations exceeding 10,000 feet. PAPAL LINE The line mediated by Pope Alexander VI and codified in the Treaty of Tordesillas (1494). All South American territory east of 50 W. longitude belonged to Portugal and all land to the west of 50 W longitude was to be part of Spain. MODEL OF LATIN AMERICAN CITY The Griffin-Ford generalized concept of the Middle and South American intraurban spatial structure. A composite of radial sectors and Concentric zones, this model includes the: 1 Central Business District 2 Commercial/Industrial Area 3 Elite Residential Sector 4 Zone of Maturity 5 Zone of In Situ Accretion 6 Zone of Peripheral Squatter Settlements...
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