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Unformatted text preview: o Silver and gold o Lead, zinc, tin, and iron o Bauxite • Energy o Oil and natural gas Mexico and Venezuela o Coal Climate Intertropical Convergence • Equatorial rainforests Tropical Subsidence • Sonoran and Chihuahuan Deserts-Mexico • Altacama Desert-Chile Trade Winds • Seasonal rainfall Topography • Orographic lifting • Rainshadow effect Altitudinal Zonation Classification of environment and land use • Changes in climate and vegetation with elevation • Lower-warmer • Higher-cooloer o Tierra Caliente, Tierra Templada, Tierra Fria, Tierra Helada • Different agricultural activities for each zone...
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This note was uploaded on 04/15/2011 for the course SOCIOLOGY 118 taught by Professor Jennings during the Spring '11 term at Saint Louis.
- Spring '11