Chapter 5 South America

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Chapter 5 South America 1. Altiplano is high elevation plateau, basin or valley between even higher mountain ranges, especially in the Andes of South America. 2. Land alienation is one society or culture gr4oup taking land from another. 3. Plural society is a society in which two or more population groups each practicing its own culture, live adjacent to one another without mixing inside a single state. 4. Commercial agriculture is for profit agriculture. 5. Subsistence agriculture is the existing on the minimum necessities to sustain life. 6. Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA) is a form of economic integration, usually consisting of two or more states, which members agree to remove tariffs on trade among themselves. 7. Urbanization is a term with several connotations. When an expanding city absorbs rural countryside and transforms it into suburbs. 8. Rural to urban migration is the dominant migration flow from country side to city that continues to transform the world’s population most notably in the less
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEOG 142 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mott Community College.

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