Chapter 6 Sub Saharan Africa

Chapter 6 Sub Saharan Africa - Chapter 6 SubSaharan Africa...

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Chapter 6 SubSaharan Africa 1. Human evolution is long term biological maturation of the human species. 2. Rift valley is the trough or trench that forms when a thinning strip of the earth’s crust sinks between two parallel faults. 3. Continental drift is the slow movement of continents controlled by the processes associated with plate tectonics. 4. Medical geography is the study of health and disease within a geographic context and from a spatial perspective. 5. Endemic is a disease that infects many people the hosts in a kind of equilibrium, without causing rapid and widespread deaths. 6. Epidemic is a local or regional outbreak of a disease. 7. Pandemic is an outbreak of a disease that spreads worldwide. 8. Land tenure is the way people own, occupy, and use land. 9. Land alienation is one society or culture group taking land from another. 10. Green Revolution is the successful recent development of higher yield, fast growing varieties of rice and other cereals in certain developing countries. 11.
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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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