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Matthew McCoy GEOG201 Week 1 Assignment Dr. Russell Graves January 31, 2011 Chapter 1, Review Question #1 (page 16). Why do geographers employ regional schemes? Geographers use regions as a system of categorization, a way of organizing large, complex sets of facts about places into a compact, meaningful set of areas. Regions are satisfactory if they identify patterns, make combinations of discrete information understandable, Chapter 1, Review Question #6 (page 16). How are the many regions of the United States and Canada similar? What makes the landscapes of any two regions different? Many regions of the United States and Canada have the same economic and political make-up or complexity. The people of Canada and the United States spring from diverse cultural backgrounds. What make the landscapes of any two regions different are the distinctive cultural areas that exist in the different regions. For example, in the Southwest, many American Indian
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This note was uploaded on 09/24/2011 for the course GEOG 201 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mountain State.

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