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Unformatted text preview: Geography Lecture 16 16:35 3.22.11 Social processes, including polarization of wealth and poverty, 1960 moved capitol to forward capitol in Brasilia instead of the one in Rio with 1/3 its population in squatter settlements. Built on tierra templada plain, new lake built. Monumental access and residential access. Residential access has zones of super- blocks with houses, schools, shops, etc. Was unlike Spanish town plan to build around central nucleus, but instead build a skeleton and let the rest grow around it. 2/3 lived in satellite towns or self-made neighborhoods. From the city to the country: deforestation and land reform in Latin America 1. Tropical deforestation- Drivers of deforestation- Rates of deforestation- Consequences: soil degradation; biodiversity loss (the number and variety of different plant and animal species that live in a specific area or ecosystem), half of the worlds...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course GEOG 120 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08