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Unformatted text preview: a map. -Religious boundaries are rarely used, b/c they normally coincide with state boundaries. -Language boundaries are especially numerous in Europe. -Implemented boundaries are those established by the ruling organization. Ex. The “Green Line” boundary in Cyprus. (p.277-78) -Relic boundaries are nonfunctional partitions that still exist. Ex. The Great Wall of China. There are 5 shapes of states:-Compact states- the distance from the center to any boundary varies little. Generally found in smaller states.-Prorupted states- an otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension. Ex. Congo-Elongated states- have a long and narrow shape. Ex. Chile-Fragmented states- have several discontinuous pieces of territory. Ex. U.S.A.-Perforated states- completely surround another state. Ex. South Africa...
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- Fall '09