Geography Final Exam Review 2 Flashcards

Terms Definitions
Colorado
Denver
il tramonto
sunset
transgresion
Sea advance
insolation
incoming solar radiation
Revitalisierung
Erhaltung, Umgestaltung (von historischen oder altindustriellen Gebieten)
Evaporites
salts, Halite and gypsum
Geography (New England Colonies)
Rocky soil
Ocean
large body of SALT water
marginal coasts
protected by island arcs
____________ are the traditional mountain guides of the Everest region.
sherpas
Globalstrahlung
setzt sich zusammen aus direkter Sonneneinstrahlung und der sogenannten Diffusstrahlung
tatsächlich auf der Erde auftreffenden Sonnenstrahlung
What are dwellings made of?
Local materials
Non-European Source Countries for Europe
(5)
U.S.
Canada
Japan
Latin America
Australia
satellite
body that orbits a larger body
Ice
At the poles, almost no life
What is the capital of Hungary?
Budapest
The organization that intervened in the Kosovo War and settled matters was _____ (Acroynm only)
NATO
Which horizons are Solum?
A, E, B
Echelon faults
series of nearly parallel normal faults, often form horst and graben topography
mosaics
pictures created from tiny pieces of colored stone
exclave
bounded piece of territory that is part of a partial state but lies seporate from it by the territory of another state
Goins
-walls perpendicular to shore; used to trap sand
-built to keep sand on beach
Intrusive
Igneous rock that cools inside the earth's surface and has large crystals
cultural ecology
study of relationship between a cultural group and its natural environment
Urban
Found in or living in a city.
How do countries manage resources?
establish infastructure (communitcationsystems, water, power ect.)
the swiftly moving part of a stream
CURRENT
Culture
the body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group of people performing the act
406 System of government in which power is shared by the national and provincial governments
Federal
What does Islam mean?
Submission to God's will
isogloss
a mapped boundary line marking the limits of a particular linguistic feature
Dictator
a ruler who has absolute, unrestricted control in a government
Chinese inventions
Paper and ink, silk, magnetic compass, printed books, gunpowder, fireworks.
Tools
Many new tools were created by the Neolithic people. Technology allowed for these tools to be more sophisticated. Most of them were made out of various metals.
Who wanted an atheistic state in the Russian Empire?
Communists
Longitude
One of the series of imaginary lines also called meridians, that run north and south from one pole to the other.
Imperial overstretch
a hypothesis which suggests that an empire can extend itself beyond its ability to maintain or expand its military and economic commitments
Made up of more than ____ ethnic groups
70
EU
European Union.
The EU was set up in the aftermath of World War Two to bring peace, stability and prosperity to Europe
 
In what type of projection are the latitude lines sloped upwards towards the middle?
Conic
MORMONISM
is a term used to describe the religious, ideological, and cultural elements of certain branches of the Latter Day Saint movement, and specifically, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church).
Break-of-Bulk point
A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
megalopolis
a region in which several large cities and surrounding areas grow together
typhoon
a tropical cyclone or hurricane of the western pacific area
highland
elevated land area such as a hill, mountain, or platuea
What two countries share the Rumaylah oil reserve?
Iraq and Kowait
Civil war
A conflict between two or more groups within a country. P533
Where are polders most common in the European region?
the netherlands
equatorial low pressure system
warm and wetgenerated by thermal factors
market economy
People freely choose what to buy and sell.
What is the imaginary line that runs through Greenwich, England and represents 0 degrees longitude?
Prime Meridian
Settlement
An area where a group of families live together
Define natural increase
The difference between the birth rate and the death rate
Natural Boundary
When a physical feature such as a mountain or river determine a political boundary
Geographical Information systems
-one of the most distinctive tools for Geographers. Serves as  a mechanism to judge how populated certain areas are. (22)
rate of natural change
(crude birth ratio - crude death ratio)
Where is the Golden Triangle
Burma, Laos, Thailand (centers in this region) inside this triangle the drug industry is taking over.
the four main points on a compass rose (N, E, S, W
cardinal points
rural - urban fringe
the zone where the city and the countryside meet
African Distinct Landforms: Rift Valley
Sunken land created by moving tectonic plates
foot hill
a low hill at the base of a mountain or mountain range.
Polders are lands that have been?
Reclaimed from the sea adjacent to the Netherlands by using dikes and pumps.
what is transmigration? whose has the most explicit policy for it?
the relocation of the population from one region to another; indonesia
Why is freedom and important part of the government snd economic system of the US?
It protects the country's citizens and buisnesses.
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