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Survival Guide 1

Geography Section of Survival Guide

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landforms off the coastline that help protect Louisiana’s wetlands. barrier islands
The careful management of a natural resource to prevent its destruction is called conservation
those resources, such as fossil fuels, which cannot be replaced once they are depleted (gone, used up). non-renewable resources
an imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole at 0º longitude running through Greenwich, England. Prime Meridian
an imaginary line that runs parallel to the equator at 23º north latitude. Tropic of Cancer
an imaginary line that runs parallel to the equator at 23º south latitude. Tropic of Capricorn
an imaginary line located at 180º longitude that divides the earth into the eastern and western hemispheres. international date line
based on meridians, which are long lines that stretch from the North Pole to the South Pole. meridians
the gradual wearing away of the land by the action of wind or water. erosion
the shape or configuration of Earth’s surface, including relief and position of natural and human-made features. topography
an area of flat, treeless plains dotted with shallow lakes and lagoons. marsh
people who leave their country to settle in another country. immigrants
the development of a region into a city. urbanization
refers to a group of people who share common traditions, beliefs, and patterns of living. ethnicity
the spreading of one’s own culture, which includes the customary beliefs, social forms, and traits of a racial, religious, or social group. cultural diffusion
includes several layers of gases that surround Earth and separate our planet from space. atmosphere
the statistical data variables of a population, for example, age, gender, income, location, and employment. demographic variables
an area of the Earth that has physical or human characteristics that make it distinctive from other areas. region
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