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cultural diffusion the restrictions of a culture from outside influences
renaissance the revival of art,literature,and learning that took place in europe during the fourteenth
industrial revolution the shift from human power to machine power
summit the highest point of a mountain or similar elevation
prevailing westerlies the contrast that flows of air fro m west to east in the tempature zones of the earth
euro the common currency used by member nations of the european union
compulsory required by law or a rule
fertile producing or capable of producing abundant vegetation or crops.
ore is a type of rock that contains minerals with important elements including metals.
tertiary economic activity sector of the economy also known as the service sector
moor invaded the Iberian Peninsula in 711 and called the territory Al-Andalus, an area which at different times comprised Gibraltar
bog is a mire that accumulates peat, a deposit of dead plant material—often mosses, and in a majority of cases, sphagnum moss.
glen s a valley, typically one that is long, deep, and often glacially U-shaped;
peat is an accumulation of partially decayed vegetation.
cultural divergence the restrictions of a culture from outside influences
fjord is a long, narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs, created by glacial erosion.
geothermal energy energy produced from the earths intense interior heat
mixed ecomony a system combining different degrees of government regulations
blight a plant disease
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