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APHG Agriculture #3

Chapter 10: Agriculture

Deforestation the clearing of trees, transforming a forest into cleared land
Petroleum a liquid mixture of hydrocarbons that is present in certain rock strata and can be extracted and refined to produce fuels including gasoline, kerosene, and diesel oil; oil
Mining and Quarrying the extraction of materials from the earth and includes the removal of overburden and the erection, use and maintenance of plant, machinery and buildings and other works connected with such operations
Metallic and Nonmetallic minerals minerals which yield metals after being processed vs. noncombustible minerals used in industry and construction in natural form or after mechanical, thermal, or chemical processing or for the extraction of nonmetallic elements or their compounds.
Mineral fuels hydrocarbons, primarily coal, fuel oil, or natural gas formed from the remains of dead plants and animals
Rural Settlements sparsely settled places away from the influence of large cities
Rural Settlement types -Unchanged-traditional layout, construction, and appearance -Modified-traditional new building materials used, but no change to the original structure or layout. -Modernized-traditional materials and layout have been changed
Land Survey Patterns Long Lots-Houses erected on narrow lots perpendicular along a river Metes and Bounds-defines the boundaries of a particular piece of land using physical feature
Economic Systems capitalism, socialism, and communism
Land Survey Patterns Township-and-Range- land is divided into six-mile square blocks, then divided into one-mile square blocks (range)
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