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Pysical geography study of natural features on the earths surface : land, water, and animals
human environmental interaction how people change adapt or depend on their environment
culture way of life of people who share common beliefs are traditions
economics a system of producing, distributing, and consuming wealth and resources
natutal resources human made resourcess that are used to create other goods of services
capital resources human made resources that are used to cretae other goods and services
developed countries countries that have a high percentage of manufacturing and quality of life is generally good.
developing countries countries that have a high percentage of agriculture and basic needs are not always met.
monarchy type of political system in which power is held by a single person usually born into power who may or may not share power with the people.
demographics statistical date of human poplulations
agriculture the raising of crops or animals for human use
industrilization the process of changing an economy to rely more on manufacturing and less on farming
cultural diffusion process of spreading new knowledge, skills, or products to other cultures
deforestation the process of clearing forestland.
non renewable a natural resoource that our earth cant replenish
iirigation watering of dry lands by means of canals or pipes
dessertification process by which grasslands change to desert and land suitable for farming is lost
apartheid system of law that seperated racial and ethnic groups and limited the rights of blacks in south africa
religion system of belifs, values, or practices based on the teachings of spiritual leaders or natural elements
boycott the act of voulintarily abstaining from using, buying or dealing with a person or organization or country as an expression for protest
nomadic people who move from 1 place to another by huntiong, herding or gathering.
commercial farming the production of crops and farm animals for sale usually with the use of modern technology
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