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movement vocab

Migration movement from one part of something to another.
Transportation the action of transporting someone or something or the process of being transported.
Transportation Infrastructure the road and rail networks we depend on.
Communications Infastructure postal service,telephone, mobile phone, TV, radio, cable TV, internet, communications satellites, undersea cable.
Pull Factors something concerning the country to which a person migrates.
Push Factors a flaw or distress that drives a person away from a certain place.
Space Time Compression any phenomenon that alters the qualities of and relationship between space and time.
Distance Decay a geographical term which describes the effect of distance on cultural or spatial interactions.
Immaigration the movement of people into another country or region to which they are not native in order to settle there,especially as permanent residents or future citizens.
Emigration the act of leaving one's country or region with the intent to settle permanently in another.
Intervening Opportunities the number of persons going a given distance is directly proportional to the number of opportunities at that distance and inversely proportional to the number of intervening opportunities.
Intervening Obstacles an environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders migration.
Technology machinery and equipment developed from the application of scientific knowledge.
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