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Political Geography

TermDefinition
Compact State A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly
Elongated State A state with a long, narrow shape
Fragmented State A state that includes several discontinuous territories
Landlocked State A state without access to the sea
Perforated State A state that completely surrounds another one
Prorupted State An adhesive compact state with a large expansion
Enclave An enclosed territory with a foreign territory around it
Exclave A part of a country that is separated from the rest of the country and surrounded by a foreign territory
Gerrymandering The redrawing of district boundaries entirely for political purposes, thereby benefiting the party in power
Subsequent Boundary A border created with regard to ethnic differences
Geometric Political Boundary A border drawn with straight lines and arcs, as opposed to irregular lines and shapes
Antecedent Boundary A border that was drawn across an area prior to the area becoming substantially-populated
Physical Political Boundary A border that corresponds to a natural, real-life physical feature
Superimposed Boundary A border made through colonization without regard to prior ethnic/cultural patterns
Sovereignty supreme and independent power or authority in government as possessed or claimed by a state or community
Created by: ddenson80