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Geo Test Sept. Gr. 9

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Population density The average number of people per square km
China's population density 146
Canada's population density 4
USA's population density 35
3 countries with the highest population density 1. Macau- 21,055 people/km squared 2. Monaco- 19,000 people/km squared 3. Singapore- 8,000 people/km squared
The Cornucopian Thesis As long as modern science continues to advance, population growth can continue because technology will create new resources
The Malthusian Theory (of population growth) Left unchecked, populations will overgrow their resources resulting in a Malthusian catastrophe
Carrying Capacity How many people the Earth can support and sustain
Isodemographic map A map where a country's population determines its size on a map
What important geographic relationship is shown on an Isodemographic map? The connection and relationship between a country's size and its population
CMA(s) Census Metropolitan Area(s)
What is a CMA? A large urban area with a core population of at least 100,000 people
Census A complete enumeration of a population/to asses population numbers
What are the three parts of Canada with the most people? The west coast, the east coast, and central Canada
Continuous ecumene Part of a country with a continuous and permanent settlement
Discontinuous ecumene Part of a country with a scattered and discontinuous settlement
The 3 important factors to attract people to a rural area Nature of resources, transportation methods, and role of government
Types of population distribution in rural areas 1. Dispersed 2) Linear 3) Concentrated
3 Highest population densities in Canada 1. PEI- 24 people/km squared 2) Nova Scotia- 17 people/km squared 3) Ontario-14 people/km squared
3 lowest population densities in Canada 1. Yukon- 0.1 people/km squared 2. Saskatoon- 1.8 people/km squared 3. Manitoba- 2 people/km squared
4 highest populations in Canada 1. Ontario 2. Quebec 3. British Colombia 4. Alberta
3 lowest populations in Canada 1. Nunavut 2.Yukon 3.Northwest territories
How to find population density Population divided by area
3 largest CMAs 1. Toronto, Montreal, Vancouver
Created by: Abby Jayden S.