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6th Chapter 3 Vocab

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mining the extraction of valuable minerals or other geological materials from the Earth, usually from an ore body, lode, vein, seam, reef or placer deposit
clearing land removing trees, stumps, and other vegetation from wooded areas
logging the activity or business of felling trees and cutting and preparing the timber
agriculture the science or practice of farming, including cultivation of the soil for the growing of crops and the rearing of animals to provide food, wool, and other products.
industry economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories
irrigation the supply of water to land or crops to help growth, typically by means of channels
pollution the introduction of contaminants into the natural environment that cause adverse change
fertilizer any material of natural or synthetic origin that is applied to soil or to plant tissues to supply one or more plant nutrients essential to the growth of plants
pesticide substances that are meant to control pests, including weeds
canal waterways channels, or artificial waterways, for water conveyance, or to service water transport vehicles
dam a barrier constructed to hold back water and raise its level, forming a reservoir used to generate electricity or as a water supply
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