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Spatial Inequality

basin bowl-shaped depression, or hollow, in Earth's surface
communal land land that is held in common by a group of people
estate a sizable area of privately owned property with a large house
metropolitan areas a major population center made up of a large city and the smaller suburbs and towns that surround it
rural found in or living in areas that are not close to cities
rural decline worsening economic conditions in the countryside, including rising unemployment and growing poverty. Rural decline drives migration to cities.
slum an overcrowded, dirty area of a city where the housing is usually in very poor condition
smog a haze in the air caused by pollution, especially the exhaust from cars and other vehicles
spatial inequality the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geographic area so that some places are richer than others
standard of living the overall level of comfort and well-being of a group or a country.
suburbs a developed area at the edge of a city that is mainly homes. Many suburbs also have stores and businesses.
tenements a rundown apartment building
unemployment joblessness
urban found or living in a city
urbanization the movement of people from rural to urban areas, resulting in the growth of urban areas
Created by: mharris_mms
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