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Chapter 11 Vocab AP
Human Geography vocab words. Industry.
|The maker of the steam engine.
|An extended city or town area that encompasses the urban area and any suburban area.
|A method that parts are placed into a product to make it faster and cheaper than any other methods.
|An industry that does not depend on any other industries.
|A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transportation to another.
|Land previously used for industrial purposes.
|An industry that the final product weighs more or contains a higher volume than the inputs. (Build up.)
|An industry that the final product weighs less or contains a lower volume than the inputs. (Break Down.)
|Money. The paramount of the industry trifecta.
|Manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, commonly found prior to the Industrial Revolution.
|A social or economic change that happens when industry moves out of the area.
|Economies of Scale
|Reduction in cost per unit resulting from increased production.
|Export Processing Zone
|An area in a country where goods can go through a location without having to submit to customs.
|An industry where it can move freely without much effect on prices.
|An economic and social system based on mass production.
|For of mass production in which each worker is assigned one specific task.
|A process of extraction of a non-renewable resource.
|An event in which the local industry prefers the location even after crisis, such as when coal deposits run out.
|A series of improvements in industrial technology that transformed the process of manufacturing goods from agriculture.
|Basic structures that an area needs to function.
|An industry for which labor costs comprise a high percentage of total expenses.
|A theory in which states that have industry can minimize expenses.
|The geographic location for economic activity.
|A region where manufacturing is prime.
|Factories built by U.S. companies in Mexico, near the U.S. border, to take advantage of low labor costs in Mexico.
|Production of a product in mass or bulk.
|An industry that requires other industries to support it.
|A decision by a corporation to turn over much of the responsibility for production to independent suppliers.
|An industry that deals with natural resources.
|A product extracted from the earth or naturally, without man-made components.
|Location factors related to the cots of factors of production inside the plant, such as land, labor, and capital.
|Location factors related to the transportation of materials into and from a factory.
|An industry that deals with working of raw materials into and from a factory.
|A principle in which a company tried to reduce it's damage to the environment wherever possible.
|A fabric made by weaving; used in making clothes.
|A model in which scientists use to determine an optimal location.