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Terms for fertile, farmable land
ARABLE and ALLUVIAL
Chain of islands
ARCHIPELAGO
Term for dry land
ARID
Crops that are raised primarily for export
CASH CROP
Term for an area's weather patterns
CLIMATE
Long period of time without significant rainfall
DROUGHT
When countries rely on each other for survival
INTERDEPENDENCE
When you think your culture is better than everyone else's
ETHNOCENTRISM
Another term for prevent or block
HINDER
power created by swiftly moving water
HYDROELECTRICITY
Term that describes the roads and railroads that encourage trade and transportation
INFRASTRUCTURE
The process of bringing water to crops
IRRIGATION
A narrow piece of land that connects two larger pieces of land
ISTHMUS
A country that has no access to coastline
LANDLOCKED
Plains in Venezuela
LLANOS
A seasonal wind
MONSOON
Term for a river on which you can travel
NAVIGABLE
Area of water in the desert
OASIS
Plains in Argentina
PAMAPS
Another term for oil
PETROLEUM
High flat land
PLATEAU
Feeling more loyalty to your local area than to your nation
REGIONALISM
Another term for a country, farming region
RURAL
Plains in Africa
SAVANNAS
Narrow strip of water connecting two larger bodies of water
STRAIT
Growing crops on the side of a mountain
TERRACE FARMING
Term for a city area
URBAN
Type of farming in which farmer makes just enough to feed his/her family
SUBSISTENCE FARMING
Term for a country like Korea that was used by its neighbors as a protection zone
BUFFER ZONE
Term for Korea, a peninsula, through which China and Japan diffused cultural ideas
LAND BRIDGE