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large scale map
smaller area represented
greater amount of detail
mercator map
land masses are represented in their true shape
area is distorted
cylinderical
conic map
meridans of longitude appear as straight lines
-not good at poles
-used for middle latitude areas
-size, shape, and distance for small areas
Lambert equal area
true distance close to the center
-distortion greatest at edge of map
lithosphere
outside crust and uppermost mantle
Geographic Information System (GIS)
mapquest
computer software
recovery of the world trade center
divergent
plates spread apart
Great Rift Valley
transformation
plates slip past each other, cause earthquakes
convergent
plates push together
-collision
-subduction (ring of fire)
-faulting
5 most widely spoken languages by natives
manderin
hindi
spanish
english
arabic
5 major religions
christianity
muslim (Islam)
hindu
buddism
jewish
5 pillars of islam
prof of faith
alms
prayer
fasting
haji
5 core environmental issues
air
water
desertification
global warming
diversity
most likely monitor human rights globally
Non government organizations
situation in which people have an incentive to increase their consumption of a collective good even though that increased consumption will significantly reduce either the quality or supply of the good
tradegy of the commons
natural law
made by God or nature
positive law
made by man
belief that jews should have a homeland
Zionism