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When a person works at only one kind of job
specialize
All of the businesses that make one kind of product or provide one kind of service
industry
The way people and goods are moved from place to place
transportation
The plant life that grows naturally in an area
natural vegetation
The buying and selling of goods
trade
The way people send and receive information
communication
Country regions where homes are built far apart
rural
The town or city that is the center of government for a county
county seat
Citys regions
urban
The business where land is used for ranching or farming
agriculture
Another name for latitude lines
parallels
A town or small city built near a larger city
suburb
Lines that are used to tell how far north or south of the equator a place is
latitude
Smaller parts of states; these parts have their own government
county
The exact position on the Earth's surface
absolute location
Has long, sharp leaves that look like needles (pines and firs)
needleleaf tree
Has wide, flat leaves; it loses its leaves in the fall and grows new ones in the spring
broadleaf tree
Another name for longitude lines
parallels
5 regions
West
Middle West
Northeast
Southeast
Southwest
Depending on other regions for resources and products
interdependence
The position in relation to other places on Earth
relative location
What people do to have fun
recreation
Lines that are used to tell how for east or west of the prime meridan a place is
longitude
The way people use new ideas to make tools and machines
technology