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land bridge
narrow strip of land that joins two larger land masses
peninsula
piece of land with water on three sides
latitude
location north and south of the Equator
altitude
height above sea level
hurricane
strong tropical storm with high winds and heavy rains
vaquero
cowhand
maquiladora
factory that puts together parts made in other countries
subsistence farm
small farm where a farmer grows only enough food to feed his family
plantation
large farm that raises a single crop for sale
industrialize
when a country changes its economy to be based more on manufacturing and less on farming
service industry
businesses that provide services to people rather than produce goods