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36 Cards in this Set

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Cartographer
Map maker
landsat
maps world and weather, stays in certain places for 18 days
geography
features, climates, economics, social
rocky mountains
canada to mexico
great plains
praire of us, wheat, breadbasket
free enterprise systems
run by individuals who make a profit
columbian exchange
1492 explorers brought goods, diseases, animals, and plants
sectionalism
loyalty to section of land
service industry
selling goods
megalopolis
major city with surrounding suburbs
postindustrial economy
past industrial to make money, like technology
representative democracy
elect representatives
breadbasket
oklahoma, kansas, iowa, nebraska
new world
americas
kunlun mountains
northern tibet,
qin ling mountains
They form the main physical barrier between the Wei River valley and the Sichuan Plain.
central china
gobi desert
china and souther mongolia
3 gorges dam
project in china, stop flooding from huang he, generates power, ships can come from sea
pcbs
chemical toxins that goe into fish tissues and are harmful to humans
landfill
buried trash, gasses buildup
huang he
major river in china
cultural revolution
1966-1976 instituted by mao, 1958 great leap forward take everyone out of city and make them farmers.
problems of industrialization of se china
population and emmission systems
marine pollution
landfills
70% of japan consists of __
mountains
largest muslim population in the world
indonesia
silk road
trade route made by marco polo, route from europe to china
second leading industrial nation in the world
japan
largest populations of christians in se asia
philipines
major activity that brought buddhism, hinduism, and islam to se asia
trade
earliest religion in japan
shintoism
mongolias location, economy, and political status
landlocked, china and russia, no economy, trying to become democracy
japanese economy status after WWII
desomated, helped by us
economies of vietnam, cambodia, and laos describe
third world
shintoism
no founder or holy book, japan, nature
buddhism
suddhartha gutthama, vehdas, monks, nirvana, 8 fold path, middle way, 4 noble truths
confucianism
konchu, kung futzue, no holy book, civil service exam