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Homework Help: Geography

Posted by y912f on Thursday, January 7, 2010 at 5:19pm.

question:
Economic activities can be grouped by how and if they use natural resources. In a well-written essay, discuess the various levels of economic activities and how they are linked to the use of natural resources. Use examples to improve your answer.

answer:
Economic activities are almost always related to a regionís climate and natural resources. Some examples are farming, fishing, forestry, and mining, activities that are impossible under certain land and climate conditions. Primary activities are activities that use natural resources directly, such as agriculture and forestry. On the other hand, secondary activities are like industries that process natural resources, which include the processing of raw materials and manufacturing them into finished products. Lastly, service industries, are the third level of economic activities, and include businesses that are not directly related to the gathering of raw materials or to manufacturing. These last activities include transportation, advertising, and government.

this question was a little tough for me. is my answer good enough?

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