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Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). How might democratic reforms and improved trade agreements contribute to a stronger economy in Mexico? 2). What effect might Mexico's young population have on its development? 3). In what ways have Native American and Spanish influences shaped Mexico? My answers to ...
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 9:09pm

Geography
What is the name given to the vast rural area in the center of the Australian continent? What natural features explain the very sparse population of this area? Please help i'm very confused and all the websites have different info.
Tuesday, September 24, 2013 at 8:34pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How might the overall population densities of the Latin America's landmass and population to those of the United States compare?
Monday, September 23, 2013 at 4:49pm

social studies
which characteristics is geography reflected in the similarities between the Acadians of anova Scotia and the Cajuns of Louisiana ? a) movement b) location c) place d) adaption
Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 10:52pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What countries are drained by the Amazon and its tributaries? My answer: Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, and Venezuela are drained by the Amazon and its tributaries.
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9:37pm

Geography
In which direction does the Amazon River and its tributaries flow?
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 9:34pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What Caribbean island is rich in natural gas, and what impact has this land on the economy? 2). What is the dominant vegetation of the Amazon river basin? 3). What is the main disadvantage of the slash-and-burn method of growing crops? 4). What is the main disadvantage of ...
Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 8:42pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What are some of the advantages of tourism to the Caribbean? My answer: Some of the advantages of tourism to the Caribbean include the receiving of money into the region, the employment of local people, and the reduce of the income gap between the poor and the wealthy?
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:41pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What factors have drawn people from the countryside into cities of the region? My answer: The factors in which have drawn people from the the countryside into cities of the region include higher-paying jobs, better schools, and better medical care.
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:38pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How have humans changed the environment in Latin America to make it more suitable for agriculture? My answer: Humans have burned forests to clear land for planting and diverted streams to irrigate crops. They have also raised fields in swampy areas and carved terraces out of ...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:10pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What are the steps in slash-and burn farming? 2). What are some of the problems of cities in the region? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). The steps of slash-and-burn farming are: first, to cut trees, brush, and grasses to clear a field. The second step ...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 8:03pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What are two reasons for the variety of climate and vegetation found in Latin America? My answer: This variety of climate and vegetation is due to several factors. First, Latin America spans a great distance on each side of the equator and there are large changes in elevation ...
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 5:38pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What is the relative location of landforms in Latin America?
Friday, September 20, 2013 at 4:08pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Where are most of the high-land climate zones located? 2). What vegetation characterizes the Amazon River basin? 3). What types of climate zones are found in Latin America? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). Most of the highland climate zones are located ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 10:57pm

Geography
What are the regions of Latin America?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 7:51pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Is a rain forest a landform?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 4:55pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1.) What types of landforms are found in Latin America? 2). What is their relative location? My answer: 1.) Latin America's landforms include highlands, lowlands, mountains, and plains. 2). ?
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 4:21pm

Geography
Which statements describe the geographic theme of regions? Select all that apply. Different types of regions have little or no effect upon each other. Climate regions are defined by their average temperature and their political system. Physical regions can be formed by ...
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 3:43pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How are the Llanos, cerrado, and pampas of South America similar to the Great Plains of the United States? My answer: These areas of land are similar to the Great Plains as they are flat plains as well as grasslands.
Thursday, September 19, 2013 at 2:29pm

Geography
How do the people use the land in New Orleans Louisiana??? ( farming herding mining industry)?
Monday, September 16, 2013 at 7:15pm

world geography
you are an investor in virginia compny.in order to make a profit,you must encourage people to leave england and move to jamestown.create an advertisement describing the advantages of living in virginia.
Sunday, September 15, 2013 at 11:55pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What are some of the ways cities are dealing with urban sprawl? 2). What are some of the ways citizens are dealing with urban sprawl?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:36pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What are some of the causes of urban sprawl? 2). What are some of the effects of urban sprawl? 3). What happens when metropolitan areas spread farther and farther out? 4). What are some of the negative effects of urban sprawl? My answers to these questions are the ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 10:28pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What might be some difficulties facing the United States and its allies in fighting terrorism?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:30pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why are the United Sates and its allies so concerned about terrorism?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:30pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How has terrorism affected the policies of the United States and its allies?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 9:28pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What happened in the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001, and who was believed to be responsible? 2). How did the United States respond to the attacks? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). On the morning of September 11th, 2001, ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 8:52pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How does a war on terrorism differ from a conventional war against another country? My answer: A war based upon terrorism differs from a conventional war against another country due to the enemy's objectives. For example, some terrorist groups want territory or want to ...
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 7:47pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What is the location of Afghanistan in relation to Saudi Arabia?
Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 6:51pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Which industries drive Canada's economy? 2). In which region is the majority of the population located? 3). Which bodies of water do the Atlantic Provinces border? 4). What is the major economic activity of the Atlantic Ocean? 5). Which provinces make up the Prairie ...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 10:47pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Why is the Unites States a leader in agricultural products? 2). How has the economy of the South changed? 3). How has U.S. population shifted since the country began? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). The United States is a leader in agricultural ...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 7:22pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). In what industry do most Americans work? 2). How did California become the nation's most populous state? 3). How has the economy of the South changed? 4). How has U.S population shifted since the country began? 5). What helped the economy of the West to grow? 6). Why ...
Friday, September 13, 2013 at 3:08pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What helped the economy of the West to grow? My answer: The West's growth in the 20th century was helped by air conditioning and by irrigation. I am aware that you have already explained that my answer was correct, yet incomplete. However, in what manner is it? Should ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 9:13pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). Why is the Northeast one of the most heavily industrialized and urbanized areas? 2). How is the economy of the Midwest changing? 3). What helped the economy of the West to grow? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). The Northeast is one of the most heavily ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 6:49pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What three factors have contributed to the success of the American economy? 2). What are the geographic origins of some American musical styles? 3). What invention made life in the suburbs possible? My answers to these questions are the following: 1). Available natural ...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 4:13pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What landforms must be crossed by pioneers going from Independence, Missouri, to the Pacific coast? 2). What kinds of movement were taking place in the United States in the last half of the 20th century? My answers to the questions are the following: 1). Pioneers traveling...
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 2:32pm

geography
If a state is outside.the contiguous united states, what does this mean?
Thursday, September 12, 2013 at 8:45am

geography
If a state is outside.the contiguous united states, what does this mean?
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at 10:54pm

Geography
Answers to pigskin geography quiz week of 9/15
Monday, September 9, 2013 at 7:40pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). What factors affect the choice of a location of a city? 2). Why is the St. Lawrence Seaway important? 3). How did methods of moving people and goods across the continent change over time? 4). In what ways have transportation systems crossing the continent altered the ...
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 7:13pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures? My answer: Two groups of people living in the same area might develop different cultures because, if they came into contact with each other, diffusion may occur between the groups.
Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 4:41pm

Geography ( Ms. Sue)
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:00pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
1). In what type of climate would you expect to find permafrost? 2). What type of vegetation covers most of Canada? My answers: 1). You would expect to find permafrost in a tundra and subarctic climate. 2). Tundra and coniferous forests are the types of vegetation which covers...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:36pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How does location affect climate?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 10:13pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How might the climate of an area be affected by global warming? Which of the five themes apply to this situation?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 9:36pm

Geography
Why was it important to link waterways?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 9:00pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How id the presence of north-to-south flowing rivers in the United States affect its development?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 8:22pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
In developing their city, how did the people of Montreal solve the problems of a severe climate? Which of the five themes apply to this situation?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:58pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why don't central and southern California have a marine west coast climate?
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 7:20pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why are oil and natural gas important to highly-industrialized nations? My answer: Oil and natural gas are important to highly-industrialized nations because these are only a few of the many resources which give both countries the means to continue to industrialize rapidly.
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6:57pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
What makes the United States and Canada leading industrial nations? My answer: Both countries are leading agricultural and industrial nations because of their wealth of resources. The United States and Canada possess ample water resources, a immense amount of land, fertile ...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6:42pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why doesn't all of Alaska have cold, snowy winters? My answer: All of Alaska does not have cold, snowy winters because not every part of Alaska possess tundra, subarctic, and humid continental climates. In fact, the Pacific coast from northern California to southern Alaska...
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 6:32pm

GDP geography
Which of the following factors does not directly affect family size and composition? A. the divorce rate B. the marriage rate C. the GDP rate D. societal values D? kathi anderson forever never lasts
Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 11:52am

Geography
What relationship do these figures, states and provinces or territories with high mortality rates, appear to have to the urban/rural population ratio?
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 8:09pm

Geography
What factors might account for the per capita incomes of Colorado, Delaware, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey, and New York of the United States and Yukon Territory, Ontario, and Northwest Territories of Canada? My answer: The factors which may account for the per capita ...
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 4:05pm

Geography
What is significant about the location of California and Ontario of Canada?
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 2:27pm

geography
write short note watercycle
Friday, September 6, 2013 at 3:55am

Geography
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 8:12pm

Geography
How do landforms and climate affect the distribution of population? My answer: Landforms and climate affect this due to some lands being unsuitable for human habitation, which influences where people live, resulting in population distribution.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 7:03pm

Geography
How are natural resources related to a country's economy?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:28pm

Geography
Why does a country need an infrastructure? My answer: A country needs an infrastructure because an infrastructure consists of the basic support systems needed to keep an economy thriving. The more sophisticated the infrastructure, the more developed the country.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 6:13pm

Geography
What role do natural resources play in the economy of a country? My answer: Natural resources are a major part of world trade. This is especially true of the fossil fuels, since industry relies on them for both power, energy, and raw materials in manufacturing.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 5:40pm

Geography
What are the basic activities in each of the four economic activity levels? My answer: Primary activities involve gathering raw materials such as timber for immediate use or use in the making of a final product. Secondary activities involve adding value to materials by ...
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 4:50pm

Geography
What advantage do inexhaustible resources have over fossil fuels? My answer: Inexhaustible resources are unlimited in quality, whereas fossil fuels cannot be replaced once they have been removed from the ground.
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 4:34pm

Geography
In which direction would you travel if you were going from 30 N latitude, 20 W longitude to 15 N latitude, 60 W longitude?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:27am

Geography
Near which type of physical geographic feature were the first farming villages built?
Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 10:24am

Geography
What waterway leads from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean?
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 8:37pm

Geography
Why do local and regional political systems exist? My answer: Local and regional political systems exist because smaller political units enables governing to be more efficient.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:58pm

Geography
What is the difference between natural and artificial boundaries? My answer: A natural boundary is based on physical features of land, such as rivers, lakes, or chains of mountains, whereas an artificial boundary is a fixed line generally following latitude or longitude lines.
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:29pm

Geography
How do the three basic geographic characteristics affect a nation? My answer: The three basic geographic characteristics affect a nation in various manners. Size affects a nation because a larger nation, such as United States, China, or Russia, has the potential to be more ...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 7:26pm

Geography
What physical features make up the natural boundaries between the United States and Canada?
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 6:46pm

Geography
What will the rate of natural increase be like if the birth rate is high and the mortality rate is low?
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 5:53pm

Geography
How does location affect climate? My answer: Location affects climate as it determines it, by the distance from the equator.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 5:45pm

Geography
Why are there few subarctic climate zones in the southern hemisphere? My answer: There are few subarctic climate zones because the southern hemisphere possess a warmer climate than the northern hemisphere, where these climates are primarily located.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 5:33pm

Geography
What is the unique about vegetation in the desert and tundra regions? My answer: The characteristics of the vegetation are unique because the plants that live in these extreme climates are specially adapted to tolerate the dry or cold conditions.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 5:05pm

Geography
What soil factors influence type of vegetation in a region? My answer: Such factors as depth, texture and human content of the soil influence type of vegetation in a region.
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:45pm

Geography
What is the difference between coniferous and deciduous trees? My answer: The difference between these types of trees is that coniferous trees are cone bearing trees which possess needle-like leaves, whereas deciduous trees are broadleaf trees which stay green all year in a ...
Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at 4:01pm

Geography
What is the difference between coniferous trees and deciduous trees?
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:50pm

Geography
What soil factors influence type of vegetation in a region? I am confused, so I provided two answers. I am uncertain of which one is correct, though. My answer #1: Soil, temperature, and moisture influence the type of vegetation that thrives naturally in a region. My answer #2...
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 7:03pm

Geography
How do El Nino and La Nina affect climate? My answer: El Nino affects the climate in a natural manner in which changes the ocean temperature and affects the weather worldwide by thrusting warm waters and heavy rains toward the Americas. La Nina affects the climate as well when...
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 1:39pm

Geography
How do latitude and altitude affect the climate? My answer: The altitude affects the climate in the sense that the higher the altitude, the colder and harsher the climate will become. Latitude affecting the climate, however, depends on the equator. The closer the latitude is ...
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 12:25pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
what role do wind and ocean currents play in climate? My answer: Wind and ocean currents help distribute the sun's heat from one part of the world to another through convention, the transfer of heat in the atmosphere by upward motion of the air.
Monday, September 2, 2013 at 9:18am

Geography
How is a valley created by water different than a valley created by a glacier?
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 10:11pm

Geography
What might be the hazards of living near the Ring of Fire? Which of the five themes apply to this situation? My answer: The hazards of living near the Ring of Fire are frequent volcano eruptions and earthquakes. Region and human-environment interaction apply to this situation.
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 10:00pm

Geography (Ms. Sue)
In what ways does erosion affect the lives of humans?
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 6:22pm

Geography
In what ways are water and wind erosion different?
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 4:58pm

Geography
Why do the United States, Iceland, and Japan have geysers? My answer: The United States, Iceland, and Japan possess geysers because these countries are located near volcanic areas.
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 4:22pm

Geography
How does the movement of tectonic plates shape the earth's surface?
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 2:23pm

Geography
Why do the United State, Iceland, and Japan have geysers?
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 1:28pm

Geography
1.) Into which two hemispheres would an island at 50 degrees South, 60 degrees West be placed? Which of the five themes are reflected in your answer? 2.) How do the winds and the oceans distribute heat on the earth's surface? My answer: The motion od the ocean helps ...
Monday, August 26, 2013 at 12:32pm

Geography
Why are so few nations shown on the cartogram?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 10:50pm

Geography
Which city is closer to the Thar Desert-Lahore, Pakistan or New Delhi, India?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:59pm

Geography
China is the northern neighbor of which countries?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 8:01pm

Geography
In what direction does the Ganges River flow? I am uncertain of whether the river flows in a south or a southeast direction.
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 7:50pm

Geography
Why do geographers study human-environment interaction?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 5:29pm

Geography
How might the military use both GEOS and GPS?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 4:44pm

Geography
Why do geographers study human-environment interaction?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2:43pm

Geography
What states might be included in the Sunbelt?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 2:38pm

Geography
Why do geographers study human-environment interaction?
Saturday, August 24, 2013 at 12:00am

9th grade Geography
how were natural resources important in shaping the Midwest's industries?
Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 9:48pm

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