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12. The natural factor limiting development of the West is the availability of
a. water
b. land
c. mineral deposits
d. natural vegetation
B?

13. Many of the mineral deposits and oil reserves in the Yukon and Northwest Territories have not been developed because
a. enviromental laws prohibit the mining of land in these territories
b. native Inuit refuse to give up their lands
c. the area is sparsely settled
d. harsh climate and rugged terrain make mining difficult
I'm stuck on this one

Thanks
-MC

  • Geography -

    --I only need the first one checked; ignore the second. I havn't come to that part in my textbook and accidentally wrote it

    Thanks
    -MC

  • Geography -

    I don't think you understand the first question. It's asking what factor limits the development of the West. What is in short supply in the West that makes development nearly impossible?

    For the second, it looks like d. is probably the best answer.

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  • Geography -

    I didn't understand the firt question, but is there a link that can help me?
    Thanks
    -MC

  • Geography -

    http://heatusa.com/blog/oil-corporations/water-scarcity-major-obstacle-oil-shale-development-west/

  • Geography -

    OMG! I just realized that my answer was A, i accidentally wrote B on here ..no joke!
    -__-
    -MC

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    My name is Peter.

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