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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...

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How does location affect climate?

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How might the climate of an area be affected by global warming? Which of the five themes apply to this situation?

Geography
Why was it important to link waterways?

Geography (Ms. Sue)
How id the presence of north-to-south flowing rivers in the United States affect its development?

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?

Geography (Ms. Sue)
Why don't central and southern California have a marine west coast climate?

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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

Geography
What relationship do these figures, states and provinces or territories with high mortality rates, appear to have to the urban/rural population ratio?

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 ...

Geography
What is significant about the location of California and Ontario of Canada?

geography
write short note watercycle

Geography
Why might two groups of people living in the same area develop different cultures?

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.

Geography
How are natural resources related to a country's economy?

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.

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.

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 ...

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.

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?

Geography
Near which type of physical geographic feature were the first farming villages built?

Geography
What waterway leads from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean?

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.

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.

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 ...

Geography
What physical features make up the natural boundaries between the United States and Canada?

Geography
What will the rate of natural increase be like if the birth rate is high and the mortality rate is low?

Geography
How does location affect climate? My answer: Location affects climate as it determines it, by the distance from the equator.

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.

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.

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.

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 ...

Geography
What is the difference between coniferous trees and deciduous trees?

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...

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...

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 ...

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.

Geography
How is a valley created by water different than a valley created by a glacier?

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.

Geography (Ms. Sue)
In what ways does erosion affect the lives of humans?

Geography
In what ways are water and wind erosion different?

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.

Geography
How does the movement of tectonic plates shape the earth's surface?

Geography
Why do the United State, Iceland, and Japan have geysers?

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 distribute...

Geography
Why are so few nations shown on the cartogram?

Geography
Which city is closer to the Thar Desert-Lahore, Pakistan or New Delhi, India?

Geography
China is the northern neighbor of which countries?

Geography
In what direction does the Ganges River flow? I am uncertain of whether the river flows in a south or a southeast direction.

Geography
Why do geographers study human-environment interaction?

Geography
How might the military use both GEOS and GPS?

Geography
Why do geographers study human-environment interaction?

Geography
What states might be included in the Sunbelt?

Geography
Why do geographers study human-environment interaction?

9th grade Geography
how were natural resources important in shaping the Midwest's industries?

geography
research to examine the sphere of organisation that renders a service in your area

geography
I have homework and I left my book at. School and I need some landforms

geography
The river which carries the most traffic in Europe and is the continent's most important inland waterway is the: Is it the Rhine river or the Danube River not sure. i think it is the Danube River am i correct?

social science [geography]
how many times zones are there in world?

geography
What sphere of influence of an organisation that renders a service in clinics

geography
the sphere of influence of an organization that renders a service in your area.

geography essentials
Upon the fall of Constantinople to the Ottoman Empire in 1453, _______ was seen as the true inheritor of the Christian realm.

geography
purpose of sphere of influence of organisation that renders a service in an area eg. clinic, hospital

geography
Compare and contrast folded mountains to volcanic mountains. How they are alike? How they are different? i got some of it.. Similarities: Both were probably formed from convergent plate boundaries. Difference: Volcanic Mountains - are mountains that form when molten rock ...

geography
which city was most affected in the haiti earthquake? explain. i know it is Port-au-Prince but i need some more information.

geography
Sometimes high winds can cause disasters. Wind can flame a fire or destroy a rooftop. Wind also does some very good things. Explain one good thing that happens as a result of wind.

world geography
Why are some bodies of water in Russia unnavigable for part of the year? They are frozen. They are too shallow. They are too swift. They contain chernozem.

World Geography
The major cause behind the Israeli invasion of Lebanon was

geography
Does industrialization cause global warming in Durban?Motivate your answer

Geography
1)The study of geography includes a)living in a dessert b)growing food c)predicting the weather d)studying people e) wearing protective clothing 2) which of the following country has no seaport a) Egypt b)Algeria c)Nigeria d)South Africa e)Uganda 3)about how many kilometers ...

Geography
I don't get any of it! Assume that a parcel of air is forced to rise up and over a 6000-foot-high mountain (see page 79 in the Laboratory Manual). The initial temperature of the parcel at sea level is 76.5°F, and the lifting condensation level (LCL) of the parcel is 3000 feet...

Geography
Which of the following statements about Southern South America is true? A. Paraguay is the smallest country of the subregion. B. Influence of Roman Catholicism has sharply declined in Argentina. C. The Argentine economy was devastated by the end of 2001 due to multiple ...

Geography
The _______ were responsible for the forced migration of more people from Africa than any other colonial power. A. British B. Dutch C. Portuguese D. Spanish

Geography
1. In Brazil, the indigenous population was around 3.5 million before the arrival of Europeans. Today, the indigenous population is around A. 1.5 million. B. 500,000. C. 2 million. D. 200,000. My answer is A

Geography
which layers of the earth move? Why do ther move?

Europe
What is unique about the geography of Spain compared to other European countries?

Geography
Which of the following global religions arose in India? A. Buddhism B. Jainism C. Hinduism D. Sikhism

world geography
1. When Australia became the federated Commonwealth of Australia in 1901, Sydney and Melbourne competed to be the capital city. A compromise was reached and _______ became the federal capital in 1928. A. Canberra B. Brisbane C. Adelaide D. Sydney 2. According to the World ...

World Geography
Moving from coastal to interior regions of sub-Saharan Africa, we discover that the dominant physical-geographic feature is A. many coastal inlets. B. lush rainforest. C. ascending plateaus. D. mountainous terrain.

World Geography
A major objective of the South Pacific Forum founded in 1971 was A. expanding the copra trade. B. reconciling diverse cultural heritages. C. identifying and resolving human rights concerns in the region. D. stopping French nuclear testing in the region.

World Geography
Moving from coastal to interior regions of sub-Saharan Africa, we discover that the dominant physical-geographic feature is A. many coastal inlets. B. lush rainforest. C. ascending plateaus. D. mountainous terrain.

World Geography
1. Which of the following was the main purpose behind the formation of the Arab League in 1945?

World history
5. Which of the following statements about the physical geography of North America is true? A. The most geologically active region of North America is found along the West Coast. B. The ancient rock of the Canadian Shield covers about one-fourth of Canada. C. The Mississippi ...

geography
Why did america grow geographically

GEOGRAPHY
Assume that a parcel of air is forced to rise up and over a 6000-foot-high mountain. The initial temperature of the parcel at sea level is 76.5°F, and the lifting condensation level (LCL) of the parcel is 3000 feet. The DAR is 5.5°F/1000’ and the SAR is 3.3°F/1000’. ...

geography
identify one human factor that causes ill or disasters within community within s.a

geography
Which seismic waves are called transverse waves?

World Geography
The Prime Meridian and other imaginary north-south lines measure

world geography
1. In a/an _______ economy, the production of a wide range of manufactured products becomes more economically important than primary production and a service sector begins to develop. A. diversified B. developing C. production D. international 2. In reference to civil conflict...

geography
Under Communist leadership, North Korea has continued to evolve

World Geography
1.Which of the following demographic characteristics distinguishes Europe's population from that of Asia? A.) More Europeans inhabit rural areas. B.) The European population is much younger. C.) Europeans are more concentration in urban areas. D.) Europe has a larger ...

World Geography
1. During the late 18th and mid-19th centuries, Europeans and North Americans were attracted to nearby coastal waters due to potential economic gains from? A.) Catching trout and cod fish. B.) Catching seals and whales. C.) Shipbuilding. D.) Finding riches and unexplored ...

geography
what is granular disintergration?

World geography
Scotland's lake and rugged highlands were created by what?

Geography
In 10-15 line critically discuss 5 ways in which the environmental problen impacts on the community

World Geography
Cultures often develop along with science and ____________.

Global History
How did geography both help and hinder the peoples of Africa?

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