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what are the five themes of geography?

movement, region, human environment interaction, location, place

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what are the three types of regions?

formal, functional, perceptual

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give an example of a formal region

Hillcountry

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give an example of a functional region

bus or subway route

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give an example of a perceptual region

South, hood, ghetto

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what causes erosion?

water, wind, ice

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why is The earth constantly changing physically?

plate tectonics

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belief in a supreme power or powers that controls the universe is the definition of what?

religion

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what is the belief in many gods?

polytheism

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give an example of polytheism

hinduism, Buddhism, and Amnist religion

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what is the belief in one God?

monotheism

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give an example of monotheism

judaism, Islam, Christianity

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what are the five pillars of faith in Islamic?

A statement of faith, pray five times a day, charity, pilgrimage to Mecca, fasting

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what religion is the caste system in?

hinduism

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what is the caste system?

social classes/outlawed because of discrimination

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what is population distribution?

when people are spread out over an area

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what natural resource do most people live by?

water

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_Is the most populated country in the world

China

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what country will most likely be the most populated in 50 years?

India

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what are the four economic activities?

primary, secondary, tertiary, Quaternary

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what is a totalitarian government?

One person or small group of people rule

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define renewable

never run out

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define nonrenewable

when they are used up, theyre gone

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give an example of a renewable resource

Sun, trees, wind, water

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give an example of a nonrenewable resource

Oil, natural gas, coal, fossil fuels

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what are human resources?

Labor, workers

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what is the capital resource?

money

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what is GDP stand for?

Gross domestic product

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how do oceans affect climate?

they bring in cool and/or warm air to cool/warm the land