BYU GEO 120 Exam 3

Alluvial Fan Fan shaped deposits of sediments dropped by streams flowing out of the mountains Loess A fine, wind-deposited sediment that makes fertile soil but is very vulnerable to water erosion. Shanghai Cooperation Organization(SCO) Formed in 2001, a geopolitical group composed of China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan, and Tajikistan that focuses on common security threats and works to enhance economic…

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BYU GEO120 Exam 1

bubble economy A highly inflated economy that cannot be sustained. Bubble economies usually reesult from rapid influx of international capital into a developing country. centrifugal forces Cultural and political forces – such as liinguistic minorities, separatists, and fringe groups – that pull away from and weaken an existing nation-state. centripetal forces Cultural and political forces – such as shared sense…

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BYU GEO 110 Exam 2

Floodplains – why do people live there? People live in floodpalin areas because of the fertile soil, easy/cheap shipping and good fishing. What are some benefits of flooding? 1. Maintain wetland habitat2. It provides natural irrigation – watering the crops3. Flooding deposits silt in the floodplains, removes salt What are some flood hazards? Drowning Diseases (typhoid and malaria) from mosquito…

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BYU GEO 110 Ch 7

What is mass wasting? downslope movement of earth’s materials the term landslides sometimes includes debris flow, rock falls, and avalanches The most common landform on the erath Slopes. Where are free face slopes more common? On strong rocks or in arid environments. Describe a free face slope. A high cliff of hard rock that forms a straight, nearly vertical slope…

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BYU GEO 101 Exam 3

Badlands HIghly erodable, soft terrain. Lacks vegetation because the rain washes away the thin soil layer. Occur in steep areas. Deflation(Wind) Picks up and moves silt and sand.(Sand does not get lifted into the atmosphere; silt may blow a few hundred feet) Desertification A type of land degradation in which a relatively dry land region becomes increasingly arid, typically losing…

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BYU GEO 101 Exam 2

What is weathering? The breakdown of rock by physical and chemical reactions with air and water. How do smooth rocks get cracks? -Naturally occuring from the expanding and contracting from the cooling process-Earthquakes-Lava – as it cools, it contracts, causing cracks These affect the type and rate of weathering. Climate and rock type Rock breaks down faster in this type…

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BYU GEO101 Exam 1

What is Geography? The study of space and place. The study of the WHY of the WHERE What do geographers study? – Where things are located on the earth’s crust– Why things are located in certain places– How places differ from one another– How people interact with the environment Two principle branches of Geography Physical and Human Physical Geography focuses…

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ByState-All

Delaware Order=01 – 1787 Dec 07 State=Delaware Captial=Dover Abbr=DE Pennsylvania Order=02 – 1787 Dec 12 State=Pennsylvania Captial=Harrisburg Abbr=PA New Jersey Order=03 – 1787 Dec 18 State=New Jersey Captial=Trenton Abbr=NJ Georgia Order=04 – 1788 Jan 02 State=Georgia Captial=Atlanta Abbr=GA Connecticut Order=05 – 1788 Jan 09 State=Connecticut Captial=Hartford Abbr=CT Massachusetts Order=06 – 1788 Feb 06 State=Massachusetts Captial=Boston Abbr=MA Maryland Order=07 – 1788…

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ByOrder-All

1 Order=01 – 1787 Dec 07 State=Delaware Captial=Dover Abbr=DE 2 Order=02 – 1787 Dec 12 State=Pennsylvania Captial=Harrisburg Abbr=PA 3 Order=03 – 1787 Dec 18 State=New Jersey Captial=Trenton Abbr=NJ 4 Order=04 – 1788 Jan 02 State=Georgia Captial=Atlanta Abbr=GA 5 Order=05 – 1788 Jan 09 State=Connecticut Captial=Hartford Abbr=CT 6 Order=06 – 1788 Feb 06 State=Massachusetts Captial=Boston Abbr=MA 7 Order=07 – 1788 Apr…

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Buddism/Hinduism

Reincarnation in Hindusim and Buddhism, the process by which a soul is reborn again and again it acheives perfect understanding KARMA in Hinduism and Buddhism, the totalilty of good and bad deeds performed by a person, which is belived to determine his/her’s fate after rebirth Dharma the teaching and Buddha Moksa the ultimate meaning of life you dont get reborn…

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