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Study Guide ISS315 Section 004 First Exam 1 What water body has the US and Canada worked together to improve a Great Lakes One of the most environmentally complex political boundaries in the world b Great Lakes Compact cooperative effort between US and Canada 2 What crops and animals were brought to North America as part of the Columbian exchange a Wheat Cattle Horses 3 Population of the North American region a Over 340 million b US 314 million c Canada 325 million 4 Trends in farms in North America a Agriculture Primary Sector i Major trend in North American agriculture ii There are fewer farms but large in size iii Mechanization of agriculture results in rural to urban migration iv 24 of workforce in US 33 in Canada 5 Location Ogallala Aquifer a Located beneath the Great Plains in the United States 6 In what physiographic province are mountains located in North America a Piedmont i Foot of the mountain fall line ii Appalachian Highlands 1 Folded mountains 30006000 ft b Interior Highlands i Ozark Plateau c Rocky Mountains i Earthquakes volcanoes glaciers mountain building d Pacific Mountains and Valleys i Imperial Valley San Joaquin Valley ii Sierra Nevada Cascades Coastal Ranges 7 What physiographic province has drowned rivers a Gulf Coastal Plain i Area of initial settlement drowned river valleys bays swanps barrier islands 8 What causes acid rain a Air pollution from factories utilities and vehicles b Acid rain occurs when airborne pollutants sulfur and nitrogen mix in chemical reaction to make acidic precipitation originates in industrial areas falls as rain and snow travels via wind across the continent 9 Where is the marine west coast climate located in North America a Also known as oceanic climate b It exists in an arc spreading across the northwestern coast of North America from the Alaskan panhandle to northern California in general the coastal areas of the Pacific Northwest c It includes the western parts of Washington and Oregon and the Alaskan panhandle 10 What area is located west of the piedmont a To the west the Piedmont is mostly bounded by the Blue Ridge Mountains the easternmost range of the main Appalachians 11 Where are most of the immigrants to the US coming from a Most from Asia and Latin America 12 a 13 What happened to native peoples in North America as a result of European colonization a European diseases and disruptions reduced native populations by 90 during colonization b 1830s passage of the Indian relocation act c In the US Indian SelfDetermination and Education Assistance Act 1975 and the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act 1988 d In Canada Native Claims Office 1975 and Nunavut Territory 1999 e First Nations is what native Americans are called in Canada 14 Where do a majority of Hispanics live in the US a 12 of all Hispanics in US live in Texas and California 16 What State has seen the greatest out migration since 2000 a Since 2000 California has had a net out migration b Housing is extremely expensive c Too many people and cars 17 The newest territory in Canada a Nunavut Territory 1999 18 Where is the Megalopolis located in the US a East Coast of US 19 Monroe Doctrine a Monroe Doctrine 1824 asserted US rights in western Hemisphere A principle of US policy originated by president James Monroe in 1823 that any intervention by external powers in the politics of the Americas is a potentially hostile act against the US 20 About what percent of the US population lives in poverty a 15 21 Most abundant fossil fuel in the US a Most abundant fossil fuel in US is coal 22 What migration occurred as a result of the mechanization of agriculture in the US in the 1940s a Mechanization of agriculture results in rural to urban migration 23 Why do people move to the Sunbelt south 0 Expanding economy lower cost of living recreation air conditioning 24 Truman Doctrine WWII and Truman Doctrine gave US wider world role the policy of the United States to support free people who are resisting attempted subjugation by armed minorities or by outside pressire 1947 Greece and Turkey 25 What most significantly shaped the cities of the US Walkinghorsecar before 1888 0 Transportation shaped the evolution of the American city 0 Electric Streetcar 18881920 0 Like in Chicago 0 Developers would invest to build these streetcars Recreational automobile 19201945 0 Most of the streetcar companies were bought out by the automobile companies Freeway 1945present 26 Subsidence in Mexico City Minifundia ejidos pattern associated with peasants farming small plots for their own subsistence 27 What activity threatens biodiversity in Latin America Deforestation Affected regions Atlantic coastal forests of Brazil and Pacific forests of Central America 0 Causes 0 Agriculture 0 Settlement o Ranching Grassification conversion of tropical forest to pasture 28 What amount of the world s species are found in the Amazon 0 50 of Earth s species 0 Tropical Rainforests are 6 of Earth s landmass 29 What is unique about the Amazon River as compared to other rivers Largest river system in world by volume second in length Draws from 9 countries 30 Altiplano Treeless elevated plain in Peru and Bolivia mountain valleys 40 What Latin American Country is most urbanized 0 Uruguay 0 91 urbanization 41 Where are FARC and ELN located and what are they FARC o Revolutionary Armed Forces of Columbia ELN 0 National Liberation Army 0 Both located in Columbia 42 Zones of altitudinal zonation in Latin America 0 Tierra Caliente 0 Sugar cane tropical fruits lowland tubers maize rice poultry pigs cattle Tierra Templada 0 Coffee maize warm weather vegetables cut flowers short horned cattle Tierra Fria 0 Wheat Barley maize tubers sheep guinea pigs llama alpaca vicuna Tierra Helada 0 Highland grains and tubers sheep guinea pigs llama alpaca vrcuna 44 Why are there less greenhouse gas emissions in Latin America 45 Import substitution 46 47 48 49 50 51 53 54 55 56 57 Policies that foster Domestic industry by imposing inflated tariffs on all imported goods After colonization what was the size of the native population 39Native population decline in Middle America from 25 Million to 25 million In all of Latin America by 1500 Native population of 47 million 1650 5 million Amerindian group from the Valley of Mexico Aztec Civilization Central Mexico to Honduras and Nicaragua 0 1520s Aztecs defeated by Cortez Tenochtitlan gt100000 people Grassification Conversion of tropical forest to pasture Neoliberal economic development Neoliberal policies stress privatization export production and few restrictions on imports Benefits include increased trade and more favorable terms for debt repayment most political leaders are embracing it Some signs of discontent with neoliberalism and support for reduction of poverty and inequality Dependency theory 0 Holds that expansion of European capitalism created Latin American condition of underdevelopment coreperiphery Increased economic integration within Latin America and dominance of US market Number of residents needed to be classified as a megacity Megalopolis must contain more than 10 million Mestizo Mixed ancestry Latifundia Hacienda Longobserved pattern of maintaining large estates Began in roman Empire encomiendas in the new world Minifundia Ejidos Pattern associated with peasants farming small plots for their own subsistence Example of a syncretic religion practice in Latin America Blended Religions o 90 Roman Catholic 0 El Salvador Uruguar have sizeable protestant populations 0 Syncretic religions blending of different beliefs Allows animist practices to be included in Christian worship Catholicism and African religions with Brazil s carnival as an example Goal of the Treaty of Tordesillas Was to resolve conflict from two previous Papal Bulls Dividing line was 370 leagues west of the Cape Verda Islands Divided South America in Brazil with Portugal having land east of the line Spain west of the line 0 Line was in dispute for years due to a conflict in how a league is measured 0 Portuguese expand into most of Brazil and are not contested significantly by Spain 58 Mercosur Supranational governing bodies that include several states Mercado Comun del Sur 60 Maquiladora Mexican assembly plants lining US border 61 Characteristics of squatter settlements in Latin America Squatter settlement 0 Makeshift housing on land not legally owned or rented by urban migrants usually in unoccupied spaces in or near a rapidly growing city such as these in Lima Peru 0 Regional Names 0 Ranchos o Favelas o Barrios lovenes o Pueblo Nuevos 62 Principle cause of deforestation in the Caribbean 1 Early and greatest deforestation associated with sugar cane production 2 Deforestation in Haiti the result of the need for cooking fuel 63 Where in the Caribbean is water pollution the worst Puerto Rico 64 Why is there very little commercial fishing in the Caribbean Not Profitable Quantity of species is limited 65 Amount of forest cover is in Haiti Most of Forest gone 66 What islands are in the Greater Antilles A Cuba Jamaica Haiti Dominican Republic Puerto Rico 67 After emancipation where did plantation owners get workers ii South and southeast Asians are brought in to work on the plantations 40 of trinidad South East Asian 68 Where would people from the Caribbean emigrate to i Circular Migration Free flow migration between two countries or rural to urban and ii Chain Migration Migration to a country or city as part of a connection with relatives already located in the host country or city iii Migration to US and former colonial powers from Caribbean 69 Where did a devastating earthquake occur in the Caribbean in 2010 A Haiti 70 71 Caribbean countries with the lowest population growth rate A Cuba 72 Population of the Caribbean A 43 million 73 Crops that are being substituted for plantation crops in the Caribbean tomatoes Okra avocados and marijuana 74 What is the advantage of off shore banking in the Caribbean 1 taxexempt and confidential 75 Maroon societies 1 Communities of runaway slaves 2 Survival of tradition 3 Pressures to modernize 4 Land conflicts 76 Where does the name Caribbean come from 1 Caribbean name is derived from the name of native peoples from the area caribs 77 What is the political status of Puerto Rico 1 In 1952 Puerto Rico becomes a US Commonwealth 2 Puerto Ricans are US citizens and pay no federal taxes 78 How did Cuba obtain freedom from Spain A Spanish American war 79 Why are there no squatter settlements in Cuba A Government Housing 80 81 How did the US acquire the US Virgin Islands A US Virgin Islands purchased from Denmark in 1917 to keep the islands from being used as German submarine bases US Citizens 82 What are remittances a Monies sent home b Important flow of capital 83 How will global climate change impact the Caribbean i Sea level rise ii Increases intensity of storms hurricanes iii Variable rainfall leading to both flooding and drought iv Loss of biodiversity 84 What islands in the Caribbean are a Crown Colony a possession of Great Britian A Jamacia Haiti Second Test Study Guide lSS 315 Section 004 Tallest mountain peak in SubSaharan Africa a Tallest mountain is Mt Kilimanjaro Disease in SubSaharan Africa causing death and leaving many children orphaned a HIVAIDS I ii iii iv v vi 224 million living with HIVAIDS 60 of HIVAID cases are women Transmitted to children by their mothers Worst area is Southern Africa 20 people 1549 infected Botswana at a rate of 24 Antiretroviral drugs and AIDS education are having a significant impact SubSaharan Africa population characteristics F P SDPPP39 Nearly 865 million people Relatively young population Poor rural young population 25 natural increase 43 of population below 15 years old 3 over 65 Population density similar to US Physiologic population density is high due to limited farmland Country in SubSaharan Africa with largest population a Nigeria Why is family size is large in much of SubSaharan Africa a Larger family size the possible result of I ii iii iv v Limited formal education for women High infant and child mortality rates Larger families are seen to be prestigious Birth control not available or accepted Rural lifestyle children needed to farm Colonial languages used in Sub Africa a Colonial languages used as lingua franca i ii iii iv English French Dutch Arabic What are the primary biofuels in SubSaharan Africa a Wood b Charcoal c Both used for cooking ldi Amin Dada 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 a Military ruler in Uganda 19711979 b More than 300000 killed under his rule Where in SubSaharan Africa is desertification most severe a Madagascar Parts of SubSaharan Africa most vulnerable to global climate change a Sahel and southern Savanna Zambia and Zimbabwe vulnerable What is transhumance a The movement of animals between wet and dry season pasture pastoralism What is Swahili a The language of trade now used in East Africa Rift valleys a A rift valley is a linearshaped lowland between several highlands or mountain ranges created by the action of a geologic rift or fault b Most major lakes in rift valleys geologic formation where parts of Africa are breaking away Countries that participated in the Berlin Conference a AustriaHundarv Beldium Denmark France the United Kingdom y the Netherlands Portuoal Russia Spain SwedenNorway union until 1905 the Ottoman Empire and the United States i The United States decided not to get involved a b SubSaharan Africa39s largest lake a Lake Victoria About how many Africans were transported to the Americas as slaves a Estimated 12 million Africans shipped to Americas as slaves between 1500s and 1870 Who are the Boers a Boers were the descendants of the Dutch i Boer wars occurred in 18801881 amp18891902 ii Boers win first war British win second Where are the most secure wildlife reserves located a East Africa wildlife areas in Kenya and Tanzania but population size threatens b Southern Africa most secure wildlife areas Botswana Colonial powers in Africa a Portuguese initial colonial power however less successful due to disease 1400s b 1600s Dutch British and French begin trading along the coasts c In early 1800s two territories established for freed and runaway slaves Liberia amp Sierra Leone d In 1880s European powers scramble for Africa e Prior to WWl the colonial powers were British French Portugal Germany Belgium Italian Spanish 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 f Spanish have very limited holdings due to Treaty of Tordesillas 9 Germany lost their holdings after WWI h France controlled most of Northwest Africa bulge of Africa First European country with contact with Africa a Portuguese initial colonial power however less successful due to disease 14005 What country was not colonized by Europeans in Sub Saharan Africa a How many African countries are members of the Organization of African Unity OAU a All African countries are members What country has invested in roads railways and schools in order to secure oil from African countries a China has been providing aid in money and physical assistance to build roads railways and schools to secure access to ail In which SubSaharan African country is tropical deforestation the most prevalent a Worst deforestation in Madagascar What colonial power had primary control of northwest Africa a France controlled most of Northwest Africa bulge of Africa What is the current international policy regarding the sale of ivory a International trade in Ivory banned in 1989 modified in 1990 to allow for limited sales What is The Sahel a The zone of transition between Sahara to the north and wetter savannas to the south What makes the Nile River distinctive a It is the longest river in the world When did most countries of SubSaharan Africa gain independence a Most SubSaharan colonies gained independence from the mid 1950s and mid 1960s What newer country used to be part of Ethiopia a Eritrea broke away from Ethiopia in 1993 a What two groups fought each other in the Boer War a Boers Descendants of Dutch win first war British win second Why is the Kalahari not a true desert a Kalahari is not dry enough to be classified as a desert more than 10 inches of rainfallyear What is SubSaharan Africa39s largest city a The county of South Africa is one of the most urban in subSaharan Africa Where in part of SubSaharan Africa are the highest rates of HIVAIDS found a Worst area is Southern Africa i 20 people 1549 infected 37 38 39 40 41 42 43 44 45 46 47 48 49 50 51 b Botswana at a rate of 24 Maghreb a Meaning western island Levant a Meaning eastern Mediterranean Socotra Island off the coast of Yemen Sometimes called the Galapagos of the Middle East Isolated unique biological habitat 30 of the Island s 850 plants are found nowhere else unique environment character threatened by offshore oil exploration and pharmaceutical companies seeking to use plants for possible new drugs What determines where people live in Southwest Asia and North Africa a Concentrated in areas having sufficient moisture people live where water is available What are recent migration patterns in Southwest Asia and North Africa a Rural to urban migration b Workers migrating to placees within the region for work c Movement of people to locations outside the region for work often to former colonial powers d Movement to other locations due to political issues Where is the Dome of the Rock the AlAqsa Mosque and the Western Wall a In Jerusalem exist sacred sites for Jews Who are the Palistinians a Palestine i Arabs Who are the Kurds a The kurds are a nation without a state By what name was Iran historically known a Formerly called Persia until 1935 Which animal is most to blame for the loss of forests in Southwest Asia and North Africa a How is Saudi Arabia expanding its farm acreage a Deep well construction In what country is Mesopotamia located a Iraq What country of Southwest Asia and North Africa has the highest total fertility rate a Iran The majority of Egypt39s people live within 10 miles of the Nile River 999939 In which part of Israel has some land been returned to Palestinian control but new Israeli settlements have also been allowed 52 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 a West bank What event led to European colonialism in Southwest Asia a WWI Which country of Southwest Asia and North Africa has the most diversified economy and is not reliant on oil a Turkey What percent of the world39s known oil supplies are in Saudi Arabia a 20 What does OPEC stand for a Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries What is the Hajj a A pilgramage to Makkah Mecca What are the five pillars of Islam Repeated expressions of the basic creed Daily prayer A month of daytime fasting Ramadan Almsgiving charitable contributions At least one pilgrimage to Makkah Mecca i Hajj What is the majority religion and sect in Iran a What was the Balfour Declaration a In 1917 British pass Balfour Resolution to encourage Jewish homeland What two countries are in conflict over Cyprus a Cyprus is a continued source of conflict between Greece and Turkey What was the extent of the Ottoman Empire a Ottoman Empire established in 1453 takes over parts of Europe i Greece Romania Yugoslavia Bulgaria Albania and Hungary Where is the Aswan High Dam located a Egypt What bodies of water are connected by the Suez Canal a Mediterranean Sea and the Red Sea Problem that Southwest Asia and North Africa is to face as a result of global climate change a Higher overall evaporation rates and lower soil moisture Agricultural yields reduced b Net runoff will be rediced to streams reducing hydroelectric power potential c Higher likelihood of extreme weather events d Sea level increases Where do Many of the immigrants from Morocco and Algeria go a France Why people migrate within and emigrate from Southwest Asia and North Africa a Workers migrating to places within the region for work 999939 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 76 b Movement of people to locations outside the region for work often to former colonial powers c Movement to other locations due to political issues Religions from North AfricaSouthwest Asia a Judaism b Christianity c Islam What country in SW Asia is an Islamic theocracy a Iran i From 1979 to present a cleric is considered to be supreme leader theocracy What was the last country in Southwest Asia and North Africa to decolonization a Algeria became independent in 1962 after a war of independence Where in which Middle Eastern conflict have there been accusations that water has been used as a quotweapon of controlquot a Ethiopia i Construction of Tekeze dam on the Nile with chinese assistance b Sudan i Merowe Dam project on Nile c Turkey i Southeast Anatolia Project on Tigris and Euphrates Rivers d lsreal i Water rights in Golan Gazam West Bank What is the primary climate of North AfricaSouthwest Asia a Sahara Desert Dominates What is the poorest on the Arabian Peninsula a Yemen is the poorest country on the Arabian Peninsula What is GAFTA a In 2005 Arab League creates the greater Arab Free Trade Area GAFTA What country of Southwest Asia and North Africa has made recent efforts to preserve its famed quotcedarsquot a Lebanon Which country in Southwest Asia and North Africa has taken steps to join the European Union a Memebers of Arab league a Includes 22 members i 4observer states 1 Brazil Eritrea India Venezuela THIRD TEST Study Guide ISS 315 1 What river in Europe divides the glaciated and unglaciated portions of Europe a Rhine River 2 What damaged forest in Poland and the Czech republic a Acid rain 3 Compare the environmental conditions of Western and Eastern Europe a Western Europe is the most greenest of developed areas in the world b Eastern Europe has significant environmental issues as a result of neglect during Soviet dominance 19451990 i 90 of Poland s rivers had no aquatic life ii 90 of Poland s forests damaged by acid rain 4 Countries in the European Lowland a Belgium Netherlands Czech Republic Germany Poland England 5 What are the sources of European environmental problems a Agriculture resource extraction industrial manufacturing and urbanization have created air and water pollution and acid rain 6 Mountain range between France and Spain a Pyrenees 7 Why is the environment diverse in Europe a Europe goes from Arctic to Mediterranean therefore wide variety of climates vegetation and human activities 8 The mountain range in the spine of Italy a Apennines 9 How large is Europe compared to the US a 23 the size of the US 10 Location in Europe of agriculture large cities and industry a North European Lowland 1 1 Mediterranean climate a Characterized by dry summer and wet winter 12What progress has Europe made in meeting the Kyoto protocol requirements a Europe establishes a cap and trade system for reducing carbon emissions b Europe is projected to miss the 8 reduction and has only accomplished a 1 reduction Increase truck traffic is blamed 13 Population of Europe a 531 million people 14 Country with the largest population of Europe a Germany has largest population 816 million 15 country with a large number of guest workers a Germany mostly Turks 16 What event lead to a large amount of immigration to Europe in the 1990s a End of the Cold War 17 Where do most immigrants to France come from a Germany Muslim Turks 18 What to these names identify Rhine Loire Thames Danube and Elbe a Rivers flowing into the Atlantic 19 Why did Jewish people move to the Iberian Peninsula in the 900s a They were expelled from Palestine during Roman Empire settled in Moorish Spain 20 Why factor is an important in determining if a Slavic language uses a Latin or Cyrillic alphabet a Division of Roman Catholics and Eastern Orthodox churches b Greek missionaries refused rule by roman bishops c Roman Catholics Latin alphabet d Eastern Orthodox Cyrillic 21 Where do most German guest workers come from a Turkey 22Country in Europe with a larger Muslim population a France make up 75 of the population b Germany 23 Name for fragmented geopolitical processes a Balkanization 24 NATO means a North Atlantic Treaty Organization 25What are the historical eras of European City landscapes a Medieval 9001500 AD i Densely settles buildings next to streets green space only near churches and public squares b Renaissance Baroque 15001800 i Wider streets large gardens monuments open space ornate architecture c Industrial 1800present i Walls fortifications removed industrial areas build on edge of cities urban sprawl developed 26 What is supranationalism a 3 or more countries joining together giving up sovereignty for a common purpose 27 How far did the Ottoman Empire expand to the west a Almost to Vienna Austria 28 Geopolitical unit invented in Europe a European Community and Union 29 What is secularization a Move from traditional organized religion 30 Reclaiming lost lands or lands inhabited by people of the same ethnicity a lrredentism 31 Events that occurred as a result of the end of the Cold War a Divided Germany is reunified in 1990 Berlin Wall is removed b Czechoslovakia is split into two countries c Yugoslavia is fragmented d Migration of people from Eastern Europe and Russia into Western Europe 32 Metaphorical name given to the line between West Europe and the Soviet block a Iron Curtain 33 Economic in WWII centered on what commodity a Industrial Renovation 34 Where does natural gas come from to supply Europe a Russia 35 European country with the highest level of poverty a Albania 36 What milestone occurred in Europe in 2007 a Treaty of Lisbon is passed creating the EU Constitution 37 Where has Russia dumped their waste a Arctic Sea Lake Baikal 38 What physical features is the traditional boundary between Europe and the western edge of the Russian Domain a The Caucasus and Transcaucasia 39 Body of water in Russia with the world s largest reserves of fresh water a Lake Baikal 40 Type of pollution that has damaged Lake Baikal a Water pollution industrial waster raw sewage oil spills 41 Effects of climate change on Russia a Large temperature extremes and a short growing season 42 Why does the authors use the term Russia Domain a This region includes Russia and its neighboring states of Belarus Ukraine Moldova Georgia and Armenia 43 Area in Russian domain with best agriculture a Ukraine 44 Distinct character of Russia a Spans 9 times zones 45 Where Caucasus Mountains a Mountains form Russia s southern boundary between the Black and Caspian seas 46 What is the pattern of population growth in Russia the since 1990s a Declining Lower birth rates higher death rates 47 What is Chernobyl known for a 1986 Nuclear reactor meltdown 48 Characteristics of a highlatitude continental climate a Large temperature extremes and a short growing season 49 Population of Russian domain a 200 million 50 Characteristics of the Trans Siberian Railroad a Encouraged Eastward movement 51 Population of Russia could decrease to what in 2030 a 45 million 52 Why does European Russia have a larger population than Asian Russia a 53 54 55 56 57 58 59 60 61 62 63 64 65 66 67 68 69 70 71 72 73 74 75 Demographic characteristics of Russia a General population decline caused by low birth rates and rising death mortality rates especially among middle aged males What are mikrorayons a Selfcontained housing projects of 1970s80s Place of origin of the Russian Empire a What was the capital of Russia in 1917 a St Petersburg The policy of Russification after the breakup of the Soviet Union a After the breakup of the Soviet Union who left a Current name of Leningrad a St Petersburg Architecture of St Petersburg a More European Style Original founders of Russia a The Slavs Rus In the 1900s Russian emulated what other culture a France s consumer culture Policy of Russia regarding religion a Prohibited Religion What illegal immigrants are coming into Russia a From middle East and Southeast Asia Native of Ukraine that help expand Russia in the west a Why did Russia invade Chechnya in 1994 a Has metals and oils Person that was the main architect of the Soviet Union a Joseph Stalin Democracy in post Soviet era a Russian citizens have greater freedom of movement What country invaded Georgia in 2008 a South Ossetia Primary destination of Russian petroleum products a Western Europe Status of the Russian economy after Soviet Union a The region has replaced its communist system with a mix of state run operations and private enterprise Reason for relatively clean environment in Central Asia a Low population density and low economic development Reason for the shrinking of the Aral Sea a Diversion of their water sources from rivers Location of worst oil pollution in central Asia a Caspian Sea What led to nomadic pastoralism in Central Asia a Domestication of the horse 76 77 78 79 80 81 82 83 84 85 Central Asian lake that is the largest in the world a Caspian Sea Why are the Aral and Caspian Seas not really seas a There is no outlet to an Ocean so it s considered to be a lake Largest number of migrants to Tibet and Western China a Han Chinese Name of the felt covered structure Mongolians live in a Language related to Tajik a Persian What deserts are found in Central Asia a Gobi Desert Kara Kum Desert Kyzyl Kum Desert Taklamkan Desert Lowest elevation of the Tibetan plateau a Religion of Uyghurs a lslam What geologic event created the mountains of Central Asia a Formed by the collision of Indian subcontinent into Asian mainland Central Asian country never colonized a Mongolia 86What was the source of military dominace in Central Asia prior to 1700 87 88 89 90 91 92 93 94 a Russia What is the only feasible way of life in the Tibetan plateau a Using the many Rivers living off the lands Country in Central Asia with Russian and US military bases a Kyrgyzstan What change in Central Asia to allow farmer to defeat nomads a What countries are trying to influence central asia a US Britain and Russia World s largest producer of opium a Afghanistan Where do most Central Asians live a Afghanistan Central Asian country with worlds largest oil deposits a Xingjian China Central Asian city called the Rome of the East a Samarkand
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