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MSU - GEOS 1123 - Study Guide - Midterm

School: Mississippi State University
Department: Geoscience
Course: World Geography
Professor: Shatrughan Singh
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: world and geography
Name: World Geography Study Guide 1
Description: This includes half of the Middle American Realm notes and what should be studied for the test.
Uploaded: 09/06/2016
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I will be posting the rest of the updated notes for Middle America on Tuesday, the 6
th for the upcoming test.  The notes listed on the study guide are what he has hinted at 
being on the test or has told us that we need to know it.  Included in this study guide 
are the current notes for Middle America. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
I.   Intro to Middle America Realm and Study Guide  A.   Middle American Realm  1.   Second smallest realm in area 
2.  Mainland has crucial barrier between Atlantic and Pacific 
3.  Panama Canal constructed by U. S.   
4.  Cultural and political fragmentation 
i.  Influenced by many colonial forces  1.  Africa and Europe – Caribbean; Spanish and America –  mainland   5.  Mexico connects North American realm with Middle American realm 
6.  Panama connects Middle American realm and South American realm 
B.  Population 
background image 1.  Mexico population – interior core 
2.  Pacific side on other countries 
3.  Hispaniola – Dominican Republic and Haiti 
C.  Physical and Cultural Diversity  1.  Every type of climate  i.  Volcanoes, tropical forests, islands, deserts  D.  Northern Land Boundary  1.  Longest land border between U. S. and Mexico 
2.  Maquiladoras, assembly factories, are located close to this border 
3.  NAFTA – North American Free Trade Agreement 
i.  Trying to manufacture jobs, but China is big competition                            To Know:      Study over all of the notes.  The professor has not given us much of a hint as to what is  on the test.    Know the definition of Geography – physical and human/cultural space 
  Know the difference between tangible and intangible forms of geography 
  Maps = cartography 
o  We use mental maps every day    Study the 12 Geographic Realms 
  3 Criteria of Geographic Realms 
o  Physical and Human Distinction 
o  Functional Interactions 

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School: Mississippi State University
Department: Geoscience
Course: World Geography
Professor: Shatrughan Singh
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: world and geography
Name: World Geography Study Guide 1
Description: This includes half of the Middle American Realm notes and what should be studied for the test.
Uploaded: 09/06/2016
4 Pages 42 Views 33 Unlocks
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