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What region is the most populate?

What region is the most populate?

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School: Auburn University
Department: Geography
Course: Global Geography
Professor: Jim norwood
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: #geog1010, #Geography, #Geography1010, #geog, #final, #geographyfinal, #geog1010final, #finalexam, #norwood, #jimnorwood, #auburn, #AU, #auburnuniversity, and #2016
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Name: GEOG 1010: Final Exam Study Guide
Description: Final Exam Study Guide Includes the information from: -The Pacific Realm ppt -Polar Regions ppt -Textbook
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Study Guide  


What region is the most populate?



FINAL  

1) Know what UNCLOS is.

-The United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea  

2) What is meant by “territorial sea”.

-Zone of seawater adjacent to a country’s coast, held to be a part of the national territory  and treated as a component of the sovereign state.  

3) Define “medial line”

- An international maritime boundary drawn where the width of the sea is less than 400  nautical miles. Because the states on either side of that sea claim exclusive economic  zones (EEZ) of 200 nautical miles, it is necessary to reduce those claims to a median  distance equidistant to from each shoreline. Delimitation on the map almost always  appears a set of straight-line segments that reflect the configurations of the coastlines  involved.  

4) Know where Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia are, and which countries are in  each.


What is meant by territorial sea?



-Melanesia  

 Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, New Caledonia, Fiji

-Micronesia  

 Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Republic of the  Marshall Islands, Nauru, western Kiribati, Guam  

-Polynesia  

 Hawaiian Islands, Samoa, American Samoa, Tuvalu, Tonga, eastern Kiribati, Cook  and other New Zealand administered islands, French Polynesia, Easter Island  

5) Know where population clusters are within the regions.

-Melanesia  

 Papua New Guinea  

-Micronesia  

 Guam  

-Polynesia  

 French Polynesia  

6) Know the origin of the several country’s populations. (ancestry)

-Melanesia  

 Papua New Guinea (New Guineans, Papuans), Solomon Islands (Papuans,  Austronesians, Lapitans ) New Caledonia (Lapita), Fiji (Fijians or Lapitans)

-Micronesia  


What country stands to gain the most from opening the Arctic?



 Western Kiribati ( Micronesians) , Federated States of Micronesia (Micronesians)  Northern Mariana Islands (Micronesians) Republic of the Marshall Islands (Micronesians)  Nauru (Micronesians and Polynesians) Guam (Austronesians)  We also discuss several other topics like What is the history of design?

-Polynesia  

 Hawaiian Islands (Polynesians) Samoa (Austronesian) American Samoa  (Samoans) Tuvalu (Tuvaluans) Tonga, (Tongans) eastern Kiribati (Micronesians) Cook  and other New Zealand administered islands (Tahitians) French Polynesia (Austronesians)  Easter Island (Polynesians)  

7) Know which “Mother countries” administered which country.

-Melanesia  

 Papua New Guinea (Australia), Solomon Islands (Australia) New Caledonia  (France), Fiji (Britain)  We also discuss several other topics like what are the Two ways to regulate metabolism?

-Micronesia  

 Western Kiribati ( Britain) Palau (Spain) Federated States of Micronesia,  (Spain, Germany, Japan) Northern Mariana Islands (Spain) Republic of the Marshall  Islands, (Spain, Germany, Japan) Nauru (Germany) Guam (Spain)

-Polynesia  

 Hawaiian Islands (United States) Samoa (Germany, New Zealand) American  Samoa (United States) Tuvalu (Britain) Tonga (Britain) eastern Kiribati (Britain) Cook and  other New Zealand administered islands, French Polynesia (France) Easter Island (Chile)

8) Know the difference between High islands and low islands.

-High Islands:  

 Volcanic, High elevations/rugged relief, well-watered, good soils, agricultural  diversity, tend to have larger populations  We also discuss several other topics like What is an argument?

-Low Islands:  

 Include majority of the realm’s islands, composed of coral, low elevation/relief,  drought is common, fishing and coconut palms are mainstays, threatened by sea level rise  due to global warming.  

9) Which countries are politically affiliated with the United States?

-Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, the Philippines, the Marshall Islands,  Palau, Micronesia  

10) Know which countries can make valid claims to territory in Antarctica. -Argentina, Australia, Britain, Chile, France, New Zealand, Norway

11) What is an Atoll?

-A ring-like coral reef surrounding an empty lagoon that probably formed around the rim of  a now-completely eroded volcanic cone standing on the seafloor. They are common in  certain tropical areas of Pacific Ocean where they are classified among the realm’s low  islands.  

12) What is meant by a “200-nautical-mile fishing zone?

-Exclusive Economic Zone, over which a coastal state would have total economic rights.  Resources in and under this EEZ (fish, minerals, oil and gas) belong to the coastal state and  they have rights over it.  We also discuss several other topics like Lex Talionis is attractive because

13) What is an EEZ?

-Exclusive Economic Zone  

14) Which region is the most populate?

-Melanesia  

15) Is the Polynesian culture the same throughout the islands?

-It is remarkably consistent and and uniform, however local cultures nearly everywhere are  severely stressed by external influences.

16) Which country stands to gain the most from opening the Arctic?

-Russia. The estimates of quantity of oil and gas found beneath the Arctic seafloor and ice  run as high as 25% percent of the world’s remaining total, so eventually Russia wants to  control that.  

17) Understand what the Wellington Agreement is.

-A 1991 extension of the Antarctic Treaty of 1961.  

18) Study Figure 12-2 in your text.

We also discuss several other topics like b) What distribution should be used to test the claim?

19) Study Figure 12-3 in your text.

20) Study Figure 12-4 in your text.

If you want to learn more check out What is Monogamy?

21) Study Figure 12-5 in your text.

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