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Date Created: 10/03/15
GEO 102 Human Geography Spring 2012 Assignment 1 Borders Write a twopage essay to identify and describe six locations along the borders of the United States Go onto the Internet and look up the map coordinates listed below using the Google Maps online map service Each of the border locations includes a border crossing between the US and Canada or the US and Mexico Observe the vicinity of each location Zoom in to see details and zoom out far enough to get a sense of the surrounding territory Use map view satellite view and street view for your observations Make sure the option to show labels is ON in satellite view To gain additional insight into the human activities of the area note the names of cities parks roads business etc and search for information about them online e g Wikipedia Your essay must compare and contrast the human geographic characteristics not natural environmental characteristics on each side of the border at each location based on your observations Include the following information for each location 39 Names of the places on both sides of the border 39 Summarize the human activities on each side of the border 39 Decide how similar or different the human activities are on each side of the border and suggest an explanation for differences you see 39 Suggest a reason why a border crossing exists here Note anything unusual you find Limit your response to two doublespaced typewritten pages CanadaU S Border 62615 141001 49002 1230683 4499944 7464662 Mexico US Border 275003 995027 3271813 1147285 325503 1169385
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