- 21.1: Identify and explainwhere in the regionthese would be found. Golan ...
- 21.2: LOCATION Review the notes youtook for this section. Which waterways...
- 21.3: a. In what ways do landformsdivide the region?b. Why are the Red Se...
- 21.4: Geographic ThinkingDrawing ConclusionsWhich resource do youbelieve ...
- 21.5: oasis
- 21.6: salt flat
- 21.7: drip irrigation
- 21.8: desalinization
- 21.9: crude oil
- 21.10: refinery
- 21.11: Where would you most likely find a wadi?
- 21.12: The Golan Heights are an example of which type of landform?
- 21.13: Where were several ancient river valley civilizations located?
- 21.14: Which terms above deal with water usage?
- 21.15: Why are refineries needed?
- 21.16: Where might you find a refinery?
- 21.17: Why is drip irrigation used?
- 21.18: Where would you find a salt flat desert in Southwest Asia?
- 21.19: What is the source of water for an oasis?
- 21.20: What are drawbacks to using water from a desalinization plant?
- 21.21: How do the landforms of the region restrict movement?
- 21.22: What are the most valuable resources in the region and whyare they ...
- 21.23: How large are the oil reserves in the region?
- 21.24: What types of deserts are found in the region?
- 21.25: Why is extensive irrigation needed in the region?
- 21.26: Where in the region are well-watered lands found?
- 21.27: What are some examples of the ways in which water is providedin the...
- 21.28: In what ways do major water projects cause political problems?
- 21.29: Where are the major oil fields in the region located?
- 21.30: What are some dangers in transporting oil?
- 21.31: Using Your NotesUse your completed chart to answer these questions....
- 21.32: Geographic Themesa. LOCATION Why is the relative location of Southw...
- 21.33: Identifying ThemesWhy are the Tigris and Euphrates rivers so import...
- 21.34: Making GeneralizationsIn what ways do oil and water shape the lives...
- 21.35: Making InferencesHow does climate affect the distribution of popula...
- 21.36: PLACE Which nations have the greatestoil reserves?
- 21.37: PLACE What is the approximate amountof reserves for the United States?
- 21.38: REGION How does this cartogram helpto explain the importance of the...
Solutions for Chapter 21: Landforms and Resources
Full solutions for World Geography
the proposition that if private parties can bargain without cost over the allocation of resources, they can solve the problem of externalities on their own
the accumulation of a sum of money in, say, a bank account, where the interest earned remains in the account to earn additional interest in the future
the failure of majority rule to produce transitive preferences for society
a tax designed to induce private decision makers to take account of the social costs that arise from a negative externality
a graph of the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity demanded
the study of how society manages its scarce resources economies of scale the property whereby long-run average total cost falls as the quantity of output increases
the property of a good whereby a person can be prevented from using it
Federal Reserve (Fed)
the central bank of the United States
spending on goods and services by local, state, and federal governments
the increase in output that arises from an additional unit of input
a group of buyers and sellers of a particular good or service
the additional shifts in aggregate demand that result when expansionary fiscal policy increases income and thereby increases consumer spending
variables measured in monetary units
the percentage of the population whose family income falls below an absolute level called the poverty line
a legal maximum on the price at which a good can be sold
the amount of a good that sellers are willing and able to sell
a tax for which highincome taxpayers pay a smaller fraction of their income than do low-income taxpayers
store of value
an item that people can use to transfer purchasing power from the present to the future
a table that shows the relationship between the price of a good and the quantity supplied
theory of liquidity preference
Keynes’s theory that the interest rate adjusts to bring money supply and money demand into balance