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Flashcards - Natural Resources Around the World

Flashcards - Natural Resources Around the World
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oases
In geography, an oasis is an isolated area of vegetation in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source, such as a pond or small lake
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isthmus
An isthmus is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water that otherwise separates them
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Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
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nonrenewable resources
A non-renewable resource is a resource that does not renew itself at a sufficient rate for sustainable economic extraction in meaningful human time-frames
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natural resources
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind
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biotic
Biotic components are the living things that shape an ecosystem
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biotic
Biotic components are the living things that shape an ecosystem
natural resources
Natural resources are resources that exist without actions of humankind
nonrenewable resources
A non-renewable resource is a resource that does not renew itself at a sufficient rate for sustainable economic extraction in meaningful human time-frames
Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
isthmus
An isthmus is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water that otherwise separates them
oases
In geography, an oasis is an isolated area of vegetation in a desert, typically surrounding a spring or similar water source, such as a pond or small lake
Coal
Coal is a combustible black or brownish-black sedimentary rock usually occurring in rock strata in layers or veins called coal beds or coal seams
Central Asia and Russia
Central Asia or Middle Asia is the core region of the Asian continent and stretches from the Caspian Sea in the west to China in the east and from Afghanistan in the south to Russia in the north
Russia
Russia , also officially known as the Russian Federation , is a transcontinental country in Eurasia
subsistence farming
Subsistence agriculture is self-sufficiency farming in which the farmers focus on growing enough food to feed themselves and their families
Caribbean
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands , and the surrounding coasts
petroleum
its best to use it Petroleum is a naturally occurring, yellow-to-black liquid found in geological formations beneath the Earth's surface, which is commonly refined into various types of fuels
East Asia
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural terms

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