Flashcards - Regional Geography: Subregions of the World

Flashcards - Regional Geography: Subregions of the World
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Andes Mountains
The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world
constitutional monarchy
A constitutional monarchy is a form of monarchy in which the monarch executes their authorities in accordance with a set constitution, which can include political and constitutional conventions
Arabian Peninsula
The Arabian Peninsula, simplified Arabia is a peninsula of Western Asia situated northeast of Africa on the Arabian plate
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
British West Indies
The British West Indies, sometimes abbreviated to BWI, are now the British Overseas Territories in the Caribbean, Anguilla, Bermuda, the Cayman Islands, Turks and Caicos Islands and Montserrat
Indian Ocean
The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's oceanic divisions, covering 70,560,000 km2
Panama Canal
The Panama Canal is an artificial 48-mile waterway in Panama that connects the Atlantic Ocean with the Pacific Ocean
Amazon River basin
The Amazon basin is the part of South America drained by the Amazon River and its tributaries
Deng Xiaoping
Deng Xiaoping was a Chinese revolutionary and statesman
Christopher Columbus
Christopher Columbus was an Italian explorer, navigator, colonizer, and citizen of the Republic of Genoa

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