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Flashcards - Regional Geography

Flashcards - Regional Geography
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continent
A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth
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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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Andes Mountains
The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world
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regions
In geography, regions are areas broadly divided by physical characteristics , human impact characteristics , and the interaction of humanity and the environment
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race
Race is the classification of humans into groups based on physical traits, ancestry, genetics or social relations, or the relations between them
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gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
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Geography
Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
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Geography
Geography is a field of science devoted to the study of the lands, the features, the inhabitants, and the phenomena of Earth
gender
Gender is the range of characteristics pertaining to, and differentiating between, masculinity and femininity
race
Race is the classification of humans into groups based on physical traits, ancestry, genetics or social relations, or the relations between them
regions
In geography, regions are areas broadly divided by physical characteristics , human impact characteristics , and the interaction of humanity and the environment
Andes Mountains
The Andes or Andean Mountains are the longest continental mountain range in the world
Central America
Central America is the southernmost, isthmian portion of the North American continent, which connects with South America on the southeast
continent
A continent is one of several very large landmasses on Earth
Eurasia
Eurasia /jʊˈreɪʒə/ is the combined continental landmass of Europe and Asia
Sahara Desert
The Sahara is the largest hot desert in the world, and the third largest desert in the world after Antarctica and the Arctic
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
isthmus
An isthmus is a narrow piece of land connecting two larger areas across an expanse of water that otherwise separates them
East Asia
East Asia is the eastern subregion of the Asian continent, which can be defined in either geographical or ethno-cultural terms
North America
North America is a continent entirely within the Northern Hemisphere and almost all within the Western Hemisphere
Caribbean
The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands , and the surrounding coasts

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