Geography midterm part 3

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Geography midterm part 3
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2011-12-11 18:49:55
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Geography vocabulary for mid terms
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  1. Forest region located in the Tropical Zone with a heavy concentration of different species of broadleaf trees
    Rainforest
  2. Land that is suitable for growing bananas, sugar, and cocao.
    Tierra Caliente
  3. Land that is suitable for growing cassava, coffee, and corn
    Tierra Templada
  4. Land that is suitable for growing barley, wheat, and potatoes
    Tierra Fria
  5. Frozen, snow covered land. Llamas and sheep live here.
    Tierra Helada
  6. A way of clearing fields for planting by cutting trees, brush, and grasses, and then burning them.
    Slash and Burn
  7. The loss of water-soluble plant nutrients from the soil
    Leaching
  8. Ancient technique for growing crops on hillsides or mountain slopes, using step-like horizontal fields cut into the slopes.
    Terraced farming
  9. Farmers
    Campesinos
  10. Large, corporate owned farm
    Latifundia
  11. Small, family owned farm
    Minifundia

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