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When Cyclone Bola hit New Zealand in 1988, it brought torrential rain which caused landslides, or the sudden ________________ of earth or rock from one location to another.
Valerie Clouard is a geologist who researches Pacific hot spots fed by deep-mantle plumes. Her work increases our understanding of Earth's ________________.
Over many years, an area receives less than 23 cm of annual precipitation caused by sporadic rainfall. The area has a desert _________.
Parts of Alaska, Canada, and Siberia have a cold dry climate, permafrost (frozen subsoil), and low plants that survive high winds. Their _______ are similar because they are all arctic tundra biomes.
The lithosphere consists of large __________ plates that move relative to each other causing earthquakes and a variety of landforms.
The Philippines have a tropical wet climate due to their low ____________ (degrees north or south of equator) and low elevation (height above sea level).
Industrialization creates new economic activities, such as the construction of factories that need labor. Industrialization is a key factor in the high rate of __________ over the last two centuries.
A color-coded map is a useful tool for organizing population __________ data (measures of the number of inhabitants per unit area).
___________ are often located along transportation routes and near natural resources or economic activities (pull factors for human migration).
____________ processes (e.g. weathering, erosion, wave action) form distinct landforms.
Earth's tilt and annual revolution around the sun result in Earth's _________ throughout the year.
The prevailing wind direction across Europe's Ural Mountains is out of the west, so orographic precipitation occurs on the mountains' ______ slopes.
The numbers (or percentages) of a population in each age group by gender are represented graphically in a population pyramid. A top-heavy pyramid indicates a high portion of _______ people.
High population growth is followed by slower or negative growth when _____________ occurs.
Volcanoes are formed along this type of boundary between tectonic plates.
The area that extends above the Earth's surface for about 6,000 miles.
Scientists believe the HIV virus emerged in Africa ~1900, but did not spread to Haiti and the U.S. until ~1970. What is one factor that caused the rare virus to become a pandemic that killed millions?
El Nino, a major shift in ocean _________ along the Pacific coast of South America that occurs every several years, affects weather around the world.
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