Regions Project

Pettit 4th period

Canada and United States


-Physical Geography- The physical Geography in the United States andCanada varies depending on where you are. In the central states in America, it is very flat, and know as the great plains. The further west you go, the tougher the terrain is. There are mountain ranges such as the Sierra Nevada and Rockies. In Canada it is wooded in most parts. East America

-Physical Geography- The physical Geography in the United States and Canada varies depending on where you are. In the central states in America, it is very flat, and know as the great plains. The further west you go, the tougher the terrain is. There are mountain ranges such as the Sierra Nevada and Rockies. In Canada it is wooded in most parts. East America as well.

-Population geography- In America, the majority of the people are near the East and West coastlines. The people live there because it is where the bigger cities are. There are also big cities away from the coastline, but still more people live near the coast. In Canada, most people love in cities such as Quebec, ontario, or British Colombia.

-Political geography- The borders of the United states at the eats is the Atlantic Ocean. In the west it is the Pacific Ocean. To the South is the Gulf of Mexico and Rio Grande River. Canada's Border is the Arctic Ocean in the north, And Atlantic/Arctic in the east. To the west is Alaska, which is the land border. Some of the states in america have rivers, lakes, or even mountain ranges as a border, Same with Canada.

-Economic Geography-Big businesses are located in the big cities in both the United States and Canada. The manufacturing companies are located inside or just outside of big cities, unless it is related to food, it may be in the country.

-Cultural geography- culture is a big part in a country. Many of the different people in North America come along with different cultures. All these people and there culture is mixed up, with exception to the Native American people in the Oklahoma area.

Latin America

-Physical geography-latin america is off set as far as physical geography. In south america there is the andes mountains. In Mexico there are the rocky mountains.

-Population geography- the majority of people are spread out along coastlines,mwith villages in the central areas in south america. In mxico, the people are distributed more evenly.

-Political geography- borders in latin america are set by mountain ranges such as andes and rockies. Some borders are set by water, such as the amazon or rio grande river, or panama canal. The oceans also set borders,the atlantic to east and pacific to west

-Economic geography- Latin america doesn't produce many things and there are not many big companies. Main money source maybe. In farming or agriculture

-Cultural geography- there are many different cultures. They range from the amazonian peoples culture to the average city person. The cultures are very different

Europe and Russia

-Physical geography-it is more of a flat surface in this region. There are many forrest regions in russia, amd country farms scattered around. There arent many major mountain ranges in this region.

-Population geography-the bigger cities are located in Europe, few big cities located in russia. More of the big cities are located on the cluntries bordering the ocean. Also many of people live near the famous cities such as London or Paris.

-Political geography-the borders of the european countries are more random than geography made. The borders are the ocean in the west side of Europe, but other than those it is squiggly and random

-Economic geography-the majority of money made in this region is from services or industrialized jobs.

-Cultural geography-there aren't as many cultures here as there are in other countries, but there still are many different ones. People from Asia immigrate to Europe for better job opportunities, bringing there culture with them

Africa

-Physical geography-in Africa it is flatter than in most regions. There are not any big mountain ranges, and it is mostly the savanna biome or the rainforest. There are a few big rivers flowing through this continent.

-Population geography- a lot of the people live in the southern part of the continent. In central africa there are not very many people. In the poorer parts of africa, there are also a lot of people that live in tight sections.

-Political geography- the face of africa is split up into larger countries. Some are seperated by rivers, such as the congo or the nile. Also some countries are selerated by a lake.

-Economic geography- africa is a poor region. The jobs in africa are very low paying, accept for the ones in south africa. These jobs are still low paying though.

-Cultural geography- there are many different cultures in Africa, because there are a lot lf different tribes throughout the country. All these different tribes have different ideas and beliefs, making up many different cultures.

Southwest and Central Asia

-Physical geography- this region to my understanding isnt very diverse in elevation or appearearence. I think it is pretty much the same thing throughout the region.

-Population geography- I dont know as much about this region as i do other regions. I think the population is in the southern areas of this region, by the ocean.

-Political geography-southeast asia is made up a a few land countries and many islands, making most of the borders by the ocean

-Economic geography-this region and the people in it make most of there money manufacturing and exporting goods

-Cultural geography-there arent as many countries in this region, so there are not as many culutures,butthe cultures this region does have are very different from eachother.

Monsoon Asia

-Physical geography- the physical geography in monsoon asia is different from other parts of asia. The himalayin mountains are a part lf this region, and it spilts india away from countries to the north.

-Population geography- more of the people livenin india and china, because they are the bigger countries. The people also live here becaus these countries have larger cities

-Political geography-the himalayan mountain range is a border between a few of the countries. The other borders used to change a lot with countries claiming land in another

-Economic geography- just like other regions in asia, the majority of money is made from manufacturing and exporting goods

-Cultural geography- there are a lot of cultures in monsoon asia. This is because of all the different lifestyles in the different countries, because of the available resources the people adapt and create there culture around it

Oceania amd Antarctica

-Physical geography-this region is mostly the same because it is made up of islands and desert. Antarctica is one bug desert, and the islands are all small and are mostly the same

-Population geography-this region has the least population, and the people are spread out across the islands.

-Political geography-the main borders of these countries and continent is water. This is because most of the countries are water locked because they are islands.

-Economic geography-the money in this region is made in all different ways. So e people provide for ghemselves, some of the people manufacture, and some just work normal office jobs.

-Cultural geography- since there aren't many countries in this region, there are not asmany cultures. Nthe cultures thata are present are similar because most of the people here have the same lifestyle.

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