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Geography

Geo defintitions

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Primary Industry
is an industry that deals with the production of primary products such as minerals that are mined or quarried, or an agricultural product that is harvested in its raw state.
Dependancy Load
Portion of the population that is not in the work force; total people under fourteen under over 65.
GPS
Global Positioning System
Weather
combination of temperature, precipitation, cloud over and winds experienced daily.
Population Density
Figure calculated by dividing the population of a region by the regions area.
Push Factor
factor such as unemployment or lack of freedom of speech, that makes someone want to leave a country.
Urbanization
Is the process of turning rural to urban.
Topographic
Natural and human features of the landscape.
GDP
Total value of goods and services produced within a country
Immigration rate
A number of new Canadians who have emigrated here from another country per 1000 people of Canada's population.
Pull Factor
Factor that makes someone go to another country
Map
Representation of the earths surface drawn on paper
Scale
Measurement on a map that represents an actual distance on the earth's surface.
Longitude
Distance east and west of the primeradian, measured in degrees.
Refugee
Is one of the categories of immigrants in Canada. A refugee is someone who comes to a country because they fear persecution in their own country.
GIS
software package for the input, management analysis and display of spatial information.
Birth Rate
number of births per year.
Population Distribution
Patterns showing where people live in an area.
Climate
Weather conditions of a placed averaged over along period of time.
Latitude
is the distance north or south of the equator measured in degrees

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