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what is a TNC?
Transnational Corperation
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what is a MNC?
Multi-National Corperation
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What is a tectonic Hazard?
earthquakes, volcanoes and suin armies that are caused by the movement of the plates
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what are the 3 types of plate boundaries? and what boundary does a volcanic eruption occur?
constructive, destructive, conservative and it occurs on a constructive
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where do earthquakes and volcanos happen?
along plate boundaries
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what is the definiton of development
when a country becomes wealthier, more industrialised and the quality of life for people improves
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what is a development indicator? and what are they split into?
data that shows how developed a country is and they are split in to social and economic indicators
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what is a development gap
the difference in wealth and economic success between an LEDC and an MEDC
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what is development gap caused by?
environmental, political, economic and social factors
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what is meant by the american dream?
the assumption that we have of americal people, that they want big houses, fast cars, loads of money but not all of them do
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what are physical features?
something that makes the land unique
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what is an MEDC and LEDC?
more economically developed country, less economically developed country
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how can we measure crime?
by doing surveys, finding opinions of people about how they feel in there local area
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what is the definiton of weather
the daily variations in the atmosphere
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what is the definition of climate?
the average conditions in the atmosphere over a longer time period (30 years) rainfall/temperature
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what happens when the air rises and air sinks?
when the air rises the pressure is low, when the air sinks the pressure is high
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what is humidity?
the amount of water vapour in the air
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what is air pressure?
the force/mass of the air pressed down on us on earth
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