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The primary sector in Spain

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PHYSICAL FACTORS

Weather

Not all are favorable for the proper development of activities due to:

• The causes dryness in much of inland Spain almost all the agricultural land may become necessary and costly hydraulic works to meet the demand for irrigation water.

On the contrary, it is the excessive rainfall and low sunshine making in northern Spain to give more appropriate conditions for livestock than for agriculture.

Altitude

There is a relatively small percentage of land above sea level with optimal conditions for agriculture due to climatic effects associated excess altitude.

The slope

Most of the Spanish territory, both insular and peninsular, has another unfavorable factor: a predominance of hilly, with slopes that favor excessive

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Geographical features of Spain

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The Spanish territory: natural territorial units and major political and administrative

Spain's territory consists of the Iberian peninsula, the Balearic and Canary islands and the autonomous cities of Ceuta and Melilla. Furthermore, the Iberian Peninsula contains the states of Spain and Portugal, Andorra and Gibraltar. However, the Spanish territory
is dominant in the geography of the peninsula. Its boundaries are: the Bay of Biscay and Mediterranean seas and the Atlantic Ocean. The land boundaries are reduced by the west to the border with Portugal and, on the north by France through the Pyrenees. has a large coastal development. Spain become one of European countries with greater length of coastline because of its large amount of Km
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Farming bocage openfield

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Natural landscapes:


the enviroments that have not been trensformed by man.

Transformed:

on agriculture we use fire and we have transformed the enviroment irreversibly.
ordered an enviroment created by a society with strong human impanct.
active population peolple working with a salary betw e en 16 and 65 .
employed with a salary.
unemployed young people.
bocage the lands separated wood wall ,stone wall.

Extensive farming:

basic crops are produced for example: vineyards, cereals, wheat and olives.
open field system not divided up by hedges.
intensive farming using new technology and chemicals.
organic farming using artificial fertilisers weed killers and insecticides.

Intensive cattle raising

when in the past they were essencial for fertilisin fields.
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+why industries located near coalfield

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Secondary activities are also called manufacturing activities because these industries are a form of employment in wich things are made, assembled or produced.

Location; not all industries have the same location factors. For some it may be more important to be near raw materials. For others, is more important to be near labour, markets or a good transport system. For example; a food processing factory uses fruit and vegetables from nearby farms, a clothing manufacturer; the textile industry still employs many people. Factories mus be located near to the towns where these people live.

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Biomes

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Tundra,climate:steanly cold temeperatures and dry conditions,low prcipitation.soil:often frozen,lack in nutrients.vegetation:low shurbs,trees like dwraf willaws and birdes.mosses.location:north of world.adaptation:are adaptd to handle cold winters and to breed and raise,very short an cold summers.human impact:is people who go and get coal,natural gas oil,iron oirelean and zinc.taiga:climate:very cold in winter,the ice welt in summers.soil:tends to be young and nutrients poor it lack the deep,organically enriched profile present in temperature decidious forest.Vegetation:needleleaf,confireus,tres are the dominant plants.few species im four main:vergreen fir and pine.location:Europe Canada and asia.Adaptation:how tropical forest an taiga forest... Continue reading "Biomes" »

Countries and capitals of America

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Mexico: Mexico City
Peru: Lima
Canada: Ottawa
Paraguay: Asuncion
Haiti: Port au Prince
Panama: Panama
Jamaica: Kingston
Argentina: Buenos Aires
Venezuela: Caracas
Jamaica: Kingstown
Uruguay: Montevideo
USA: Washington
Nicaragua: Managua
Honduras: Tegucigalpa
Guyana: Georgetown
Bahamas: Nassau
St. Lucia: Castries
Belize: Belmopan
Chile: Santiago
Ecuador: Quito
El Salvador: San Salvador
Dominican Republic: Santo Domingo
Brazil: Brasilia
Cuba: Havana
Guatemala: Guatemala City
Colombia: Bogota
Suriname: Paramaribo
Bolivia: La Paz
Costa Rica: San Jose

Sociales

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A.
Abrasion:Erosion caused by the rubbing action of the rcok fragments carried by rivers,glaciers etc
Arête: A narrow, knife-edged ridge caused by glacial erosion
Attrition: material is moved along the bed of the river, collides with other material, and break up into smaller pieces
B.
Bar:is a barrier of sand stretching across a sheltered bay.
Backswash:When this water returns down the beach to the sea
C.
Climate: The average weather conditions of a place over many years
Condensation: gas changes back into water
Confluence: the place where a tributary joins the main river
Corrasion: fine materialrubs against the river bank.
Corrie:rounded hollow caused by glacial erosion
Corrosion: Some rocks forming the banks and bed of a river are dissolved by acid
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Project

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AN ASSESSMENT OF THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF PRIMARY HEALTH CENTRES IN GIWA, KUDAN AND SABON GARI LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS OF KADUNA STATE

  1. INTRODUCTION

Primary health care has been defined by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as a universally accessible health care that is socially acceptable, affordable and requires individuals to be more self reliant with their health care needs. Primary health care according to Wikipedia, the free online Encyclopedia (www.wikipaedia.org), is  based on practical, scientifically sound and socially acceptable methods and technology made universally accessibleto individuals and families in the community through their full participation and at a cost that the community and the country can afford to maintain at

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C.sociales

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1.Where do people live?

People live in specific environments,called habitats.There are 2 main types of habitats:rural and urban.

The rural habitat

People who live in a rural habitat  live in the country.There are 2 types of rural communities:

The scattered community.Dwellings are far apart,separated by the fields where families cultivate the land.

The concentrated community.Dwellings and other buildings are grouped together to form villages or small towns.Agricultural activity is located around the village or town.

In rural environments,concentrated communities are more common.Their inhabitants have access to services,such as schools,health centres,shops or churches.

The transformation of farm land

In developing countries,the rural population

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Relieve

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ITEM 3. SPANISH RELIEF.


GENERAL FEATURES OF RELIEF.


This group contrasted richly diverse and that is Spain has three characteristics:

1. The high average altitude. Spain is 660 meters above sea level, altitude only country in Europe after Switzerland, with 1,300 m. This altitude is not the result of the existence of large and high mountain ranges, but a core set high, the plateau.

2. The peripheral disposition of the reliefs peninsular, which is to be understood in relation to the Plateau and in relation to the outline of the peninsula, whose boundaries are the main mountain ranges Spanish.

  • For the North, C. Cantabrian with altitudes from 1,000 to 2,500 m short distance from the coast.

  • On the east, although the jump is not so sharp, you have

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