The floor of a former lake where glacial meltwater accumulated and sediments washed in and settled.
The process of breaking up large landholdings to attain a more balanced land distribution among farmers.
Land use contains the percentage shares of total land area for three different types of land use.
A solid waste disposal method in which refuse is buried between layers of dirt to fill in or reclaim low-lying ground.
A naturally formed feature on the surface of the earth.
Surrounded by land, with no access to the sea.
A series of satellites that orbit more than 100 miles above the earth. Each satellite picks up data in an area 115 miles wide.
A portion of the earth’s land surface.
The human process of making over the earth’s surface.
Languages provide a listing of languages spoken in each country and specify any official national or regional languages.
Location: Southeast Asia Official name: Lao People’s Democratic Republic Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1953 / 1953 Capital city: Vientiane Population: 6.4 million / 72 people per sq mile (28 people per sq km) Total land area: 91,428 square miles (236,800 square km) Language(s) spoken: Lao (official language), Mon-Khmer, Yao, … Read more
A material found in tropical regions with highly leached soils.
Large agricultural Latin American estates with strong commercial orientations.
Location: Northeast Europe Official name: Republic of Latvia Formation (date of independence / date current borders were established): 1991 / 1991 Capital city: Riga Population: 2.2 million / 88 people per sq mile (34 people per sq km) Total land area: 24,938 square miles (64,589 square km) Language(s) spoken: Latvian (official language), Russian Main religions: … Read more
Magma that has reached the earth’s surface.