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Exploring Africa's Physical and Cultural Geography Using ArcGIS

Activity 3 Answer Key: Resources, Human, and Physical Environment

Step 11.

A) [The pipelines in the East are importing oil because there are no oil deposits in the area. Most pipelines in the North and West are exporting oil from the oil deposits.]

B) [Libya, Algeria, and Egypt, Tunisia, Gabon, Congo, and Nigeria are countries that use pipelines to export oil.]

C) [Morocco, Zambia, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique are countries that use pipelines to import oil.]

Step 15.

D) [The following are all "very large" mining sites in Africa:

Step 16.

E) [Correlation - Manufacturing usually means higher pay which brings in people. Manufacturing sustains population; Population sustains manufacturing.]

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F) [Three patterns - Most mining is done in areas of high populations and closer to the coasts for exporting. Most mining is happening in more temperate climates. Almost all mining of some sort is done in the low plains and low mountains.]

*** End of Activity 3 for ArcGIS Answer Key ***


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