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Answers to Last Week’s Geo-Quiz

By Martin W. Lewis | December 13, 2015 | 11 Comments
Answers to Last Week’s Geo-Quiz

The correct answers are in bold.
1. The area marked A:
a. is a major agricultural region, marked by large sugar and cotton plantations in the north and intensive sheep and cattle ranching in the south.
b. is an Australian territory rather than state (owing largely to its small population) that has a relatively high proportion of Indigenous Australians (Aborigines) in its population.
c. …

How Does Your Knowledge of the Pacific Compare to That of a Stanford Geography Student?

By Martin W. Lewis | December 11, 2015 |

Dear Readers: Blogging has been light recently due to the demands of reading student essay, writing exams, and grading exams as the autumn academic term comes to an end. In my two-term class on Global Human Geography at Stanford University, I give both multiple-choice and essay exams, the first being easy to grade but difficult to write, and the second …

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