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Zones of convergence, zones of divergence

A BROAD AREA WHERE two tectonic plates are colliding is a zone of convergence. An area where plates are moving apart is a zone of divergence.
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  • Дата: 8-08-2010, 15:35

Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWE IS a landlocked country in southern Africa. It is bordered by South Africa, Mozambique, Botswana, and Zambia.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
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Zambia

ZAMBIA IS LOCATED in central Africa and is slightly larger than the state of Texas. It is completely landlocked, with the Zambezi River forming a natural boundary between Zambia and Zimbabwe to the south.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
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Zagros Mountains

THE ZAGROS MOUNTAINS are a complex chain of mountains and ridges in the westernmost part of Iran.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
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Zagreb

ZAGREB IS THE capital of Croatia, and it is emerging as one of the leading cities of the regeneration of the Balkan Peninsula.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
  • Дата: 8-08-2010, 15:14

Yucatán Peninsula

THE YUCÁTAN PENINSULA is made up of three states: Campeche, Quintana Roo, and Yucatán, which also include major resort areas such as Cancún, Cozumel, and Playa del Carmen.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
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Yenisey-Angara River

THE YENISEY AND ANGARA rivers form a dividing line between western and eastern Siberia. Like the other major rivers of the region, they flow from highlands in the south across the flat north Siberian plains to the Arctic Ocean.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
  • Дата: 8-08-2010, 15:05

Yemen

YEMEN, NO MATTER how it is defined or what its current political structure, has always controlled the southwestern tip of the Arabian Peninsula—the Bab el Mandeb choke point to and from the Red Sea.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
  • Дата: 8-08-2010, 14:57

Xinjiang

THE XINJIANG UYGUR Autonomous Region (eastern Turkistan) is one of the China’s five autonomous regions and the largest provincial division.
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  • Автор: Sergey Tokarev
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Xerophytes

BIOGEOGRAPHERS AND ecologists usually classify plants according to their water needs. Since the global distribution of water varies from dry to wet, plants also vary in their adaptation to the availability of water.
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