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  • 1. 1. Geographers have traditionally distinguished between natural (physical) and artificial boundaries. On thefollowing outline map of the United States, distinguish between these two types of boundaries by drawing inwith a heavy or colored pen those state boundaries (or portions thereof) which are based on physical features.Include any portions of international boundaries as well. Answer the following questions based on what you drawon the map.a. In which part of the U.S. is the majority of state boundaries based upon natural features?b. In which part of the country is the majority of state boundaries based on artificial lines? Explain thedifference.2. Many of the concepts discussed in this chapter can be demonstrated using examples found on the Europeancontinent. The following outline map contains the letters A through L. Each location represents an aspect ofpolitical geography.In the space provided, indicate which letter isrepresented by that phenomenon.compact state ___ elongated state ___enclave ___ ethnographic state ___exclave ___ fragmented state ___mini-state ___ nation-state ___national core ___ nationalist party ___perforated state ___ relocated state ___ 153

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