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Mineral Resource
HYPOTHETICA
Minority
Group
OCEAN
Settlement
Settlement
Nomad
Population
This is Hypothetica.
There are 10...
Mineral
Resource
HYPOTHETICA
Minority
Group
OCEAN
Settlement
Settlement
Nomad
Population
This is Hypothetica.
There are 10...
Location as a landlocked country.
There is no direct access to
coastlines for trade yet the
country needs to export materi...
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Conflicts in Hypothetica

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Conflicts in Hypothetica

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Conflicts in Hypothetica

  1. 1. Mineral Resource HYPOTHETICA Minority Group OCEAN Settlement Settlement Nomad Population This is Hypothetica. There are 10 potential conflicts in this country. What are they?
  2. 2. Mineral Resource HYPOTHETICA Minority Group OCEAN Settlement Settlement Nomad Population This is Hypothetica. There are 10 potential conflicts in this country. What are they? 1 2 3 4 56 7 8 9 10
  3. 3. Location as a landlocked country. There is no direct access to coastlines for trade yet the country needs to export materials to reach overseas market. Larger bodies of water such as lakes or internal seas can cause disputes over ownership and use. Neighbours along two river systems – a meandering river can change frequently e.g. the Colorado River between the USA and Mexico, a river’s width – where is the midpoint boundary between the two? An estuary or delta with several shifting channels e.g. between Bangladesh and India Linguistic minority group along a along a border. A national political border coincides with a watershed boundary – a line along a mountain range with the border it passing being disputed. A river flowing into a country from a neighbouring state. Water extracted upstream may reduce supplies downstream. Minorities within a state may begin as a civil issue but concerns may arise if human rights are abused. There may be multicultural issues. A resource of international significance such as oil or uranium where interests of consumers may be a source of conflict. A state believes that is has a location so vital that it is prepared to go to exceptional lengths to protect it e.g. UK and protection of the Falkland Islands as a colonial outpost To the South Atlantic Ocean.

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