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*  El Fuerte, Sinaloa - Wikipedia
For years, El Fuerte served as the gateway to the vast frontiers of the northern territories of Sonora, Arizona and California ... all of which were sparsely populated by unyielding tribes of native amerindians. For nearly three centuries it was the most ... Tourism remains a major industry in town, although it has been diminished in recent years by tourists being wary of Mexican ... important commercial and agricultural center of the vast northwestern region of Mexico. El Fuerte was a chief trading post for ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Fuerte,_Sinaloa
*  Geography of Canada - Wikipedia
This leaves the vast majority of Canada's territory as sparsely populated wilderness; Canada's population density is 3.5 people ... Major elements are the Yukon, Columbia and Fraser rivers. The northern parts of Alberta, Manitoba and British Columbia, most of ... Situated in northern North America (constituting 41% of the continent's area), Canada spans a vast, diverse territory between ... northern Ontario and Quebec. Major elements of this watershed include Lake Winnipeg, Nelson River, the North Saskatchewan and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Canada
*  History of Mississippi - Wikipedia
The southern part became the Louisiana Territory. The Mississippi Territory was sparsely populated and suffered initially from ... Other major northern foundations also helped, especially the General Education Board (funded by the Rockefeller Foundation and ... Poor men took up poor lands in the rest of the state, but the vast majority of the state was still undeveloped at the time of ... The first major European expedition into the territory that became Mississippi was Spanish, led by Hernando de Soto, which ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Mississippi
*  Saskatchewan - Wikipedia
... while the northern boreal half is mostly forested and sparsely populated. Of the total population, roughly half live in the ... Canada acquired the Hudson's Bay Company's territories and formed the North-West Territories to administer the vast territory ... In the northern part of the province, forestry is also a significant industry. Mining is a major industry in the province, with ... The major highways in Saskatchewan are the Trans Canada expressway, Yellowhead Highway northern Trans Canada route, Louis Riel ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saskatchewan
*  North Coast (California) - Wikipedia
The sparsely populated interior territory further inland is characterized by rugged, often steep mountains, bisected by rivers ... The more remote northern areas are often referred to as the being located "behind the Redwood Curtain." A segment of the ... Despite their relatively smaller size to the major cities elsewhere in the state, many of the region's cities and towns have ... In total, the redwood parks of the North Coast contain the vast majority of all remaining old-growth redwoods. Interstate 580 U ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/North_Coast_(California)
*  Provinces and territories of Canada - Wikipedia
The Northwest Territories were vast at first, encompassing all of current northern and western Canada, except for the British ... All three territories combined are the most sparsely populated region in Canada, covering 3,921,739 km2 (1,514,192 sq mi) in ... The major difference between a Canadian province and a territory is that provinces receive their power and authority from the ... In 1870, the company relinquished its claims for £300,000 ($1.5 million), assigning the vast territory to the Government of ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Provinces_and_territories_of_Canada
*  Northern games nunavut
... - A group of Toronto students will spend the summer in Nunavut, building a greenhouse where they hope to ... Vast and sparsely populated, Nunavut is a unique travel destination for those in search of culture and adventure in the Arctic ... Nunavut Map - Explore map of Nunavut territory of Canada, its is the largest, newest and northernmost territory of Canada, its ... representing 21 per cent of the country's total area nunavut comprises a major portion of northern canada . Welcome to the ...
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*  Geography of Bolivia - Wikipedia
Although comprising over two-thirds of the national territory, the region is sparsely populated and, until recently, has played ... The flat northern area, made up of Beni and Pando Departments and the northern part of Cochabamba Department, consists of ... The cities of Sucre, Tarija and Cochabamba, are located in basins of this vast region. The eastern lowlands include all of ... The Altiplano, the high plateau between the previous range and the Cordillera Oriental, comprises four major basins formed by ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Bolivia
*  Kuusamo - Wikipedia
The rest of the municipality consists of sparsely populated, mostly wooded areas. Therefore, the population density of Kuusamo ... and in the northern part vast marsh areas. In the wilderness live 30 species of mammals and 120 species of birds, including ... Kuusamo is a major center for winter sports and receives approximately a million tourists every year. One of the largest ski ... At the same time Russia collected taxes in the territory it deemed state-less. From the 15th century Finnish fishermen also ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuusamo
*  History of the Northwest Territories - Wikipedia
When Europeans settlers began to divide the continent, the Northwest Territories included much of the sparsely populated ... Fur trade explorer Peter Pond lead the way through the Methye Portage into the vast territory of the Northwest where the rivers ... "Gazetteer of the Northwest Territories" (PDF). NWT Cultural Places Program, Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre. Northwest ... For most of that time, he made at least one major journey by canoe every year. George Back, a British naval officer, naturalist ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_the_Northwest_Territories
*  Adamawa Region - Wikipedia
The Adamawa is sparsely populated. Large swathes of land are devoted almost entirely to the use of Fulbe cattle herders, this ... Due to their historical hegemony of the territory, it also serves as a lingua franca. Other major languages include Bitare, Dii ... To their south lie the Nyem-Nyem, called Suga by the Mbum, in the northern third of Mayo-Banyo division and along the west bank ... The region's low population, high humidity, and vast fields of grass make it ideal for grazing. Herdsmen rotate pastures, and ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adamawa_Region
*  Mackenzie River - Wikipedia
The cold northern permafrost regions beyond the Arctic Circle are very sparsely populated, mainly by indigenous peoples. Most ... During the ice-free season, the Mackenzie is a major transportation link through the vast wilderness of northern Canada, ... Hodgins and Hoyle, p. 135 Major Drainage Areas of the Yukon Territory (Map). Cartography by Yukon Environment Geomatics. Yukon ... The Mackenzie provided the major route into Canada's northern interior for European explorers as early as the late 18th century ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mackenzie_River
*  Novorossiya - Wikipedia
Vast regions to the North of the Black Sea were sparsely populated and were known as the Wild Fields (as translated from Polish ... With the expansion of the Ottoman Empire, the whole Black Sea northern littoral region came under the control of the Crimean ... The Wild Fields had covered roughly the southern territories of modern Ukraine; some[who?] say they extended into the modern ... During the Russo-Turkish Wars, the major Turkish fortresses of Ozu-Cale, Akkerman, Khadzhibey, Kinburn and many others were ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Novorossiya
*  History of Belize - Wikipedia
Though British Honduras had vast areas of sparsely populated, unused land, landownership was controlled by a small European ... Only the northern border with Mexico was undefined. As the British consolidated their settlement and pushed deeper into the ... Major results of this depression included the decline of the old settler class, the increasing consolidation of capital, and ... The official name of the territory was changed from British Honduras to Belize in June 1973, and full independence was granted ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Belize
*  Kashmir - Wikipedia
The Northern Barrier of India: a popular account of the Jammoo and Kashmir Territories with Illustrations; 1st edition: Edward ... It is one of the most sparsely populated regions in the area and is mainly inhabited by people of Indo-Aryan and Tibetan ... For almost a century until the census, a small Hindu elite had ruled over a vast and impoverished Muslim peasantry. Driven into ... In the run up to 1947 there were two major parties in the princely state: the National Conference and the Muslim Conference. ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kashmir
*  Álava - Wikipedia
Álava is an inland territory and features a largely transitional climate between the humid, Atlantic neighbouring northern ... The Valleys: Low valleys, drier, sparsely populated. The Plains: Heartland of Álava comprising Vitoria and Salvatierra-Agurain ... The vast majority of the population clusters in the capital city of Álava, Vitoria-Gasteiz, which also serves as the capital of ... Ayala: The area clustering around the Nervión River, with Amurrio and Laudio as its major towns. The region shows close bonds ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/%C3%81lava
*  Ténéré - Wikipedia
The Ténéré is very sparsely populated. Fachi and Bilma are the only settlements that are not on the edge of the Tenéré. While ... It comprises a vast plain of sand stretching from northeastern Niger into western Chad, occupying an area of over 400,000 ... A major dinosaur cemetery lies southeast of Agadez at Gadoufaoua; many fossils have been found there, having eroded out from ... In 1960, the Tuareg territory became part of the independent republic of Niger. It has been divided into seven départments. The ...
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*  Geography of South America - Wikipedia
Most of this central lowland is sparsely populated because the soils are heavily leached, but in the south is the very fertile ... the land to the east of the northern Andes is largely tropical rain forest, the vast Amazon River basin. The continent also ... The other major river of this central lowland is the Orinoco River, which has a natural channel linking it with the Amazon. ... The Caribbean territories are grouped with North America. The South American nations that border the Caribbean Sea-including ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_South_America
*  Guanacaste Province - Wikipedia
It is the most sparsely populated of all the provinces of Costa Rica. The province covers an area of 10,141 km2 (3,915 sq mi) ... In 1824-25 the territory of Guanacaste was annexed to Costa Rica. In 1836 the town of Guanacaste was declared the capital of ... In the 18th century some neighbors of Rivas established their houses and cattle farms in the northern part of the Nicoya ... The rivers that tumble out of these steep mountains flow down to rolling flatlands, forming a vast alluvial plain drained by ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Guanacaste_Province
*  Kola Peninsula - Wikipedia
Most of the sparsely populated territories outside the urbanized areas were used for deer herding. In 1920-1940, the town of ... Today the Kola Peninsula is the most industrially developed and urbanized region in northern Russia. The major port of the ... However, the discovery of the vast natural resource deposits and industrialization efforts led to an explosive population ... Soviet power was established on the territory of the peninsula on November 9 [O.S. October 26], 1917, but the territory was ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kola_Peninsula
*  The Bible Unearthed - Wikipedia
... and archaeological evidence shows that the territory was only sparsely populated. The Joseph story refers to camel-based ... The Egyptian Pharaoh is portrayed as fearing invasion from the east, even though Egypt's territory stretched to the northern ... too poor to be able to pay for a vast army, and with too little bureaucracy to be able to administer a kingdom, certainly not ... when Assyrian hegemony enabled this Arabian trade to flourish into a major industry. Recent excavations in the Timna Valley ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bible_Unearthed
*  Geography of the Soviet Union - Wikipedia
... they flowed through sparsely populated territory and into the Arctic and Pacific oceans. In contrast, areas with the highest ... However, the Soviet Union was richly endowed with almost every major category of natural resource. Drawing upon its vast ... The northern forests and the plains to the south find their closest counterparts in the Yukon Territory and in the wide swath ... Nevertheless, the Soviet territory contained all the major vegetation zones with the exception of tropical rain forest. Ten ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_the_Soviet_Union
*  Geography of Russia - Wikipedia
84 percent of Russia's surface water is located east of the Urals in rivers flowing through sparsely populated territory and ... from the Arctic Ocean to the northern border of Kazakhstan. Several low passes provide major transportation routes through the ... Geographers traditionally divide the vast territory of Russia into five natural zones: the tundra zone; the taiga, or forest, ... Nevertheless, Russian territory contains all the major vegetation zones of the world except a tropical rain forest. The Russian ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geography_of_Russia
*  Southern California - Wikipedia
... popularly referring to this more populated and visited zone The Desert Region, which is larger and sparsely populated with ... It was approved overwhelmingly by nearly 75 percent of voters in the proposed Territory of Colorado. This territory was to ... along with vast areas that have been left undeveloped. It is the third most populated megalopolis in the United States, after ... 858 - Northern San Diego (including La Jolla) and its suburbs (including Del Mar and Poway) 909 - Southwestern San Bernardino ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Southern_California
*  California - Wikipedia
California was suddenly no longer a sparsely populated backwater, but seemingly overnight it had grown into a major US ... and the remainder of the old territory was then subdivided into the new American Territories of Arizona, Nevada, Colorado and ... Northern parts of the state have more rain than the south. California's mountain ranges also influence the climate: some of the ... Vast expanses of wheat, other cereal crops, vegetable crops, cotton, and nut and fruit trees were grown (including oranges in ...
  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California