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Extended Activities

The World in Spatial Terms

  1. Locate Cote d'Ivoire and Gabon on a map of Africa. Explain why location plays an important role in their respective resource-based economies.
  2. Compare the size (in square miles) of Cote d'Ivoire and Gabon to your state.
  3. Discuss and analyze the economic crises in both countries. Explain the effects of the global economy on the local economies in Cote d'Ivoire and Gabon.

Uses of Geography

  1. List and explain how colonialism influenced the pattern of exportation of raw materials in Cote d'Ivoire and Gabon.
  2. Develop a plan that would buffer the economies of both countries against the fluctuations of the global economy.

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