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Agriculture: science, art and business of producing crops and raising livestock

Arid: lacking moisture; not enough rain

Boundary: Something that indicates a border or limit.

Desert: dry, barren and often sandy region

Drought: prolonged period without precipitation

Frontier: border or the an undeveloped area

Infestation: spread of something harmful

Latitude: parallel lines starting at the equator measuring distance north and south

Longitude: meridian lines starting at the Prime Meridian measuring distance east and west

Meridian: another name for lines of longitude, which run north and south on the map

Parallel: another name for lines of latitude, which run east and west on the map.

 

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