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1 - Describe the pattern of population distribution in Brazil. In the Southeast coastal region of Brazil, by looking at the "population density" graph, it shows that it is far denser in this section. Whereas in the west of Brazil, it is a lot sparser. There are a lot of reasons that show a relationship with this. One reason is because of importing and exporting goods. Because of trade, there is bound to be an increase nearer the coast in the southwest. Also, there might be an increase of population because of its accessibility. Furthermore, by looking at the graph, it seems to be that more people are living in the big cities of Brazil such as Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo, Sao Luis and more. This might be because work in secondary and tertiary sectors is more likely here as they are the big cities of Brazil. Due to their size, the accessibility level will also be a lot higher, and these cities will most likely be the home of airports and ports. Just by looking at the graph, you can see that it is a country of extreme contrasts. In the west of Brazil, as I said before, it is a lot sparser. ...read more.


Before the Grande Carajas, it was an L.E.D.C and a huge project like this, which would evidently provide Brazil with a steady income and also give countries with low magnesium and copper levels raw minerals like Japan from Amazonia. Another possible reason why the country embarked on such a massive development project is that it supplies the people and residents of Brazil with jobs and opportunities to work and provide an income for their own family and lifestyle. Due to the huge scale of the project, there will also be a huge amount of professions to agree with the scale. It has supplied 7000 people with jobs and working opportunities. Furthermore, due to the income it can supply, it can also create a better education opportunity for children. Seeing as the country was once an L.E.D.C, It was most probably that the children didn't have useful resources so there education could persevere. It was also most probably that there weren't many teachers with good pay and teaching qualifications but now, with a bigger income and brazil now known as a B.R.I.C would have more teaching resources and teachers with knowledge and qualifications for each subject. Finally, one last possible reason why the country embarked on such a massive development project was because of transport from each major city to the carajas region. ...read more.


Furthermore, more money would be spent. But, The fact that it will be able to withstand up to 400 years is a long time and people would definitely prefer and think more of this option than just the fact that it covers 1/10 of Brazil. Whether we are keeping the rainforest sustainable is a matter of how much further this project will go. If it stops now, it will be perfectly capable of being sustainable but if more ideas are thought of and carried through then a lot more than 1.6% of area will be deforested. This is the point where it becomes unsustainable, where we're destroying trees to extract even more raw minerals and materials than we've already done and already have a huge amount of raw and materials. Moreover, because it it's the middle of the rainforest, even more money and wealth is at stake. But, if the human and governments natural instinct of curiosity does not pull through and ideas aren't suggested and if a further bigger project isn't explored then it can repay debt for the country, produce hydroelectric power, railways, and mining. When one makes a decision to weigh out the advantages and the disadvantages, you can not choose what is right for you and only you but on the contrary, must choose the better decision for your country, region, town or villiage. ...read more.

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