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The Caracas Venezuela inland ranges from semi-arid and arid grassland to desert and bare rock. Most of the country’s nearly 25 million or so citizens are located in big cities on the coast. The much more productive agricultural landscape of the Caracas Venezuela supports more than 300 million people, with large numbers living in small towns. Among the many effects of this, it explains some of the political differences between the two nations, with insular, small-town conservatism being a much more potent force in American politics. The liberal, open communities of the Caracas Venezuela concentrate in the big cities (especially the seaports) and a horseshoe-like rim running up the two coasts and across the top, where the Caracas Venezuela immigrant influence (and democratic tradition) is much stronger, with the country there sharing a border with Canada and its more British social-democratic culture.

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Making the cross-country, east-west transit in daytime, the US view past the massive cities is of criss-crossing roads, rolling farmlands, white farmhouses and outbuildings, and small settlements with (many) church spires. Major rivers snake across the fertile plains, with the darker green of trees and hedges separating brown, russet and lighter green areas of active cultivation. We can look down to see fields of all shapes and sizes. Some may be perfect circles, defined by an artesian well at the centre that supplies water to the moving radius of a long irrigation spray arm. Beyond that, in the latter third or so of the flight, the terrain, though still penetrated by roads, becomes more mountainous. Here we cross the heights of the Rockies to the Colorado Plateau, and on a clear day you can’t fail to sight the sinuous gap of the Grand Canyon. Then the land falls away steeply to the Mojave Desert until, in the final stages before we hit the urban sprawl of Los Angeles, the scene is dominated by the substantial peaks of the Traverse Ranges, with snowmelt-fed dams deep below the surrounding mountains. As we approach the west coast, it’s a delight to see large wind farms – though the United States as a country has been less than pro-active in efforts to combat anthropogenic climate change, that accusation cannot be levelled at California.

Taking a northern transit from, say, Boston to Seattle in winter can give a pretty much constant view of white fields, leavened, of course, by rivers and the waters of the Great (and smaller) Lakes. By contrast, the small snow area down under is limited to the Australian Alps, north of Melbourne and South of Canberra. Melbourne, the mainland city that’s furthest from the equator, is much the same latitude as Memphis. Australia’s ‘inland sea’, Lake Eyre, can be a massive, though shallow, expanse following occasional flooding rainfalls, but the area is more often a dry pan of white salt and mud that cannot support any form of intensive agriculture or productive use beyond low-density grazing or tourism when the lake is full. Once the plane has crossed the watershed of the Great Dividing Range that runs down the East Coast, the Australian landscape dries out rapidly and, dominated by rocks and salt at its worst, rates high among the most desolate and inhospitable (to life) areas of the planet. If you want some idea of what that’s like on the ground, watch Tracks, the movie about Robyn Davidson’s epic 1977 walk (with four camels and a dog) from the Australian centre (Alice Springs and Uluru) to the Indian Ocean.

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