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specific point on earth distinguished by a particular character
area of earth distinguished by a distinctive combination of cultural and physical features
relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a whole
refers to the physical gap or interval between two objects
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space
science of mapmaking
relationship of a feature's size on a map to its actual size on earth
scientific method of transferring locations on earths surface to a flat map
land ordinance of 1785
divided much of the country into a system of townshipd and ranges to facilitate the sale of...
square 6 miles on each side
north south lines separating twnships
east west lines separating twnships
township is divided into 36 sections 1 square mile
(geographic information system) computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, and...
the finding of data about Earth's surface from a satellite or from other long-distance methods
(global positioning system) system determines accurately the precise position of something...
position something occupies on Earth's surface
name given to a place on Earth
physical character of a place(i.e. climate, water sources, topography, soil, vegetation, latitude,...
location of a place relative to other places 1) finding an unfamiliar place 2) understanding...
arc between north and south poles. longitude.
circle drawn around globe parallel to equator. latitude.
meridian that passes through GMT at 0 degrees longitude
numbering system to indicate the location of a parallel
numbering system to indicate the location of a meridian
(Greenwich Mean Time) or 0 degrees longitude is master reference for all time zones. east=...
follows 180 degree longitude you move clock back 24 hours going toward america
combination of cultural features (language, region), economic features (agriculture, industry),...
each region has its own distinctive landscape that results from a unique combination of social...
uniform/homogeneous region, is an area within which everyone shares in common one or more distinctive...
nodal region, is an area organized around a node or focal point
place that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity
internal representation of a portion of Earth's surface
body of customary beliefs, material traits, and social formas that together constitute the...
geographic study of huuman-environment relationships
The physical environment caused social development or where you lived affected who you were
the human environment may limit some human actions, but people have the ability to adjust their...
substances that are useful to people, economically and technologically feasable to access,...
piece of land that is created by draining the water from an area
force or process that involves the entire world and resuts in making something worldwide in...
conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where...
arrangement of a feature in space
frequency with which something occurs in space
total # of objects in an area, is commonly used to compare the distribution of population in...
# of persons per unit of area suitable for agriculture
number of farmers per unit of farmland
event of a feature's spread over space
geometric arrangement of objects in space
reduction in the time it takes for something to reach another place
contact diminishes with increasing distance and eventually disappears
process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another overtime
place from which an innovation originates
spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another
spread of a feature from one place to another in a snowballing process
spread of an idea persons or nodes of authority or power to other persons or places
rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughout the population
spread of an underlying principle, even though a characteristic itself apparently fails to...
increasing gap in economic conditions between regions in the core and periphery that results...