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  1. The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or other long-distance methods.
  2. The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
  3. A set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform, analyze, and display geographic data.
  4. (nodal) Area organized around a node or focal point. The characteristic chosen to define this kind of region dominates at a central focus or node and diminishes in importance outward. This region is tied to the central point by transportation or communication systems or by economic or functional associations.
  5. The arrangement of something across Earth's surface (space).

4 True/False Questions

  1. Mental MapAn internal representation of a portion of Earth's surface based on what an individual knows about a place, containing personal impressions of what is in a place and where places are located.

          

  2. Formal RegionAn internal representation of a portion of Earth's surface based on what an individual knows about a place, containing personal impressions of what is in a place and where places are located.

          

  3. Perceptual (vernacular) Region(vernacular) is a place that people believe exists as a part of their cultural identity. Such regions emerge from peoples informal sense of place rather than from scientific models developed through geographic thought. (Often identified using a mental map- which is an internal representation of a portion of Earths surface)

          

  4. Physical GeographyThe spatial analysis of the sturcture of the earth and its features (plants, animals, climate, ect)

          

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