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  1. graphical representation (in polar or cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle
  2. (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.
  3. An 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.
  4. (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)
  5. A geographic location that is described by comparing its location to another location.

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  1. Geographical Information SystemsA set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform, analyze, and display geographic data.

          

  2. Absolute LocationA geographic location that is described by comparing its location to another location.

          

  3. Remote SensingA geographic location that is described by comparing its location to another location.

          

  4. DistributionThe arrangement of something across Earth's surface (space).

          

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