imaginary lines running East/West on the globe measuring distance of a location up to 90 degrees north or south of the equator
imaginary lines running North/South on the globe measuring distance of a location up to 180 degrees east or west of the prime meridian
lines of latitude arrange in the same direction. The equator- the parallel of 0 degrees latitude from which other latitudes are calculated
lines of longitude. The Prime Meridian- meridian of 0 degrees longitude from which other longitudes are calculated
the precise location of a place on the globe determined by a grid system of measurement using imaginary lines of longitude and latitude
Absolute location (site)
describes where a place is in relation to another place
Relative location (situation)
people in the U.S
the average number of people in a square mile
resources purchased by one country from another
resources sold by one country to another
the movement of people from rural areas into cities
many quality of life indices, including standard of living, life expectancy, GDP per capita and literacy
Developing (Third World) countries
typically score higher than developing (Third World) countries
Developed (industrialized) countries
An economy or the sector of an economy that is based on trade in services.
An economy in which goods are produced primarily by machines driven by an inorganic power source, such as electric or gas motor
Agricultural economics originally applied the principles of economics to the production of crops and livestock.
a general weather pattern in a region over time
a short-term, current atmospheric condition
are reversed in the northern and southern hemispheres.