Daniel Young/ AP human geography

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distance decay

The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.

step migration

migration to a distant destination that occurs in stages, for example, from farm to nearby village and later to a town and city

intervening opportunities

the idea that one place has a demand for some good or service and two places have a supply of equal price and quality, then the closer of the two will get the job, thereby blocking the other from being able to use its supply

voluntary migration

permanent movement undertaken by choice

forced migration

Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors.

counter migration

the return of migrants to the regions from which they earlier emigrated

activity space

the space within which daily activity occurs

cyclic movement

pattern of movement from beginning around to original start location

commuting

the travel of a commuter

seasonal movement

Movements that are taken based on a seasonal basis.

nomadism

movement among a definite set of places

periodic

happening or recurring at regular intervals

periodic movement

motion that recurs over and over and the period of time required for each recurrence remains the same

interregional migrations

Permanent movement from one region of a country to another.

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