What is the term that involves the evolving character and organization of earth's surface?
World Population Distribution
What is basically the term (consists of three separate words) that means the pattern of where people live.
Crude Birth Rate
Number of life births per 1000 population (male + female) in a given year
Crude Death Rate
Annual number of deaths per 1,000 population.
Birth Rate - Death rate=
Immigration - emigration =
place name: the name by which a geographical place is known
This is the study that deals with the relationship between the earth and humans; the outcome of this relationship is the cultural landscape.
a small piece of territory separated from the main part of the territory of a state and entirely surrounded by the territory of another state. OR (Small) area outside of the compact national territory.
A tract or territory enclosed within another state or country.
the distance north or south of the equator of a point on the earth's surface. This distance is measured in degrees, minutes, and seconds.
Geographic distance east or west of the prime meridian expressed in degrees and minutes.
Migration of people to a specific location because relatives or members of the same nationality previously migrated there. Importance pull factors for migrants.
Countries lose educated, talented emigrants (true for many Asian countries)
Migration within a country
Distance on the map represents distance on the ground proportionately
The resource base of an area supports a sustainable population
refers to the localized lifestyle of a subsistence or otherwise inward looking culture. It is usually handed down through oral ...--More isolated--
culture and knowledge passed on through mass media, magazines, television, radio, Internet. OR consists of widespread cultural elements in any given society. Such elements are perpetuated through that society's vernacular language or an established lingua franca. ...--Spread by diffusion--
An ethnostate (examples are: denmark, israel, japan) The Palestinians want to be a __________. a state in which all citizens share a common nationality OR An independent state or country.
An area organized around a focal point/ node (center). Uniformity and shared characteristics; like citizenship
It has a node or center. Example: Business Territory region that is defined and classified by patterns of spatial interaction or spatial organization. ...
It varies according to what the criteria is or who you ask. Example: The Midwest. --Also known as perceptual region; an area that people believe to exist as part of their cultural identity.
Example: The quakers - The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another.
Examples: Hierarchical (USA in Iraq) , Contagious (Coke/ McDonalds) , Stimulus (The Apple Mouse) --The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process.
A dominant group absorbs or integrates the culture of a less-dominant group. May happen through conquest or through spread of pop culture.
(ANSWER IS TWO WORDS AND SINGULAR) What brings people together into a nationality; example- language, customs, history, etc. -- An attitude that tends to unify people and enhance support for a state.
(ANSWER IS TWO WORDS AND SINGULAR) Forces that may lead to devolution (decentralizing) or Balkanization (breaking up) of a state. These may include ethnic differences, uneven development, proruption, allegiance to a substate over the national state (e.g., loyalty to the Confederacy by Southerners)), or even local control when national control is difficult because of distance decay.
Also called "friction of distance" When distance from a core region increases, efficiency or control decreases; The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
Central government has the power. (Example: Russia) An internal organization of a state that places most power in the hands of central government officials.
Example: U.S. -- Power is shared by Central government and its sub-state territorial units (state, country, etc.) ; An internal organization of a state that allocates most powers to units of local government.
(TWO WORDS WITH - IN BETWEEN) A substate wants to rule itself. Example: Chechnya, Quebec in 1955, Palestinians since 1948
Involves being ruled by the mother country. Attempt by one country to establish settlements and to impose its political, economic, and cultural principles in another territory.
Implies economic and political domination. ; Control of territory already occupied and organized by an indigenous society.
Permanent movement compelled usually by cultural factors. Example: Africans because of tribal warfare. Natural Disasters. (Sudan, Cajun Diaspora)
Seeks new members, A religion that attempts to appeal to all people, not just those living in a particular region.
A religion with a relatively concentrated spatial distribution whose principles are likely to be based on the physical characteristics of the particular location in which its adherents are concentrated.
Global Information System
(not abbreviation) This system uses layers of computer data. Organizes information such as the geographic setting of streets and neighborhoods; used to organize/ analyze/ observe the geographic information collected.
Global Positioning System
Used to give EXACT location with satellites. (Not the abbreviation)
Used by the _____ Bureau to canvas neighborhoods and collect data. (consists of two words so DON'T fill in the blank)
North American Free Trade Agreement
Canada, USA, Mexico is all involved in this. Economic balance with trade.
20 + European States are in this and their last decision was to make the common currency all Euros. This is:
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries
They organize how oil is distributed and taken from countries within the Middle East and Venezuela. , emerged as the major petroleum pricing power in 1973, when the ownership of oil production in the Middle East transferred from the operating companies to the governments of the producing countries or to their national oil companies. ...was set up in 1960 to co-ordinate prices and supply policies of the major petroleum exporting countries. The UK is not a member.
World Trade Organization
Newer than OPEC and aims to decrease world trade barriers.
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
West vs. East; democracies vs. Communist States. THE ANSWER was AGAINST the ______ Pact **DO NOT FILL IN THE BLANK!**
The military alliances during the cold war. NOT NATO...
An otherwise compact state with a large projecting extension (example: Thailand)
A state in which the distance from the center to any boundary does not vary significantly. (example: Poland)
A state that completely surrounds another state. (Example: South Africa)
A state with a long, narrow shape. (Example. Chile)
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territory. (Example: Indonesia)