5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- environmental geography
- Topographic maps
- relative distance
- breaking point
- proportional symbols map
- a the intersection between human and physical geography, which explores the spatial impacts humans have on the physical environment and vice versa.
- b the outer edge of a city's sphere of influence, used in the law of retail gravitation to describe the area of a city's hinterlands that depend on that city for its retail supply.
- c describes the amount of social, cultural, or economic connectivity between two places.
- d a thematic map in which the size of a chosen symbol- such as a circle or triangle- indicates the relative magnitude of some statistical value for a given geographic region.
- e maps that use isolines to represent constant elevations. If you took this map out into the field and walked exactly along the path of an isoline on your map, you would always stay at the same elevation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- a set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform,analyze, and display geographic data.
- a map's smallest discernable unit
- the actual or potential relationship between two places, usually referring to economic interactions.
- geographer from the University of California at Berkeley who defined the concept of cultural landscape as the fundamental unit of geographical analysis. This landscape results from interaction between humans and the physical environment. He argued that virtually no landscape has escaped alteration by human activities.
- observation and mathematical measurement of the earth's surface using aircraft and satellites. The sensors include both photographic images, thermal images, multispectral scanners, and radar images.
5 True/False Questions
quantitative revolution → a map's smallest discernable unit
cartograms → theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps
physical geography → the study of the earth's integrated systems as a whole, instead of focusing on particular phenomena in a single place.
nomothetic → concepts or rules that can be applied universally
isoline → the absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics.