5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- sense of place
- global positioning system
- a the absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics.
- b a set of satellites used to help determine location anywhere on the earth's surface with a portable electronic device.
- c the concept fo using the earth's resources in such a way that they provide for people's needs in the present without diminishing the earth's ability to provide for future generations.
- d he claimed that geography drew from four distinct traditions: the earth-science tradition, the culture-environment tadition, the locational tradition, and the area-analysis tradition.
- e feelings evoked by people as a result of certain experiences and memories associated with a particular place.
5 Multiple choice questions
- map line that connects points of equal value or very similar values.
- roman geographer-astronomer and author of Guide to Geography which included maps containing a grid system of latitude and longitude.
- when a trait of one culture prompts invention or innovation in another.
- the costs involved in moving goods from one place to another
- projection in which either the north or south pole is oriented at the center of the map.
5 True/False questions
cultural landscape → the study of the interactions between societies and the natural environments they live in
idiographic → theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps
International Date Line → exist in the minds of people (perceptual regions)
carl sauer → 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.
cartography → a type of thematic map that transforms space such that the political unit with the greatest value for some type of data is represented by the largest relative area.