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  1. earth system science
  2. carl sauer
  3. idiographic
  4. region
  5. environmental geography
  1. a 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.
  2. b a territory that encompasses many places that share similar attributes (may be physical, cultural, or both) in comparison with the attributes of places elsewhere.
  3. c pertaining to the unique facts or characteristics of a particular place.
  4. d systematic approach to physical geography that looks at the interaction between the earth's physical systems and processes on a global scale.
  5. e the intersection between human and physical geography, which explores the spatial impacts humans have on the physical environment and vice versa.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. a set of satellites used to help determine location anywhere on the earth's surface with a portable electronic device.
  3. roman geographer-astronomer and author of Guide to Geography which included maps containing a grid system of latitude and longitude.
  4. scale that usually depicts large areas on a map
  5. inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic work, Man and Nature, or Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action, provided the first description of the extent to which natural systems had been impacted by human actions.

5 True/False questions

  1. topological spacethe amount of connectivity between places, regardless of the absolute distance separating them.

          

  2. Topographic mapsmaps 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.

          

  3. sustainabilitythe costs involved in moving goods from one place to another

          

  4. systematic geographythe study of the earth's integrated systems as a whole, instead of focusing on particular phenomena in a single place.

          

  5. thematic layersgeographer 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.

          

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