5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Robinson projection
- spatial perspective
- a human-induced changes on the natural environment
- b the actual shape of the earth, which is rough and oblate, or slightly squashed; the earth's circumference is longer around the equateor than it is along the meridians, from noth-south circumference.
- c an intellectual framework that looks at the particular locations of specific phenomena, how and why that phenomena is where it is, and, finally, how it is spatially related to phenomena in other places.
- d projection that attempts to balance several possible projection errors. It does not maintain completely accurate area, shape, distance, or direction, but it minimizes errors in each.
- e the costs involved in moving goods from one place to another
5 Multiple choice questions
- a set of satellites used to help determine location anywhere on the earth's surface with a portable electronic device.
- a map's smallest discernable unit
- name given to crescent-shaped area of fertile land stretching from the lower Nile valley, along the east Mediterranean coast, and into Syria and present-day Iraq where agriculture and early civilization first began about 8000 B.C.
- scale that usually depicts large areas on a map
- the study of the interactions between societies and the natural environments they live in
5 True/False questions
situation → the relative location of a place in relation to the physical and cultural characteristics of the surrounding area and the connections and interdependencies within that system; a place's spatial context.
topological space → 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.
ptolemy → roman geographer-astronomer and author of Guide to Geography which included maps containing a grid system of latitude and longitude.
vernacular regions → exist in the minds of people (perceptual regions)
isoline → map line that connects points of equal value or very similar values.