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  1. transferability
  2. fuller projection
  3. stimulus diffusion
  4. gravity model
  5. sustainability
  1. a the costs involved in moving goods from one place to another
  2. b 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.
  3. c when a trait of one culture prompts invention or innovation in another.
  4. d a mathematical formula that describes the level of interaction between two places, based on the size of their populations and their distance from each other.
  5. e a type of map projection that maintains the accurate size and shape of landmasses but completely rearranges direction such that the four cardinal directions- north, south, east, and west- no longer have any meaning.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. individual maps of specific features that are overlaid on one another in a Geographical Information System to understand and analyze a spatial relationship.
  2. 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.
  3. the line of longitude that marks where each new day begins, centered on the 180th meridian.
  4. the human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.
  5. a thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.

5 True/False Questions

  1. prime meridianan imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.

          

  2. proportional symbols mapa 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.

          

  3. relative distanceusually have higher resolution and cover much smaller regions.

          

  4. breaking pointthe 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.

          

  5. isolinethe absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics.

          

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