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  1. vernacular regions
  2. fertile crescent
  3. nomothetic
  4. spatial perspective
  5. eratosthenes
  1. a concepts or rules that can be applied universally
  2. b the head librarian at Alexandria during the third century B.C.; he was one of the first cartographers. Performed a remarkable accurate computation of the earth's circumference. He is also credited with coining the term "geography".
  3. c 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.
  4. d 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.
  5. e exist in the minds of people (perceptual regions)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  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. describes the amount of social, cultural, or economic connectivity between two places.
  4. the study of the interactions between societies and the natural environments they live in
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. prime meridianobservation 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.

          

  2. cultural landscapethe human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.

          

  3. 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.

          

  4. remote sensingobservation 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. International Date Lineexist in the minds of people (perceptual regions)

          

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