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  1. site
  2. cartography
  3. gravity model
  4. prime meridian
  5. thematic layers
  1. a individual maps of specific features that are overlaid on one another in a Geographical Information System to understand and analyze a spatial relationship.
  2. b an imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.
  3. c theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps
  4. d the absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics.
  5. e 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 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.
  2. the realm of geography that studies the structures, processes, distributions, and change through time of the natural phenomena of the earth's surface.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. law that states that people will be drawn to larger cities to conduct their business because larger cities have a wider influence on the hinterlands that surround them.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Azimuthal projectiona true conformal cylindrical map projection, particularly useful for navigation because it maintains accurate direction. Famous for its distortion in area that makes landmasses at the poles appear oversized.

          

  2. pattisonhe claimed that geography drew from four distinct traditions: the earth-science tradition, the culture-environment tadition, the locational tradition, and the area-analysis tradition.

          

  3. anthropogenichuman-induced changes on the natural environment

          

  4. carl sauertheory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps

          

  5. large-scaleusually have higher resolution and cover much smaller regions.

          

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