5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- gravity model
- prime meridian
- thematic layers
- a individual maps of specific features that are overlaid on one another in a Geographical Information System to understand and analyze a spatial relationship.
- b an imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.
- c theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps
- d the absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics.
- 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
- a thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.
- the realm of geography that studies the structures, processes, distributions, and change through time of the natural phenomena of the earth's surface.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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
Azimuthal projection → a 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.
pattison → he claimed that geography drew from four distinct traditions: the earth-science tradition, the culture-environment tadition, the locational tradition, and the area-analysis tradition.
anthropogenic → human-induced changes on the natural environment
carl sauer → theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps
large-scale → usually have higher resolution and cover much smaller regions.