5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Topographic maps
- george perkins marsh
- gravity model
- prime meridian
- Azimuthal projection
- a projection in which either the north or south pole is oriented at the center of the map.
- b an imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.
- c 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.
- d 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.
- 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
- exist in the minds of people (perceptual regions)
- a set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform,analyze, and display geographic data.
- a set of satellites used to help determine location anywhere on the earth's surface with a portable electronic device.
- the human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.
- the realm of geography that studies the structures, processes, distributions, and change through time of the natural phenomena of the earth's surface.
5 True/False Questions
thematic layers → individual maps of specific features that are overlaid on one another in a Geographical Information System to understand and analyze a spatial relationship.
choropleth map → 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.
remote sensing → concepts or rules that can be applied universally
mercator projection → 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.
stimulus diffusion → when a trait of one culture prompts invention or innovation in another.