The physical character of a place
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.(Dale Walters)
The location of a place relative to other places.
pertaining to space on the Earth's surface; sometimes used as a synonym for geographic. (Annamarie Kenworthy)
the attribute of being easy to meet or deal with, The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certian location from other locations. ________ varies from place to place and can be measured. (Annamarie Kenworthy)
the degree of economic, social, cultural, or political connection between two places (Annamarie Kenworthy)
a type of diffusion in which ideas are spread through people or nodes from one to another, such as hip-hop or fashion. (Archit Singh)
a type of diffusion in which the idea or object is widespread rapidly from a single point, such as disease. (Archit Singh)
a type of diffusion similar to relocation, migrating from one place to another and spreading it, except that the characteristics of the idea are changed, though the concept remains the same, such as vegan hambergers in India. (Archit Singh)
an interconnected system of things or people(Dale Walters)
the mistake of misrepresenting the facts
geographic information system (GIS)
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and display geographic data
represented by those features and patterns reflecting human occupation and use of natural resources(Gabby Torres
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place, each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape. This is an important concept in geography because it symbolizes how humans interact with their surroundings. (Gabby Torres)
the region from which innovative ideas originate (Maria K.)
The spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another (Maria K.)
An exact direction such as north or south. (Maria K.)
A direction based on a person's perception of places (Maria K.)
Objects are spread out or not concentrated close together (Maria K.)
Objects in an area are close together (Maria K.)
the visible imprint of human activity and culture on the landscape. (Scarlett J.)
a thematic map in which a dot represents some frequency of the mapped variable <--Madison M.
thematic map in which areas are shaded or patterned in proportion to the measurement of the statistical variable being displayed (e.g., population density) <--Madison M.
map line that connects points of equal or very similar values <--Madison M.
An area in which everyone shares in one or more distinctive characteristics ( Gavin Beach)
a region defined by the particular set of activities or interactions that occur within it ( Gavin Beach)
A place that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity. ( Gavin Beach)
friction of distance
The time and effort that is required to overcome physical movement across the landscape.
the social and psycological effects of living in a world in which time-space convergence has rapidly reached a high level of intensity.
a map that shows a particular theme or topic (rachaelmarieroberts)
records the actual numbers of the mapped item per established location (rachaelmarieroberts)
A presentation of statistical data in geographical distribution on a map (rachaelmarrieroberts)
an approach on how the physical environment caused the social development (Taylor Jarrett)
The position of anything on Earth's surface (Taylor Jarrett)
The theory that the physical environment may set limits on human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternative. (Jacob Bruner)
The physical landscape or environment that has not been affected by human activities. (Jacob Bruner)
the act of representing something (usually on a smaller scale) -Alexia S.
An internal representation of a portion of Earth's surface based on what an individual knows about a place, containing personal impressions of what is in a place and where places are located. -Alexia S.
The system used to transfer locations of Earth's surface to a flat map(Garrett K)
The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or other long-distance methods(Garrett K)
one of the 24 regions or divisions of the globe approximately coinciding with meridians at successive hours from the observatory at Greenwich, England(Garrett K)
The total number of people divided by the total land area. (Scarlett J)
The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture. (Scarlett J.)
the name by which a geographical place is known
type of arrangement of objects in space that is in a line, such as arrangement of houses along a street (albert santiago)
locations are clustered and concentrated around a particular place (albert santiago)
A distribution in which individuals within a population have an equal chance of living anywhere within an area. (albert Santiago
compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real worldSamantha Vail
(thematic, statistical, cartogram, dot, choropleth, isoline, graduated circle)Samantha Vail
The arrangement of something across Earth's surface (Moises M)
the physical distance between two points usually measured in miles or kilometers(Moises M)
Approximate measurement of the physical space between two places.(Moises M)
the physical magnitude of something (how big it is) (austin gula)
size or measure according to a scale (Austin Gula)
the movement of people, goods and ideas within and across geographic space Samantha Vail
process by which molecules tend to move from an area where they are more concentrated to an area where they are less concentrated Samantha Vail
(just so you can study for the quiz)
a large indefinite location on the surface of the EarthSamantha Vail
The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing processSamantha Vail
Geographic Information System (GIS)
A computer application used to store, view, and analyze geographical information, especially maps. (Edward Ramirez)
Global Positioning System
a global system of U.S. navigational satellites developed to provide precise positional and velocity data and global time synchronization for air, sea, and land travel. (Edward Ramirez)
a network of horizontal and perpendicular lines, uniformly spaced, for locating points on a map, chart, or aerial photograph by means of a system of coordinates.