represented by those features and patterns reflecting human occupation and use of natural resources
the notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprints on a place, each contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape
a geographic area that includes cultural and natural resources assosiated with a historic event, activity, person, or group of people.
the total number of objects in an area is commonly used to compare the distribution of populations in different coutries
The number of people per unit of area for a suitable culture.
The spatial spreading of dissemination of a cultural element or some other phenomenon.
the region where ideas orginate
the spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement from one place to another
the spread of a trend from one area to another in a snowballing fashion
the spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power from one person to a place
the rapid spread of a trend through population
the spread of an underlying principle even though a specific characteristic is rejected
where you are exactly located
where you are located relative to other things
the exact measurement of the distance between two places
the approximate measurement of distance between two places
arrangement of something on the Earths surface
the study of how physical enivornment caused human activity
a postion on Earths surface using the coordinate system of longitute and latitude
the postion on Earth's surface relative to other things
the phsyical characteristics of place , what is found at the location and why its significant
the external location attributes of a place; its relative location
pysical enviornment may limit some actions but people have the ability to adapt to new enviornent
an area in which everyone shares one or more distinctive characteristics
an area organized around a node or focal point
people believed to exist as part of their cultural identity
the ability to reach or obtain something from a given point
Where people can connect things to nature
a system of interelated buildings, offices, stations ect.
is the diminishing or importance and eventual disapearence of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin
Friciton of Distance
spatial interactions will take place more frequently over shorter distances
increasing speed of which we can recieve information and reduces the significance
GIS (Geographic Information System)
a computer that can capture, store, query, analyze and display geographic information
GPS (Global Postition System)
accuratly determines the precise postion of something on Earth
a circle drawn around the world parallel to the equator and at right angles to meridians, and helps to define a time zone along with a merdian
an arc drawn between the North and South Poles and to define time zones along with parallels
the meridian that passes through Greenwich England
Internation Date Line
follows closely to 180 degrees in Longitude, when you pass it going East you move back 24 hours, and when vice versa.
displays a spatial pattern of a theme or seriesof attributes of emphasize spatial variation or one or a small number of geographic distributions
a map that shows information that is distorted
A thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.
a map of a persons personal point of view of the world
Acquisition of data about Earths surface from a satilite orbiting the planet or other long distance methods
24 hour zones that 1,000 miles apart from the other, each one is an hour before or after the one next to it, helps to differentiate between the differnt times from one point on the Earth to another point.
Daily space used
the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a whole