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Chapter 1 Key Issue 1
scientific study of the location of people and activities across earth and the reasons for their distributions
deals with social, economic and behavioral processes that differentiate places
examines natural processes occurring at the earth's surface that provide the physical setting for human activities
a two dimensional representation of earth's surface or a portion of it
the science of making maps
a specific point on earth distinguished by a particular character
an area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or features
relationship between the portion of earth being studied and earth as a whole
the physical gap or interval between two objects
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space
system used to transfer locations from earth's surface to a flat map
a system that determines accurately the precise position of something on earth
a computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, and display geographic data