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AP Hum Geo Unit 1 Vocab.

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human geography
A branch of geography that focuses on the processes and patterns that differ the human interactions with the environment, and with the effects of the spacial distribution of human activity on earth
physical geography
A branch of geography dealing with the outside physical features, and changes of the earth; can also be called natural geography, because it not only deals with mountains, glaciers, coastlines, and climates, but also soils, plants, and animals
absolute location
A location of a point on earth's surface that can be expressed by a grid reference like latitude and longitude
relative location
Describes where a place is, relative to other human and physical features
spatial perspective
A way of looking at the world or a location's layout