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  1. a diagrammatic representation of the earth's surface (or part of it)
  2. The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
  3. (vernacular) is a place that people believe exists as a part of their cultural identity. Such regions emerge from peoples informal sense of place rather than from scientific models developed through geographic thought. (Often identified using a mental map- which is an internal representation of a portion of Earths surface)
  4. A set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform, analyze, and display geographic data.
  5. graphical representation (in polar or cartesian coordinates) of the spatial distribution of radiation from an antenna as a function of angle

4 True/False questions

  1. Remote SensingThe acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or other long-distance methods.


  2. Mental MapAn 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.


  3. Formal Regionarea within which everyone shares in common one or mare distinctive characteristics. The shared feature could be a cultural value such as a common language, or an environmental climate.


  4. Functional (nodal) Region(nodal) Area organized around a node or focal point. The characteristic chosen to define this kind of region dominates at a central focus or node and diminishes in importance outward. This region is tied to the central point by transportation or communication systems or by economic or functional associations.