Physical & Cultural Geography Terms/Five Themes/Map Components
These are the physical and cultural geography terms from our text book pages 22-31, along with the Five Themes and Map Components Terms.
The study of the earth's surface
All of the surroundings of a place
Physical features of the earth
The kind of weather a place has over a long period of time
The height above sea level
The materials found in nature that people can use, such as water, air, soil and animals
The study of the way of life of people
The way of life for a group of people, including their beliefs, customs, rules, and ways of relating to each other.
A group of people who share a language, history, and/or place of origin
The practices from the past that people continue to observe
How goods, people, information and animals move from place to place.
Finding either the exact or relative location of a place or person.
Comparing the natural and man-made features of an area, to determine its uniqueness.
An area with common features that sets it apart from another area.
Human-Environment Interaction (H-E I)
How the environment is influenced and influences humans.
An imaginary line that circles the earth halfway between the North and South Pole @ O degrees.
Large body of land (7 on earth) Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Australia, and Antarctica.
Half of the earth. Four in the world: Northern, Southern, Eastern and Western.