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  1. Azimuthal projection
  2. topological space
  3. carl sauer
  4. prime meridian
  5. Topographic maps
  1. a geographer from the University of California at Berkeley who defined the concept of cultural landscape as the fundamental unit of geographical analysis. This landscape results from interaction between humans and the physical environment. He argued that virtually no landscape has escaped alteration by human activities.
  2. b projection in which either the north or south pole is oriented at the center of the map.
  3. c an imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, England, which marks the zero degree line of longitude.
  4. d the amount of connectivity between places, regardless of the absolute distance separating them.
  5. e maps that use isolines to represent constant elevations. If you took this map out into the field and walked exactly along the path of an isoline on your map, you would always stay at the same elevation.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the actual or potential relationship between two places, usually referring to economic interactions.
  2. the actual shape of the earth, which is rough and oblate, or slightly squashed; the earth's circumference is longer around the equateor than it is along the meridians, from noth-south circumference.
  3. systematic approach to physical geography that looks at the interaction between the earth's physical systems and processes on a global scale.
  4. describes the amount of social, cultural, or economic connectivity between two places.
  5. the study of the earth's integrated systems as a whole, instead of focusing on particular phenomena in a single place.

5 True/False questions

  1. cultural landscapethe human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.


  2. eratosthenesconcepts or rules that can be applied universally


  3. small-scaleusually have higher resolution and cover much smaller regions.


  4. global positioning systeminventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic work, Man and Nature, or Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action, provided the first description of the extent to which natural systems had been impacted by human actions.


  5. situationhe claimed that geography drew from four distinct traditions: the earth-science tradition, the culture-environment tadition, the locational tradition, and the area-analysis tradition.