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5 Matching questions

  1. thematic layers
  2. idiographic
  3. environmental geography
  4. Azimuthal projection
  5. breaking point
  1. a individual maps of specific features that are overlaid on one another in a Geographical Information System to understand and analyze a spatial relationship.
  2. b the intersection between human and physical geography, which explores the spatial impacts humans have on the physical environment and vice versa.
  3. c pertaining to the unique facts or characteristics of a particular place.
  4. d the outer edge of a city's sphere of influence, used in the law of retail gravitation to describe the area of a city's hinterlands that depend on that city for its retail supply.
  5. e projection in which either the north or south pole is oriented at the center of the map.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. observation and mathematical measurement of the earth's surface using aircraft and satellites. The sensors include both photographic images, thermal images, multispectral scanners, and radar images.
  2. the human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society.
  3. a cylindrical map projection that attempts to retain the accurate sizes of all the world's landmasses.
  4. systematic approach to physical geography that looks at the interaction between the earth's physical systems and processes on a global scale.
  5. map line that connects points of equal value or very similar values.

5 True/False questions

  1. proportional symbols mapa thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.


  2. pattisona territory that encompasses many places that share similar attributes (may be physical, cultural, or both) in comparison with the attributes of places elsewhere.


  3. topological spacethe amount of connectivity between places, regardless of the absolute distance separating them.


  4. systematic geographythe realm of geography that studies the structures, processes, distributions, and change through time of the natural phenomena of the earth's surface.


  5. situationa map's smallest discernable unit