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5 Matching questions

  1. relative distance
  2. resolution
  3. peters map projection
  4. cartography
  5. systematic geography
  1. a theory and practice of making visual representations of the earth's surface in the form of maps
  2. b a map's smallest discernable unit
  3. c the study of the earth's integrated systems as a whole, instead of focusing on particular phenomena in a single place.
  4. d describes the amount of social, cultural, or economic connectivity between two places.
  5. e a cylindrical map projection that attempts to retain the accurate sizes of all the world's landmasses.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform,analyze, and display geographic data.
  2. a mathematical formula that describes the level of interaction between two places, based on the size of their populations and their distance from each other.
  3. the line of longitude that marks where each new day begins, centered on the 180th meridian.
  4. the costs involved in moving goods from one place to another
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. quantitative revolutiona period in human geography associated with the wide-spread adoption of mathematical models and statistical techniques.

          

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

          

  3. spatial perspectivean intellectual framework that looks at the particular locations of specific phenomena, how and why that phenomena is where it is, and, finally, how it is spatially related to phenomena in other places.

          

  4. cultural landscapethe study of the interactions between societies and the natural environments they live in

          

  5. law of retail gravitationprojection in which either the north or south pole is oriented at the center of the map.