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01C-Place Space and Spatial Diffusion
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The diffusion of the most conservative cultural traits—religion, language, kinship, etc.—usually involves _________ diffusion.
In 1598 domestic horses, an Old World species, were accidentally introduced into the American West by Spanish conquistadores invading the Upper Rio Grande valley of present-day New Mexico. Over the next 150 years, feral horse (Mustang) populations spread throughout the interior west of North America. What type of expansion diffusion did this involve?
The most common type of barrier to cultural diffusion is the
The term spatial diffusion was first coined by geographer Edward Ullman in 1954 (T/F)
Istanbul's growth as a major port stems from attributes of its site and situation along an important strait. (T/F)
The diffusion of H1N1 flu since April 2009 provides a good example of spatial diffusion. (T/F)
_______ refers to the degree in which two or more phenomena share similar distributions
Rap was first popular in New York, then Los Angeles, and later Dallas, and still later, Tulsa. This illustrates the process known as ________ diffusion.
Distribution is the arrangement of phenomena on or near the Earth's surface (T/F)
The most common type of barrier to cultural diffusion is the:
Hierarchical diffusion is completely random. (T/F)
The most common type of relocation diffusion is
__________ diffusion is ultimately the result of human migration.
The phenomenon in which local contagious diffusion originating in higher-order centers occurs simultaneously with traits primarily diffusing hierarchically is called:
the neighborhood effect
A location distinguished by specific physical and cultural characteristics is a
High poverty rates in Vietnam coincide with
closed forest cover
By definition, a(n) _______ barrier completely stops the diffusion of something.
_________ diffusion involves the ordered spread of a phenomenon such as a cultural trait, technological innovation, or disease outbreak, within a stratified system. Most often the stratified system directing this type of diffusion is an urban system of cities.
The diffusion of Walmart during the second half of the 20th Century involved a pattern that spread from rural to urban areas. This is an example of _____ diffusion.
A few years before 1997 (the year the PRC took over), many Hong Kong Chinese migrated to Canada and moved their assets to Canadian banks. Most Hong Kong Chinese settled along the coast of British Columbia and in Toronto. This migration story illustrates the process of _____ diffusion
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