The effects of distance on interaction, generally the greater the distance the less interaction.
A doctrine that claims that cultural traits are formed and controlled by environmental conditions
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway between the North Pole and the South Pole
Friction of Distance
A measure of how much absolute distance affects the interaction between two places.
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displays geographic data. (Geographic Info. System)
A navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver
The spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places.
International Date Line
The line of longitude that marks where each new day begins, centered on the 180th meridian.
Distance east or west on the earth's surface, measured in degrees from a certain meridian (line from the North to the South Pole).
The theory that the environment sets certain constraints or limitations, but culture is otherwise determined by social conditions.
the increasing gap in economic conditions between regions in the core and periphery that results from the globalization of the economy.
The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite orbiting the planet or other long-distance methods.
the reduction in the time it takes to diffuse(send/ship) something to a distant place, as a result of improved communications and transportation systems
the study of geographic phenomena in terms of their arrangement as points, lines, areas, or surfaces on a map
a form of diffusion in which a cultural adaptation is created as a result of the introduction of a cultural trait from another place