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Geography quiz one

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A street address is an example of
absolute location
Geography may be described as the study of spacial variation
true
the word geography is derived from the greek words meaning
The description of the earth
the only true formal geographic regions are recognized political entities as states, provinces and countries
false
Geography differs from disciplines such as geology, meteorology, and culture anthropology in that it
uses data from related disciplines to study spacial relationships
Because geographers deal with patterns of spacial interaction that remain constant, scale is not important.
false
scale implies the degree of generalization permissible or supportable
true
which one of the following best identifies the cultural landscape?
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The Term cultural landscape suggest the visible imprint of the human activity upon the natural environment
true
Geo. is best described
the study of how and why human and physical attributes very from place to place on the earths surface of the earth
the term geography was coined by which greek scientist
Eratosthenes
the attributes of a place
represent the current state of continuing process of change and development
Spacial interaction is affected by
distance, accessibility, and development
when real estate agents say location matters they are referring to
a relative location
to a geographer site and situation are interchangeable
FALSE
geography means "measurement of the earth"
false
since humans are the active agents in human-environmental interaction, people tend to
are frequently unmindful of the dangers of inappropriate environmental exploitation
the relationship between the size of an area on a map and its actual size on earths surface is called
map scale
which of the following is not true of the natural landscape
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the location of Chicago at 41o49' N lat and 87o37' W long is an example of
absolute location
as geographers use the term scale tells us
the relationship between earth distance and map distance
Geography as a discipline
originated in ancient greek interest in the nature of the universe and the varying character of the known parts of the earth
which of the following best identifies the cultural landscape
the natural landscape as modified by humans
absolute location
is a precise position on the surface of the globe
absolute location is determined by reference to an agreed-upon system of coordinates
true
between the middle ages and the revival of geography in the 17th century, muslim scholars were engaged in describing and analyzing their known world and its physical, cultural and religion variation
true
globalization refers to the increasing spacial inter
true
An example of a formal region is
the area of france where the breton languages is spoken