5 Themes of Geography Definition Review
Terms in this set (5)
-Absolute: The exact location of a place. Geographers use latitude and longitude lines to pinpoint absolute location
-Relative: Where a location is in relation to places or things near it.
The physical and human characteristics of a location. Physical characteristics include things such as mountains, rivers, and beaches. Human characteristics include things such as political institutions, culture, housing.
How humans and the enviornment affect each other.
The study of movement of people, goods, and ideas from one place to another.
The basic unit of study in geography. A region is an area that has certain unifying characteristics such as climate, language, or history.