Unit 1: What is Geography?

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Human Geography
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studying population and migrationhuman geographystudying how globalization affects the earthenvironmental geographyabsolute locationExact location of a place on the earth described by global coordinatesrelative locationThe position of a place in relation to another placeLongitudemeridians; runs north south; measures east westLatitudeparallels; run east west; measure north southChorpleth mapA thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.natural physical mapshows landforms and topographyCartogram MapA map in which the shape or size is distorted in order to demonstrate a variableGPSA system that determines the precise position of something on Earth through a series of satellites, tracking stations, and receivers.