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World Geography 3.4
ecosystem
biome
deciduous
rain forest
an interdependent community of plants and animals
a regional ecosystem
a named characteristic of broadleaf trees, such as maple, oak…
a forest region located in the Tropical Zone with a heavy con…
ecosystem
an interdependent community of plants and animals
biome
a regional ecosystem
22 terms
Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
10 terms
World Geography 2.3
tectonic plate
fault
earthquake
seismograph
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
a fracture in the earth's crust
a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tect…
a device that measures the size of the waves created by an ea…
tectonic plate
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
fault
a fracture in the earth's crust
37 terms
World Geography Test #3
government ruled by the people
government ruled by a king or queen
Democratic Republic
one person rules and the power is take…
What is a Democracy?
What is a Monarchy?
What type of government does the U.S. have?
What is a Dictatorship?
government ruled by the people
What is a Democracy?
government ruled by a king or queen
What is a Monarchy?
22 terms
Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
11 terms
world geography chapter 3
Birthrate
Culture Hearth
Sovereignty
Diffusion
Number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Area where cultural ideas begin and from which they spread.
A country's freedom from outside control.
Process by which cultural traits move from one culture to ano…
Birthrate
Number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
Culture Hearth
Area where cultural ideas begin and from which they spread.
20 terms
World Geography: Quiz - 3
Absolute Location
Mechanical Weathring
Acid Rain
Biosphere
location using exact coordinates
breakening of rock by natural or physical process
rain that contains chemical contamination
parts of planet inhabited by living things
Absolute Location
location using exact coordinates
Mechanical Weathring
breakening of rock by natural or physical process
43 terms
world geography 3&4
weather
climate
axis
temperature
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the earth b…
degree of hotness or coldness measured on a set scale, such a…
weather
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
climate
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
27 terms
World Geography Chapter 3
Population
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Population Density
The number of people who live in an area.
The number of births per 1000 people per year.
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year.
The average number of people who live in a certain area
Population
The number of people who live in an area.
Birth Rate
The number of births per 1000 people per year.
16 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 3
Plural Society
Regions
Urban
Rural
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
found in or living in a city
found in or living in areas that are not close to cities
Plural Society
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
Regions
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
10 terms
Abeka World Geography 3.2
Amsterdam
Berlin
Bern
Brussels
capital of the Netherlands
capital of Germany
capital of Switzerland
capital of Belgium
Amsterdam
capital of the Netherlands
Berlin
capital of Germany
28 terms
World Geography Chapter 3
Demography
Culture
Population density
Birthrate
the study of populations that include such topics as birth, m…
the beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
the average number of people in a square mile or a square kil…
the number of live births each year per 1,000 people, and the…
Demography
the study of populations that include such topics as birth, m…
Culture
the beliefs and actions that define a group of people's way o…
31 terms
Abeka World Geography 3.5
Athens
Madrid
Moscow
Baghdad
capital of Greece
capital of Spain
capital of Russia
capital of Iraq
Athens
capital of Greece
Madrid
capital of Spain
10 terms
Abeka World Geography 3.1
Athens
Lisbon
Madrid
Rome
capital of Greece
capital of Portugal
capital of Spain
capital of Italy
Athens
capital of Greece
Lisbon
capital of Portugal
10 terms
World Geography 3-3
Natural Resources
Economy
Economic System
Command Economy
something that is found in nature that is necessary or useful…
a system for producing and exchanging goods and service among…
a way people use resources to make and exchange products
an economic system in which the production of goods and servi…
Natural Resources
something that is found in nature that is necessary or useful…
Economy
a system for producing and exchanging goods and service among…
world geography 3
isthmus
valley
earthquake
lava
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
area of low land between hills or mountains.
The shaking that results from the movement of rock beneath Ea…
hot, liquid rock.
isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas.
valley
area of low land between hills or mountains.
World Geography Chapter 3
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
air pressure
the conditions of the atmosphere at a given place and time
weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
process by which Earth's atmosphere traps heat
weight of air, measured by a barometer
weather
the conditions of the atmosphere at a given place and time
climate
weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
19 terms
World Geography 3
Diverse
Global
Region
Culture Groups
differing in some characteristics (from each other); various
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
A group of people who share one or more unique characteristic…
Diverse
differing in some characteristics (from each other); various
Global
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
18 terms
Geography - Chapter 3.3: World Climate Regions
Tundra
Permafrost
Low-latitude Climate
Dry Climate
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Ground that is permanently frozen
Areas near the equator with warm rainy climates. "Tropical"
A climate in which the yearly precipitation is less than the…
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Permafrost
Ground that is permanently frozen
39 terms
world geography ch 3-4 human geography
authoritarian rule
market economy
primary sector jobs
secondary sector jobs
Government demands obedience from civilians. unquestionable a…
A market economy is an economy in which decisions regarding i…
The portion of the economy concerned with the direct extracti…
The portion of the economy concerned with manufacturing usefu…
authoritarian rule
Government demands obedience from civilians. unquestionable a…
market economy
A market economy is an economy in which decisions regarding i…
45 terms
World Geography Chapters 1&3
relative location
absolute location
distance decay
human environment interaction
The position of a place in relation to another place
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a…
The changes humans make to their environment and how humans a…
relative location
The position of a place in relation to another place
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Chapter 3 World Geography
Two Revolutions That Changed the Earth
Hunting and Gathering (foraging)
Ecologically Dominant Species
Pleistocene Overkill Hypothesis
1. The Agricultural Revolution... -Began in the Middle East abo…
-Our ancestors lived by foraging until 10,000 years ago... -Stay…
-Competed more successfully than other organisms for nutritio…
Hunted many species to extinction
Two Revolutions That Changed the Earth
1. The Agricultural Revolution... -Began in the Middle East abo…
Hunting and Gathering (foraging)
-Our ancestors lived by foraging until 10,000 years ago... -Stay…
101 terms
Unit 3: World Geography
spatial inequality
urban
basin
plaza
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
found or living in a city
a bowl-shaped depression, or hollow, in Earth's surface
an open square or marketplace
spatial inequality
the unequal distribution of wealth or resources in a geograph…
urban
found or living in a city
35 terms
Unit 3 world geography
Industrial revolution
Energy
Natural Resources
Water population
better farming due to tractors and machines
U.S. makes up 5% of earth's population but uses 25% of its re…
industrialized nation account for nearly 20% of earth's popul…
40% of U.S. water is unfit for bathing or fishing
Industrial revolution
better farming due to tractors and machines
Energy
U.S. makes up 5% of earth's population but uses 25% of its re…
World Geography: Chapter 3
Weather
Climate
What is the difference between climate…
axis
the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited…
the term for the weather patterns that an area typically expe…
weather- short term... climate- long term
an imaginary line running from the North pole to the South po…
Weather
the condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited…
Climate
the term for the weather patterns that an area typically expe…
10 terms
World Geography 3-3
Natural reasource
Economy
Economic system
Command economy
Somthing that is found in nature that is nessesary or useful…
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
A way people make resources to make and exchange goods
An economic system in which the production of goods and servi…
Natural reasource
Somthing that is found in nature that is nessesary or useful…
Economy
A system for producing and exchanging goods and services amon…
World Geography: Unit 3
Indo-Europeans
Migrations
Caucasus Mountains
Steppes
In about the 1500s BCE these people were migrating tribes fro…
Movements of groups from one location to another
A mountain system in southeastern Europe between the Black Se…
Dry grasslands that stretched north of the Caucasus
Indo-Europeans
In about the 1500s BCE these people were migrating tribes fro…
Migrations
Movements of groups from one location to another
53 terms
World Geography - United States Unit 3 Exam
Directions: True/False indicate whethe…
The Hawaiian Islands were formed by vo…
The headwaters of the Colorado River a…
The United States lacks significant de…
False. The Appalachians are the oldest mountain range.
True
True
False. The United States has many deposits of fossil fuels.
Directions: True/False indicate whethe…
False. The Appalachians are the oldest mountain range.
The Hawaiian Islands were formed by vo…
True
8 terms
World Geography Chapter 3 Section 2
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Orographic effect
process by which liquid changes into gas
the amount of water vapor in the air
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas into liqu…
cooling effect that occurs when air is forced to rise over a…
Evaporation
process by which liquid changes into gas
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
12 terms
world Geography 1.3
continents
solar system
core
mantle
landmasses above water on Earth, fit together like a huge jig…
consist of the sun and eight regular planets, as well as othe…
the center of the earth and is made up of iron and nickel
several layers of earth between the crust and the core
continents
landmasses above water on Earth, fit together like a huge jig…
solar system
consist of the sun and eight regular planets, as well as othe…
30 terms
Unit 3 World Geography
demography
population
population density
population distribution
the study of population patterns and change
all the people of a particular area
the number of people in a defined area such as a square mile
the pattern, or spread, of people in a given area
demography
the study of population patterns and change
population
all the people of a particular area
46 terms
World Geography VQ 3
archipelago
Oceania
The regions are
high islands
is a set of closely grouped islands, which sometimes form a c…
As a group, the Pacific Islands are called (except Indonesia…
Micronesia meaning "tiny islands Melanesia meaning "black isl…
Pacific island fall into two categories: high islands are cre…
archipelago
is a set of closely grouped islands, which sometimes form a c…
Oceania
As a group, the Pacific Islands are called (except Indonesia…
10 terms
World Geography #3
Culture Region
Ethnic Group
Migration
Demography
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
Human populations that share a common culture or ancestery
The process of moving from one place to live in another
Statistical study of human populations
Culture Region
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
Ethnic Group
Human populations that share a common culture or ancestery
World Geography - Map #3
1
2
3
4
Rocky mountains
Mississippi river
Andes mountains
Amazon river
1
Rocky mountains
2
Mississippi river
World Geography Ch. 3
weather
climate
axis
predicitable
a condition of the atmosphere that is over a short period of…
weather over a long period of time
an imaginary line that runs through the north and south poles
expected to happen in the future
weather
a condition of the atmosphere that is over a short period of…
climate
weather over a long period of time
World geography 3
Arizona
New Mexico
Texas
Oklahoma
Phoenix
Sante fe
Austin
Oklahoma City
Arizona
Phoenix
New Mexico
Sante fe
7 terms
1-3 World Geography
Location Analyst
Climatologist
Urban Planner
Geomorphology
A person who studies an area to find the best location for a…
A geographer who studies climates
A person who creates plans for a developing g and improving p…
The study of how the shape of the Earth changes
Location Analyst
A person who studies an area to find the best location for a…
Climatologist
A geographer who studies climates
14 terms
Discovering World Geography Chapter 3 Lesson 3
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable resources
Economic system
Traditional economy
A resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
A resource that cannot be totally replaced
How a society decides on the ownership and distribution of it…
An economy where all the resources are distributed mainly thr…
Renewable resources
A resource that can be totally replaced or is always availabl…
Nonrenewable resources
A resource that cannot be totally replaced
22 terms
World Geography 2.3
lithosphere
tectonic plate
subduction
divergent boundary
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
enormous moving pieces of the earth's lithosphere
a geological process in which one edged of a crustal plate is…
plates move apart, spreading horizontally
lithosphere
the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer…
tectonic plate
enormous moving pieces of the earth's lithosphere
World Geography Week 3 Vocab
channel
coast
core
crust
a wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie cl…
land along the sea
the center layer of the earth
the outer layer of the earth
channel
a wide strait or waterway between two land masses that lie cl…
coast
land along the sea
World geography 2.3
Water cycle
Evaporation🌤
Condensation ☁️
Precipitation 🌧
The name given to this regular movement of water.
The changing of liquid into vapor, or gas
When warm air cools, it cannot retain all of its water vapor,…
Rain, snow, or sleet, depending in the air temperature and wi…
Water cycle
The name given to this regular movement of water.
Evaporation🌤
The changing of liquid into vapor, or gas
5 terms
World Regions Geography 3
Animism
Folktale
Griot
Kinship
A religious believes that natural objects or physical feature…
A traditional story that often teaches a lesson
A West African story teller who passes on the oral history of…
Relationship among people with the same ancestors
Animism
A religious believes that natural objects or physical feature…
Folktale
A traditional story that often teaches a lesson
14 terms
Vocab #3 World Geography
Growth Plate
Mortality/Death Rate
Infant Mortality Rate
Natural Increase Rate
Increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or s…
The ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area.
The death rate of a population during the first year of life.
The crude birth rate minus the crude death rate of population
Growth Plate
Increase in the number of people who inhabit a territory or s…
Mortality/Death Rate
The ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area.
13 terms
World Geography 3-2
Migration
Immigrant
Push Factor
Pull Factor
the process of relocating to a new region
a person who leaves one area to settle in another
a reason that causes people to leave an area
a reason that attracts people to another area
Migration
the process of relocating to a new region
Immigrant
a person who leaves one area to settle in another
Hogan World Geography chapter 3
Weather
Climate
Axis
Temperature
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
An imaginary line that passes through Earth's center and the…
A measure of how hot or cold an object is compared to a refer…
Weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Climate
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
23 terms
World Geography 3202 Unit 3
Climax vegetation
Consumer
Decomposer
Desertification
The natural vegetation in the last possible stage of vegetati…
organisms which include herbivores, carnivores, omnivores and…
simple organisms which obtain their nutrients from dead or pl…
the spread of desert like conditions in semi arid environments
Climax vegetation
The natural vegetation in the last possible stage of vegetati…
Consumer
organisms which include herbivores, carnivores, omnivores and…
17 terms
World Geography Vocab #3
Modify
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Act/process of changing parts of something
The gaseous envelope surrounding the earth/any other celestia…
Composed of all living organisms
Composed of all of the water on/near earth
Modify
Act/process of changing parts of something
Atmosphere
The gaseous envelope surrounding the earth/any other celestia…
117 terms
World Geography Ch 1-3
location
Absolute Location
relative location
hemisphere
a specific place on Earth
the exact location of a place on Earth's suface
location is relation to other places
half of a sphere or globe, as in the Earth's northern and sou…
location
a specific place on Earth
Absolute Location
the exact location of a place on Earth's suface
40 terms
World Geography Unit 3
grassland
isthmus
meso
pampas
large areas of flatland covered with grass, flowers, and smal…
narrow strip of land which connects two larger areas of land
prefix meaning middle
large, grassy plains of South America
grassland
large areas of flatland covered with grass, flowers, and smal…
isthmus
narrow strip of land which connects two larger areas of land
91 terms
World Geography 3
Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ)
Subtropical high
Desertification
Sahel
low pressure region where air flows together and rises vertic…
a zone of descending air, which results in a dry, stable air…
arid and semiarid lands become degraded and less productive a…
southern border of the Sahara Desert and has highly variable…
Intertropical Convergence Zone (ITCZ)
low pressure region where air flows together and rises vertic…
Subtropical high
a zone of descending air, which results in a dry, stable air…
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