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AP Human Geography Deserts
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
Great Sandy Desert
Western Desert
Gobi Desert
Arabian Desert
24 terms
AP Human Geography Models
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiological Transition Model
Malthus' Theory
Population Pyramid
Demographic Transition Model
33 terms
AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Circulation
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
40 terms
AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
87 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
340 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Arithmetic Density
Agricultural Density
Base Line
Cartography
The total number of people divided by the total land area,
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
An east-west line designated under the land ordinance of 1875…
The science of making maps.
Arithmetic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area,
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
44 terms
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
110 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Three types of services
Consumer Services
Consumer Services
Business Services
Consumer services, business services, and public servces
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual cons…
Retail, education, health, and leisure are the four main type…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
Three types of services
Consumer services, business services, and public servces
Consumer Services
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual cons…
74 terms
AP Human Geography: Geography
space
place
region
toponym
geometric surface of the Earth
an area of bounded space of some human importance
a type of place
a place name
space
geometric surface of the Earth
place
an area of bounded space of some human importance
84 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
84 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
32 terms
AP Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Population Density
Census
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
40 terms
AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
27 terms
AP Human Geography: Population
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
carrying capacity
Crude birth rate (CBR)
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
The number of people that a region can support
The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 peo…
Agricultural density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
38 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Cartography
Census Bureau
Concentration (Distribution)
Contagious Diffusion
The production of maps, including projections, design and dra…
Government department which researches and provides accurate…
The spread of something over a given area
The rapid widespread diffusion of a feature or trend througho…
Cartography
The production of maps, including projections, design and dra…
Census Bureau
Government department which researches and provides accurate…
65 terms
AP Human Geography: Culture
culture
habit
custom
________ refers to the totality of cus…
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
a repetitive action of an individual
a repetitive action of a group
Culture
culture
common set of beliefs, attitudes, norms, and values
habit
a repetitive action of an individual
80 terms
AP Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
#1 Anti- Natalist
#2 Agricultural Density
#3 Arable Land
#4 Arithmetic Density
Definition- promote people to have less children ... Example -…
Definition- The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount…
Definition- land suitable for agriculture... Example- The amount…
Definition- The total number of people divided by the total l…
#1 Anti- Natalist
Definition- promote people to have less children ... Example -…
#2 Agricultural Density
Definition- The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount…
32 terms
Ap Human Geography: Migration
Relocation Diffusion
Migration
Mobility
Circulation
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Permanent movement to a new location
General term for all types of movement from one place to anot…
Repetitive movement that occurs on a regular basis
Relocation Diffusion
The spread of characteristics from one place to another
Migration
Permanent movement to a new location
283 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Absolute location
Acculturation
Agglomeration effects
Agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on the earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
Absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on the earth's surface
Acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
471 terms
AP Human Geography Review
absolute location
cartography
circular pattern
cultural landscapes
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
science or art of making maps
Objects that circle another object, another name for it is Ce…
The products of complex interactions between humans and their…
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
cartography
science or art of making maps
36 terms
AP Human Geography - Religion
Religion
Secularism
Monotheistic Religion
Polytheistic Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
belief system in which one supreme being is revered as creato…
belief system in which multiple deities are revered as creato…
Religion
a system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
Secularism
the idea that ethical and moral standards should be formulate…
40 terms
AP Human Geography Population
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
76 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
cartography
projection
latitude
longitude
Science of making a map.
A system to transfer location from Earth's surface to a flat…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
cartography
Science of making a map.
projection
A system to transfer location from Earth's surface to a flat…
33 terms
AP Human Geography Population Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Population Density
Census
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
44 terms
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
292 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Housing Bubble
Globalization
All living organisms on Earth... Ex. Plants, animals, microorgan…
All of the water near or on Earth's surface
A rapid increase in the value o houses, followed by a sharp d…
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
Biosphere
All living organisms on Earth... Ex. Plants, animals, microorgan…
Hydrosphere
All of the water near or on Earth's surface
40 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
21 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 3 (Migration) Vocabulary
Migration
Immigration
Emigration
Immigrant
...
...
...
...
Migration
...
Immigration
...
239 terms
AP Human Geography Exam Review
absolute location
acculturation
agglomeration effects
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
63 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
63 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
325 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Acid Precipitation
Active Solar Energy Systems
Agribusiness
Agricultural Density
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids emit…
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids emit…
Active Solar Energy Systems
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
36 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Spatial Perspective (Distribution)
Remote Sensing
GPS
GIS
Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space. (e…
The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellit…
A system that determines the precise position of something on…
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Spatial Perspective (Distribution)
Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space. (e…
Remote Sensing
The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellit…
292 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
Housing Bubble
Globalization
All living organisms on Earth... Ex. Plants, animals, microorgan…
All of the water near or on Earth's surface
A rapid increase in the value o houses, followed by a sharp d…
A force or process that involves the entire world and results…
Biosphere
All living organisms on Earth... Ex. Plants, animals, microorgan…
Hydrosphere
All of the water near or on Earth's surface
69 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Peters Projection
Fuller Projection
Mercator Projection
MTM visual
Maintains area, but distorts shape
Maintains shape and area but loses direction
Direction is accurate, but area is distorted on rectangular g…
Peters Projection
Maintains area, but distorts shape
Fuller Projection
Maintains shape and area but loses direction
AP Human Geography-Unit 3
culture
folk/local culture
folklore
popular culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
how a group of people in a place that see themselves and shar…
the traditional beliefs, customs, and stories of a community,…
large culture that incorporates heterogeneous populations, is…
culture
a group of belief systems, norms, and values practiced by a p…
folk/local culture
how a group of people in a place that see themselves and shar…
370 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
globalization
geography
human geography
physical geography
greater cultural and economic interaction among people all ov…
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
The study where and why natural forces occur as they do
globalization
greater cultural and economic interaction among people all ov…
geography
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
62 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Fieldwork
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical Geography
the study of geographic phenomena by visiting and observing h…
One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial anal…
the expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
Fieldwork
the study of geographic phenomena by visiting and observing h…
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial anal…
239 terms
AP Human Geography Exam Review
absolute location
acculturation
agglomeration effects
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Age Distribution
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Density
The frequency of different ages or age group in a given popul…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Age Distribution
The frequency of different ages or age group in a given popul…
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
42 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 10 (Agriculture) Vocabulary
Primary Economy
Agriculture
Demographic Transition Model
LDC
...
...
...
...
Primary Economy
...
Agriculture
...
73 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base Line
Cartography
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
the total number of people divided by total land area
an east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
the science of making maps
Agricultural Density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic Density
the total number of people divided by total land area
34 terms
Ap Human Geography Vocabulary
Agriculture Density
Arithmetic Density
Census
Crude Birth Rate
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
A complete enumeration of a population.
The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 peo…
Agriculture Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
AP Human Geography chapter 1
map
cartography
map scale
projection
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
science of mapmaking
amount of area covered on a map and level of detail
scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's surfac…
map
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
cartography
science of mapmaking
63 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Hearth
MT
Concentration
Contagious Diffusion
Region from which innovatives ideas originate.
The time in the zone encompassing the prime meridian.
The spread of something over a green area.
The rapid, wide-spread diffusion of a feature or trend throug…
Hearth
Region from which innovatives ideas originate.
MT
The time in the zone encompassing the prime meridian.
19 terms
AP Human Geography Map Unit
aspect
azimuthal projection
conformal projection
conic projection
The positional relationship between the glove and the develop…
A map projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
Map that maintains shape but distorts other properties.
Maps that put a cone over the Earth and keep distance intact…
aspect
The positional relationship between the glove and the develop…
azimuthal projection
A map projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
79 terms
AP Vocabulary: Human Geography
Human Geography
Geography
Erastosthenes
Strabo
the branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
the study of where things are found on earth's surface and wh…
"the father of geography", first to use the term "geography",…
Greek geographer and historian whose geography is the only ex…
Human Geography
the branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
Geography
the study of where things are found on earth's surface and wh…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
78 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Abiotic
Acculturation
Assimilation
Atmosphere
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter.
The process of changes in culture that result from the meetin…
The process by which a group's cultural features are altered…
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth.
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter.
Acculturation
The process of changes in culture that result from the meetin…
10 terms
Ap Human Geography Vocabulary
Custom
Folk Culture
Habit
Popular Culture
a traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing so…
the unifying expressive components of everyday life as enacte…
a settled or regular tendency or practice, especially one tha…
culture based on the tastes of ordinary people rather than an…
Custom
a traditional and widely accepted way of behaving or doing so…
Folk Culture
the unifying expressive components of everyday life as enacte…
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