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Explore World History Chapter 2 Geography
Continent
Ocean
Culture
Equator
one of seven large land masses on Earth
a vast body of salt water
a group of people sharing similar beliefs and behavior
an imaginary line around the middle of the earth
Continent
one of seven large land masses on Earth
Ocean
a vast body of salt water
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History Chapter 2 and geography
garden of eden
fertile crescent
tigris river
euphrates river
beginning of history
fertile sol and crescent shape known as the cradle of civiliz…
it is arrow shaped
means that which makes fruitful
garden of eden
beginning of history
fertile crescent
fertile sol and crescent shape known as the cradle of civiliz…
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Chapter 2 History Geography
Cities:
Ocean:
Seas:
Countries:
London, Hamburg, Paris, Rome Constantinople
Atlantic Ocean
Mediterranean, North, Black Sea
France, England
Cities:
London, Hamburg, Paris, Rome Constantinople
Ocean:
Atlantic Ocean
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Chapter 2- Old World History and Geography
archaelogists
Ur-Nammu
Nanna
Abraham
people who dig up and study the remains of ancient cities
king who ordered the ziggurat at Ur to be built
the Sumerian moon god
a famous citizen of Ur
archaelogists
people who dig up and study the remains of ancient cities
Ur-Nammu
king who ordered the ziggurat at Ur to be built
History chapter 2 geography
Weather
Climate
Rotation
Revolution
Is tbe conditon of the bottom layer of the atmosphere and cha…
Is the term for weather patterns over a long period of time
Gives us night and day
When the earth goes all the way around the sun is called
Weather
Is tbe conditon of the bottom layer of the atmosphere and cha…
Climate
Is the term for weather patterns over a long period of time
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New World History and Geography Chapter 2
Arctic
Timberline
Aurora Borealis
Arctic Ocean
The area around the North Pole. It includes parts of North Am…
Elevation above which is too cold for trees to grow.
A colourful, glowing display in the sky caused when particles…
The smallest and coldest ocean on earth.
Arctic
The area around the North Pole. It includes parts of North Am…
Timberline
Elevation above which is too cold for trees to grow.
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Chapter 2 Physical Geography
Continents
Solar System
Magma
Lithosphere
Landmasses above water on earth.
The sun and eight known planets are apart of this...
Molten rock that forms from the mantle and rises through the…
The solid rock portion of the earth's surface.
Continents
Landmasses above water on earth.
Solar System
The sun and eight known planets are apart of this...
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Geography and History of the World (Chapter 2)
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
the watery areas of the Earth, including lakes, rivers, and o…
surface land areas of the Earth's crust, including continents…
a layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
the part of the Earth where life exists
hydrosphere
the watery areas of the Earth, including lakes, rivers, and o…
lithosphere
surface land areas of the Earth's crust, including continents…
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Geography - Chapter 2.3
tectonic plate
fault
earthquake
seismograph
an enormous moving poiece that forms the earth's crust
a fracture in the earth's crust
violent movement of the earth caused by the movement of tecto…
a device that measures the size of an earthquake
tectonic plate
an enormous moving poiece that forms the earth's crust
fault
a fracture in the earth's crust
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History/Geography - Chapter 2
Arctic
aurora borealis
Arctic Ocean
glaciers
the area between the North Pole and the northern timberline o…
also known as the northern lights
the smallest and coldest ocean on earth
large masses of ice that flow slowly over land
Arctic
the area between the North Pole and the northern timberline o…
aurora borealis
also known as the northern lights
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Chapter 2 Geography Terms
Landform
Mountain
Hill
Erosion
A physical feature on Earth's surface
An area of rugged land, rising over 2,000 feet
A small area of land that is higher than the land around it.
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface
Mountain
An area of rugged land, rising over 2,000 feet
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Texas Geography Chapter 2
Bar Graph
Line Graph
Pie chart
Flowchart
A data display that uses bars to represent numbers
A graph that is used to show change over time or continuous d…
Chart that shows the relationship of a part to a whole
a graphic that shows the sequence of steps in a process, typi…
Bar Graph
A data display that uses bars to represent numbers
Line Graph
A graph that is used to show change over time or continuous d…
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Geography Chapter 2
core
mantle
magma
crust
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
Earth's outermost layer.
core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
water vapor
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
water in the form of gas
water goes from the oceans to the air to the ground and final…
the sun's heat turns liquid water into water vapor
process where water vapor turns back into a liquid
water vapor
water in the form of gas
water cycle
water goes from the oceans to the air to the ground and final…
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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
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Geography - Chapter 2.2
hydrologic cycle
drainage basin
ground water
water table
the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere, o…
an area drained by a major river and its tributaries
water held in rock pores beneath the soil
the level at which the rock is saturated
hydrologic cycle
the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere, o…
drainage basin
an area drained by a major river and its tributaries
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Geography - Chapter 2.4
weathering
sediment
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical or chemical processes that change the characteristic…
small pieces of rock
process that breaks down rock
process that changes rock into a new substance
weathering
physical or chemical processes that change the characteristic…
sediment
small pieces of rock
Geography Chapter 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateau
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
feature of the Earth's surface attributable to natural causes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Thematic Map
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Physical Features
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
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Geography - Chapter 2.1
continent
solar system
core
mantle
landmasses above water on earth
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
the solid metallic center of the earth
a soft layer of molten rock that floats on top of the core
continent
landmasses above water on earth
solar system
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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Geography - Chapter 2
continent
solar system
core
mantle
landmasses above water on earth
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
the solid metallic center of the earth
a soft layer of molten rock that floats on top of the core
continent
landmasses above water on earth
solar system
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
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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
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Geography of California (Chapter 2)
mountain passes
tributaries
volcanoes
valleys
A break or gap in the peaks or points of mountains.
A small river that flows into a large river.
An opening in the earth from which hot liquid rock and ash ma…
A low area between mountains.
mountain passes
A break or gap in the peaks or points of mountains.
tributaries
A small river that flows into a large river.
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Chapter 2: Geography
Mesopotamia
Yellow River Valley
Mediterranean Sea
Nile River Valley
Mesopotamia
Yellow River Valley
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Geography Chapter 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateau
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
feature of the Earth's surface attributable to natural causes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Thematic Map
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Physical Features
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
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World History & Geography McGraw Hill Chapter 2
Egyptian Cities and Geography
What Egyptian geographical points prot…
What makes the Nile so great
Egyptian Government
-located near in/near the Sahara Desert and the Nile River... -T…
-the Sahara Desert... -the Red Sea... -the Mediterranean Sea... -the r…
1. It was a great river, very reliable, and it would flood on…
-The Pharaohs were a dynasty, they passed power through the f…
Egyptian Cities and Geography
-located near in/near the Sahara Desert and the Nile River... -T…
What Egyptian geographical points prot…
-the Sahara Desert... -the Red Sea... -the Mediterranean Sea... -the r…
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Chapter 2 history Texas Geography
Location
Environment
Plain
Barrier island
The site or position of a place or thing.
The surroundings in which people,plants,or animals live.
A large area of flat,or near flat,land.
A narrow island between the mainland and the ocean.
Location
The site or position of a place or thing.
Environment
The surroundings in which people,plants,or animals live.
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JC Geography Chapter 2 Rocks
Igneous rock
Granite
Basalt
Sedimentary rock
Is rock that is formed from the cooling of molten magma or la…
A coarse-grained rock formed by the cooling of magma under Ea…
An heavy, black igneous rock formed from the cooling of lava…
A rock formed from sediments that were laid down and compress…
Igneous rock
Is rock that is formed from the cooling of molten magma or la…
Granite
A coarse-grained rock formed by the cooling of magma under Ea…
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Geography Chapter 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateau
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
feature of the Earth's surface attributable to natural causes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Thematic Map
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Physical Features
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
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Geography and World History Chapter 2
tectonic plate
earthquake
tsunami
volcano
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tect…
a gaint ocean wave, caused by an underwater earthquake or vol…
a natural event, formed when magma, gasses, and water from th…
tectonic plate
an enormous moving shelf that forms the earth's crust
earthquake
a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tect…
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Chapter 2 Human Geography
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
carrying capacity
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
total number of people divided by the total land area
the ability of the land to sustain a certain number of people
age distribution
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
agricultural density
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
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Chapter 2 Geography/World History
Continent
core
magma
crust
a landmass above water on the earth
the earths center made up of iron and nickle; the inner core…
the molten rock material formed when solid rock in the earths…
the thin rock layers making up the earths surface
Continent
a landmass above water on the earth
core
the earths center made up of iron and nickle; the inner core…
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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
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World History and Geography Chapter 2
Artic
Timberline
Aurora Borealis
Glaciers
The North Pole and the surrounding areas
The point where trees cannot grow
Northern Lights
Large masses of ice that flow slowly over land
Artic
The North Pole and the surrounding areas
Timberline
The point where trees cannot grow
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World history and geography chapter 2
Revolution
Domesticate
Surplus
Specialization
A complete change in ways of thinking, working, or living
To change the growth of plants or behavior of animals in ways…
More than they needed to feed themselves
Occurs when people spend most of their time working at a sing…
Revolution
A complete change in ways of thinking, working, or living
Domesticate
To change the growth of plants or behavior of animals in ways…
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LC Geography ELECTIVE Chapter 2 Overpopulation
Overpopulation
Optimum population
Under population
A countries natural resources include
Occurs when the number of people in a region is too great to…
The number of people who will achieve a high standard living…
More resources in a region than can be used or exploited by t…
The soil, water, timber & minerals (coal, oil, gas)
Overpopulation
Occurs when the number of people in a region is too great to…
Optimum population
The number of people who will achieve a high standard living…
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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MyWorld Geography - Chapter 2 : Canada
precipitation
tundra
permafrost
mixing zone
the amount of rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls in an area
an very cold area with limited vegetation, such moss and shrubs
soil that never thaws
an area where waters mix and stir up nutrients from the ocean…
precipitation
the amount of rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls in an area
tundra
an very cold area with limited vegetation, such moss and shrubs
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W. Geography chapter 2 review
Solar system
Sun
The sun's pull of gravity
Planets
the sun and all the countless objects that revolve around it.
a ball of burning gasses; 100 times the size of the earth.
What keeps the planets revolving around the sun.
What are the largest objects in the solar system
Solar system
the sun and all the countless objects that revolve around it.
Sun
a ball of burning gasses; 100 times the size of the earth.
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Chapter 2 Geography Vocabulary
Tropical Climate Zone
Desert Climate Zone
Humid Temperate Climate Zone
Polar Climate Zone
hot and rainy, and have dense forests
always dry, very little rain, temperatures vary
all types of weather with changing seasons
very cold, with ice and snow most of the year
Tropical Climate Zone
hot and rainy, and have dense forests
Desert Climate Zone
always dry, very little rain, temperatures vary
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World Geography Chapter 2
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
A think layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.
The part of the Earth where life exists.
hydrosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
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Geography Chapter 2 (USA)
immigrants
Prejudice
Discrimination
Megalopolis
Is a person who moves to a country other than the one she or…
Is one person or group's unfavorable opinion of another group…
Is the unfair treatment of a person or a group of people by a…
A very large, heavily populated city or urban complex.
immigrants
Is a person who moves to a country other than the one she or…
Prejudice
Is one person or group's unfavorable opinion of another group…
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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
8 terms
Physical Geography Chapter 2
Nonrenewable Resources
Map Projection
Plateau
Renewable Resources
Resources that cannot be replaced
A way to show curves on the earth
High, flat landform
Resources than can be replaced
Nonrenewable Resources
Resources that cannot be replaced
Map Projection
A way to show curves on the earth
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World Geography Chapter 2
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
A think layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.
The part of the Earth where life exists.
hydrosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
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Old World History & Geography Chapter 2
civilization
irrigation
pictographs
cuneiform
is a country or people who have developed to a great extent t…
supplying land with water by means of ditches, channels, or s…
pictures of what the writer was trying to represent
with a reed or with a sharp instrument, the writers made ther…
civilization
is a country or people who have developed to a great extent t…
irrigation
supplying land with water by means of ditches, channels, or s…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
accurate
revolution
solstice
Equinox
correct and true in every detail
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
when Earth's rotation axis is tilted directly toward or away…
Either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plan…
accurate
correct and true in every detail
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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AP Human Geography Chapter 2
Agricultural Density
Arable Land
Physiological Density
Arithmetic Population Density
Number of Farmers / arable land
Land suitable for farming/agriculture
Population of a region / arable (farmable) land
Population of a region divided by total land area.
Agricultural Density
Number of Farmers / arable land
Arable Land
Land suitable for farming/agriculture
54 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
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