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World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
13 terms
World Cultures and Geography: East Asia - Geography
mainland
basin
alluvium
loess
the land connected to a continent, usually in reference to co…
a region drained by a river system
the soil or silt carried by flowing water, which is ideal for…
a yellow silt or sediment that form think deposits
mainland
the land connected to a continent, usually in reference to co…
basin
a region drained by a river system
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National Geographic World Cultures and Geography: Europe Geography
peninsula
uplands
polder
bay
a body of land surrounded on three sides by water
hills, mountains, plateaus
land in the Netherlands that has been reclaimed from the sea…
a body of water surrounded on three sides by land
peninsula
a body of land surrounded on three sides by water
uplands
hills, mountains, plateaus
22 terms
World Cultures Review and Geography
North America
South America
Antarctica
Africa
Which continent is shaded brown?
Which continent is shaded green?
Which continent is shaded blue?
Which continent is shaded yellow?
North America
Which continent is shaded brown?
South America
Which continent is shaded green?
14 terms
World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
32 terms
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
24 terms
World Cultures Geography
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Location
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
Social science that studies where people, places and things a…
A natural science that studies the process of the earth's env…
Where something is on the earth
Geography
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
Human Geography
Social science that studies where people, places and things a…
30 terms
World Cultures - Introduction to Geography
Geography
Perspective
Landscapes
Cartography
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
A particular attitude or way of viewing something
The overall appearance of an area that is shaped by both huma…
The science of making maps
Geography
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
Perspective
A particular attitude or way of viewing something
28 terms
World Cultures geography
Mediterranean Sea
Caspian Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Caspian Sea
27 terms
Latin America geography - world cultures
Puerto Rico
Bahamas
Belize
Costa Rica
Puerto Rico
Bahamas
14 terms
World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
23 terms
World Cultures East Asia Geography
Burma
India
China
Brunei
Burma
India
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National Geographic World Cultures and Geography: Europe Culture
dialect
heritage
perspective
abstract
a regional variation of a main language
a traditional passed down from ancestors
an artistic way of showing objects as they appear to people i…
an artistic style that stresses form and color over realism
dialect
a regional variation of a main language
heritage
a traditional passed down from ancestors
14 terms
World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
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World Geography: Global Cultures
Culture
Language family
Ethnic group
Culture region
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
Division of the Earth in which people share a similar way of…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
29 terms
World Cultures Geography
map key
absolute location
relative map
Distortion
tells you what signs mean on the map
the exact location of something
a map you can show someone that isn't disorted
when a country or continent is shown inaccurate
map key
tells you what signs mean on the map
absolute location
the exact location of something
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geography, world cultures
geography
physical geography
cultural/human geography
relative location
the study of relationships between people and their physical…
(non-human) climate, natural resources, wildlife, vegetarian,…
(people) food, music/dance, language, clothing, religion/trad…
Less accurate. A way to express a location in relation to ano…
geography
the study of relationships between people and their physical…
physical geography
(non-human) climate, natural resources, wildlife, vegetarian,…
52 terms
World Geography and Cultures Unit
Afrikaans
Apartheid
Clan
Desertification (what are the contribu…
the language spoken primarily is south Africa
the separation of the races, segragation
large groups of people descended from an early common ancestor
long periods of drought, land use
Afrikaans
the language spoken primarily is south Africa
Apartheid
the separation of the races, segragation
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World Geography SOL - Cultural Geography
What is it called when someone has mor…
What is it called when someone only ha…
What is the belief in one god?
This is when a person or group adopts…
polygamy
monogamy
monotheism
acculturation
What is it called when someone has mor…
polygamy
What is it called when someone only ha…
monogamy
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World Cultures Geography+People
Latin America
Llanero
Mato Grosso
What do Vertical climate zones cause
-Huge variation of climate... -Poor economy... -7000 miles from bor…
people who live in llanos
-located towards center of South America... -Good land for cattl…
variation of diet
Latin America
-Huge variation of climate... -Poor economy... -7000 miles from bor…
Llanero
people who live in llanos
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World Cultures and Geography Vocabulary
Geography
Environment
Spatial
Location
The study of people, places, and environments
The physical surroundings of a location
Where a place is located and its physical relationship to oth…
An exact position using latitude and longitude, or a descript…
Geography
The study of people, places, and environments
Environment
The physical surroundings of a location
20 terms
Unit 1 World Cultures And Geography
Volcano:
Mountain:
Plateau:
Plain:
A mountain or hill typically having a crater or vent through…
A large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
An area of relatively high ground
a large area of flat land with few trees.
Volcano:
A mountain or hill typically having a crater or vent through…
Mountain:
A large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
22 terms
World Cultures Review and Geography
North America
South America
Antarctica
Africa
Which continent is shaded brown?
Which continent is shaded green?
Which continent is shaded blue?
Which continent is shaded yellow?
North America
Which continent is shaded brown?
South America
Which continent is shaded green?
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World Cultures geography
What does the study of geography inclu…
Geography-
Geography is...
Spacial terms-
Describing the world in spacial terms, differences of differe…
The study of the Earth's physical features and the living thi…
Describing the world in spacial terms, understanding maps, an…
relationships between people and places using terms of space…
What does the study of geography inclu…
Describing the world in spacial terms, differences of differe…
Geography-
The study of the Earth's physical features and the living thi…
22 terms
World Culture Cultural Geography
define culture
Who is Immanuel Kant?
What did Immanuel Kant do?
What is Cultural Geography?
an act of developing intellectual ability with education. a f…
A German philosopher and geographer
-developed distinction btwn history and geography... -geography=…
-study of spatial varitations within cultural groups... -how lan…
define culture
an act of developing intellectual ability with education. a f…
Who is Immanuel Kant?
A German philosopher and geographer
24 terms
World Cultures and Geography Chapter 1
spatial thinking
significant
geographic patterns
Geographic Information Systems(GIS)
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
important
similarities among places
These create maps and analyze patterns using many layers of d…
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
significant
important
71 terms
Introduction to World Geography and Culture
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
compass rose
hemisphere
North, South , East, West
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
Intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
World Cultures: Geography
archipelago
canyon
continent
island
a group or chain of islands
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
one of the seven large bodies of land on earth
land surrounded by water
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
canyon
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
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WORLD CULTURES ESSENTIALS OF GEOGRAPHY
CULTURAL REGIONS
POLITICAL MAP
PHYSICAL MAP
THEMATIC MAP
Regions defined by similar culture traits and cultural landsc…
A map that shows man-made features such as boundaries, countr…
A map that shows mountains, hills, plains, rivers, lakes, oce…
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
CULTURAL REGIONS
Regions defined by similar culture traits and cultural landsc…
POLITICAL MAP
A map that shows man-made features such as boundaries, countr…
25 terms
World Cultures Geography
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Location
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
A social science that studies where people, places, and thing…
A natural science that studies the processes of the Earth's e…
Where something is on the Earth (determines what resources ar…
Geography
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
Human Geography
A social science that studies where people, places, and thing…
36 terms
World Cultures Geography
Geography
5 Themes of geography
Location
two types of location
the study of where people, places, and things are located and…
Location, place , region, movement, and humans and the enviro…
where something is
relative location and absolute location
Geography
the study of where people, places, and things are located and…
5 Themes of geography
Location, place , region, movement, and humans and the enviro…
50 terms
World Cultures Exam geography
India
Pakistan
Nepal
Bangladesh
India
Pakistan
40 terms
World Cultural Geography- Exam 1
faults
information Revolution
earth's rotaion
earth's rotation is how long?
cracks in the Earth's surface
end of the 20th century
day and night
24 hours
faults
cracks in the Earth's surface
information Revolution
end of the 20th century
20 terms
WORLD GEOGRAPHY - CULTURE #2
Monarchy
Dictatorship
Democracy
Oligarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
system of government in which leaders rule with consent of th…
system of government in which a small group holds power
Monarchy
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
Dictatorship
a country, government, or the form of government in which abs…
20 terms
World Cultures & Geography Ch. 16
Mount Everest
Mount Fuji
Ring of Fire
Typhoon
the highest mountain peak in the world, located in the Himala…
the tallest mountain and an active volcano in Japan
an area of volcanic activity along the borders of the Pacific…
a hurricane that occurs in the western Pacific Ocean
Mount Everest
the highest mountain peak in the world, located in the Himala…
Mount Fuji
the tallest mountain and an active volcano in Japan
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Cultural Geography Chapter 4 The Human World
birthrate
death rate
natural rate of increase
migration
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the growth rate of a population; the difference between birth…
the movement of people from place to place
birthrate
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
70 terms
World Geography SOL Culture Sites
Red Square
Red Square
St. Basil's Church
St. Basil's Church
This is the area in central Moscow adjacent (next) to the Kre…
This is the famous church, which is located in the Red Square…
Red Square
This is the area in central Moscow adjacent (next) to the Kre…
Red Square
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World Geography: Culture
culture
culture trait
culture region
ethnic group
the set of beliefs, goals, and practices that a group of peop…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits (Asia…
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture
the set of beliefs, goals, and practices that a group of peop…
culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
70 terms
World Geography SOL Culture Sites
Red Square
Red Square
St. Basil's Church
St. Basil's Church
This is the area in central Moscow adjacent (next) to the Kre…
This is the famous church, which is located in the Red Square…
Red Square
This is the area in central Moscow adjacent (next) to the Kre…
Red Square
24 terms
World Cultures and Geography Chapter 1
spatial thinking
significant
geographic patterns
Geographic Information Systems(GIS)
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
important
similarities among places
These create maps and analyze patterns using many layers of d…
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
significant
important
14 terms
World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
41 terms
Geography and World Cultures Chapter 17
17-1
Dardanelles
Bosporus
Sea Of Marmara
17-1
The ________________________________, the Bosporus, and the S…
The______________________________splits the country of Turkey…
The ________________________________, the Bosporus, and the D…
17-1
17-1
Dardanelles
The ________________________________, the Bosporus, and the S…
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World Cultures Geography
11
USSR
15
Russia
How many time zones are there in Russia?
What is the proper title of the Soviet Union?
How many republics made up the Soviet Union?
What was the largest republic of the Soviet Union?
11
How many time zones are there in Russia?
USSR
What is the proper title of the Soviet Union?
24 terms
World cultures geography terms
Geography
Location
Human Features
Physical Region
A field of science that studies the people, the features, and…
Where something is on the Earth.
The people and the human-made characteristics of a place.
A region as defined by its natural, non-human made features.
Geography
A field of science that studies the people, the features, and…
Location
Where something is on the Earth.
44 terms
World Cultures: Geography
archipelago
canyon
continent
island
a group or chain of islands
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
one of the seven large bodies of land on earth
land surrounded by water
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
canyon
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
20 terms
World Geography and Cultures Chapter 2
Spreading
Accretion
Magma
Aquifer
A process by which new land is created when you see plates pu…
A slow process in which sea plates slide under a continental…
Molten rock that is pushed up from the earth's mantle
Underground water-bearing layers of porous rock, sand, or gra…
Spreading
A process by which new land is created when you see plates pu…
Accretion
A slow process in which sea plates slide under a continental…
13 terms
WORLD CULTURES: GEOGRAPHY VOCAB
Location
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Grid System
specific place on earth
the exact spot at which the place is found on the globe
two halves (Northern and Southern)
The Equator, Prime Meridian and other lines of latitude and l…
Location
specific place on earth
Absolute Location
the exact spot at which the place is found on the globe
14 terms
World Cultures: Themes of Geography
Location
Place
Movement
Human environment interaction
Where are we?
What is it like there?
How are people, goods, and ideas moved?
How do we affect the environment?
Location
Where are we?
Place
What is it like there?
14 terms
World Cultures Geography Vocab
Ocean
Sea
Channel
River
A vast body of salt water
A body of saltwater with more defined boundaries than an ocea…
The bed of a stream, river, or other waterway that connects t…
A natural stream of flowing water in a channel that connects…
Ocean
A vast body of salt water
Sea
A body of saltwater with more defined boundaries than an ocea…
36 terms
geography and world cultures
archipelago
atoll
basin
bay
a group of islands
a ring shaped island made of coral
the area drained by a stream, lake, river, or creek (water sh…
an inlet of a bigger body of water
archipelago
a group of islands
atoll
a ring shaped island made of coral
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