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World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 2
technology
global village
tradition
interdependent countries
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
an idea, belief, or custom that people pass down to their dec…
countries that depend on, or need, each other; or affect each…
technology
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
global village
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
19 terms
World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 8
LESSON 1, vocabulary
Arctic
Scandinavia
Industrial Revolution
...
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
The five countries of northern Europe: Norway, Sweden, Finlan…
A nonviolent change in the late 1700's that included a great…
LESSON 1, vocabulary
...
Arctic
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
28 terms
World Geography and Cultures Chapter 5
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Isthmus
Valley of Mexico
plate tectonics
...
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
A stretch of lowlands between mountains
The belief that there is slow movement of Earth's plates.
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
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
15 terms
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
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
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
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…
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?
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…
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…
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…
37 terms
Pearson World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 3
LESSON #1
continent
industry
LESSON #2
...
The idea that the continents have moved horizontally to their…
All the businesses that make one kind of product or offer one…
...
LESSON #1
...
continent
The idea that the continents have moved horizontally to their…
14 terms
World Cultural Geography L
Labor Intensive
Lagoon
Land Redistribution
Language family
Effort requiring a large human work force.
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll.
A policy by which land is expropriated from those who own lar…
group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
Labor Intensive
Effort requiring a large human work force.
Lagoon
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll.
27 terms
World Cultural Geography P
Paddy
Pampas
Pastoralism
Peat
Irrigated or flooded land on which rice is grown.
grassy, treeless plains of southern South America, used for g…
The raising and grazing of livestock.
vegetable matter, mainly mosses, usually found in swamps; som…
Paddy
Irrigated or flooded land on which rice is grown.
Pampas
grassy, treeless plains of southern South America, used for g…
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
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
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…
16 terms
World Cultural Geography B
Barbarian
Barter
Basin
Batik
A person without manners or civilized customs.
The exchange of goods for goods, or services without the use…
An area drained by a river and its tributaries.
method of dyeing cloth to produce beautiful patterns, develop…
Barbarian
A person without manners or civilized customs.
Barter
The exchange of goods for goods, or services without the use…
29 terms
World Cultural Geography M
Malnutrition
Mantle
Mantra
Manufacturing
Disease caused by the lack of proper food; inadequate nutriti…
A thick layer of mostly solid rock beneath the earth's crust…
In Hinduism, a sacred word or phrase repeated in prayers and…
The process of turning raw materials into finished products.
Malnutrition
Disease caused by the lack of proper food; inadequate nutriti…
Mantle
A thick layer of mostly solid rock beneath the earth's crust…
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…
11 terms
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…
16 terms
World Cultural Geography T
Taiga
Taoism
Tariff
Temperature
a Russian term for the vast subarctic forest, mainly evergree…
Ancient religion or tradition of China.
A duty or tax imposed by a government on imported goods.
a measure of how hot or cold something is, generally measured…
Taiga
a Russian term for the vast subarctic forest, mainly evergree…
Taoism
Ancient religion or tradition of China.
28 terms
World Cultures geography
Mediterranean Sea
Caspian Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Caspian Sea
23 terms
World Cultural Geography A
Abdicate
Aborigine
Absolute Location
Acculturation
To relinquish power or responsibility formally; to surrender…
An original inhabitant; one of the original inhabitants of Au…
The exact position on the earth in which a place can be found.
The process of accepting, borrowing and exchanging traits and…
Abdicate
To relinquish power or responsibility formally; to surrender…
Aborigine
An original inhabitant; one of the original inhabitants of Au…
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.
7 terms
World Cultures: Geography
Four ancient civilizations
Arabian Sea
Yellow River
Mediterranean Sea
Egypt: 2575 - 2130 B.C.... Indus: 2600 - 1900 B.C.... Shang China:…
The body of water the Indus River flows in to (south west of…
The body of water that the Huang and Chang Rivers flow in to…
Body of water the Nile flows in to (north of Egypt Civilizati…
Four ancient civilizations
Egypt: 2575 - 2130 B.C.... Indus: 2600 - 1900 B.C.... Shang China:…
Arabian Sea
The body of water the Indus River flows in to (south west of…
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?
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…
32 terms
World Cultural Geography S
Savanna
Scale
Secede
Sediment
A tropical grassland with scattered trees, located in the war…
on a map, the relationship of measures on the map to actual m…
To withdraw formally from membership in a political or religi…
Small particles of soil, sand, and gravel carried and deposit…
Savanna
A tropical grassland with scattered trees, located in the war…
Scale
on a map, the relationship of measures on the map to actual m…
40 terms
World Cultural Geography C
Calligraphy
Canopy
Capital
Capitalist
The art of beautiful and decorative handwriting.
top layer of a rain forest, where the tops of tall trees come…
Wealth in the form of money or property owned or used in busi…
Descriptive of an economic system in which the means of produ…
Calligraphy
The art of beautiful and decorative handwriting.
Canopy
top layer of a rain forest, where the tops of tall trees come…
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
39 terms
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
13 terms
World Cultures: Geography
history
theme
5Ws of History
Location
Story of mankind's past
Concept or big idea that recurs; provide context influencing…
Who? What? When? Where? Why?
Position of a certain place on the earth's surface
history
Story of mankind's past
theme
Concept or big idea that recurs; provide context influencing…
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
16 terms
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
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
30 terms
Geography and World Cultures World Unit
Absolute location
Topography
Flow-line maps
Relative location
The exact position of a place on the Earth's surface
Shape of Earth's physical features
Map that shows the movement of people, animals, goods, ideas,…
Location in relation to other places
Absolute location
The exact position of a place on the Earth's surface
Topography
Shape of Earth's physical features
23 terms
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
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
22 terms
World Geography and Culture Chapter 6
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Archipelago
mainland
rimland
...
A chain of islands
A large area of land that is not an island
The land, often islands and coastal plains, around the edge o…
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Archipelago
A chain of islands
6 terms
World Cultures Geography Vocab
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 natural science that studies the processes of the Earth's e…
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…
34 terms
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…
13 terms
World Geography and Culture, Chapter 7
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Pangaea
Continental drift
LESSON 2, vocabulary
...
The one huge piece of land that once was in Earth's ocean
The theory that only one huge piece of land was once in Earth…
...
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Pangaea
The one huge piece of land that once was in Earth's ocean
62 terms
World Cultures: Geography: Asia
Name the continent west of Asia
Name the continent southwest of Asia
Name the continent southeast of Asia
Name the ocean north of Asia
Europe
Africa
Australia (New Zealand!!)
Arctic Ocean
Name the continent west of Asia
Europe
Name the continent southwest of Asia
Africa
38 terms
Geography and World Cultures
Archipelago
Atoll
Basin
Bay
A group of islands
A ring shaped island of coral with a lagoon in the middle
The area drained by a river, creek, or stream
An inlet of an ocean or lake
Archipelago
A group of islands
Atoll
A ring shaped island of coral with a lagoon in the middle
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
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…
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