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AP Human Geography Terms and Definitions Packet
Sequent occupance
Carrying capacity
Cultural landscape
Demographic transition
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
The visible imprint of human activity and culture on the land…
A multistage model, based on Western Europe's experience, of…
Sequent occupance
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
Carrying capacity
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
26 terms
AP HUMAN GEO CHAPTER 3 TERMS AND DEFINITIONS
Immigration
Emigration
International migration
Internal migration
To move into a country
To move out of a country
To move from one country to another
To move within the borders of a country
Immigration
To move into a country
Emigration
To move out of a country
109 terms
AP Human Geo Unit 1 terms and definitions
Activity space
Aggregation
Connectivity
Core
...
...
...
more developed countries (US, Japan, France, Italy)
Activity space
...
Aggregation
...
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
50 terms
AP Human Geography Mid-Term Definitions
Scale
Toponym
Situation
Site
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
The name given to a portion of Earth's surface.
The location of a place relative to other places.
The physical characteristics of a place.
Scale
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
Toponym
The name given to a portion of Earth's surface.
123 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Demographic Transition Model
Epidemiologic Transition Model
Laws of Migration
Alfred Weber
Multistage model, based on Western Europe's experience. of ch…
In demography and medical geography, epidemiological transiti…
Developed by British demographer Ernst Ravenstein, five laws…
Location of Industries; industries are located where the tran…
Demographic Transition Model
Multistage model, based on Western Europe's experience. of ch…
Epidemiologic Transition Model
In demography and medical geography, epidemiological transiti…
39 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 terms/definitions
spatial perspective
location theory
relative location
complementary
observing variations in geographical phenomena across space
a logical attempt to explain the location pattern of an econo…
location described as in location to its surroundings
...
spatial perspective
observing variations in geographical phenomena across space
location theory
a logical attempt to explain the location pattern of an econo…
38 terms
AP Human Geo Urban Terms
Morphology
Auto-Centered City
Bedroom Communities
Central Business District
The form of a city, which varies but often includes an urban…
With the rapid growth of vehicle use, cities developed automo…
Commuter towns inhabited by people who drive or take public t…
In a city, the point with the greatest access to offices, ban…
Morphology
The form of a city, which varies but often includes an urban…
Auto-Centered City
With the rapid growth of vehicle use, cities developed automo…
Human AP anatomic terms
anterior or ventral
posterior or dorsal
cranial
caudal
Located towards the front of the body
Back of the body
head
Toward the tail
anterior or ventral
Located towards the front of the body
posterior or dorsal
Back of the body
47 terms
ap human geo definitions
absolute direction
absolute direction
absolute location
cardinal directions
directions with respect to cardinal directions
the shortest path seperation between two planes
the exact position of an object or place stated in spatial co…
N, S, E, W
absolute direction
directions with respect to cardinal directions
absolute direction
the shortest path seperation between two planes
332 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Acid Deposition
Acid Precipitation
Agribusiness
Agricultural Density
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Acid Deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
918 terms
AP Human Geography more terms
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
26 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
weather
climate
temperature
green house effect
the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time
weather conditions in an area averaged over a long period of…
the measurement of heat
the warming of the Earth created by the trapping of the Suns…
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time
climate
weather conditions in an area averaged over a long period of…
239 terms
AP Human Geography - miscellaneous terms
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…
15 terms
Ap Human Geography Definitions
Alliance
Attribute
Defect
disperse
A formal agreement or treaty between 2 or more nations to coo…
(noun) something attributed as belonging to a person , thing…
(verb) to desert a cause , country, ect., especially in order…
to drive or send off in various directions ; scatter
Alliance
A formal agreement or treaty between 2 or more nations to coo…
Attribute
(noun) something attributed as belonging to a person , thing…
23 terms
AP Human Geo UNIT V AGRICULTURE Terms
agribusiness
combine
commercial agriculture
crop
commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
a machine that reaps, threshes and cleans grain while moving…
agriculture undertaken primarily to generate products for sal…
grain or fruit gathered from a field as a harvest during a pa…
agribusiness
commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
combine
a machine that reaps, threshes and cleans grain while moving…
13 terms
AP Human Geo Unit VII SERVICES Terms
Boomburbs
Central Business District (CBD)
Christaller's Central Place Theory
Galactic City
A city of 100,000 or more whose population has grown at doubl…
The area of the city where retail and office activity is clus…
The idea that explains how services are distributed and why a…
A mini edge city that is connected to another city by beltway…
Boomburbs
A city of 100,000 or more whose population has grown at doubl…
Central Business District (CBD)
The area of the city where retail and office activity is clus…
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
18 terms
AP Human Geo Unit VI INDUSTRY Terms
break of bulk point
bulk-gaining industry
bulk-reducing industry
cottage industry
a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transp…
an industry in which the final product weighs more or compris…
an industry in which the final product weighs less or compris…
manufacturing based in homes rather than in a factory, common…
break of bulk point
a location where transfer is possible from one mode of transp…
bulk-gaining industry
an industry in which the final product weighs more or compris…
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
17 terms
AP Human Definition
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Biotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth
All living organisms on Earth, including plants and animals,…
Composed of living organisms
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding Earth
10 terms
ap human definitions
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
...
...
...
...
custom
...
folk culture
...
Ap human definitions
Crude death rate (CDR)
Cohort
Counterurbanization
Cyclic movement
The total number of deaths per year per 1,000 people
A group of people banded together or treated as a group
A demographic and social process whereby people move from urb…
A periodic motion in which the displacement is either symmetr…
Crude death rate (CDR)
The total number of deaths per year per 1,000 people
Cohort
A group of people banded together or treated as a group
46 terms
Human AP definitions
abdominal
acromial
antebachial
antecubital
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
point of shoulder
forearm
anterior surface of elbow
abdominal
anterior body trunk inferior to ribs
acromial
point of shoulder
59 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
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 the 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 the total land area.
58 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Urban Morphology
Agricultural Village
Agricultural Surplus
Trade Area
The study of the physical form and structure of urban places
A relatively small village, where most of the population was…
agricultural production in excess which the producer needs fo…
Area where a large trade organization is taken place
Urban Morphology
The study of the physical form and structure of urban places
Agricultural Village
A relatively small village, where most of the population was…
41 terms
Ap Human Geo Terms
Arithmetic density
Agricultural density
Cartography
Contagious diffusion
total number of people divided by the total land area
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
the science of practicing or drawing maps
rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughout th…
Arithmetic density
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…
AP human geo definitions
Aquaculture
Forestry
Deforestation
Mining and quarrying
Fish farming
Cutting wood for production of products
Forests having trees cut down for production of products
Relative recent economic activities with the environment
Aquaculture
Fish farming
Forestry
Cutting wood for production of products
73 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Geography
Globalization
Maps
Models
The study of spatial variation, of how and why things differ…
The expansion of political, economic, and cultural activities…
help visualize and analyze landscapes... Scale... Aggregation Problem
help explain and predict spatial patterns
Geography
The study of spatial variation, of how and why things differ…
Globalization
The expansion of political, economic, and cultural activities…
67 terms
AP Human Geography definitions
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Biotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
The thin layer of grass surrounding earth
All living organisms on Earth including plants and animals as…
Compos of living organisms
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
Atmosphere
The thin layer of grass surrounding earth
334 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Acid Deposition
Acid Precipitation
Acitve Solar Energy Systems
Agribusiness
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Acid Deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
35 terms
ap human geo terms
Gps
Gis
scale
map scale
(Global Positioning System)A system of satellites, computers,…
a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, man…
smallest to bigest
refers to the relationship (or ratio) between distance on a m…
Gps
(Global Positioning System)A system of satellites, computers,…
Gis
a system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, man…
334 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Acid Deposition
Acid Precipitation
Acitve Solar Energy Systems
Agribusiness
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Acid Deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
334 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions
Acid Deposition
Acid Precipitation
Acitve Solar Energy Systems
Agribusiness
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
Acid Deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids that…
1,857 terms
AP Human Geography Terms
Balance of Power
Berlin Conference
Boundary
Capital
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
The Berlin Conference of 1884-85 regulated European colonizat…
Invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
The most important city or town of a country or region, usual…
Balance of Power
Condition of roughly equal strength between opposing countrie…
Berlin Conference
The Berlin Conference of 1884-85 regulated European colonizat…
33 terms
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY DEFINITIONS
CULTURE
SOCIETY
VALUES
material artifacts
the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular soci…
the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular soci…
the ideals, customs, institutions, etc., of a society toward…
physical evidence of a culture in the objects and architectur…
CULTURE
the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular soci…
SOCIETY
the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular soci…
18 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 6: Religion Terms & Definitions
Animism
Autonomous religion
Branch
Caste
(P. 178) Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or n…
(P. 195) A religion that does not have a central authority bu…
(P. 171) A large and fundamental division within a religion.
(P. 196) The class or distinct hereditary order into which a…
Animism
(P. 178) Belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or n…
Autonomous religion
(P. 195) A religion that does not have a central authority bu…
29 terms
Human Population Terms APES
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
Total Fertility Rate (TFR)
Replacement level fertility
The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 peo…
The total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people a…
The average number of children a woman will have throughout h…
the number of children a couple must have to replace themselv…
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
The total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 peo…
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
The total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people a…
15 terms
AP Human Chapter 7 Definitions
Apartheid
Balkanization
Balkanized
Blockbusting
Laws in South Africa that physically separated different race…
A process by which a state breaks down through conflicts amon…
Descriptive of a small geographic area that could not success…
A process by which real estate agents convince white property…
Apartheid
Laws in South Africa that physically separated different race…
Balkanization
A process by which a state breaks down through conflicts amon…
61 terms
AP Human Geo Unit I NATURE/PERSPECTIVES Terms
agricultural density
arithmetic density
cartography
concentration
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
the total number of people divided by the total land area
the science of making maps
the spread of something over a given area
agricultural density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
arithmetic density
the total number of people divided by the total land area
52 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 4 terms
Political Geography
Political Culture
Nation
Nation-State
spacial analysis of the political process
the values shared by one society
organized body of humanes in one group and under one goverment
A country
Political Geography
spacial analysis of the political process
Political Culture
the values shared by one society
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
23 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions #2
irrigation
industrialization
hydro electricity
hydrologic cycle
The watering of land through pipes, ditches, or canals.
The process in which manufacturing based on machine power bec…
electricity produced by harnessing the power of running water
The circulation of water among part of the hydrosphere
irrigation
The watering of land through pipes, ditches, or canals.
industrialization
The process in which manufacturing based on machine power bec…
233 terms
AP Human Geography Definitions to Know
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Global Positioning System (GPS)
Globalization
Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyses, and displ…
A system that determines the precise position of something on…
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result…
The time in the zone encompassing the prime meridian, or 0º l…
Geographic Information System (GIS)
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyses, and displ…
Global Positioning System (GPS)
A system that determines the precise position of something on…
61 terms
Unit 3 Key Terms and Concepts AP Human Geography
Culture
Folk Culture
Popular Culture
Environmental determinism
The sum total of knowledge, attitudes, traditions, and belief…
Small, homogeneous, rural groups living in relative isolation…
Large, heterogeneous societies that shares certain habits des…
The physical environment causes social and cultural development
Culture
The sum total of knowledge, attitudes, traditions, and belief…
Folk Culture
Small, homogeneous, rural groups living in relative isolation…
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
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