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13 terms
Geography 1
location
place
regions
movement
Tells you where it is (absolute and relative)
What's it like when you get there? Each one has its own physi…
What do the locations have in common?
People and ideas spread and get around!
location
Tells you where it is (absolute and relative)
place
What's it like when you get there? Each one has its own physi…
15 terms
Geography 1
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Arctic Ocean
isthmus
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
1. Geography
Georgia's climate.
How Georgia's climate benefits agricul…
How Georgia's climate benefits industry.
Continent Georgia is in.
Mild
Longer growing seasons.
Less lost work days because of inclement weather.
North America
Georgia's climate.
Mild
How Georgia's climate benefits agricul…
Longer growing seasons.
5 terms
EL Geography List 1
map
border
state
country
A drawing of a particular area. For example, a city or country.
the official line that separates two countries, states, or ar…
part of a country
an area of land that is controlled by its own government
map
A drawing of a particular area. For example, a city or country.
border
the official line that separates two countries, states, or ar…
1-Introduction to History and Geography
geography
economics
government
culture
the study of the Earth and its people
the way goods and services are made and sold
the people who control an organization
the unique way of life of a group of people
geography
the study of the Earth and its people
economics
the way goods and services are made and sold
12 terms
ESL Geography 1
Tributary
Strait
Canal
Source
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
long and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
(of a river) place where a river or stream begins, often in h…
Tributary
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
Strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
17 terms
Geography: 1
Continents
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Continents
Atlantic Ocean
11 terms
Geography Quiz 1
Latitude
Longitude
GPS
Equator
In geography, latitude (φ) is a geographic coordinate that sp…
is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west posit…
The Global Positioning System is a space-based navigation sys…
The intersection of a sphere's surface with the plane perpend…
Latitude
In geography, latitude (φ) is a geographic coordinate that sp…
Longitude
is a geographic coordinate that specifies the east-west posit…
25 terms
Geography Alive! Chapter #1 - The Tools of Geography
absolute location
distortion
map projection
relative location
the precise point where a place is located on Earth
a change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
map projection a way of representing the spherical Earth on a…
where a place is located in relation to another place
absolute location
the precise point where a place is located on Earth
distortion
a change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
14 terms
Geography 1
continent
ocean
equator
lines of latitude
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
large body of water
an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth
map lines used to locate places north & south of the equator
continent
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
ocean
large body of water
11 terms
HWH Ch. 1 Physical Geography/Human Geography
physical geography
physical geography
human geography
physical geography
mountains
rivers
way of life
oceans
physical geography
mountains
physical geography
rivers
16 terms
Geography 1
geography
location
environment
lines of latitude
The study of the earth
where something is
the surroundings in which people, plants, and animals live
lines on a map or globe that run east and west
geography
The study of the earth
location
where something is
12 terms
Geography 1
hemisphere
scale
geography
latitude
half of the earth
relative size
the study of the earth
the distance north or south of the equator
hemisphere
half of the earth
scale
relative size
9 terms
Geography 1
Line of Latitude
Line of Longitude
Hemisphere
Equator
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
half of the terrestrial globe
an imaginary line circling the Earth halfway between the Nort…
Line of Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Line of Longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
7 terms
Geography 1
geography
map
atlas
globe
the study of the earth using maps
a drawing of the earth
a book of maps
a model of the earth
geography
the study of the earth using maps
map
a drawing of the earth
13 terms
Geography #1
Line of Latitude
Prime Meridian
Line of Longitude
Compass Rose
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.
0 degrees longitude.
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
a design on a map that shows directions.
Line of Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.
Prime Meridian
0 degrees longitude.
9 terms
Geography #1:
Physical geography
Rural
Urban
Archipelago
The relationship between people and the physical features of…
countryside
city
Chain of islands
Physical geography
The relationship between people and the physical features of…
Rural
countryside
13 terms
Geography 1
Geography
Landscape
Social Science
Region
the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
the human and physical features that make a place unique.
a field that studies people and the relationship among them.
a part of the world with one or more common features distingu…
Geography
the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
Landscape
the human and physical features that make a place unique.
34 terms
Geography Ch1 Vocabulary
Great Circle Route
Map Projection
Planar Projection
Cylindrical Projection
An imaginary line that follows the curve of earth and represe…
A mathematical method that involves transferring the earth's…
Shows the earth centered in such a way that a straight line c…
Based on the projection of the globe onto a cylinder, most ac…
Great Circle Route
An imaginary line that follows the curve of earth and represe…
Map Projection
A mathematical method that involves transferring the earth's…
20 terms
Geography 1
Boundary
Map key
Symbol
Compass rose
A border/ outside edge of a place
Legend/ explains what symbols stand for
Something that stands for something else
Direction marker on a map/shows the main directions
Boundary
A border/ outside edge of a place
Map key
Legend/ explains what symbols stand for
7 terms
geography 1
hemisphere
compass rose
map legend
Prime Meridian
half of the earth
a symbol that shows direction on a map
an explanation of symbols on a map (also called key)
the earth's zero of longitude
hemisphere
half of the earth
compass rose
a symbol that shows direction on a map
5 terms
Geography 1
Adapt
Bodies of water
Communication network
Environment
to change in order to fit new environmental conditions.
all the different sizes and shapes of water naturally found o…
a series of links between places along which the transmission…
the geographic characteristics that surround and affect the w…
Adapt
to change in order to fit new environmental conditions.
Bodies of water
all the different sizes and shapes of water naturally found o…
geography 1
desert
gulf
island
valley
An extremely dry area with little water and no trees
a large body of ocean water that is partly surrounded by land
a piece of land with water all around it
an area of low land between hills or mountains
desert
An extremely dry area with little water and no trees
gulf
a large body of ocean water that is partly surrounded by land
Geography 1
Tropical Savanna Grasslands
Temperate Grasslands/ Prairie
Steppe Grasslands
Major Terrestrial Biomes
Grassland scattered with individual trees. Fluctuating water…
Tall grass as dominant vegetation no large trees or shrubs. L…
Temperate grassland Low grass. Dry area, hot summer cold wint…
A biome is a large region characterized by certain forms of l…
Tropical Savanna Grasslands
Grassland scattered with individual trees. Fluctuating water…
Temperate Grasslands/ Prairie
Tall grass as dominant vegetation no large trees or shrubs. L…
Geography - Chapter 1.1
geography
absolute location
relative location
hemisphere
study of the distribution and interaction of physical and hum…
the exact place where a geographic feature is found
a place in relation to other places around it
each half of the globe
geography
study of the distribution and interaction of physical and hum…
absolute location
the exact place where a geographic feature is found
15 terms
Geography 1
geography
continent
ocean
hemisphere
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
one of seven divisions of large land masses (North America, S…
four salt water masses that cover much of the Earth's surface…
a half of the Earth
geography
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
continent
one of seven divisions of large land masses (North America, S…
75 terms
Geography is Science : 1
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Biotic
A term that describes a nonliving factor in an ecosystem.
The thin layer of gases surrounding the Earth
All living organisms on Earth, including plants and animals,…
Describes living factors in the environment.
Abiotic
A term that describes a nonliving factor in an ecosystem.
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding the Earth
1 Geography
geography
cardinal directions
latitude
longitude
The study of Earth
the directions north, east, south, and west
the distance north or south of Earth's Equator, in degrees; l…
the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian, in degrees;…
geography
The study of Earth
cardinal directions
the directions north, east, south, and west
10 terms
Geography 1
Relative Location
Geography
Absolute Location
Coordinates
the location of a place compared to another place using prepo…
the science of the Earth
describes the exact location of a place on the Earth
the points of longitude and latitude that identify a location
Relative Location
the location of a place compared to another place using prepo…
Geography
the science of the Earth
16 terms
Geography 1
Lines of latitude run...
Lines of Longitude run...
a particular place on Earth is a
An exact position of one place is called
East to west
North to South
Location
Absolute Location
Lines of latitude run...
East to west
Lines of Longitude run...
North to South
10 terms
Geography#1
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Rabat
Algiers
Tunis
Tripoli
Morocco
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
Geography #1
Culture
Ethnic Group
Dialect
Democracy
Way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs an…
People who share a common history, language, region, and phys…
Local forms of a language that differs from the main language…
Government in which leaders rule with consent of the citizens
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs an…
Ethnic Group
People who share a common history, language, region, and phys…
11 terms
Geography 1
Africa
Antartica
Asia
Europe
Africa
Antartica
9 terms
Vocabulary Set # 1 - Geography
Geography
Location
Place
Movement
The study of people, their environments, and their resources.
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
People travel from one place to another.
Geography
The study of people, their environments, and their resources.
Location
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
China's Geography #1
Taklamakan Desert
Tibetan Plateau
Gobi Desert
Northeastern Plain
This Desert (in China) is known for splitting the Silk Road i…
region of China called the "Roof of the World", is very rocky…
A high desert in China and Mongolia.
Located east of present-day Mongolia. Also called Inner Mongo…
Taklamakan Desert
This Desert (in China) is known for splitting the Silk Road i…
Tibetan Plateau
region of China called the "Roof of the World", is very rocky…
Geography Terms 1
Peninsula
Delta
Rift
Bay
An area of land almost completely surrounded by water but con…
A plain at the mouth of a river often triangular in shape for…
A crack, split or break in the Earth's crust, caused by tecto…
A broad inlet of the sea where the land curves inward.
Peninsula
An area of land almost completely surrounded by water but con…
Delta
A plain at the mouth of a river often triangular in shape for…
16 terms
Geography 1
landforms
mesa
plateau
canyon
Features that make up the earth's surface such as a plain, mo…
a flat-topped hill
an area of high, flat land
a deep valley with steep sides
landforms
Features that make up the earth's surface such as a plain, mo…
mesa
a flat-topped hill
Geography - Chapter 3.1
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
the day on which the sun is at its fartherst north or south l…
when the day or night are the same length; happens twice a year
the atmosphere at a particular location and time
weather at a particular location over a long period of time
solstice
the day on which the sun is at its fartherst north or south l…
equinox
when the day or night are the same length; happens twice a year
19 terms
Geography 1
absolute location
basin
bay
canyon
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
area of land land surrounded by lands of higher elevation
part of a large body of watter surrounded lands of higher ele…
a deep, narrow valley with steep walls
absolute location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
basin
area of land land surrounded by lands of higher elevation
10 terms
Geography 1
Earth
continent
country
state
world where we live
7 land masses on our Earth
an area that is controlled by government
United States in divided into 50
Earth
world where we live
continent
7 land masses on our Earth
Tautfest/Geography/Ch. 1
Geography
absolute location
relative location
environment
It is a science. It describes the physical and cultural featu…
Exact latitude and longitude of a certain place.
A location of a place in relation to another place (i.e. sout…
Natural surroundings
Geography
It is a science. It describes the physical and cultural featu…
absolute location
Exact latitude and longitude of a certain place.
13 terms
World Geography 1.1
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Hemisphere
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
The position of a place relative to the places around it.
half of the earth
Geography
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute location
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
14 terms
1 - Geography
political map
physical map
absolute location
relative location
a map that shows features that humans have created, such as... c…
a map that shows natural features of physical geography, such…
the exact point where a place is located
where a place is located in relation to other places
political map
a map that shows features that humans have created, such as... c…
physical map
a map that shows natural features of physical geography, such…
Geography 1
absolute location
relative location
map projection
cardinal directions
The position of place of a certain item on the surface of the…
A general location of where a place is located. It is often e…
A mathematical method that involves transferring the earth's…
Four main directions: North, South, East, and West.
absolute location
The position of place of a certain item on the surface of the…
relative location
A general location of where a place is located. It is often e…
16 terms
Geography Ch. 1 Vocabulary
location
absolute location
hemisphere
grid system
a specific place on earth
the exact spot at which a place is found on the globe
two halves of the earth
a pattern of lines that circles the earth in east-west and no…
location
a specific place on earth
absolute location
the exact spot at which a place is found on the globe
12 terms
Geography Terms 1
democracy
republic
limited government
revolution
citizens elect their leaders and vote on laws
citizens elect representatives to make governmental decisions
laws are passed to limit the power of officials so that they…
can be caused when the government is not meeting the needs of…
democracy
citizens elect their leaders and vote on laws
republic
citizens elect representatives to make governmental decisions
1: Geography
geography
peninsula
archipelago
MRHELP
It describes the physical and cultural features of Earth.
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A group of islands
m= movement, r= egion, he= human enviornment, l= location, p=…
geography
It describes the physical and cultural features of Earth.
peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
16 terms
Unit 1 - Geography Terms
globe
map
map key
hemispheres
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
globe
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
71 terms
1.1 Geography
relative location
absolute location
hemisphere
continent
describes where a place is compared with other places
identifies a precise position on Earth's surface; often state…
any half of the earth
one of several large landmasses on Earth
relative location
describes where a place is compared with other places
absolute location
identifies a precise position on Earth's surface; often state…
20 terms
Geography Unit 1- Maps
Geography
Grid
Latitude
Longitude
The study of everything on Earth, from rocks and rainfall to…
the lines that circle the globe east and west and north and s…
lines going east and west, they are also known as parallels b…
lines going north and south, they are also known as meridians…
Geography
The study of everything on Earth, from rocks and rainfall to…
Grid
the lines that circle the globe east and west and north and s…
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