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17 terms
Geography: 1
Continents
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Continents
Atlantic Ocean
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
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
11 terms
Geography 1
Africa
Antartica
Asia
Europe
Africa
Antartica
24 terms
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.
10 terms
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…
27 terms
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
12 terms
Geography 1
continent
British Isles
ocean
Asia
continent
British Isles
7 terms
Geography 1
longitude
latitude
North Pole
South Pole
longitude
latitude
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
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…
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
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…
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
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
26 terms
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…
8 terms
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
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…
40 terms
Spanish 1 Geography (All)
Venezuela
Colombia
Ecuador
Perú
Venezuela
Colombia
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.
10 terms
geography 1
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Place
Region
the exact spot, using coordinates, a place is found on the gl…
where a place is located in relation to another place
a particular space with a human and environmental meaning
areas united by a specific function or purpose
Absolute Location
the exact spot, using coordinates, a place is found on the gl…
Relative Location
where a place is located in relation to another place
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.
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.
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…
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
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
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.
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
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
Geography #1
Globe
North Pole
South Pole
Equator
the most accurate map of the Earth; shaped like a sphere
at the top of the Earth; farthest point south; opposite of th…
at the bottom of the Earth; farthest point south; opposite of…
an imaginary horizontal line that circles the Earth halfway b…
Globe
the most accurate map of the Earth; shaped like a sphere
North Pole
at the top of the Earth; farthest point south; opposite of th…
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
11 terms
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
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…
20 terms
Geography Terms 1
archipelago
atoll
bay
butte
a group... or chain of islands... clustered together in a sea... or oc…
a ring (or partial ring) of coral... that forms an island in an…
a body of water that is partly enclosed by land (and... is usual…
a flattopped... rock or hill formation... with steep sides.
archipelago
a group... or chain of islands... clustered together in a sea... or oc…
atoll
a ring (or partial ring) of coral... that forms an island in an…
10 terms
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.
18 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…
65 terms
Geography 1
Northern
Western
North America
United States of America
The equator places Georgia in the _______________________ hem…
The prime meridian places Georgia in the __________________ h…
Georgia is located on the continent of _________________ ____…
Georgia is located in which country?
Northern
The equator places Georgia in the _______________________ hem…
Western
The prime meridian places Georgia in the __________________ h…
13 terms
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
45 terms
Geography 1
seaport
docks
mouth
urban
Seehafen
Hafenanlagen
Mündung
städtisch, Stadt
seaport
Seehafen
docks
Hafenanlagen
10 terms
Geography#1
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Rabat
Algiers
Tunis
Tripoli
Morocco
Rabat
Algeria
Algiers
9 terms
geography1
constituent
archipelago
lowlands
namely
składowy; one which something consists of
a group of......
...
mianowicie
constituent
składowy; one which something consists of
archipelago
a group of......
World Geography Unit 2 #1
culture
language family
ethnic group
culture region
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
language family
group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
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…
27 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…
26 terms
Geography Vocabulary (MP1)
latitude
longitude
North America
South America
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east…
southern continent located in the western hemisphere
latitude
Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
longitude
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
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