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Geography Chapter 2
core
mantle
magma
crust
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
Molten rock beneath the earth's surface
Earth's outermost layer.
core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
accurate
revolution
solstice
Equinox
correct and true in every detail
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
when Earth's rotation axis is tilted directly toward or away…
Either of two times of the year when the sun crosses the plan…
accurate
correct and true in every detail
revolution
Earth's yearlong elliptical orbit around the sun
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Geography-Chapter 2 Vocab
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
The watery areas of the earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
Surface land areas of the earth's crust, including continents…
A layer of gases that surrounds the earth
The part of the earth where life exists
Hydrosphere
The watery areas of the earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
Lithosphere
Surface land areas of the earth's crust, including continents…
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Chapter 2 Physical Geography
Continents
Solar System
Magma
Lithosphere
Landmasses above water on earth.
The sun and eight known planets are apart of this...
Molten rock that forms from the mantle and rises through the…
The solid rock portion of the earth's surface.
Continents
Landmasses above water on earth.
Solar System
The sun and eight known planets are apart of this...
Chapter 2 Geography Terms
Landform
Mountain
Hill
Erosion
A physical feature on Earth's surface
An area of rugged land, rising over 2,000 feet
A small area of land that is higher than the land around it.
Processes by which rock, sand, and soil are broken down and c…
Landform
A physical feature on Earth's surface
Mountain
An area of rugged land, rising over 2,000 feet
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Geography - Chapter 2
continent
solar system
core
mantle
landmasses above water on earth
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
the solid metallic center of the earth
a soft layer of molten rock that floats on top of the core
continent
landmasses above water on earth
solar system
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
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Geography Chapter 2
pueblo
adobe
reservation
steppe
'village' in spanish; any of several Native America groups th…
sun-baked bricks used as a building material most commonly in…
land set aside by the United States government for Native Ame…
a dry, grassy, treeless plain found in Asia and eastern Europe
pueblo
'village' in spanish; any of several Native America groups th…
adobe
sun-baked bricks used as a building material most commonly in…
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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
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Chapter 2 Human Geography
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
carrying capacity
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
total number of people divided by the total land area
the ability of the land to sustain a certain number of people
age distribution
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
agricultural density
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
water vapor
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
water in the form of gas
water goes from the oceans to the air to the ground and final…
the sun's heat turns liquid water into water vapor
process where water vapor turns back into a liquid
water vapor
water in the form of gas
water cycle
water goes from the oceans to the air to the ground and final…
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Geography - Chapter 2.3
tectonic plate
fault
earthquake
seismograph
an enormous moving poiece that forms the earth's crust
a fracture in the earth's crust
violent movement of the earth caused by the movement of tecto…
a device that measures the size of an earthquake
tectonic plate
an enormous moving poiece that forms the earth's crust
fault
a fracture in the earth's crust
Geography - Chapter 2.4
weathering
sediment
mechanical weathering
chemical weathering
physical or chemical processes that change the characteristic…
small pieces of rock
process that breaks down rock
process that changes rock into a new substance
weathering
physical or chemical processes that change the characteristic…
sediment
small pieces of rock
Geography - Chapter 2.1
continent
solar system
core
mantle
landmasses above water on earth
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
the solid metallic center of the earth
a soft layer of molten rock that floats on top of the core
continent
landmasses above water on earth
solar system
the sun plus the known planets and other celestal bodies orbi…
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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Geography Chapter 2 Review_INST
The rotation, revolution and tilt of t…
The ___________ is a day on which the…
The movement of water from Earth's sur…
A(n) _______________ occurs when the S…
Axis
Equinox
Water cycle
Solstice
The rotation, revolution and tilt of t…
Axis
The ___________ is a day on which the…
Equinox
Geography - Chapter 2.2
hydrologic cycle
drainage basin
ground water
water table
the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere, o…
an area drained by a major river and its tributaries
water held in rock pores beneath the soil
the level at which the rock is saturated
hydrologic cycle
the continuous circulation of water between the atmosphere, o…
drainage basin
an area drained by a major river and its tributaries
Geography Chapter 2
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
the watery areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
a thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
the part of the Earth where life exists
hydrosphere
the watery areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, river…
lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
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Geography: Chapter 2
_______ is the physical and chemical p…
_______ are small pieces of rock produ…
_______ are natural processes that bre…
_______ is a process that changes rock…
Weathering
Sediment
Mechanical weathering
Chemical weathering
_______ is the physical and chemical p…
Weathering
_______ are small pieces of rock produ…
Sediment
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Geography Chapter 2
geography
Eratosthenes
Hipparchus
grid
study of space and place
the first man to use the word geography. He also stated that…
perfected Eratosthenes idea of a grid map
a regular pattern of intersecting vertical and horizontal lines
geography
study of space and place
Eratosthenes
the first man to use the word geography. He also stated that…
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geography chapter 2 vocabulary
Continent
Solar system
Core
Mantle
any of the world's main continuous expanses of land
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit arou…
The central or innermost portion of the Earth
The region of the interior of the Earth between the core and…
Continent
any of the world's main continuous expanses of land
Solar system
the collection of eight planets and their moons in orbit arou…
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Geography of California (Chapter 2)
mountain passes
tributaries
volcanoes
valleys
A break or gap in the peaks or points of mountains.
A small river that flows into a large river.
An opening in the earth from which hot liquid rock and ash ma…
A low area between mountains.
mountain passes
A break or gap in the peaks or points of mountains.
tributaries
A small river that flows into a large river.
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Geography Chapter 2 vocabulary
orbit
axis
revolution
atmosphere
to circle around something
an imaginary line that runs through Earth's center from the N…
a complete trip of Earth around the Sun
the layer of gasses surrounding the Earth
orbit
to circle around something
axis
an imaginary line that runs through Earth's center from the N…
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Chapter 2-2 Physical Geography
climate
prevailing winds
weather
humidity
is the average condition of the atmosphere over a long period…
winds coming from one direction that blow most of the time
is the condition of the atmosphere at a particular time
the amount of water vapor in the air
climate
is the average condition of the atmosphere over a long period…
prevailing winds
winds coming from one direction that blow most of the time
Geography Chapter 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateau
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
feature of the Earth's surface attributable to natural causes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Thematic Map
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Physical Features
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
Chapter 2 Geography
biological resource
buddhism
christianity
civilization
the living landscape—the plants, animals, and other aspects o…
philosophy that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs…
believe that Jesus is the Son of God, fully divine and fully…
the stage of human social development and organization that i…
biological resource
the living landscape—the plants, animals, and other aspects o…
buddhism
philosophy that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs…
Geography Chapter 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateau
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
feature of the Earth's surface attributable to natural causes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Thematic Map
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Physical Features
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
10 terms
Geography Chapter 2
comets
asteroids
tributaries
fault line
icy spheres orbiting the sun
large chunks of rocky material
smaller rivers that feed larger rivers
place where plates move past each other
comets
icy spheres orbiting the sun
asteroids
large chunks of rocky material
Geography-Chapter 2
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
The part of the Earth made up of bodies of water
The part of the Earth made up of land
The layer of gases six thousand miles above the planet... (78 pe…
Part of the Earth that supports life
Hydrosphere
The part of the Earth made up of bodies of water
Lithosphere
The part of the Earth made up of land
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Geography Chapter 2 Review
The rotation, revolution and tilt of t…
The ___________ is a day on which the…
The movement of water from Earth's sur…
A(n) _______________ occurs when the S…
Axis
Equinox
Water cycle
Solstice
The rotation, revolution and tilt of t…
Axis
The ___________ is a day on which the…
Equinox
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Geography Chapter 2
Thematic Map
Physical Features
Landforms
Plateau
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
feature of the Earth's surface attributable to natural causes
A large area of flat land elevated high above sea level
Thematic Map
A type of map that displays one or more variables-such as pop…
Physical Features
Geographic features you can see, they occur in nature (rivers…
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Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Mantle
atmosphere
water table
Richter scale
a soft layer floating on the earths core about 18000 miles th…
this provides oxygen we breath and protects the earth from ra…
The level at which the rock below the soil is saturated marks…
The ________ uses information collected by seismographs to de…
Mantle
a soft layer floating on the earths core about 18000 miles th…
atmosphere
this provides oxygen we breath and protects the earth from ra…
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ELL Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Climate
precipitation
thematic map
landform
the type of weather in a country - temperature and precipitat…
rain and snow
a map that shows a specific topic or theme
types of physical features that are on earth's surface - exam…
Climate
the type of weather in a country - temperature and precipitat…
precipitation
rain and snow
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World Geography Chapter 2
hydrosphere
lithosphere
atmosphere
biosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
A think layer of gases that surrounds the Earth.
The part of the Earth where life exists.
hydrosphere
The water areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers…
lithosphere
uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
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Chapter 2 Geography
Population
Density
Distribution
Per Capita
number of people
Number of people in a given area
Dispersed or concentrated
person in that population
Population
number of people
Density
Number of people in a given area
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Geography Chapter 2
humus
Delta
Glaciation
Glaciers
the organic component of soil(decomposition of plants and oth…
is a landform that forms at the mouth of a river which flows…
result of being covered by glaciers
a slowly moving mass of ice near the poles
humus
the organic component of soil(decomposition of plants and oth…
Delta
is a landform that forms at the mouth of a river which flows…
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AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming; there have been several throughou…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
18 terms
MyWorld Geography - Chapter 2 : Canada
precipitation
tundra
permafrost
mixing zone
the amount of rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls in an area
an very cold area with limited vegetation, such moss and shrubs
soil that never thaws
an area where waters mix and stir up nutrients from the ocean…
precipitation
the amount of rain, snow, sleet, or hail that falls in an area
tundra
an very cold area with limited vegetation, such moss and shrubs
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Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
AP Human Geography Chapter 2
agricultural revolution
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the development of farming
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
The number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
agricultural revolution
the development of farming
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
15 terms
8: Geography: Chapter 2: Exploring Population patterns: Words Matter
dot distribution map
population distribution
scattered population
clustered population
a map that uses dots to show population
the pattern of where people live
a population distribution in which there are few people in a…
a population distribution in which many people live in a smal…
dot distribution map
a map that uses dots to show population
population distribution
the pattern of where people live
18 terms
World Geography Chapter 2 Vocabulary
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Part of earth that consists of oceans, lakes, rivers, and oth…
The earths crust
The air we breathe
Part of earth that supports life
Hydrosphere
Part of earth that consists of oceans, lakes, rivers, and oth…
Lithosphere
The earths crust
Chapter 2 Vocab Geography
water vapor
water cycle
evaporation
condensation
water in the form of gas
process in which water moves from the oceans to the air to th…
process in which the sun's heat turns liquid water into water…
process in which air rises and cools, which makes the water v…
water vapor
water in the form of gas
water cycle
process in which water moves from the oceans to the air to th…
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W. Geography chapter 2 review
Solar system
Sun
The sun's pull of gravity
Planets
the sun and all the countless objects that revolve around it.
a ball of burning gasses; 100 times the size of the earth.
What keeps the planets revolving around the sun.
What are the largest objects in the solar system
Solar system
the sun and all the countless objects that revolve around it.
Sun
a ball of burning gasses; 100 times the size of the earth.
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Chapter 2 Geography Vocabulary
Tropical Climate Zone
Desert Climate Zone
Humid Temperate Climate Zone
Polar Climate Zone
hot and rainy, and have dense forests
always dry, very little rain, temperatures vary
all types of weather with changing seasons
very cold, with ice and snow most of the year
Tropical Climate Zone
hot and rainy, and have dense forests
Desert Climate Zone
always dry, very little rain, temperatures vary
Geography Vocab Chapter 2
Empire
Patriarchal
Polytheistic
Cuneiform
A large political unit, usually under a single leader, that c…
Governed by fathers
Having many Gods
"Wedge-shaped" A system of writing developed by the Sumerian…
Empire
A large political unit, usually under a single leader, that c…
Patriarchal
Governed by fathers
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Geography Chapter 2
orbit
revolution
axis
rotation
The oval-shaped path the earth takes as it goes around the sun.
One complete earth orbit around the sun. On earth, it is 365…
The imaginary line through the middle of the Earth on which i…
When the earth makes one complete spin on its axis. It takes…
orbit
The oval-shaped path the earth takes as it goes around the sun.
revolution
One complete earth orbit around the sun. On earth, it is 365…
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