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World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Predictable
Eventually
Weather
Climate
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
finally... in the end
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Predictable
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
Eventually
finally... in the end
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Geography Chapter 3
Industry
primary industries
examples of primary industries
subsistence farmers
man's "hard work" to make a living
the most basic industries
agriculture... fishing... forestry... mining
produce enough to meet the needs of their own household
Industry
man's "hard work" to make a living
primary industries
the most basic industries
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Geography Chapter 3
Emigrant
Population Density
Culture
Birthrate
people who leave the country to live in other places
The average number of people in a square mile or square kilom…
Distinguishes a people, i.e., government, language, religion,…
The number of live births each year per 1,000 people
Emigrant
people who leave the country to live in other places
Population Density
The average number of people in a square mile or square kilom…
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Chapter 3 Human Geography
brain drain
brain gain
chain migration
circulation
large-scale emigration (leaving) by talented people
large-scale immigration (entering) by talented people
migration of people because relatives or members of same ethn…
short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements on a regular ba…
brain drain
large-scale emigration (leaving) by talented people
brain gain
large-scale immigration (entering) by talented people
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Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
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Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
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Geography - Chapter 3.3: World Climate Regions
Tundra
Permafrost
Low-latitude Climate
Dry Climate
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Ground that is permanently frozen
Areas near the equator with warm rainy climates. "Tropical"
A climate in which the yearly precipitation is less than the…
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry biome.
Permafrost
Ground that is permanently frozen
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W. Geography Chapter 3
Colder
Northern
Greenhouse effect
False
the side of the Earth NOT facing the sun is colder or hotter?
the (northern, southern, eastern, western) Hemisphere experie…
is when the sun's rays pass through the atmosphere and heat i…
True or False: Without the greenhouse effect, the Earth would…
Colder
the side of the Earth NOT facing the sun is colder or hotter?
Northern
the (northern, southern, eastern, western) Hemisphere experie…
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Geography Chapter 3
death rate
birthrate
famine
population density
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the number of children born each year for every 1000 people
severe lack of food
the average number of people living in a square mile
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
birthrate
the number of children born each year for every 1000 people
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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
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Geography Alive Chapter 3: Canada
plural society
region:
urban
rural
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
found in or living in a city.
found in or living in areas that are not close to cities.
plural society
a society in which different cultural groups keep their own i…
region:
an area defined by one or more natural or cultural characteri…
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Geography Chapter 3
population
population distribution
demography
population density
total number of people in an area
the way population is spread out over an area
the science that tries to explain how populations change and…
average number of people per square mile or square kilometer
population
total number of people in an area
population distribution
the way population is spread out over an area
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Geography Chapter 3 Terms*
Immigrate
Megalopolis
refugee
Human rights
To enter and live in a new country
A huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large popu…
A person who flees a country because of violence, war, persec…
The rights belonging to all individuals such as freedom of sp…
Immigrate
To enter and live in a new country
Megalopolis
A huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large popu…
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Geography Chapter 3
emigrate
immigrate
megalopolis
refugee
to leave one's home to live in another place
to enter and live in a new country
a huge city or cluster of cities with an extremely large popu…
a person who flees a country because of violence, war, persec…
emigrate
to leave one's home to live in another place
immigrate
to enter and live in a new country
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Geography - Chapter 3 Vocabulary
weather
climate
prevailing winds
ocean currents
the short term changes in the air for a given place and time
a regions average weather conditions over a long period
are winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of…
large stream of surface seawater
weather
the short term changes in the air for a given place and time
climate
a regions average weather conditions over a long period
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Geography - Chapter 3
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
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Geography Chapter 3
predictable
eventually
weather
climate
occurring in a way that is expected
in the end, especially after a long delay
condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short perio…
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
predictable
occurring in a way that is expected
eventually
in the end, especially after a long delay
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Human Geography | Chapter 3 Migration
migration
immigration
emigration
migration transition
A change in residence intended to be permanent.
the movement of people into a country
the movement of people from a country
a change in the migration pattern in a society that results f…
migration
A change in residence intended to be permanent.
immigration
the movement of people into a country
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Geography Chapter 3 Vocab
Cataclysm
uniformitarianism
Neocatastrophists
Atmosphere
a violent upheaval or change in the earth's crust
belief in an old earth developing over billions of years; tri…
These scientists continue to reject the biblical account but…
The covering of air that surrounds our planet
Cataclysm
a violent upheaval or change in the earth's crust
uniformitarianism
belief in an old earth developing over billions of years; tri…
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Geography - Chapter 3
weather
condensation
doldrums
temperature
condition of the atmosphere at a given time and place
the process by which water vapor changes from gas into liquid…
zone along the equator that is calm, with no prevailing winds
the measurement of heat
weather
condition of the atmosphere at a given time and place
condensation
the process by which water vapor changes from gas into liquid…
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Physical Geography Chapter 3
Layers of the Atmosphere
Nitrogen
The Primordial Atmosphere
Evolutionary Atmosphere
1. Equator... 2. Troposphere... 3. Stratosphere ... 4. Mesosphere... 5. T…
DNA of EVERYTHING
1. consists of materials left over from the original solar ne…
1. covers a period of 4.0 to 3.3 billion years ago... 2. volcani…
Layers of the Atmosphere
1. Equator... 2. Troposphere... 3. Stratosphere ... 4. Mesosphere... 5. T…
Nitrogen
DNA of EVERYTHING
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Geography 7 - Chapter 3 - Climate & Environment
weather
climate
prevailing winds
ocean currents
the short-term changes in the air for a given place and time
a region's average weather conditions over a long period
winds that blow in the same direction over large areas of Earth
large streams of surface seawater which move heat around Earth
weather
the short-term changes in the air for a given place and time
climate
a region's average weather conditions over a long period
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GEOGRAPHY - Chapter 3 - Vocabulary
weather
climate
greenhouse effect
air pressure
the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time
the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
the process by which Earth's atmosphere traps heat
the weight of the air
weather
the condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time
climate
the weather conditions in an area over a long period of time
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geography terms chapter 3
Biodiversity
Blue-Green Algae
Community
Culture
Rich variety of organism in biosphere
Micro-Organism that grown in water-high nutrients (nitrates a…
Group of people with something in common
Belief/attitude/tool that community uses that structures life…
Biodiversity
Rich variety of organism in biosphere
Blue-Green Algae
Micro-Organism that grown in water-high nutrients (nitrates a…
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Chapter 3 Physical Geography
Culture
Nomad
Population
Industry
Everything people make, think, and do
Person who travels all the time in search of food
Total group of people in an area
Business that makes or sells things
Culture
Everything people make, think, and do
Nomad
Person who travels all the time in search of food
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GEOGRAPHY CHAPTER 3
Weather
Climate
Prevailing winds
Ocean currents
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
a wind from the direction that is predominant at a particular…
An ocean current is any more or less permanent or continuous,…
Weather
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
Climate
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
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Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary.
urban
rural
emigrate
immigrate
Large number of people in a given area.
an area of less dense population
To leave one country or region and settle in another
moving to another country to live
urban
Large number of people in a given area.
rural
an area of less dense population
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Geography Chapter 3 Review
The condition of the atmosphere in a l…
A humid tropical climate is ________ a…
The dry area on the leeward side of a…
Giant streams of ocean water that move…
weather
warm and wet
rainshadow
currents
The condition of the atmosphere in a l…
weather
A humid tropical climate is ________ a…
warm and wet
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Geography Chapter 3 Review
Canada is what direction from US
Mexico is what direction from US
number of regions in US
region with the most people, large cit…
North
South
4
northeast
Canada is what direction from US
North
Mexico is what direction from US
South
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Chapter 3 - Geography
continent
hemisphere
equator
border
large land area
half of the earth
an imaginary line halfway between the poles
a line that shows where a state or country begins and ends
continent
large land area
hemisphere
half of the earth
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Geography - Chapter 3 - Mrs. Splitt
weather
climate
prevailing winds
ocean currents
the short-term changes in the air for a given place or time
the region's average weather conditions over a long period of…
winds that blow in the same directions over large areas of Ea…
large streams of surface seawater; they move heat around Earth
weather
the short-term changes in the air for a given place or time
climate
the region's average weather conditions over a long period of…
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Chapter 3 Geography vocabulary
Culture
population density
immigrants
emmigrants
The beliefs and actions that define a group of peope's way of…
the average number of people in a square mile
people who move into the country
people who leave the country to live in other places
Culture
The beliefs and actions that define a group of peope's way of…
population density
the average number of people in a square mile
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Geography chapter 3
Coniferous
Solstice
weather
Climate
Needle leaf trees are examples because they have cones bearing
The point at which the sun is as far north or as far south of…
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
The weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
Coniferous
Needle leaf trees are examples because they have cones bearing
Solstice
The point at which the sun is as far north or as far south of…
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Chapter 3: Human Geography
urban
rural
emigrate
immigrate
describes an area that is densely populated
describes an area that is lightly populated
to leave one's home to live in another place
to enter and live in a new country
urban
describes an area that is densely populated
rural
describes an area that is lightly populated
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LC Geography Core Chapter 3 Volcanoes: Types of Volcano & Volcano Features
Active volcano
Dormant volcano
Extinct volcano
The vent:
An active volcano erupts regularly, eg. Mount Etna Italy & Mo…
A dormant volcano has not erupted for a long time, but may er…
An extinct volcano has not erupted in recorded history, eg. S…
Is an opening through which volcanic material is erupted.
Active volcano
An active volcano erupts regularly, eg. Mount Etna Italy & Mo…
Dormant volcano
A dormant volcano has not erupted for a long time, but may er…
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Geography: Chapter 3
To define a _______, geographers must…
World climate zones are generally divi…
The five climate zones that are divide…
The _______ region has little variatio…
Climate region
Tropical, dry, mid-latitude, high-latitude, highland
smaller regions
tropical wet
To define a _______, geographers must…
Climate region
World climate zones are generally divi…
Tropical, dry, mid-latitude, high-latitude, highland
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World Geography Chapter 2-3 Test Review
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Geography Chapter 3
culture
developed country
irrigation
crop rotation
way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs an…
country in which a great deal of manufacturing is carried out.
farming practice followed in dry areas to collect water and b…
varying what is planted in a field to avoid using up all the…
culture
way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs an…
developed country
country in which a great deal of manufacturing is carried out.
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Geography - Chapter 3 (Europe)
Lisbon
Bay of Biscay
Venice
Athens
capital of Portugal
body of water off the west coast of France and northern coast…
Italy's famous city of canals
capital of Greece
Lisbon
capital of Portugal
Bay of Biscay
body of water off the west coast of France and northern coast…
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Chapter 3 Geography
irrigation
silt
reservoir
mouth
moving water from a river or lake to dry land to grow crops
fine particles of soil carried by the water in the river
lake for the purpose of storing water
place where a river empties into a sea or other large body of…
irrigation
moving water from a river or lake to dry land to grow crops
silt
fine particles of soil carried by the water in the river
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Geography chapter 3
West Siberian Plain
Alps
Mount Elbrus
Caspian Sea
Worlds largest level region
Europes highest mountain system
highest peak in Europe
lowest point on the continent
West Siberian Plain
Worlds largest level region
Alps
Europes highest mountain system
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Chapter 3 Vocabulary Geography
Solstice
Equinox
Weather
Climate
Either of two times of year when the sun's rays shine directl…
Each of the two days in a year on which day and night are equ…
The Condition of the atmosphere at a particular location and…
The typical weather conditions at a particualr location as ob…
Solstice
Either of two times of year when the sun's rays shine directl…
Equinox
Each of the two days in a year on which day and night are equ…
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Chapter 3 Geography Terms
free enterprise
cultural diffusion
socialism
culture
people start and run businesses to make a profit
spread of culture from one area to another
government has a central role in the economy
the way of life of a group of people who share similar belief…
free enterprise
people start and run businesses to make a profit
cultural diffusion
spread of culture from one area to another
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geography chapter 3
europe
european peninsulas
great britain
iceland
birthplace of Western civilization
scandinavian , Jutland, Iberian, Italian, balkan peninsulas
europe's largest island
europe's westernmost island
europe
birthplace of Western civilization
european peninsulas
scandinavian , Jutland, Iberian, Italian, balkan peninsulas
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Bess Geography Chapter 3
population
population distribution
demography
population density
total number of people in an area
the way population is spread out over an area
the science that tries to explain how populations change and…
average number of people per square mile or square kilometer
population
total number of people in an area
population distribution
the way population is spread out over an area
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Geography-Chapter 3
Weather
Climate
Axis
Temperature
The condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited…
Weather patterns in an area over a long period of time
Imaginary line from the north to the south pole... (23 and a hal…
The measure of how hot or cold a place is
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere in one place during a limited…
Climate
Weather patterns in an area over a long period of time
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Chapter 3 Human Geography
death rate
birthrate
doubling time
population distribution
the number of deaths compared to the total population
the number of babies born compared to the total population
the number of years it takes a population to double
the geographic pattern of where people live on Earth
death rate
the number of deaths compared to the total population
birthrate
the number of babies born compared to the total population
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Geography Chapter 3
Industry
primary industries
examples of primary industries
subsistence farmers
man's "hard work" to make a living
the most basic industries
agriculture... fishing... forestry... mining
produce enough to meet the needs of their own household
Industry
man's "hard work" to make a living
primary industries
the most basic industries
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World Geography Chapter 3 - Davis
Solstice
Equinox
Weather
Climate
The day on which the sun is at its farthest north or south la…
When the day and night are the same length. Happens twice a y…
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 farthest north or south la…
Equinox
When the day and night are the same length. Happens twice a y…
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Chapter 3 Human Geography
death rate
birthrate
doubling time
population distribution
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
The number of years needed to double a population, assuming a…
Description of locations on the Earth's surface where populat…
death rate
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
birthrate
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
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