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Geography Guide
Geography
What kind of discipline is geography?
Spatial perspective
The key to geography
The study of earth's surface, including climate, topography,…
A spatial discipline concerned with how living things and ear…
Identifying, explaining and predicting human and physical pat…
Views the earth through the lens of location and space
Geography
The study of earth's surface, including climate, topography,…
What kind of discipline is geography?
A spatial discipline concerned with how living things and ear…
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geography guide
what are the 4 european peninsulas?
what is the highest mountian range?
flat coastal plains are best suited fo…
what are the scandinavian countries th…
iberian, italian, balkan, scandinavian
Alps mountains
Argiculture
findland, norway, and sweden
what are the 4 european peninsulas?
iberian, italian, balkan, scandinavian
what is the highest mountian range?
Alps mountains
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Geography guide
Archipelago
Basin
Bay
Canyon
A group of islands scattered throughout a large body of water
A bowl shaped depression in the land, or a region that is dra…
Some bodies of water partially enclosed by land
A narrow valley with steep cliff walls on the sides, often wi…
Archipelago
A group of islands scattered throughout a large body of water
Basin
A bowl shaped depression in the land, or a region that is dra…
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Ultimate Geography Asia Guide
Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Tajikistan
Astana
Tashkent
Ashgabat
Dushanbe
Kazakhstan
Astana
Uzbekistan
Tashkent
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Geography guide
5 themes of geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Human characteristics
Relative rReLocation, place, human enviorment interaction, mo…
Latitude and longitude
Described by landmarks, time, direction, or distance
The main languages, customs, and beliefs
5 themes of geography
Relative rReLocation, place, human enviorment interaction, mo…
Absolute location
Latitude and longitude
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Geography Study Guide
Geographers
Interaction
Relative
Absolute
Where are they located and why are they there, are two questi…
How people and their environment affect each other.
Using landmarks or surrounding places to describe where a loc…
The exact location of a place is known as what type of locati…
Geographers
Where are they located and why are they there, are two questi…
Interaction
How people and their environment affect each other.
Geography guide
How long does it takes for a rotation
what is an axis?
What is a revolution?
Orbit
24 hours
An imaginary line between the north and south poles
Complete journey around the sun
The path one object makes as it revolves around another
How long does it takes for a rotation
24 hours
what is an axis?
An imaginary line between the north and south poles
Geography Exam Guide
Command Economy
Atoll
Deforestation
Baltic Republics
Type of economic system in which production of goods and serv…
Ring like coral island or string of small islands surrounding…
Cutting down and clearing away of trees and forests.
Countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia located on the ea…
Command Economy
Type of economic system in which production of goods and serv…
Atoll
Ring like coral island or string of small islands surrounding…
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Geography Guide
How is development measured?
Name at least 5 development indicators.
What's a MEDC country?
What's a LEDC country?
By development indicators, which gives the HDI. The higher th…
GNI, Literacy Rate, Crime Rate, Patient per Doctor, Poverty e…
MEDC is used to describe a rich and developed country. This c…
LEDC is used to describe a poor or not yet developed country.…
How is development measured?
By development indicators, which gives the HDI. The higher th…
Name at least 5 development indicators.
GNI, Literacy Rate, Crime Rate, Patient per Doctor, Poverty e…
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Geography Study Guide 2016
globe
map
United States of America
equator
a round model of the Earth shaped as a sphere
a flat drawing that shows what a place looks like from above.
the country we live in
an invisible line cutting our glob into the northern and sout…
globe
a round model of the Earth shaped as a sphere
map
a flat drawing that shows what a place looks like from above.
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Geography - SS Survival Guide
The United States is located in the __…
_______is another name for a line of l…
_______ is another name for a line lon…
A system of bringing water to farm lan…
Northern and Western
Paraellel
Meridian
Irrigation
The United States is located in the __…
Northern and Western
_______is another name for a line of l…
Paraellel
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Geography Study Guide
Rocky Mountains
Tributary
North America
Great Lakes
What mountain range stretches from Alaska to almost Mexico?... A…
Which word is a water related geographic feature?... A. plateau…
The United States is located on which continent?... A. North Am…
Inland port cities grew in the Midwest along the... A. Great Lak…
Rocky Mountains
What mountain range stretches from Alaska to almost Mexico?... A…
Tributary
Which word is a water related geographic feature?... A. plateau…
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Geography Handbook Study Guide
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Equator
Geography
These lines measure distances east or west of the starting li…
0 degrees Longitude; located in Greenwich, England
0 degrees latitude; imaginary line that runs around the Earth…
describes the earth's land, water, and plant and animal life.…
Longitude
These lines measure distances east or west of the starting li…
Prime Meridian
0 degrees Longitude; located in Greenwich, England
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Geography Study Guide
geography
ocean
continent
globe
the study of the Earth
the largest areas of water on Earth
the largest areas of land on Earth
a model of the Earth shaped like a sphere
geography
the study of the Earth
ocean
the largest areas of water on Earth
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Geography Study guide
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia
Oceanic and Continental
Volcanoes rising from the sea floor...…
Thiti and Hawaii
The Pacific Islands are divided into what 3 regions
What are the 2 types of high islands
How are oceanic high islands formed?
What two Polynesian islands are examples of high islands?
Melanesia, Micronesia, and Polynesia
The Pacific Islands are divided into what 3 regions
Oceanic and Continental
What are the 2 types of high islands
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Geography Handbook Study Guide
Axis
Bay
North, South, East, West
climograph
imaginary line that runs through the earths center between th…
Large body of water that extends into a shoreline and is gene…
cardinal directions
combination of a bar and line graph that gives info. about te…
Axis
imaginary line that runs through the earths center between th…
Bay
Large body of water that extends into a shoreline and is gene…
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Geography Study Guide
parallels (latitude)
meridians
political map
physical map
the lines on a map or globe that measure distance in degrees…
the lines on a map or globe that measure the distance in degr…
maps that show features that humans have created on Earth's s…
maps that show landforms and bodies of water in specific areas
parallels (latitude)
the lines on a map or globe that measure distance in degrees…
meridians
the lines on a map or globe that measure the distance in degr…
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Geography Test Study Guide
Rivers
Rivers and Mountains
Equator
Job opportunities
Which geographic feature greatly influenced the settlement of…
On a physical map, what would be some of the most prominent f…
What is the line of latitude at 0 degrees?
What would be considered a pull factor of migration?
Rivers
Which geographic feature greatly influenced the settlement of…
Rivers and Mountains
On a physical map, what would be some of the most prominent f…
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Ultimate Geography Asia Guide
Kazakhstan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Tajikistan
Astana
Tashkent
Ashgabat
Dushanbe
Kazakhstan
Astana
Uzbekistan
Tashkent
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Geography Bee Study Guide
Canada
North Carolina
Khyber Pass
Hells Canyon
Chilkoot, a pass that is located in the Coast Mountains of Al…
Cape Hatteras is located off the coast of what state?
Peshawar, a city in North-West Frontier province of Pakistan,…
What is the deepest gorge in the United States?
Canada
Chilkoot, a pass that is located in the Coast Mountains of Al…
North Carolina
Cape Hatteras is located off the coast of what state?
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Geography Midterm Guide
Location
Absolute Location
Relative Location
What are lines of longitude also called?
both absolute and relative location
exact position on the globe
the location of a place relative to a known location
meridians
Location
both absolute and relative location
Absolute Location
exact position on the globe
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Study Guide Geography
Absolute Location
Place
Region
Human Environment Interaction
Lines of latitude and longitude are used to describe where a…
This describes the characteristics of a place (land forms, an…
Describes how and why geographers put places into groups. Pla…
Two ways that humans interact with their environment
Absolute Location
Lines of latitude and longitude are used to describe where a…
Place
This describes the characteristics of a place (land forms, an…
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Geography Midterm Study Guide
population density
movement
place
region
a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume
people moving place to place in search of a better life
human and physical characteristics of a place. what is it lik…
a unit of places that have things in common (language, cultur…
population density
a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume
movement
people moving place to place in search of a better life
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World Geography 7 Review Guide
Bill of Rights
US Constitution
Declaration of Independence
Northeast Megalopolis
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten a…
The supreme law of the United States of America. The constitu…
Is the statement adopted by constitutional congress
this area stretches along the atlantic coast from boston to w…
Bill of Rights
The Bill of Rights is the collective name for the first ten a…
US Constitution
The supreme law of the United States of America. The constitu…
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vocab geography guide
oasis
delta
nomad
urbanization
is a place in a desert where water can be found
a flat plain formed on the seabed where a river deposits mate…
people who move place to place without a permanent home
happens when people in an area move into cities and those cit…
oasis
is a place in a desert where water can be found
delta
a flat plain formed on the seabed where a river deposits mate…
18 terms
Geography studies guide 1
Geography
GiS
GPS
Landforms
The topographical features of a region
Geographic information system
Satellite based navigation on a network
Surface of the earth ranging from a larger scale features
Geography
The topographical features of a region
GiS
Geographic information system
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Geography Study Guide
This region is located west of the Gre…
This region has rugged mountains along…
This region contains hills work by ero…
This region contains flat lands that g…
Rocky Mountains
Coastal Range
Canadian Shield
Great Plains
This region is located west of the Gre…
Rocky Mountains
This region has rugged mountains along…
Coastal Range
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Introduction to Geography Study Guide
define latitude
define longitude
coordinate grid
cardinal directions
the distance north or south of the equator, given in degrees
the distance east or west of the prime meridian , at Greenwic…
shows a place
North, South, East, West
define latitude
the distance north or south of the equator, given in degrees
define longitude
the distance east or west of the prime meridian , at Greenwic…
20 terms
Geography Study Guide 2016
globe
map
United States of America
equator
a round model of the Earth shaped as a sphere
a flat drawing that shows what a place looks like from above.
the country we live in
an invisible line cutting our glob into the northern and sout…
globe
a round model of the Earth shaped as a sphere
map
a flat drawing that shows what a place looks like from above.
35 terms
Geography Study Guide 2016
globe
map
United States of America
equator
a round model of the Earth shaped as a sphere
a flat drawing that shows what a place looks like from above.
the country we live in
an invisible line cutting our glob into the northern and sout…
globe
a round model of the Earth shaped as a sphere
map
a flat drawing that shows what a place looks like from above.
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Geography Study Guide - C
Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Australia
Africa
Antarctica
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Intro to Geography Study Guide
Title
Border
Legend or Key
Symbols
Tells you what map is about
Outer edge of map, focuses attention on the map
Tells you what symbols mean on the map
Show actual things on Earth... 3 types: ... Point Symbols - Show…
Title
Tells you what map is about
Border
Outer edge of map, focuses attention on the map
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Geography Guide Definitions - CORE
Core and Periphery
Ecological footprint
Global climate change
GNI
The concept of a developed core surrounded by an undeveloped…
The theoretical measurement of the amount of land and water a…
The changes in global patterns of rainfall and temperature, s…
Gross national income (now used in preference to gross nation…
Core and Periphery
The concept of a developed core surrounded by an undeveloped…
Ecological footprint
The theoretical measurement of the amount of land and water a…
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Geography Study Guide - Grade 6
Continent
Latitude
Longitude
Coastal Plain
Large land mass surrounded by water
Lines parallel to the Equator
Lines Parallel to the Prime Meridian
Broad lowlands providing many excellent harbors
Continent
Large land mass surrounded by water
Latitude
Lines parallel to the Equator
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Geography Exam 2 Guide
DAR
MAR
cloud elevations
relative humidity equation
10˚C/1000 m
6˚C/1000 m
low= 0-2000 m... mid= 2000-6000 m... high= +6000 m
RH = (actual water vapor ÷ max. water vapor air can hold) x 100
DAR
10˚C/1000 m
MAR
6˚C/1000 m
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Geography Study Guide (SLO)
absolute location
latitude lines
longitude lines
Prime Meridian
exact latitude and longitude of a certain place.
run east and west but measure distance north and south
runs north and south but measures distance east and west
the line that divides the Eastern and Western hemispheres
absolute location
exact latitude and longitude of a certain place.
latitude lines
run east and west but measure distance north and south
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Geography Terms Study Guide
Core
Mantle
Weather
Erosion
The central or innermost portion of the Earth, lying below th…
lies between Earth's dense, super-heated core and its thin ou…
The state of the atmosphere at a given time and place, with r…
the act in which earth is worn away, often by water, wind, or…
Core
The central or innermost portion of the Earth, lying below th…
Mantle
lies between Earth's dense, super-heated core and its thin ou…
20 terms
Geography handbook Study guide
Antarctic circle
meridians
equator
international date line
66.5 degrees south latitude
lines run north and south from pole to pole
divides the earth into northern and southern hemispheres
180 degrees line of longitude
Antarctic circle
66.5 degrees south latitude
meridians
lines run north and south from pole to pole
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Geography Reading Guide 1
federal republic
28
7
prime minister
What is India's government?
How many states does India have?
How many union territories does India have?
Who has the executive power in India?
federal republic
What is India's government?
28
How many states does India have?
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Intro to Geography Vocabulary Guide
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Place
Location
The study of the natural feature of Earth (includes land, wat…
The study of culture, including anything man-made or any lear…
The physical and human characteristics of a location.
Where a place is found on Earth.
Physical Geography
The study of the natural feature of Earth (includes land, wat…
Human Geography
The study of culture, including anything man-made or any lear…
30 terms
World Geography student guide
What is geography?
How do geographers use technology to s…
What's the difference between a formal…
How can human movement affect the envi…
Geography is the study of where people, places, and things ar…
Geographers use sonar, satellites, GPS, and GIS to gather inf…
Formal regions are areas in which certain characteristics are…
When people move to an area, they may change the environment…
What is geography?
Geography is the study of where people, places, and things ar…
How do geographers use technology to s…
Geographers use sonar, satellites, GPS, and GIS to gather inf…
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Geography Guide Definitions - Options
Option A: Drainage Basin
Option A: Drainage Divide
Option A: Maximum sustainable yield
Option A: Wetlands
The area drained by a river and its tributaries.
Also known as a watershed, it is the line defining the bounda…
The maximum level of extraction of water that can be maintain…
Areas that are regularly saturated by surface water or ground…
Option A: Drainage Basin
The area drained by a river and its tributaries.
Option A: Drainage Divide
Also known as a watershed, it is the line defining the bounda…
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Geography Vocabulary Study Guide
delta
absolute Location
peninsula
sea
a deposit at the mouth of a river.
using latitude and longitude to find an exact location on a m…
land nearly surrounded by water.
a large lake or landlocked body of water.
delta
a deposit at the mouth of a river.
absolute Location
using latitude and longitude to find an exact location on a m…
22 terms
geography (study guide)
continental drift
plate tectonics
divergent
convergent
the theory that the continents were once joined as 1 large,si…
theory that the lithosphere is divided into tectonic plates t…
type of plate boundary where the land is sperating or moving…
type of plate boundary where plates collide
continental drift
the theory that the continents were once joined as 1 large,si…
plate tectonics
theory that the lithosphere is divided into tectonic plates t…
20 terms
geography study guide
Distortion
Relative Location
Absolute Location
Map Projection
A change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
Where a place is located in relation to another place
The precise point where a place is located on Earth
A way of representing the spherical Earth on a flat surface
Distortion
A change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
Relative Location
Where a place is located in relation to another place
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Geography Quiz SS Guide
Archeologist
Latitude
Longitude
Prime Meridian
Is a person who studies history by looking at artifacts.
Imaginary lines that run around the Earth that can be used to…
Imaginary lines that run up and down that are used to locate…
The starting degrees of longitude.... OR... The longitude that divi…
Archeologist
Is a person who studies history by looking at artifacts.
Latitude
Imaginary lines that run around the Earth that can be used to…
29 terms
Geography study Guide Quiz
Iberian Peninsula
Scandinavian Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
Spain
Greece
Iberian Peninsula
Spain
Scandinavian Peninsula
33 terms
Geography Study Guide
absolute location
relative location
cultural diffusion
middle latitudes
exact location of a place on earth described by global coordi…
the regional position or situation of a place relative to the…
The spread of ideas, customs, and technologies from one peopl…
the area approximately midway between the Equator and the Nor…
absolute location
exact location of a place on earth described by global coordi…
relative location
the regional position or situation of a place relative to the…
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Study guide for Geography Test!
Hemisphere
Equator
Latitude
Which map shows lines of latitude
Half of the earth
An imaginary line that divides the earth
Imaginary lines that measure distance north or south of the e…
Hemisphere
Half of the earth
Equator
An imaginary line that divides the earth
70 terms
The Ultimate Geography and Timeline Guide Flashcards
Tributary
Tundra
Inlet
Wetland
A stream or river that flows into a lager stream or river.
A cold region characterized by low vegetation.
a small strip of water that reaches from a sea or lake into t…
An area of land that is covered by water or that is saturated…
Tributary
A stream or river that flows into a lager stream or river.
Tundra
A cold region characterized by low vegetation.
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