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Unit 2 Human Geography Population and Migration - Traylor
overpopulation
cartogram
physiological density
agricultural density
more people than a particular area can support, or the number…
a map that shows size of places based on a characteristic suc…
the number of people per unit of area of arable land, which i…
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
overpopulation
more people than a particular area can support, or the number…
cartogram
a map that shows size of places based on a characteristic suc…
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Memoria Press Geography II-Unit 2 Asia
India
Bangladesh
Sri Lanka
China
New Delhi
Dhaka
Colombo
Beijing
India
New Delhi
Bangladesh
Dhaka
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Human Geography Unit 2
Agriculture
Hunting and Gathering
Origins
Vegetative Agriculture
The purposeful tending of crops and raising of livestock in o…
Before. Had to be constantly moving to the next food souce. (…
According to Carl Sauer the leap from hunting and gathering e…
Sauer believes that humans first learned to grow plants by si…
Agriculture
The purposeful tending of crops and raising of livestock in o…
Hunting and Gathering
Before. Had to be constantly moving to the next food souce. (…
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Unit 2 Geography
Geography
Diversity
Agriculture
Physical Features
The study of people and places
The condition of being different
Cultivating the soil, producing crops, raising livestock
Land forms, bodies of water and vegetation
Geography
The study of people and places
Diversity
The condition of being different
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WORLD GEOGRAPHY UNIT 2 VOCABULARY
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Migration
Population Pyramid
The number of births per 1000 in a population in a certain am…
The number of deaths per 1000 in a popluation ina certain amo…
A movement from one country or region to another
A bar graph representing the distribution of population by ag…
Birth Rate
The number of births per 1000 in a population in a certain am…
Death Rate
The number of deaths per 1000 in a popluation ina certain amo…
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World Geography - Unit 2
What is the nickname of the state of C…
Which state is the smallest?
Which state was once an independent co…
Which was the last state to join the U…
The Golden State
Rhode Island
Texas
Hawaii
What is the nickname of the state of C…
The Golden State
Which state is the smallest?
Rhode Island
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Geography Unit 2 Terms
Distortion
Continent
Hemisphere
Landforms
Changing the shape of something.
One of the seven largest land masses of the earth.
One-half of the earth.
The types of features found on the earth's surface.
Distortion
Changing the shape of something.
Continent
One of the seven largest land masses of the earth.
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Human Geography Unit 2
Age Distribution
Carrying Capacity
Census
Cohort
The percentage of population of each age group in the total p…
The maximum population an area can sustain
Aperiodic and official count of a country's population
All individuals of a certain age range
Age Distribution
The percentage of population of each age group in the total p…
Carrying Capacity
The maximum population an area can sustain
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Unit 2 Economics and Geography
Economics
Scarcity
Opportunity Cost
Demand
the study of how people and governments meet their wants and…
This difference between my wants and the reality of what I ca…
When I make decisions about what I want to buy I have to cons…
the desire for a certain good or service.
Economics
the study of how people and governments meet their wants and…
Scarcity
This difference between my wants and the reality of what I ca…
World Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary Review
Physical Geography
Human Geogrpahy
Weather
Tectonic forces
The branch of geography dealing with natural features and pro…
The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
referring to the forces or conditions within the earth that c…
Physical Geography
The branch of geography dealing with natural features and pro…
Human Geogrpahy
The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
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World Geography Unit 2
Divide
Headwaters
Tributary
Fault line
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
A source of stream of river
Small river or stream that feeds into a larger river
A boundary in the eastern united states where the higher land…
Divide
A high point or ridge that determines the direction rivers flow
Headwaters
A source of stream of river
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Civics/Geography Unit 2
Beliefs
Values
Equality
Freedom
Certain ideas that people think and trust are true
Standards of behavior
Where everyone has the same rights and opportunities
Where you can do the choices that you want to do
Beliefs
Certain ideas that people think and trust are true
Values
Standards of behavior
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Geography Unit 2
Core
Ring of Fire
Mantle
Lithosphere
The central region of the earth
An area in the Pacific ocean where earthquakes and volcanic e…
The layer of magma between Earth's crust and core.
A rigid layer of the earth made up of the uppermost part of t…
Core
The central region of the earth
Ring of Fire
An area in the Pacific ocean where earthquakes and volcanic e…
Unit 2 Geography Terms
Core
Ring of Fire
Mantle
Lithosphere
a central and often foundational part usually distinct from t…
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
A sheath of tissue that encloses the vital organs of a mollus…
A rigid layer made up of the uppermost part of the mantle and…
Core
a central and often foundational part usually distinct from t…
Ring of Fire
A major belt of volcanoes that rims the Pacific Ocean
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Geography Unit 2 Vocab
Political map
Physical map
Thematic map
Elevation
A map that shows names and boundaries of countries, and somet…
A map that shows natural features, such as landforms and bodi…
A map that represents specific information, such as climate,…
The height of land above sea level.
Political map
A map that shows names and boundaries of countries, and somet…
Physical map
A map that shows natural features, such as landforms and bodi…
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Geography A Unit 2 Edexcel GCSE
Constructive Waves
Destructive Waves
Slumping Steps
Slumping
Strong swash, weak backwash... Depositation greater than erosion
Weak swash, strong backwash... Erosion greater than depositation
Soil becomes saturated... Land moving down slopes (common on cla…
When a large area of land slips/slides down a slope due to gr…
Constructive Waves
Strong swash, weak backwash... Depositation greater than erosion
Destructive Waves
Weak swash, strong backwash... Erosion greater than depositation
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Geography Unit 2
Tributary
Plain
Coast
Mountain
a smaller stream that flows into a larger river
a really flat area of land
an area of land near the ocean or sea
an area of rugged land that usually rises higher than 2000 feet
Tributary
a smaller stream that flows into a larger river
Plain
a really flat area of land
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Unit 2 Geography
Plate tectonics
colliding plate boundary
subduction zone
divergent plate boundaries
moving platforms that are part of the Earth's crust (pieces a…
place where two tectonic plates are being forced together by…
Place where one tectonic plate sinks below another (creates d…
Place where plates separate... - trenches/rift created and magm…
Plate tectonics
moving platforms that are part of the Earth's crust (pieces a…
colliding plate boundary
place where two tectonic plates are being forced together by…
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World Geography 3202 Unit 2
Continentality
Climate
Climate Graph
Convectional Rainfall
A measure of the difference between continental and marine cl…
The average weather conditions of a region
A graph of monthly average temperatures plotted against avera…
The result of rising warmer air that cools to the point of co…
Continentality
A measure of the difference between continental and marine cl…
Climate
The average weather conditions of a region
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World Geography Unit 2
weather
climate
monsoon
typhoon
the atmospheric conditions that take place over a short perio…
usual predictable pattern of the weather of an area over a lo…
seasonal winds that often bring heavy rains during the summer…
a tropical cyclone that forms in the northwestern Pacific Ocean
weather
the atmospheric conditions that take place over a short perio…
climate
usual predictable pattern of the weather of an area over a lo…
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Geography unit 2 - physical geography
Physical Geography
Atmosphere
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
The study of natural features and processes
The layer of gases (air) immediately surrounding the earth
All the water on the Earth's surface
The rock portion of the Earth's surface
Physical Geography
The study of natural features and processes
Atmosphere
The layer of gases (air) immediately surrounding the earth
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Unit 2 Geography Terms
Core
Mantle
Weather
Erosion
The dense central region of a planter, inner most part
The region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
The process of eroding or being eroded by wind, water, or oth…
Core
The dense central region of a planter, inner most part
Mantle
The region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
Unit 2 Geography
landforms
elavation
climagraph
precipatation
any natural feature of Earth's surface that has a distinct sh…
the height of the land above sea level.
a graph that shows the average temperature and precipitation…
moisture falls from the sky, as rain, snow, sleet, or hail.
landforms
any natural feature of Earth's surface that has a distinct sh…
elavation
the height of the land above sea level.
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Geography Unit 2 Vocab
Core
Ring of Fire
Lithosphere
Weather
The iron center of the Earth
An area in the Pacific Ocean known for it's numerous volcanoe…
The outer layer of the Earth. Made up of the crust and outer…
Short-term conditions in the atmosphe in a specific location.…
Core
The iron center of the Earth
Ring of Fire
An area in the Pacific Ocean known for it's numerous volcanoe…
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geography unit 2
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
carrying compasity
The proportion of individuals of different ages within a popu…
number of rural residents per unit of agriculturally producti…
The number of people living in a given unit area.... example:The…
The maximum population size of a species that a given ecosyst…
age distribution
The proportion of individuals of different ages within a popu…
agricultural density
number of rural residents per unit of agriculturally producti…
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Geography Unit 2
What is Climate?
Weather
5 Factors That Affect Climate
Latitude
The condition of the atmosphere over a long period of time (t…
Daily conditions of the atmosphere
1) Latitude... 2) Nearness to Large Bodies of Water... 3) Orographi…
As latitude increases, the avg. annual temperature decreases.…
What is Climate?
The condition of the atmosphere over a long period of time (t…
Weather
Daily conditions of the atmosphere
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Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
Sumer
The Epic of Gilgamesh
A region in the Middle East that have very fertile lands.
The name means "between the rivers"
The first civilization in Mesopotamia
A poem about a flood that destroys crops.
Fertile Crescent
A region in the Middle East that have very fertile lands.
Mesopotamia
The name means "between the rivers"
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Unit 2 Geography terms
Core
Ring of fire
Mantle
Lithosphere
Earths innermost layer, which is mostly iron and includes the…
in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a lot of earthquakes…
The thick layer of the earth below the crust that is made of…
the rigid outer part of the earth, consisting of the crust an…
Core
Earths innermost layer, which is mostly iron and includes the…
Ring of fire
in the basin of the Pacific Ocean where a lot of earthquakes…
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Unit 2 Geography Vocab
traditional economy
market economy
mixed economy
command economy
economic decisions are based on customs and beliefs
people make decisions
both people and government are involved
government controls the stuff sold
traditional economy
economic decisions are based on customs and beliefs
market economy
people make decisions
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A. Geography Unit 2: Population dynamics - topic 1
Birth rate
Death rate
Population balance
Natural... Increase/decrease
the amount of babies born per 1000 of the population... per year
the amount of deaths per 1000 of the population per... year
birth and death rates are almost equal and the... population rem…
the difference between birth and death rates
Birth rate
the amount of babies born per 1000 of the population... per year
Death rate
the amount of deaths per 1000 of the population per... year
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Geography Unit 2: Vocab
Acid rain
Chinook
Clear-cutting
Corn Belt
Precipitation such as rain, snow, or sleet, containing ralati…
A member of a formerly numerous north American Indian people…
The cut down and remove every tree from an area.Ex: The US do…
The name for parts of the US Midwest, especially Illinois and…
Acid rain
Precipitation such as rain, snow, or sleet, containing ralati…
Chinook
A member of a formerly numerous north American Indian people…
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Geography - Unit 2 Volcanoes
Volcano
Magma
Lava
Pahoehoe
A vent or fracture (in crust) through which magma and assorte…
Molten rock material that is below ground surface (intrusive,…
molten rock material that is extruded onto the Earth's surfac…
smooth, flowing lava; the cooled lava has a smooth ropey stru…
Volcano
A vent or fracture (in crust) through which magma and assorte…
Magma
Molten rock material that is below ground surface (intrusive,…
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Unit 2 First People of America (Geography)
Landforms
peninsula
island
special purpose maps
a natural feature found on land
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
piece of land completely surrounded by water
Maps that emphasize a single idea or a particular kind of inf…
Landforms
a natural feature found on land
peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
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Unit 2 Geography
Weather
Climate
MELLCO
Equator
The daily condition of the atmosphere based on temperature an…
Weather of an area measured over an extended period of time.
factors that affect climate: Mountain Barriers, Elevation, Lo…
Meridian that marks zero degrees latitude.
Weather
The daily condition of the atmosphere based on temperature an…
Climate
Weather of an area measured over an extended period of time.
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Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
Fertile Crescent
Mesopotamia
Sumer
The Epic of Gilgamesh
A region in the Middle East that have very fertile lands.
The name means "between the rivers"
The first civilization in Mesopotamia
A poem about a flood that destroys crops.
Fertile Crescent
A region in the Middle East that have very fertile lands.
Mesopotamia
The name means "between the rivers"
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Unit 2 Geography Terms- Anna Madlem
core
mantle
weather
erosion
the death central area of the earth, mainly made of lava
The area of the earth that is in between the crust and the co…
The state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
a process like decaying, caused by weathering on things like…
core
the death central area of the earth, mainly made of lava
mantle
The area of the earth that is in between the crust and the co…
16 terms
Geography Unit 2
Neolithic Revolution
Nomad
Civilization
Specialization
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
Wandering, moving about from place to place... a member of a gro…
A society with cities, a central government, job specializati…
A focus on a particular activity or area of study
Neolithic Revolution
(10,000 - 8,000 BCE) The development of agriculture and the d…
Nomad
Wandering, moving about from place to place... a member of a gro…
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Geography Vocabulary Unit 2
axis (n) ось
revolution (n)
equinox (n) равноденствие
solstice (n) солнцестояние
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
in astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
one of two days (about March 21 and September 23) on which th…
one of two days (about June 21 and December 22) on which the…
axis (n) ось
an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth b…
revolution (n)
in astronomy, the Earth's yearly trip around the sun, taking…
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Geography Unit 2
A map that shows population density is…
Which of the following will you find o…
Which term means the pattern of weathe…
What are coal, iron, uranium, and petr…
thematic map
landform
Climate
natural resources
A map that shows population density is…
thematic map
Which of the following will you find o…
landform
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Geography - Unit 2
Natural Regions
peripheries
Cohesive
Adhesive
An area homogenous with respect to a defined criteria
transition areas between natural regions
Water sticking to each other
Water sticking to other things
Natural Regions
An area homogenous with respect to a defined criteria
peripheries
transition areas between natural regions
18 terms
Geography Unit 2
the oldest permanent settlement in the…
to withdraw
the reason why the US is able to feed…
the giant urban area on the coast
St. Augustine
secede
wide variety of climates and rich soil
Megalopolis
the oldest permanent settlement in the…
St. Augustine
to withdraw
secede
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Human Geography - Unit 2
Population
Age Distribution
Carrying Capacity
Cohort
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
A model used in population geography that describes the ages…
Largest number of individuals of a population that a environm…
A category of people with something in common, usually their…
Population
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
Age Distribution
A model used in population geography that describes the ages…
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Geography Unit 2 Set 1
Map
Thematic (special purpose) Maps
Political Map
Physical Map
a visual representation of an area
maps made to reflect particular information about a geographi…
a thematic map that shows political boundaries
a thematic map that shows the major physical features of a pl…
Map
a visual representation of an area
Thematic (special purpose) Maps
maps made to reflect particular information about a geographi…
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Unit 2 Geography
Canada is the ___ largest country in t…
U.S. is the ___ largest
Plains that extend from Delaware down…
Plains that extend from Florida, along…
2nd
3rd
Atlantic coastal plains
Gulf coastal plains
Canada is the ___ largest country in t…
2nd
U.S. is the ___ largest
3rd
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Unit 2 Geography
Brain drain
Chain Migration
Counterurbanization
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
High percentage of people with education leaving their countr…
Pattern of migration that develops when migrants move along a…
A demographic and social process whereby people move from urb…
Number of live births yearly per thousand people in a populat…
Brain drain
High percentage of people with education leaving their countr…
Chain Migration
Pattern of migration that develops when migrants move along a…
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geography vocab unit 2
brain drain
chain migration
3. counterurbanization
4. crude birth rate (CBR
the number of people aged 65 years and older per 100 children…
Immune system disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Vi…
The population of a country or region expressed as an average…
A periodic and official count of a country's population.
brain drain
the number of people aged 65 years and older per 100 children…
chain migration
Immune system disease caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Vi…
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Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
Location
Human-Environment Interaction
Movement
Place
where place are
relationships between people and there environment
movement of material
characteristic of place and the people who live there
Location
where place are
Human-Environment Interaction
relationships between people and there environment
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Geography Unit 2
Developed Countries
Newly Industrialized
Developing Countries
Grouping Countries
The most advanced in education, healthcare, banking, transpor…
Large populations, people produce their own foods. The govern…
Economies that are dominated by primary industries, a lot of…
People having to produce their own food. Countries are separa…
Developed Countries
The most advanced in education, healthcare, banking, transpor…
Newly Industrialized
Large populations, people produce their own foods. The govern…
30 terms
Geography Unit 2 vocabulary
brain drain
chain migration
counterurbanization
crude birth rate (CBR)
The emigration of highly educated workers from developing cou…
refers to the mechanism by which foreign nationals are allowe…
Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed cou…
The number of live births yearly per thousand people in a pop…
brain drain
The emigration of highly educated workers from developing cou…
chain migration
refers to the mechanism by which foreign nationals are allowe…
48 terms
Geography unit 2
Continental shelf
Banks
Otter trawling
Purse seining
Gently sloping edge of a continent that extends to max depth…
A shallow area in the continental shelf that is good for fish…
A net dragged down near the ocean floor to catch ground fish.
A net circling a school of fish.
Continental shelf
Gently sloping edge of a continent that extends to max depth…
Banks
A shallow area in the continental shelf that is good for fish…
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