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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…
Geography unit 2
Globe
Grid
Equator
Parallels
a scale model of Earth, most accurate representation of Earth
the latitude and longitude lines that circle the globe in eas…
an imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the…
imaginary lines of latitude are called parallels
Globe
a scale model of Earth, most accurate representation of Earth
Grid
the latitude and longitude lines that circle the globe in eas…
Geography Unit 2
Torah
Koran
Old testament
New testament
Jews holy text
Muslim holy text
First part of the Christian's holy Bible
Second part of the Christian holy Bible
Torah
Jews holy text
Koran
Muslim holy text
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…
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
26 terms
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
Geography unit 2 terms
Transhumance
Pastoralists
Swidden agriculture
Apartheid
movement between animals wet-season and dry seasons; animals…
specialize in grazing animals in semi arid zones
Burn natural vegetation to release fertility, then plant crops
policy of racial segregation in south africa, 1948-94
Transhumance
movement between animals wet-season and dry seasons; animals…
Pastoralists
specialize in grazing animals in semi arid zones
Unit 2 Geography Terms
Core
Mantle
Weather
Erosion
The dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel-i…
The region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
The state of the atmosphere with respect to wind, temperature…
The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by…
Core
The dense central region of a planet, especially the nickel-i…
Mantle
The region of the earth's interior between the crust and the…
Geography Unit 2 Terms
Geologic Time
Plate Tectonics
Faulting
Processes of Rock Cycle
The time of the physical formation and development of the ear…
The theory that the Earth's outer shell is made up of individ…
A fault is a crack in the Earth's crust. Typically faults are…
A) Igneous rock is one of the three main rock types. Igneous…
Geologic Time
The time of the physical formation and development of the ear…
Plate Tectonics
The theory that the Earth's outer shell is made up of individ…
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Geography - Unit 2
Tectonics
Crust
Convergent Plate Boundary
Subduction
The earth is made up of layers. The inner layers are liquid,…
The crust is broken up into plates. These plates float on the…
When two plates converge, the result may be a mountain range,…
When a plate slides underneath another, its called subduction.
Tectonics
The earth is made up of layers. The inner layers are liquid,…
Crust
The crust is broken up into plates. These plates float on the…
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World Geography A Unit 2 Chapter 1 Human Geography
Russia
Cultural hearths
The Industrial Revolution
Emigration
Which country has a negative population growth rate today?
What do historians study when attempting to make connections…
Around which of the following major historical periods did Ea…
Aside from low birthrates and high death rates, what can caus…
Russia
Which country has a negative population growth rate today?
Cultural hearths
What do historians study when attempting to make connections…
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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
36 terms
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…
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…
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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Geography Unit 2
Tributary
plain
coast
mountain
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
a large area of flat land with few trees.
land along the sea
A landform that rises high above the surrounding land
Tributary
A stream or river that flows into a larger river
plain
a large area of flat land with few trees.
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Unit 2 Geography
Compass
Zone
Latitude
Location
a device that indicates direction
a area that is separated from other areas artificial or natur…
the horizontal of a place north or south of the earth's Ecuad…
a place where a particular point exist.
Compass
a device that indicates direction
Zone
a area that is separated from other areas artificial or natur…
Geography Unit 2
a theory by alfred wegener that all th…
the supercontinet that included earths…
eroded material such as sand or gravel…
large area of precambrian rock that fo…
continental drift
pangea
sediments
Canadian shield
a theory by alfred wegener that all th…
continental drift
the supercontinet that included earths…
pangea
35 terms
AP Human Geography unit 2
Age distribution
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
Cairo conference
a model used in population geography that describes the ages…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
A war time conference held at Cairo, Egypt that was attended…
Age distribution
a model used in population geography that describes the ages…
Agricultural density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
58 terms
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
Unit 2 Geography
American Revolution
Oregon Trail
Federal Republic
Rocky Mountains
Loyalists and Patriots; wanted representation from Britain; w…
trail west past Appalachians
layers of government; voting body
western mountain range
American Revolution
Loyalists and Patriots; wanted representation from Britain; w…
Oregon Trail
trail west past Appalachians
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…
Unit 2: Physical Geography
Weather
Climate
Climographs
Topograph
-the condition of the atmosphere at a particular location and…
-the typical weather conditions at a particular location as o…
-a graphical repression of basic climatic parameters-monthly…
-a general reference map; a representation of natural and man…
Weather
-the condition of the atmosphere at a particular location and…
Climate
-the typical weather conditions at a particular location as o…
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Geography Unit 2
Globe
Grid
Equator
Prime Meridian
The Earth
Lines that cross each other to form uniform intervals to crea…
An invisible line that circles the between the North Pole and…
An invisible line that crosses through Greenwich, England to…
Globe
The Earth
Grid
Lines that cross each other to form uniform intervals to crea…
90 terms
Geography unit 2
Contiental Drift
Epicenter
Erosion
Fault
The hypothesis that all continents were joined into a superco…
The point on earth's surface that corresponds to the location…
The result of weathering on matter, created by the action of…
A fracture in the Earth's crust
Contiental Drift
The hypothesis that all continents were joined into a superco…
Epicenter
The point on earth's surface that corresponds to the location…
Geography - Unit 2 Review
natural resource
renewable and examples
nonrenewable and examples
human resource
anything from nature that can be of value to humans
natural resources that can replenish themselves with proper m…
natural resources that are limited and will run out over time…
people and the skills people possess
natural resource
anything from nature that can be of value to humans
renewable and examples
natural resources that can replenish themselves with proper m…
17 terms
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…
Geography unit 2 vocab
demographic transition
Demography
Dependency ratio
Doubling time
multistage model based on Western Europe's experience of chan…
The scientific study of population characterisitcs
the number of people under the age of 15 and over the 64 comp…
The time required for a population to double in size
demographic transition
multistage model based on Western Europe's experience of chan…
Demography
The scientific study of population characterisitcs
17 terms
Geography Unit 2
globe
grid
equator
Prime Meridian
A scale model of earth.
Lines crisscrossing each other in uniform intervals to create…
An imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the…
Imaginary line drawn from the North Pole through Greenwich, E…
globe
A scale model of earth.
grid
Lines crisscrossing each other in uniform intervals to create…
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Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
Migration
Columbian Exchange
Louisiana Purchase
Representative Democracy
The movement of people within a country or region.
The movement of plants, animals and diseases between the east…
The territory, including the region between the Mississippi R…
A government in which the people rule through elected represe…
Migration
The movement of people within a country or region.
Columbian Exchange
The movement of plants, animals and diseases between the east…
Geography vocab unit 2
Hydrosphere
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Oceans, lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water
Land
Layer of gases extending above the planets surface
Part of the Earth that supports life
Hydrosphere
Oceans, lakes, rivers, and other bodies of water
Lithosphere
Land
56 terms
Geography Unit 2
Language
Religion
Social Groups
Government
Key part of one's culture that involves communication
Plays apart in everyday life and has shaped cultural expressi…
Every culture is divided into ________ that divide one charac…
A society's ________ reflects the uniqueness of its culture
Language
Key part of one's culture that involves communication
Religion
Plays apart in everyday life and has shaped cultural expressi…
Unit 2 Review Geography
Rain shadow
Colony
Literacy
Standard of living
The land on the leeward side of a mountain that gets little r…
Territory separate from but subject to ruling power
The ability to read and write
Measurement of a person or groups education, housing, health…
Rain shadow
The land on the leeward side of a mountain that gets little r…
Colony
Territory separate from but subject to ruling power
Geography Unit 2
Snowpack
Watershed
Stream flow
Supply
When the snow on the ground is compacted by its own weight
The general idea of where a river flows and whats by it
The rate of which water flows in a river
How much product is available to the consumer
Snowpack
When the snow on the ground is compacted by its own weight
Watershed
The general idea of where a river flows and whats by it
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Geography Vocab unit 2
Vegetation zones
Arid
desert
Humid Continental
Where geographers study different types of plants.
Hot or dry.
An arid region with no plants.
fluffy trees year round.
Vegetation zones
Where geographers study different types of plants.
Arid
Hot or dry.
45 terms
Geography Unit 2
What are the five themes of geography
What is geography
What is location (a theme of geography)
Absolute location
location, place, movement, region, human and environment inte…
The study of the earth in all of its variety....land water, p…
knowing where you are
exact location on earth by using a grid of imaginary lines. (…
What are the five themes of geography
location, place, movement, region, human and environment inte…
What is geography
The study of the earth in all of its variety....land water, p…
42 terms
unit 2 world geography
Gross National Product (GNP)
Colony
Annex
Cede
the total value of a nation's output of goods and services
a settelment ruled by anoter country
join and merge territory into an existing political unit such…
to give up or transfer, especially by treaty or formal agreem…
Gross National Product (GNP)
the total value of a nation's output of goods and services
Colony
a settelment ruled by anoter country
Geography unit 2
Interior plaines: main industries
St lawrence lowlands: physical charact…
St Lawrence lowlands: rocks found in t…
St Lawrence lowlands: industries most…
Farming, forest ,mining
Flat plains, glacier hills, deep-river valley,excellent soils…
Sedimentary rocks
Agriculture, commerce,recreation locations, transportation
Interior plaines: main industries
Farming, forest ,mining
St lawrence lowlands: physical charact…
Flat plains, glacier hills, deep-river valley,excellent soils…
13 terms
Geography Vocab Unit 2
Power Distance (PDI)
Uncertainty Avoidance (UAI)
Individualism (IND)
Masculinity (MAS)
_______ refers to the way in which power is distributed and t…
In cross-cultural psychology, _______ is a society's toleranc…
Countries with a high ______ number expects everyone to look…
Countries with a high ______ index number tend to define succ…
Power Distance (PDI)
_______ refers to the way in which power is distributed and t…
Uncertainty Avoidance (UAI)
In cross-cultural psychology, _______ is a society's toleranc…
20 terms
World Geography Unit 2 Physical Geography, 5 Themes of Geography, World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Tundra
Mountain
River
Forest
An extremely cold, dry area
A landform with high elevation made by two Tectonic Plates co…
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
A large area covered chiefly with trees
Tundra
An extremely cold, dry area
Mountain
A landform with high elevation made by two Tectonic Plates co…
17 terms
Unit 2 Geography
Weather
Climate
Biomes
Climate graphs
The daily condition of the atomsphere
Weather measured over a long period of time. (usually 30 years)
The two factors that make up a biome are temperature and prec…
Plot temperature and precipitation, marks the months of the y…
Weather
The daily condition of the atomsphere
Climate
Weather measured over a long period of time. (usually 30 years)
Geography Unit 2
Continental Drift
Subduction
Desertification
Continetality
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
the sideways and downward movement of the edge of a plate of…
the process by which fertile land becomes desert, typically a…
...
Continental Drift
the gradual movement of the continents across the earth's sur…
Subduction
the sideways and downward movement of the edge of a plate of…
Geography Unit 2
Globalisation
Virtual Space
Accessibility
Daily Urban System
The development of global economic and political systems and…
Space which does not exist in physical terms, but in which in…
The extent to which a location, good, service or information…
The places that a town dweller would visit in a normal day -…
Globalisation
The development of global economic and political systems and…
Virtual Space
Space which does not exist in physical terms, but in which in…
Geography: Unit 2
landlocked
parliamentary
midnight sun
European Union
almost or entirely surrounded by land; cut off from sea
In accordance with the formal rules governing the methods of…
The sun visible at midnight in Midsummer in Arctic and Antarc…
an association of European nations formed in 1993 for the pur…
landlocked
almost or entirely surrounded by land; cut off from sea
parliamentary
In accordance with the formal rules governing the methods of…
48 terms
World Geography Unit 2
Amazon River
Panama Canal
Tropical rainforest
Sustainable development
A river located in South America with headwaters in Peru and…
A 77.1 kilometre ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlan…
A broad leaf evergreen forest found in wet, hot regions near…
Using resources in ways people need to sustain in life.
Amazon River
A river located in South America with headwaters in Peru and…
Panama Canal
A 77.1 kilometre ship canal in Panama that connects the Atlan…
53 terms
Geography unit 2 vocab
Culture
Society
Ethic group
Innovation
Arts/manifestation of diff people around the world
People living together in an ordered community
Population of people who share a common cultural background
The process of making changes in something established
Culture
Arts/manifestation of diff people around the world
Society
People living together in an ordered community
Unit 2 - Geography
compass rose
latitude
longitude
map scale
a map tool that helps us find direction
lines that run east to west but measure north and south
lines that run north to south but measure east and west
a distance finding tool
compass rose
a map tool that helps us find direction
latitude
lines that run east to west but measure north and south
84 terms
Geography Unit 2
China
Japan
Mongolia
North Korea
Beijing
Tokyo
Ulan Bator
Pyongyang
China
Beijing
Japan
Tokyo
11 terms
Geography Unit 2
French,Italian,Spanish,and Portuguese…
An organization that seeks to foster i…
Largest mountain range in Europe
An ocean current that allows western E…
Romance languages
United Nations
Mont Blanc
Gulf Stream
French,Italian,Spanish,and Portuguese…
Romance languages
An organization that seeks to foster i…
United Nations
15 terms
Unit 2 Geography
Spanish Conquest
Tenochtitlan
Institutional Revolutionary Party
Mestizo
the conquering of the Native Americans by the Spanish
the ancient Aztec capital, site of Mexico City today
the political party introduced in 1929 in Mexico that helped…
a heritage that is mixed with Spanish and Native American
Spanish Conquest
the conquering of the Native Americans by the Spanish
Tenochtitlan
the ancient Aztec capital, site of Mexico City today
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