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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…
Geography - Unit 2
Hameau
Répartition de la population
Région métropolitaine
Densité de la population
Un petit groupe d'habitants (moins que 200) dans une place ru…
La façon que les gens occupent un territoire. (Population dis…
Une très grosse ville qui dépasse 100 000 habitants. (Metropo…
Combien d'habitants vivent sur 100 km2. (Population density)
Hameau
Un petit groupe d'habitants (moins que 200) dans une place ru…
Répartition de la population
La façon que les gens occupent un territoire. (Population dis…
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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.
23 terms
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…
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…
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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…
29 terms
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…
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
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World Geography A Unit 2 Post Test
Not all natural resources are found in…
Preserve the habitat
Acid rain
Acquiring fuels from abroad can pose a…
Many oil-rich nations of the Middle East must import fresh wa…
A conservationist would most likely want to do which of the f…
Which of the following may result when the burning of fossil…
Why are domestic fuel sources preferable to international fue…
Not all natural resources are found in…
Many oil-rich nations of the Middle East must import fresh wa…
Preserve the habitat
A conservationist would most likely want to do which of the f…
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AP Human Geography: Unit 2 Vocabulary
Demography
Ecumene
Population Distribution
Population Geography*
What is the ___ scientific study of population characteristics.
Inhabited earth is ___.
___ is the description of locations on the Earth's surface wh…
___ is the division of Human Geography concerned with spatial…
Demography
What is the ___ scientific study of population characteristics.
Ecumene
Inhabited earth is ___.
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AP Human Geography: Unit 2 Vocabulary
Demography
Ecumene
Population Distribution
Population Geography*
What is the ___ scientific study of population characteristics.
Inhabited earth is ___.
___ is the description of locations on the Earth's surface wh…
___ is the division of Human Geography concerned with spatial…
Demography
What is the ___ scientific study of population characteristics.
Ecumene
Inhabited earth is ___.
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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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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
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Biblioplan Medieval Unit 2 Geography Terms
Plain
Tundra
Savannah
Rainforest
An area of Land that is level or nearly level
A wide, treeless, extremely cold-climate plain where the subs…
A semi-dry, grassy plain with sparse trees. Receives rainfall…
A dense, warm-climate forest that receives rainfall almost ev…
Plain
An area of Land that is level or nearly level
Tundra
A wide, treeless, extremely cold-climate plain where the subs…
23 terms
F. Geography - Unit 2 - The challenges of an Urban World
Urbanisation in MEDC, UK... 1750 - indus…
Ecological footprint
Carbon footprint
Carrying capacity
Urbanisation in LEDC... Similarities... fewer jobs in countryside…
the amount of land that is required to provide an area with t…
a measure of our carbon emissions and are included in our eco…
the area that could support a place with everything they requ…
Urbanisation in MEDC, UK... 1750 - indus…
Urbanisation in LEDC... Similarities... fewer jobs in countryside…
Ecological footprint
the amount of land that is required to provide an area with t…
25 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 2 Vocab - Population
Carrying capacity
Cohort
Demographic Transition model
Dependency Ratio
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
Population of various age categories in an age-sex population…
Has 4 steps. Stage 1 is low growth (low stationary), Stage 2…
The number of people who are too young too old to work compar…
Carrying capacity
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
Cohort
Population of various age categories in an age-sex population…
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
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World Geography Unit 2 The United States and Canada
Prairies
Alaska
The Appalachian Mountains
The Great Lakes
Which geographical feature, made of large treeless areas and…
Which of the following areas is included in the Ring of Fire?
Which of the following mountain ranges found in the United St…
Which formation was created by glaciers in the last ice age?
Prairies
Which geographical feature, made of large treeless areas and…
Alaska
Which of the following areas is included in the Ring of Fire?
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AP Human Geography Unit 2 (Migration)
Activity Space
Chain Migration
Cyclic Movement
Distance Decay
the space within which daily activity occurs
the social process by which immigrants from a particular town…
movement that has a closed route repeated annually or seasona…
the various degenerative effects of distance on human spatial…
Activity Space
the space within which daily activity occurs
Chain Migration
the social process by which immigrants from a particular town…
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Price 6th Unit 2 Canada Geography Vocabulary
natural resources
climate
hydroelectricity
fertile
product of the earth that people use to meet their needs
predictable weather pattern
power generated by the flow of water
soil is good for growing crops
natural resources
product of the earth that people use to meet their needs
climate
predictable weather pattern
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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…
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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…
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Terms for Geography: Unit 2
Orbit
Revolution
Axis
Rotation
oiliptical or oval shape, the path of planets all the way aro…
a 365 1/4 day rotation around the sun
imaginary line that earth spins on
complete spin on earth's axis
Orbit
oiliptical or oval shape, the path of planets all the way aro…
Revolution
a 365 1/4 day rotation around the sun
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Geography Unit 2: Coastal Landscapes
Constructive
Destructive
Weathering
Physical
This type of wave is created in calm weather and are less pow…
This type of wave is created in storm conditions.... They are cr…
Ways that rocks are broken down in situ.
This type of weathering occurs when rain water falls in crack…
Constructive
This type of wave is created in calm weather and are less pow…
Destructive
This type of wave is created in storm conditions.... They are cr…
78 terms
AP Human Geography: Unit 2 Vocabulary
Demography
Ecumene
Population Distribution
Population Geography*
What is the ___ scientific study of population characteristics.
Inhabited earth is ___.
___ is the description of locations on the Earth's surface wh…
___ is the division of Human Geography concerned with spatial…
Demography
What is the ___ scientific study of population characteristics.
Ecumene
Inhabited earth is ___.
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World Geography A Unit 2 Chapter 2 Resources and Economic Development
It is derived from natural resources t…
Coal
Natural gas
There is concern about the disposal of…
In what way does renewable energy differ from nonrenewable en…
Which energy source is formed when organic matter is trapped…
Which odorless, tasteless, and colorless natural resource is…
Which of the following statements explains the position of th…
It is derived from natural resources t…
In what way does renewable energy differ from nonrenewable en…
Coal
Which energy source is formed when organic matter is trapped…
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Unit 2 Geography Terms
Archipelago
Cape
Glacier
Harbor
A chain of many islands
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
A large mass of slowly moving ice
A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide an…
Archipelago
A chain of many islands
Cape
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
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Geography unit 2
What natural resources help the USA ma…
What type o government does Canada have?
What kind of economic issues is Mexico…
What kind of economic system does The…
Farming and agriculture; products like cotton, tobacco, and c…
Parliment
They have a struggling democratic government that has played…
They have a market economy
What natural resources help the USA ma…
Farming and agriculture; products like cotton, tobacco, and c…
What type o government does Canada have?
Parliment
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Unit 2: Population Geography
demography
population density
arithmetic population density
physiological population density
Scientific study of human populations
A measurement of the number of persons per unit land area
the population of a country divided by its total land area
The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which i…
demography
Scientific study of human populations
population density
A measurement of the number of persons per unit land area
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Unit 2 Human Geography Population and Migration
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…
45 terms
AP Human Geo/ Unit 2- Population Geography
Age-Sex Distribution
Arithmetic Density
Baby Boom
Carrying Capacity
...
...
...
...
Age-Sex Distribution
...
Arithmetic Density
...
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AP Human Geography Unit 2
Agricultural Density
Arable Land
Physiological Density
Arithmetic Population Density
Number of Farmers / arable land
Land suitable for farming/agriculture
Population of a region / arable (farmable) land
Population of a region divided by total land area.
Agricultural Density
Number of Farmers / arable land
Arable Land
Land suitable for farming/agriculture
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AP Human Geography - Unit 2 Population
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
Cairo Conference
the proportionate numbers of persons in successive age catego…
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
the total number of people divided by the total land area.
Some 20,000 delegates from various governments, UN agencies,…
age distribution
the proportionate numbers of persons in successive age catego…
agricultural density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
46 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 2: Population
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arable Land
Arithmetic Population Density
Ratio of farmers to arable land
Time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals,…
Land suitable for farming for farming/agriculture
Total number of objects in an area, Population/Land area
Agricultural Density
Ratio of farmers to arable land
Agricultural Revolution
Time when human beings first domesticated plants and animals,…
7 terms
Unit 2: Physical Geography
The idea that the earth's surface is m…
The process where on tectonic plate di…
________________ occurs when the earth…
A condition that occurs when rain clou…
Continental Drift
Subduction
Erosion
Rainshadow Effect
The idea that the earth's surface is m…
Continental Drift
The process where on tectonic plate di…
Subduction
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Geography Alive! Unit 2: The U.S. & Canada
The Canadian Flag
Urban: ... Canada is a very urban country…
St. Lawrence River:... Water flows out of…
Pacific Ocean
The Canadian Flag
Urban: ... Canada is a very urban country…
26 terms
Unit 2- Geography
physical, political, topographical, po…
code that explains the lines, symbols,…
Explains the meaning of symbols used o…
Information in the legend that tells t…
types of maps
map key
map legend
distance scale
physical, political, topographical, po…
types of maps
code that explains the lines, symbols,…
map key
24 terms
UNIT 2 - GEOGRAPHY NOUNS
Geographical features
Landscape
Country
Volcano
Características geográficas
Paisaje
Pais
Volcán
Geographical features
Características geográficas
Landscape
Paisaje
19 terms
GEOGRAPHY UNIT 2.1
IN WHICH HEMISHPERES IS ASIA LOCATED?
WHICH CONTINENTS MAKE UP THE EURAISA... S…
LIST THE NATURAL DIVIDERS OF EUROPE AN…
WHAT IS THE LARGEST COUNTRY IN THE WOR…
NORTHERN, EASTER
EUROPE & ASIA
URAL MOUNTAINS, URAL RIVER, CASPIAN SEA, CAUCASUS MOUNTAINS,…
RUSSIA
IN WHICH HEMISHPERES IS ASIA LOCATED?
NORTHERN, EASTER
WHICH CONTINENTS MAKE UP THE EURAISA... S…
EUROPE & ASIA
29 terms
Unit 2 Geography - Montserrat
What type of plate boundary is Montser…
Why is the North American plate being…
How is the volcanic island of Montserr…
When did Chances Peak Volcano erupt?
Destructive or Convergent
The North American plate is oceanic, so is more dense than th…
Convection currents pull the North American plate into the ma…
25 June 1997 at about 1pm
What type of plate boundary is Montser…
Destructive or Convergent
Why is the North American plate being…
The North American plate is oceanic, so is more dense than th…
23 terms
8- Geography - Unit 2
Acculturation
Birth Rate
Culture
Cultural region
When parts of another culture's traditions are adopted into o…
Number of live births per 1000 people
Daily behavior, traditions and beliefs
When people in an area share culture traits.
Acculturation
When parts of another culture's traditions are adopted into o…
Birth Rate
Number of live births per 1000 people
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World Geography Unit 2 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic ... Group
Innovation
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
A group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific group that shares a language, customs, a…
To take existing technology and resources and create somethin…
Culture
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
A group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identity…
37 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 2 (Population)
Age Distribution
Carrying Capacity
Cohort
Demographic Equation
a model describing the ages and genders of a given population
the largest number of people that the environment of a partic…
a population group unified by a specific common characteristi…
the formula that calculates population change; found by doing…
Age Distribution
a model describing the ages and genders of a given population
Carrying Capacity
the largest number of people that the environment of a partic…
168 terms
Geography 12 - Unit 2 - Combined
Lithosphere
Sial
Sima
Mesosphere
-The earth's crust... -is rigid (a solid, not liquid!)
-A part of the lithosphere... -the part of the surface of the ea…
-a part of the lithosphere... -is the solid surface of the earth…
-Extends from the bottom of the lithosphere to 2900 kilometer…
Lithosphere
-The earth's crust... -is rigid (a solid, not liquid!)
Sial
-A part of the lithosphere... -the part of the surface of the ea…
25 terms
Geography Unit 2 Review
estuary
fjord
glacier
peninsula
part of a river where fresh water meets sea water (often mars…
a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes of…
a huge sheet of ice that moves slowly over a land mass
a piece of land surrounded on three sides by water
estuary
part of a river where fresh water meets sea water (often mars…
fjord
a long, narrow, deep inlet of the sea between steep slopes of…
54 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 2
Age distribution
Carrying capacity
Cohort
Demographic equation
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given popu…
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
Population of various age categories in a population pyramid.…
The formula that calculates population change. The formula fi…
Age distribution
The frequency of different ages or age groups in a given popu…
Carrying capacity
This is the population level that can be supported, given the…
62 terms
Geography Unit 2
Constructive wave (Coastal processes p…
Destructive wave
Types of weathering
Types of erosion
Weak backwash, strong swash, builds up sediment on the beach,…
Strong backwash, weak swash, pulls sediment away from the bea…
Physical weathering - Water falls in the cracks of the rock,…
Hydraulic action - the compression of air in cracks puts pres…
Constructive wave (Coastal processes p…
Weak backwash, strong swash, builds up sediment on the beach,…
Destructive wave
Strong backwash, weak swash, pulls sediment away from the bea…
11 terms
World geography unit 2
Earthquake
Fissure
Seismologist
Seismic wave
A sudden release of energy that makes the ground tremble
A crack that may appear in the ground as the result of an ear…
A scientist who studies earthquakes
A wave of energy released during an earthquake
Earthquake
A sudden release of energy that makes the ground tremble
Fissure
A crack that may appear in the ground as the result of an ear…
39 terms
Geography Unit 2: River Landscapes
Mouth
Source
Tributary
Watershed
Where a river meets the sea.
The start of a river.
A steam that joins a larger river.
The boundary of a river basin.
Mouth
Where a river meets the sea.
Source
The start of a river.
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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
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