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Geography Unit 2
China
Japan
Mongolia
North Korea
Beijing
Tokyo
Ulan Bator
Pyongyang
China
Beijing
Japan
Tokyo
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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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
Unit 2 Geography review
rain shadow
Literacy
standard of living
per capita
Rain shadow land on the leeward side of hills or mountains ge…
ability to read and write
measurement of a person or groups of housing, healthcare, and…
per person
rain shadow
Rain shadow land on the leeward side of hills or mountains ge…
Literacy
ability to read and write
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Geography Terms- Unit 2
Primary Industry
Secondary Industry
Tertiary Industry
Basic Job
Collection of extraction of resources from the earth ... -Drilli…
People take resources and manufacture (produce) a final produ…
People that sell the final product, provide service... -Teacher…
Customers are international... -McDonald's at airport... -Artist... -D…
Primary Industry
Collection of extraction of resources from the earth ... -Drilli…
Secondary Industry
People take resources and manufacture (produce) a final produ…
36 terms
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…
Geography Unit 2
American Revolution
Oregon Trail
Federal Rupublic
Rocky Mountains
started over taxation without representation
2,200 mile trail, east to west. helped westward expansion
powers are divided among the national government and state go…
US tallest mountain range
American Revolution
started over taxation without representation
Oregon Trail
2,200 mile trail, east to west. helped westward expansion
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Geography unit 2
Weather
Climate
Latitude
Earths tilt
(Temporary) the day to day changes in the atmosphere
(Permanent) the average weather in a place over a few years
How close u r to the equator
How much u r tilted away from or towards the sun the more ver…
Weather
(Temporary) the day to day changes in the atmosphere
Climate
(Permanent) the average weather in a place over a few years
Geography Unit 2
Culture
Language family
Ethnic group
Culture region
Way of life of a group of people who share similar characteri…
Large groups of languages having similar roots
Group of people who share a common group of characteristics
Area of the world that has similar cultures
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar characteri…
Language family
Large groups of languages having similar roots
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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
unit 2 geography
unitary system
federal system
autocracy
monarchy
gives all key powers to the national government or central go…
divides the powers of government between the national and sta…
where the power belongs to one person
an autocracy where a king or queen rules
unitary system
gives all key powers to the national government or central go…
federal system
divides the powers of government between the national and sta…
47 terms
Geography Unit 2
divide
tributary
headwaters
fall line
a high point or ridge rgat determines the direction that rive…
a brook, river, or stream that connects with larger rivers
the source of a river
the boundary in the eastern United States that marks the plac…
divide
a high point or ridge rgat determines the direction that rive…
tributary
a brook, river, or stream that connects with larger rivers
50 terms
Unit 2: Cultural Geography
Arab World
Hispanic America
Canada
Switzerland
Countries that have Spanish as the primary language
This is an example of a bilingual country
This is an example of a multilingual country
Arab World
Hispanic America
Countries that have Spanish as the primary language
17 terms
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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Geography Unit 2
chaparral
leeward
oasis
permafrost
type of vegetation found in Mediterranean type climates; thic…
the side of the mountain facing away from the wind; often the…
fertile area that rises in a desert wherever water is regular…
permanently frozen layers of soil found in the subarctic clim…
chaparral
type of vegetation found in Mediterranean type climates; thic…
leeward
the side of the mountain facing away from the wind; often the…
Unit 2 Human Geography
Cultural Geography/Anthropology
Anthropology
Gregarious
Cultural Diffusion
the study of living cultures.
the study of past cultures.
likes to be with other people (we naturally want to be in gro…
borrowing from other cultures - food, clothing styles, etc.;…
Cultural Geography/Anthropology
the study of living cultures.
Anthropology
the study of past cultures.
57 terms
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
World Geography Unit 2
Rotation
Revolution
Summer Solstice
Winter Solstice
The earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours. The earth'…
The earth revolves around the sun every 365 days. The earth's…
When the north pole is tilted toward the sun and the sun rays…
When the south pole is tilted toward the sun and the sun rays…
Rotation
The earth rotates on its axis once every 24 hours. The earth'…
Revolution
The earth revolves around the sun every 365 days. The earth's…
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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…
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 Vocabulary
diffusion
culture
cultural hearth
society
blending of cultures
a people's whole way of life
5 historical starting places for human culture
a group that shares a region, language, and some cultural tra…
diffusion
blending of cultures
culture
a people's whole way of life
7 terms
Geography: Unit 2
What is a compass?
What are the 8 points of a compass?
How do you locate a place using 4-figu…
Why are symbols used?
A compass is a tool used to tell which direction you are fa…
North... South... East... West... Northeast... Northwest... *Southe…
You have to put the numbers on the x-axis first, (e.g. 34), a…
Symbols are used to easily identify objects on a map.
What is a compass?
A compass is a tool used to tell which direction you are fa…
What are the 8 points of a compass?
North... South... East... West... Northeast... Northwest... *Southe…
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
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Geography Unit 2 Map Identifications
the ITCZ
Subtropical Highs
Polar Lows
Northeast and Southeast Trade Winds
...
the ITCZ
Subtropical Highs
...
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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
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
Unit 2 Geography
Division of the earth in which people…
The variations in population that occu…
A group of related languages that have…
the average number of people living on…
culture
population pyramid
language families
population density
Division of the earth in which people…
culture
The variations in population that occu…
population pyramid
Unit 2 Geography Terms
Archipelago
Cape
Glacier
Harbor
A group or 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 group or chain of many islands.
Cape
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water.
Unit 2 Geography Terms
Archipelago
Cape
Glacier
Harbor
A group or 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 group or chain of many islands.
Cape
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water.
Geography Unit 2 Vocab
intermontane
plateau
tundra
drainage divide
a geographic term meaning "between the mountains"
flat area of land which has an elevation that is higher than…
an area where tree and plant growth is limited by cold temper…
a high point in a region which determines the direction water…
intermontane
a geographic term meaning "between the mountains"
plateau
flat area of land which has an elevation that is higher than…
Unit 2 Geography Terms
Archipelago
Cape
Glacier
Harbor
A group or chain of many islands
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
A large mass of slowing moving ice
A sheltered part of a body of water deep enough to provide an…
Archipelago
A group or chain of many islands
Cape
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
49 terms
Geography Unit 2 Vocab
Assimilation
Acculturation
Command Economy
Commercial Agriculture
A two-way changing of two cultures. Minority ceases, and lose…
Adapting a culture to new information or experiences... ex. volu…
Economy where production, investment, prices, and incomes are…
Farming with the intent to sell most or all of produce.
Assimilation
A two-way changing of two cultures. Minority ceases, and lose…
Acculturation
Adapting a culture to new information or experiences... ex. volu…
Geography Unit 2
globe
grid
equator
Prime Meridian
a scale model of the earth
lines crisscrossing each other in uniform intervals to create…
an imaginary line that circles the globe at 0 degrees latitude
imaginary line drawn from the north to the south.
globe
a scale model of the earth
grid
lines crisscrossing each other in uniform intervals to create…
Unit 2~ Geography
Cultural Boundary
Geometric Boundary
Natural Boundary
United Nations (UN)
A geographic boundary between two different cultures.
A boundary that follows a geometric pattern.
A fixed limit or extent defined along geographic features suc…
An international organization whose stated aims are facilitat…
Cultural Boundary
A geographic boundary between two different cultures.
Geometric Boundary
A boundary that follows a geometric pattern.
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…
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Geography Unit 2 Vocab.
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Density
Carrying Capacity
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
Largest number of individuals of a population that a environm…
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
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…
56 terms
Unit 2 Geography Terms
Plateau
archipelago
cape
glacier
an elevated, mostly level area of land
a group or chain of many islands
a fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
a large mass of slowly moving ice
Plateau
an elevated, mostly level area of land
archipelago
a group or chain of many islands
Unit 2 geography terms
Archipenlago
Cape
Glacier
Harbor
a group or 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…
Archipenlago
a group or chain of many islands
Cape
a fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
unit 2 geography terms
Archipelago
Cape
Glacier
Harbor
A group or a chain of 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 group or a chain of islands.
Cape
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water.
22 terms
unit 2 geography
arid
climagraph
desert
economic activity
dry or lacking rainfall; also a climate or climate zone that…
a graph that shows the average temperature and precipitation…
a geographic region with too little rainfall to support much…
any action that relates to the making, buying, and selling of…
arid
dry or lacking rainfall; also a climate or climate zone that…
climagraph
a graph that shows the average temperature and precipitation…
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…
17 terms
Geography Unit 2
atmosphere
lithosphere
hydrosphere
cryosphere
blanket of air that adheres to the earth's surface (densest a…
below the atmosphere and is the outermost shell of the solid…
between the lithosphere and the atmosphere and contains all t…
includes all forms of frozen water (glaciers, floating ice, s…
atmosphere
blanket of air that adheres to the earth's surface (densest a…
lithosphere
below the atmosphere and is the outermost shell of the solid…
30 terms
7th Geography Unit 2 Review
7 billion
hemispheres
demography
60%
The current world population is about _________
When the world is divided into 4 regions (northern, southern,…
What term refers to the study a population, including statist…
What percentage of the world's population lives in Asia?
7 billion
The current world population is about _________
hemispheres
When the world is divided into 4 regions (northern, southern,…
44 terms
Geography Unit 2
Folding
Faulting
Divergent
Convergent
Bending of layers of rock
Sliding of rock layers along a fault line
Two plates moving apart
Continent collides with continent
Folding
Bending of layers of rock
Faulting
Sliding of rock layers along a fault line
Geography UNIT 2
The earth is not quite spherical as
71%
Cyrosphere includes
Atmosphere
The equatorial radius is a little larger than the polar radius
The ocean makes up about how much of the earths surface
All forms of frozen water
The biosphere includes all of the following except
The earth is not quite spherical as
The equatorial radius is a little larger than the polar radius
71%
The ocean makes up about how much of the earths surface
55 terms
Unit 2 geography terms
Archipelago
Cape
Glaicer
Harbor
A group or 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 group or chain of many islands
Cape
A fairly large piece of land extending into a body of water
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…
35 terms
Geography Unit 2
Magma
Lava
Igneous rock
Erosional Forces
Molten material underground
Molten material above ground
Forms when magma and lava cools
Forces that break down rock material
Magma
Molten material underground
Lava
Molten material above ground
Geography Unit 2
Annex
Continental Divide
Tributary
Suburb
To formally incorporate into a country or state the territory…
A boundary that separates rivers flowing toward opposite side…
A river that flows into another river
Residential areas outside a central city
Annex
To formally incorporate into a country or state the territory…
Continental Divide
A boundary that separates rivers flowing toward opposite side…
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