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14 terms
Geography
Geography
Local
International
Physical Geography
The study of the Earth - its land and seas, climate, its peop…
To do with the area around you
To do with more than one country.
The study of the natural things of the Earth e.g. climate, ri…
Geography
The study of the Earth - its land and seas, climate, its peop…
Local
To do with the area around you
Geography
North America
Europe
Asia
Australia
North America
Europe
44 terms
Geography
archipelago
atoll
badlands
bay
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
a body of water that extends into the land... Ex. - Bay of Beng…
archipelago
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
atoll
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
13 terms
Geography
Line of Latitude
Line of Longitude
Hemisphere
Equator
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
half of the terrestrial globe
an imaginary line circling the Earth halfway between the Nort…
Line of Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Line of Longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
33 terms
Geography
The importance of understanding Geogra…
The study of earth
Location
The continents
To write of earth
Why study it? It is crucial...to understand history, current…
The primary concern of the geographer
Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Antartica, Europe…
The importance of understanding Geogra…
To write of earth
The study of earth
Why study it? It is crucial...to understand history, current…
33 terms
Geography
geography
ocean
continent
globe
the study of the Earth, its physical features and the way liv…
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, its physical features and the way liv…
ocean
the largest areas of water on Earth
Geography
Geography
Local
International
Physical Geography
The study of the Earth - its land and seas, climate, its peop…
To do with the area around you
To do with more than one country.
The study of the natural things of the Earth e.g. climate, ri…
Geography
The study of the Earth - its land and seas, climate, its peop…
Local
To do with the area around you
15 terms
Geography
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
the southern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
a continent in the western part of the landmass lying between…
a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and In…
North America
the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
South America
the southern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
23 terms
Geography
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
compass rose
hemisphere
North, South , East, West
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
Intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
Geography
country
state
city
Missouri
A mass of land, usually all connected, made of many states
Made up of many towns and cities
a large town, usually governed by a mayor
country
A mass of land, usually all connected, made of many states
state
Made up of many towns and cities
Geography
Nova Scotia
Cote d'Azure
49th Parallel
Samos
Cape Breton Island lies off the eastern coast of Canada. Whic…
Nice and Saint-Tropez lie in this region. Name this region wi…
What parallel between Canada and the United States is the lon…
Vahti is its main port and capital. Name this island once par…
Nova Scotia
Cape Breton Island lies off the eastern coast of Canada. Whic…
Cote d'Azure
Nice and Saint-Tropez lie in this region. Name this region wi…
14 terms
Geography
continent
ocean
equator
lines of latitude
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
large body of water
an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth
map lines used to locate places north & south of the equator
continent
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
ocean
large body of water
31 terms
geography
mountain
climate
river
lake
a very high hill
weather over a long period
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
a large area of water with land all around it
mountain
a very high hill
climate
weather over a long period
geography
Iraq
Tigris, Euphrates
Jericho, Babylon
Baghdad, Mosul
modern day country located in Mesopotamia
rivers in Mesopotamia
Two ancient cities of Mesopotamia
Two modern day cities of Mesopotamia
Iraq
modern day country located in Mesopotamia
Tigris, Euphrates
rivers in Mesopotamia
16 terms
Geography
Arable
Archipelago
Climate
Deforestation
(of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
a group of many islands in a large body of water
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
Arable
(of farmland) capable of being farmed productively
Archipelago
a group of many islands in a large body of water
12 terms
Geography
geography
geographer
natural characteristics
human characteristics
- the study of places... Example: In geography people study abou…
- someone who studies places... Example: Geographers study place…
- Things that were not made by humans.... Examples: Trees, soil…
- Parts of a place made by people... Example: Bridges, roads and…
geography
- the study of places... Example: In geography people study abou…
geographer
- someone who studies places... Example: Geographers study place…
23 terms
Geography
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
compass rose
hemisphere
North, South , East, West
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
Intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
20 terms
Geography
1. Study the location of the Fertile C…
Show the location of the Fertile Cresc…
3. Study the Hebrew Empire... Judah, Isra…
Show the (3) Hebrew Empire and (15) Mi…
1. Study the location of the Fertile C…
Show the location of the Fertile Cresc…
14 terms
geography
geography
Three branches of geography
Cartography
Portulan Charts
aims to identify, contextualise, describe, explain and relate…
Physical geo (is the study of natural enviroment) / Human Geo…
Discipline that is concerned with representing territories
Navigation maps
geography
aims to identify, contextualise, describe, explain and relate…
Three branches of geography
Physical geo (is the study of natural enviroment) / Human Geo…
41 terms
GEOGRAPHY
geography
absolute location
relative location
equator
the study of places and the relationships between people and…
the exact spot on Earth where something is located... given u…
location that describes where something is in relation to the…
located at 0 degrees latitude and divides the Earth into Nort…
geography
the study of places and the relationships between people and…
absolute location
the exact spot on Earth where something is located... given u…
Geography
England
United States of America
Australia
Canada
England
United States of America
8 terms
Geography
equator
compass rose
map key
longitude
An imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemi…
Tells north, south, east and west on a map--directions.
On a map. Tells you about roads, mountains, ice/snow.
Lines that separate eastern and western hemispheres. Measured…
equator
An imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemi…
compass rose
Tells north, south, east and west on a map--directions.
18 terms
Geography
An island
Peninsula
isthmus
Archipelago
A piece of land completely surrounded by water
a body of land with water surrounding it on three sides.
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
A group of islands
An island
A piece of land completely surrounded by water
Peninsula
a body of land with water surrounding it on three sides.
44 terms
Geography
archipelago
atoll
badlands
bay
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
a body of water that extends into the land... Ex. - Bay of Beng…
archipelago
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
atoll
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
14 terms
Geography
latitude
longitude
equator
prime meridian
imaginary lines running E-W on a map or globe
imaginary lines running N-S on a map or globe
center line of latitude
center line of longitude
latitude
imaginary lines running E-W on a map or globe
longitude
imaginary lines running N-S on a map or globe
10 terms
Geography
Eastern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Which hemisphere is this?
Which hemisphere is this?
Which hemisphere is this?
Which hemisphere is this?
Eastern Hemisphere
Which hemisphere is this?
Western Hemisphere
Which hemisphere is this?
Geography
continent
ocean
equator
lines of latitude
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
large body of water
an imaginary line around the middle of the Earth
map lines used to locate places north & south of the equator
continent
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
ocean
large body of water
11 terms
Geography
waterfall
forest
mountain lake
coastline
waterfall
forest
12 terms
Geography
Latitude
Parallels
Longitude
Meridians
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Another name for lines of latitude
North-south lines used to measure distance in degrees east or…
Another name for lines of longitude, think Prime Meridian
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Parallels
Another name for lines of latitude
20 terms
Geography
beach
desert
forest
hill
beach
desert
15 terms
Geography
Latitude
Parallels
Longitude
Meridians
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Another name for lines of latitude
North-south lines used to measure distance in degrees east or…
Another name for lines of longitude, think Prime Meridian
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the Equator used to measure dista…
Parallels
Another name for lines of latitude
13 terms
Geography
Line of Latitude
Line of Longitude
Hemisphere
Equator
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
half of the terrestrial globe
an imaginary line circling the Earth halfway between the Nort…
Line of Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
Line of Longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
8 terms
Geography
Globe
Hemisphere
compass rose
map key
A model of the Earth.
Half of the Earth. The Earth has 4 _________
A direction finder, N,S,E,W
Tells what colors and symbols on a map represent (or stand for)
Globe
A model of the Earth.
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth. The Earth has 4 _________
12 terms
Geography
latitude
longitude
continents
oceans
latitude
longitude
15 terms
Geography
Geography
Continents
Latitude
Longitude
The study of places and people's relationship with their envi…
The world's main pieces of land.
(Flat) Lines that are North or South of the equator.
(Long) Lines West or East of the Prime meridian.
Geography
The study of places and people's relationship with their envi…
Continents
The world's main pieces of land.
12 terms
Geography
geography
latitude
longitude
equator
The scientific study of the Earth's surface and its various c…
The lines on a map/globe that run east and west... (remember: l…
The lines of longitude run north and south ... (Remember: longit…
an imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from…
geography
The scientific study of the Earth's surface and its various c…
latitude
The lines on a map/globe that run east and west... (remember: l…
23 terms
Geography
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
compass rose
hemisphere
North, South , East, West
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
Intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
45 terms
Geography
USA
Canada
Mexico
Cuba
USA
Canada
17 terms
Geography
Place
Scarcity of Resources
Absolute Location
Human-Environment Interaction
land + people
lacking materials
exact or precise spot of a place
Humans interact with Environment... Environment interacts with H…
Place
land + people
Scarcity of Resources
lacking materials
23 terms
Geography
Study of people, their environment and…
Important for knowing where something…
Described using physical and human cha…
How humans interact with or use the en…
Geography
Location
Place
Interaction
Study of people, their environment and…
Geography
Important for knowing where something…
Location
37 terms
Geography
how do geographers show information on…
why use different maps to represend th…
absolute location
relative location
map legend (key)
because each one has its own job to do and represent
exact place and precise point
landmarks around the place to give hints and idea
how do geographers show information on…
map legend (key)
why use different maps to represend th…
because each one has its own job to do and represent
44 terms
Geography
archipelago
atoll
badlands
bay
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
wasteland that has been carved into unusual shapes by wind an…
a body of water that extends into the land... Ex. - Bay of Beng…
archipelago
a large group of islands... Ex. - The Bahamas
atoll
a ring of coral that encloses a pool of seawater
15 terms
Geography
North America
South America
Europe
Asia
the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
the southern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
a continent in the western part of the landmass lying between…
a continent bounded by Europe and the Arctic, Pacific, and In…
North America
the northern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
South America
the southern continent of the Western Hemisphere, extending f…
10 terms
Geography
landform
ocean
lake
river
A natural feature of the Earth's surface.
A large body of salt water
body of water completely surrounded by land
A large, flowing body of water that usually empties into a se…
landform
A natural feature of the Earth's surface.
ocean
A large body of salt water
14 terms
geography
mountain
climate
river
lake
a very high hill
weather over a long period
a continuous flow of water that goes into a lake or ocean
a large area of water with land all around it
mountain
a very high hill
climate
weather over a long period
22 terms
Geography
relative location
absolute location
map symbol
cardinal direction
tells where something is by comparing it to something else... A…
is the exact spot where a place is located... address
pictures that represent something on a map
are the four main directions ... North, East, South, West
relative location
tells where something is by comparing it to something else... A…
absolute location
is the exact spot where a place is located... address
155 terms
Geography
base map
Topgoraphic map
Thematic map
Cartography
Created from aerial and field surveys. Serve as the starting…
show the natural and human-made surface features of the earth…
shows data based on a theme such as population density, wildl…
the art and science of drawing maps
base map
Created from aerial and field surveys. Serve as the starting…
Topgoraphic map
show the natural and human-made surface features of the earth…
18 terms
Geography
cardinal directions
longitude lines
globe
geographer
North, South, East, West on a Compass Rose
Imaginary north-south lines that run vertically around the gl…
A round model of the Earth
A person who studies the Earth.
cardinal directions
North, South, East, West on a Compass Rose
longitude lines
Imaginary north-south lines that run vertically around the gl…
12 terms
Geography
Geography
latitude
longitude
degree
the study of the earth
a measurement north or south of the earth's equator
a measurement east or west of the Prime Meridian
a unit of measurement of angles
Geography
the study of the earth
latitude
a measurement north or south of the earth's equator
12 terms
Geography
geography
latitude
longitude
cardinal directions
the study of earth
the distance north of south of earth's equator, measured in d…
the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian, measured in…
North, South, East, and West
geography
the study of earth
latitude
the distance north of south of earth's equator, measured in d…
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