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201 terms
Geography
Australia
Western Australia
Northern Australia
South Australia
Canberra
Perth
Darwin
Adelaide
Australia
Canberra
Western Australia
Perth
Geography
Continents
Oceans
North (direction)
South (direction)
the land mass of the earth is divided into seven, they are Af…
Are the largest bodies of salt water between the continents;…
The arrow on a compass rose pointing north
The arrow on a compass rose pointing south
Continents
the land mass of the earth is divided into seven, they are Af…
Oceans
Are the largest bodies of salt water between the continents;…
25 terms
Geography
Geography
5 Themes of Geography
Absolute Location
Geographer
The study of the earth and its features.
Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, Reg…
The exact place on earth where a something is located.
An expert who studies the natural features of Earth.
Geography
The study of the earth and its features.
5 Themes of Geography
Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, Reg…
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
28 terms
Geography
The Six Essential Elements of Geography
What are the 7 continents?
What are the 5 Oceans?
Cartographers
1. World in spatial terms... 2. Places and regions... 3. Physical s…
Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia…
Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Southern
Map makers
The Six Essential Elements of Geography
1. World in spatial terms... 2. Places and regions... 3. Physical s…
What are the 7 continents?
Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Europe, Australia…
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
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…
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
27 terms
Geography
cardinal points
inter-cardinal/intermediate points
physical map
political map
N,S,E,W
Points between the Cardinal points Ex: NW, NE, SW,SE
focuses on natural makeup of universe
focuses on human made objects or ideas
cardinal points
N,S,E,W
inter-cardinal/intermediate points
Points between the Cardinal points Ex: NW, NE, SW,SE
24 terms
Geography
population (n)
population distribution (n)
population density (n)
densely populated (adj)
the total number of people in an area
how population is spread out in an area
the number of people in a particular sized area
many people in an area
population (n)
the total number of people in an area
population distribution (n)
how population is spread out in an area
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…
32 terms
Geography
North America
South America
Africa
Australia
What is the name of this continent?
What is the name of this continent?
What is the name of this continent?
What is the name of this continent?
North America
What is the name of this continent?
South America
What is the name of this continent?
15 terms
Geography
The continent we live on
The planet we live on
globe
Continent
North America
Earth
A model of the earth
Very large bodies of land
The continent we live on
North America
The planet we live on
Earth
63 terms
GEOGRAPHY!
culture
latitude
longitude
geography
Behaviors and belief systems that members of a long-standing…
Distance north or south of the equator measured by specific d…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
Is the study of the earth,how it shapes peoples lives and is…
culture
Behaviors and belief systems that members of a long-standing…
latitude
Distance north or south of the equator measured by specific d…
39 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
26 terms
Geography
geography
climate
coast
lake
the study of the earth and the way people, plants, and animal…
a pattern of weather of a certain place over many years
the land next to an ocean or large lake
water surrounded by land
geography
the study of the earth and the way people, plants, and animal…
climate
a pattern of weather of a certain place over many years
68 terms
Geography
North America
Europe
Asia
Australia
North America
Europe
52 terms
Geography
Define subduction
Which plate subducts in New Zealand?
How is the Continental crust described?
How is the Oceanic crust described?
The downward movement of the edge of a plate converging in to…
The pacific plate
Light and boyant
Heavy and dense
Define subduction
The downward movement of the edge of a plate converging in to…
Which plate subducts in New Zealand?
The pacific plate
54 terms
Geography
natural resource
economics
absolute location
aerial photograph
any material in nature that people use and value.
the wants, needs, good and services of people and/or countrie…
the grid address of a place on the map or globe.
photographs produced by satellites that enable you to see pat…
natural resource
any material in nature that people use and value.
economics
the wants, needs, good and services of people and/or countrie…
12 terms
Geography
separatism
loyalists
Province
Nunavut
breaking away of one part of a country to create separate, in…
Colonists who wished to remain loyal to the British Governmen…
political unit similar to a state, Canada has 10 provinces
land created by government for Native Americans, translates t…
separatism
breaking away of one part of a country to create separate, in…
loyalists
Colonists who wished to remain loyal to the British Governmen…
Geography
POD
Accessibility
High land value
Vertical zonation
Pedestrian orientation development... - building style and posit…
- in which a location can be reached and interacted with from…
- CBD has the highest land value as it is closer to the centr…
- where different functions are located at different levels I…
POD
Pedestrian orientation development... - building style and posit…
Accessibility
- in which a location can be reached and interacted with from…
Geography
weather
climate
temperature
percipitation
the conditon of the air at a certain time and place
a pattern of weather over many years
the meausre of how hot or cold the air is
moisture that falls to the ground... It could be rain, sleet, ha…
weather
the conditon of the air at a certain time and place
climate
a pattern of weather over many years
12 terms
Geography
Continent
Ocean
Equator
Lake
One of seven very large areas of land on Earth
A very large body of water
An imaginary line around the middle of the earth
A body of water surrounded by land
Continent
One of seven very large areas of land on Earth
Ocean
A very large body of water
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.
45 terms
Geography
USA
Canada
Mexico
Cuba
USA
Canada
10 terms
geography
procince
maritime
lock
bedrock
an administrative division or unit of a country
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, e…
complete and unchallenged control; an unbreakable hold
Geology. unbroken solid rock, overlaid in most places by soil…
procince
an administrative division or unit of a country
maritime
connected with the sea in relation to navigation, shipping, e…
59 terms
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
North Pole
Arctic circle
the exact location of something ... adresses... latitude and longit…
based on ones perspective ... "1st room to the right."
90N
66.5N
Absolute location
the exact location of something ... adresses... latitude and longit…
Relative location
based on ones perspective ... "1st room to the right."
5 terms
Geography
We live on this continent ____________…
What is the country north of the Unite…
What is the big country south of the U…
What are the islands that are part of…
North America
Canada
Mexico
Hawaii
We live on this continent ____________…
North America
What is the country north of the Unite…
Canada
Geography
Archipalego
arch
basin
bay
a group of islands
ancient; old-fashioned
a natural depression in the surface of the land often with a…
In April 1961, a group of Cuban exiles organized and supporte…
Archipalego
a group of islands
arch
ancient; old-fashioned
Geography
England
United States of America
Australia
Canada
England
United States of America
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
Europe has the oldest population of an…
Europe has the lowest birth rate, what…
Wether the population grows or shrinks…
What does total fertility rate mean?
Shrinking population
total fertility rate, replacement rate, life expectancy
The average # of children a women in a given population will…
Europe has the oldest population of an…
Europe has the lowest birth rate, what…
Shrinking population
26 terms
Geography
Advantages of a city
Advantages of living in a small town
Advantages of living on a farm
Conurbation
Jobs, Support networks, Education (e.g. universities), Health…
Community, Not far to travel to places within town, No traffi…
Quiet, No traffic and Less air pollution
An urban area formed when two or more towns or cities (e.g. T…
Advantages of a city
Jobs, Support networks, Education (e.g. universities), Health…
Advantages of living in a small town
Community, Not far to travel to places within town, No traffi…
Geography
On what continent do you live?
In what country do you live?
In what state do you live?
What are the imaginary lines that run…
North America
United States
North Carolina
longitude
On what continent do you live?
North America
In what country do you live?
United States
Geography
USA
Canada
Mexico
Cuba
USA
Canada
30 terms
Geography
Australia
China
Egypt
India
Australia
China
9 terms
Geography
Define geography.
What is a cartogram?
What are the two sub-disciplines of ge…
What is Physical geography?
The study of patterns and processes on the Earth's surface.
A map which some thematic mapping variable is substituted for…
Physical and human geography.
The study of patterns and processes in the physical environme…
Define geography.
The study of patterns and processes on the Earth's surface.
What is a cartogram?
A map which some thematic mapping variable is substituted for…
16 terms
Geography
prime meridian
equator
Arctic Circle
Tropic of Cancer
The meridian, designated at 0° longitude, which passes throug…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
imaginary line around the earth in between the equator and th…
a line of latitude about 23 degrees North of the equator
prime meridian
The meridian, designated at 0° longitude, which passes throug…
equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
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
22 terms
Geography
We live on this continent ____________…
What is the country north of the Unite…
What is the big country south of the U…
What are the islands that are part of…
North America
Canada
Mexico
Hawaii
We live on this continent ____________…
North America
What is the country north of the Unite…
Canada
18 terms
Geography
Desert
Gulf
Mountain Range
Plains
A dry region with little or no rain
A large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land.
A group or chain of mountains.
A large flat area of land.
Desert
A dry region with little or no rain
Gulf
A large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land.
30 terms
Geography
Geography
Exact location
Relative location
Cardinal Directions
The study of the land, water, plants, animals, people, and lo…
A specific address describing a location.... An example of exact…
Where you are in relationship to other places/landmarks ... ... A…
The four main points on a compass.... North, South, East West... (N…
Geography
The study of the land, water, plants, animals, people, and lo…
Exact location
A specific address describing a location.... An example of exact…
13 terms
Geography
hemisphere
latitude
longitude
Prime Meridian
half of a sphere; the two halves that the world is divided
the distance north or south of the Equator
the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
the meridian running through Greenwich, England, from which l…
hemisphere
half of a sphere; the two halves that the world is divided
latitude
the distance north or south of the Equator
12 terms
Geography
Cartographer
Map Scale
Inset Map
Key/Legend
a person who creates maps and can make charts too.
Compares distance on a map with distance in the real world.
Is a small map within a larger map.
Explains what each symbol on the map represents.
Cartographer
a person who creates maps and can make charts too.
Map Scale
Compares distance on a map with distance in the real world.
11 terms
Geography
Birth Rate
Death Rate
Migration
Natural Increase
the number of births per 1000 people in a year
the number of deaths per 1000 people in a year
when people move to a new area to live
the amount the population changes in a year when the death ra…
Birth Rate
the number of births per 1000 people in a year
Death Rate
the number of deaths per 1000 people in a year
17 terms
Geography
desert
gulf
mountain range
plains
a dry region with little or no rain
a large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land.
a group or change of mountains
a large flat area of land
desert
a dry region with little or no rain
gulf
a large area of ocean that is partly surrounded by land.
26 terms
Geography
Geography
Hemisphere
Distortion
Projection
is the study of place and how place impacts physical and huma…
half of the earth.
something twisted out of shape or inaccurate.
converting a 3D model on a 2D (flat) surface.
Geography
is the study of place and how place impacts physical and huma…
Hemisphere
half of the earth.
23 terms
Geography
Geography
Longitude
prime meridian
latitude
the study of the earth's surface and culture
the distance east or west of the prime meridian. ... to remember…
a line down the center of the earth that is 00 degrees longit…
distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.
Geography
the study of the earth's surface and culture
Longitude
the distance east or west of the prime meridian. ... to remember…
Geography
GDP
Destructive plate boundary
Mantle
Biosphere
The amount of money a country makes annually
Where the less dense oceanic plate is subducted under the mor…
The inner layer of the earth made up of soft rock
An area 30m above ground and 5m below where life on earth liv…
GDP
The amount of money a country makes annually
Destructive plate boundary
Where the less dense oceanic plate is subducted under the mor…
10 terms
geography
longitude
needlenose
landlocked
industrial revolution
the distance north and south of the equator
has thin leaves and is also know as an evergreen
a country that is surrounded by land on all sides
a major change in which machines replaced hand held tools
longitude
the distance north and south of the equator
needlenose
has thin leaves and is also know as an evergreen
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