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42 terms
Geography
Birthrate
Deathrate
Infant mortality
Age specific DR
Births per thousand people per year
Deaths per thousand people per year
Children younger than 1 dying per thousand people per year
Death rate in a specific age group
Birthrate
Births per thousand people per year
Deathrate
Deaths per thousand people per year
20 terms
Geography
geography
culture
history
economics
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
A chronological narrative of events
Examines the production and distribution of material goods an…
geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
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…
Geography
Compass Rose
Map Legend
Continents
Southern Ocean
Shows the cardinal directions
It has symbols and labels
There are seven of these large land masses
This ocean surrounds Antarctica
Compass Rose
Shows the cardinal directions
Map Legend
It has symbols and labels
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
Continent
equator
globe
North Pole
One of the seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
An imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth.
A round model of the Earth.
The most northern point on Earth.
Continent
One of the seven largest areas of land on Earth: Africa, Anta…
equator
An imaginary line that runs around the surface of the Earth.
18 terms
Geography
Altitude
Archipelago
Arm
Atoll
Elevation or height above sea level
A group or chain of many islands in a sea (usually shaped lik…
An inlet from the sea or other body of water
A small island the shape of a ring or horseshoe formed by dep…
Altitude
Elevation or height above sea level
Archipelago
A group or chain of many islands in a sea (usually shaped lik…
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.
20 terms
Geography
Compass Rose
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
a drawing that shows the orientation of north, south, east, a…
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Compass Rose
a drawing that shows the orientation of north, south, east, a…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator
10 terms
Geography
political map
physical map
weather map
plateau
shows the boundaries of countries, states and counties. They…
shows naturally made landmarks such as rivers, lakes and moun…
shows conditions such as temperature, rain and snow.
high flat surface
political map
shows the boundaries of countries, states and counties. They…
physical map
shows naturally made landmarks such as rivers, lakes and moun…
22 terms
Geography
location
interaction
movement
regions
the exact location of a place on earth's surface
focuses on the relationship between people and the environment
answers the question, How do people, goods, and ideas move fr…
areas that share at least one common feature
location
the exact location of a place on earth's surface
interaction
focuses on the relationship between people and the environment
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
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
63 terms
Geography
geography
themes of geography
location
place
The study of the physical features of the earth
Location, Place, Region, Movement, Human Environment Interact…
where is it specifically located
what are it's qualities and characteristics - what is it like
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
themes of geography
Location, Place, Region, Movement, Human Environment Interact…
20 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 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…
Geography
Ecumene
Plural society
Primary economic
Secondary economic activity
Region that can be used as a permanent home
Society where different cultures keep yheir own traditions
Production of foods and extraction of resources
Manufacturing and production of goods
Ecumene
Region that can be used as a permanent home
Plural society
Society where different cultures keep yheir own traditions
39 terms
Geography
geography
location
orientation
scale
the study of location and place
a place; where something is
the position or direction of something
a relationship of distance; represent something at a differen…
geography
the study of location and place
location
a place; where something is
30 terms
Geography
Prime Meridian
Lines of latitude
Lines of longitude
Equator
The line of longitude (meridian) that passes through Greenwic…
Gives the location of a place on Earth, north or south of the…
Are the imaginary vertical lines that run from the top of the…
It divides the earth in half and is measured as 0° (Zero degr…
Prime Meridian
The line of longitude (meridian) that passes through Greenwic…
Lines of latitude
Gives the location of a place on Earth, north or south of the…
9 terms
Geography
River
Mountain Range
Forest
Jungle
River
Mountain Range
25 terms
Geography
atlas
climate
equator
continent
map of the world
the weather of a certain area
the invisible line that runs around the middle of the earth
one of the earth's 7 large land masses
atlas
map of the world
climate
the weather of a certain area
13 terms
Geography
geography
continent
ocean
hemisphere
the study of all Earth's physical features and living things
a large body of land
a large body of water
one half of a sphere or globe
geography
the study of all Earth's physical features and living things
continent
a large body of land
22 terms
Geography
climate
compass rose
desert
environment
weather conditions of a place over the 4 seasons
symbol that shows the directions: north, south, east, and west
a dry, sandy area, with few plants and little rainfall
climate, crops, and animals in an area
climate
weather conditions of a place over the 4 seasons
compass rose
symbol that shows the directions: north, south, east, and west
5 terms
Geography
Distortion
Map projection
Sphere
Latitude
inaccurate picture
when shapes... on a globe are transferred to a flat surface
a round or circular object
Latitude is a line that travels from east to west (horizontal…
Distortion
inaccurate picture
Map projection
when shapes... on a globe are transferred to a flat surface
31 terms
Geography
spatial thinking
geographic pattern
geographic information system
absolute location
the way of thinking about space on earth's surface
similar among places
computer based device that show data about specific locations
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
spatial thinking
the way of thinking about space on earth's surface
geographic pattern
similar among places
18 terms
Geography
Absolute location
Landforms
Climate
Natural resources
Exact location of a place on Earth
Natural features of the Earth's surface
The pattern of weather over a long period of time
Useful materials found in nature
Absolute location
Exact location of a place on Earth
Landforms
Natural features of the Earth's surface
20 terms
Geography
climate
Compass Rose
desert
environment
the weather conditions of a particular place or region over t…
a symbol that shows the directions - north, south, east, and…
a dry, sandy area, with few plants and little rainfall
climate, vegetation, and animals in an area
climate
the weather conditions of a particular place or region over t…
Compass Rose
a symbol that shows the directions - north, south, east, and…
Geography
globe
map
map key
legend
A sphere that depicts a map of the Earth
A picture, usually on a flat surface, of the features of an a…
A table that uses pictures as symbols to explain what is on t…
This is also know as a map key. It is a table that explains t…
globe
A sphere that depicts a map of the Earth
map
A picture, usually on a flat surface, of the features of an a…
33 terms
Geography
What is geography
Environment
Natural
Cultural
Is the study of environments and the people, cultures and com…
The physical and social surroundings
Features which occur naturally on the Earth
Features which are man-made on the Earth
What is geography
Is the study of environments and the people, cultures and com…
Environment
The physical and social surroundings
20 terms
Geography
Interglacial Period
Eemian
Rotation
Revolution
Periods in between ice ages when the glaciers retreated signi…
interglacial period prior to the present one, began around 13…
The spinning of the Earth on its axis; once per 24 hours.
The Earth's orbit around the sun; one every 365 days, 5 hours…
Interglacial Period
Periods in between ice ages when the glaciers retreated signi…
Eemian
interglacial period prior to the present one, began around 13…
12 terms
Geography
Absolute Location
Geography
Relative Location
Coordinates
The exact position on Earth
The study of Earth's physical features.
The position of a place is described by what it is near.
The exact location where lines of latitude and longitude inte…
Absolute Location
The exact position on Earth
Geography
The study of Earth's physical features.
Geography
Town
City
Village
Mountain
A built-up area with a name that is larger than a village and…
A large town.
A group of houses smaller than a town, situated in a rural ar…
A large steep hill.
Town
A built-up area with a name that is larger than a village and…
City
A large town.
22 terms
Geography
geography
ocean
continent
globe
the study of the Earth, its physical features, and the way li…
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 li…
ocean
the largest areas of water on Earth
15 terms
Geography
mountain
beach
desert
forest
(n) a very large, high hill, often with snow near the top
(n) an area of sand or small stones, beside a sea or lake
(n) a very dry area of land, usually covered in sand
(n) a large area of land covered in trees
mountain
(n) a very large, high hill, often with snow near the top
beach
(n) an area of sand or small stones, beside a sea or lake
Geography
map key
map scale
latitude
longitude
gives you the information needed for a map to make sense, tel…
used to determine distances on a map between 2 or more points
imaginary lines running east and west around the Earth
imaginary lines running north and south across the Earth
map key
gives you the information needed for a map to make sense, tel…
map scale
used to determine distances on a map between 2 or more points
40 terms
Geography
Geography
Location
Absolute Location
Relative Location
The study of the physical features of the Earth, its atmosphe…
Two types; absolute and relative.
Longitude / Latitude points or physical address.
Described by what something is near.
Geography
The study of the physical features of the Earth, its atmosphe…
Location
Two types; absolute and relative.
55 terms
geography
scale maps
1st number on a scale map
2nd number on a scale map
what does a scale map do?
a ratio of 2 numbers
relates to the map
corresponding place the map actually portrays
a scale map takes one of something and tells how many of the…
scale maps
a ratio of 2 numbers
1st number on a scale map
relates to the map
18 terms
Geography
Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Compass Rose
the study of Earth and how people use it
an exact position on Earth
a place's location in relation to another place
an item that shows N, E, S, W on a map
Geography
the study of Earth and how people use it
Absolute Location
an exact position on Earth
23 terms
Geography
agricultural
residential
industrial
educational
an area of rural land used for farming
an area of land used for houses
an area of land used for businesses
an area of land used for learning
agricultural
an area of rural land used for farming
residential
an area of land used for houses
8 terms
Geography
geography
5 themes of geography
absolute location
latitude (parallels)
the study of the earth and its features, including human life
location, place, region, movement, human environment interact…
precise location on the globe
lines that run East and West on a map; measure North and South
geography
the study of the earth and its features, including human life
5 themes of geography
location, place, region, movement, human environment interact…
26 terms
Geography
landforms
map
globe
continents
a natural area that is part of the earth's surface
drawing or picture showing an area or where places are located
a model of the Earth
large land masses of which there are 7 on our planet
landforms
a natural area that is part of the earth's surface
map
drawing or picture showing an area or where places are located
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
Title
key
scale
Compass Rose
tells the subject and what kind of information can be found o…
or legend, explains what the symbols or colors on the map sta…
tells you how the map compares to the actual size of area it…
shows where north, south, east, and west are on the map.
Title
tells the subject and what kind of information can be found o…
key
or legend, explains what the symbols or colors on the map sta…
Geography
Anarchy
Capitalism
Communism
Carrying capacity
A type of government where nobody is in control
A type of economy where private individuals and groups decide…
A type of economy where the gov. decides makes all the decision
The amount of resources a species can use before they go exti…
Anarchy
A type of government where nobody is in control
Capitalism
A type of economy where private individuals and groups decide…
Geography
equator
Prime Meridan
compass rose
scale
imaginary line which runs around the world from East to West;…
imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to South Pole; d…
a drawing that shows the north, east, south and west
a ratio which compares measurement on a map to actual distanc…
equator
imaginary line which runs around the world from East to West;…
Prime Meridan
imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to South Pole; d…
23 terms
geography #
Amsterdam, netherlands
Athens, greece
Barcelona, spain
Belgrade, serbia
northeastern spain
Amsterdam, netherlands
Athens, greece
Geography
Africa
South America
Europe
Australia
Africa
South America
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
14 terms
Geography
Continent
Eurasia
Hemisphere
Equator
A large land mass surrounded by oceans
Europe and Asia
A half of the earth
An imaginary line around the earth that divides the globe int…
Continent
A large land mass surrounded by oceans
Eurasia
Europe and Asia
18 terms
Geography
absolute location
cartographer
hemisphere
longitude
an exact location of a point on Earth
a person who makes maps
one of the halves of the earth that is divided by equator or…
imaginary vertical lines that measure location in degrees eas…
absolute location
an exact location of a point on Earth
cartographer
a person who makes maps
23 terms
Geography
Geography
Cardinal Directions
Parallel
Hemisphere
Study of the earth's surface
Four main cardinal directions North, East,South,West.
line of Latitude
Geographers split the Earth in half called hemisphere's
Geography
Study of the earth's surface
Cardinal Directions
Four main cardinal directions North, East,South,West.
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