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18 terms
Geography
Coastal Plain
Appalachian Highlands
Canadian Shield
Interior Lowlands
US geographic region located along the Atlantic Ocean & Gulf…
US geographic region located west of the Coastal plain; had o…
US geographic region wrapped around Hudson Bay in a horseshoe…
US geographic region located west of the Appalachian Mountain…
Coastal Plain
US geographic region located along the Atlantic Ocean & Gulf…
Appalachian Highlands
US geographic region located west of the Coastal plain; had o…
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.
11 terms
Geography
Orbit
Revolution
Axis
Rotation
The path one body makes as it circles around another
Circular motion
An imaginary line through earth between the north and south p…
A complete turn
Orbit
The path one body makes as it circles around another
Revolution
Circular motion
29 terms
Geography
geography
Equator
Prime Meridian
hemisphere
the study of the earth
An imaginary line that runs east and west around the middle o…
An imaginary line that runs north to south and divides the ea…
one half of a sphere or half the earth.
geography
the study of the earth
Equator
An imaginary line that runs east and west around the middle o…
Geography
Geography
Perspective
Spacial perspective
Landscape
The study of the physical, biological, and cultural features…
The way a person looks at you.
Point of view based on looking at where something is and why…
Scenery of places, including physical, human, and cultural fe…
Geography
The study of the physical, biological, and cultural features…
Perspective
The way a person looks at you.
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…
11 terms
Geography
Earth
Africa
Asia
North America
Earth
Africa
10 terms
Geography
absolute
relative
geography
longitude
the exact location of something using lines of latitude and l…
estimate of location, NOT exact
study of the earth and how people use it
lines that run North to South ( measure East to West)
absolute
the exact location of something using lines of latitude and l…
relative
estimate of location, NOT exact
Geography
geography
absolute location
latitude (parallels)
Equator
the study of the earth and its features including human life
precise position on the globe
lines that run East and West on a map; divide the globe into…
line of latitude at 0 degrees
geography
the study of the earth and its features including human life
absolute location
precise position on the 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
Great Britain
The United Kingdom
The British Isles
Capital of Scotland
England, Scotland, Wales
England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Ireland and 6000…
Edinburgh
Great Britain
England, Scotland, Wales
The United Kingdom
England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
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
Geography
Geography
5 Themes of Geography
History
Longitude
The study of the earth
location, place, interaction between people and their environ…
The study of the past
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Geography
The study of the earth
5 Themes of Geography
location, place, interaction between people and their environ…
7 terms
geography
geography
geographers tools
spatial thinking
geographic patterns
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
tools a geographer needs such as maps, asking questions gathe…
where places are located and why they are there
similarities in different places
geography
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
geographers tools
tools a geographer needs such as maps, asking questions gathe…
16 terms
Geography
Cardinal directions
compass rose
hemisphere
equator
North, South , East, West
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
0 degrees latitude, divides the earth into north and south
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
compass rose
symbol on a map showing directions
7 terms
Geography
Region
Archaeology
Primary Source
Secondary Source
An area that displays a common trait such as culture, governm…
A scientific investigation of the cultural remains of people…
A document or physical object which was written or created du…
Information gathered by someone who did not take part in or w…
Region
An area that displays a common trait such as culture, governm…
Archaeology
A scientific investigation of the cultural remains of people…
geography
Ocean
Peninsula
barrier island
river
Body of water
surrounded by water on 3 sides
sand covered coral
adsfadf
Ocean
Body of water
Peninsula
surrounded by water on 3 sides
31 terms
Geography
Line of Latitude
Line of Longitude
Hemisphere
Equator
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator; T…
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
half the Earth's surface. The four hemispheres are the Northe…
an imaginary line circling the middle of the Earth between th…
Line of Latitude
an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator; T…
Line of Longitude
an imaginary line around the Earth passing through the north…
Geography
Northern Hemisphere
Southern Hemisphere
Eastern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
the half of the Earth above the equator
the half of the Earth below the equator
the half of the Earth east of the Prime Meridian
the half of the Earth west of the Prime Meridian
Northern Hemisphere
the half of the Earth above the equator
Southern Hemisphere
the half of the Earth below the equator
Geography
Geography
Environment
Location
Absolute location
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
the conditions that surround someone or something : the condi…
a place or position
the exact position of a place on earths surface expressed in…
Geography
an area of study that deals with the location of countries, c…
Environment
the conditions that surround someone or something : the condi…
21 terms
Geography
My city is
My county is
My state is
My country is
Joliet
Will
Illinois
United States of America
My city is
Joliet
My county is
Will
20 terms
Geography
culture
latitude
longitude
political map
shared attitudes, knowledge, and behavior of a group
invisible lines that cross the Earth from East to West
invisible lines that cross the Earth from the top to the bott…
a map that shows boundaries, capitals, and cities
culture
shared attitudes, knowledge, and behavior of a group
latitude
invisible lines that cross the Earth from East to West
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
7 terms
Geography
Hemisphere
equator
prime meridian
latitude
half a sphere
line of latitude that separates the northern and southern hem…
line of longitude that separates the eastern and western hemi…
invisible parallel lines running east to west
Hemisphere
half a sphere
equator
line of latitude that separates the northern and southern hem…
14 terms
Geography
Absolute location
Relative Location
Equator
Prime Meridian
exact address or location- example: address, coordiantes
not an exact location, around a general area ex. use of landm…
line of latitude, 0 degrees, splits earth into Northern and s…
line of longitude, 0 degrees, splits earth into western and e…
Absolute location
exact address or location- example: address, coordiantes
Relative Location
not an exact location, around a general area ex. use of landm…
37 terms
Geography
insular
islet
marine
maritime
adj. 海岛的,狭隘的;... 1. an insular community... 2. the insular world of…
n. a very small island
adj. 海的,航海的,海产的;... 1. the enormous variety of marine life... 2. th…
adj. 海上的,海事的;... 1. San Francisco has lost nearly all of its mar…
insular
adj. 海岛的,狭隘的;... 1. an insular community... 2. the insular world of…
islet
n. a very small island
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…
Geography
Hemisphere
Continent
Equator
Prime Meridian
Half of the Earth
Large land mass on Earth's surface
Zero degrees latitude
Zero degrees longitude
Hemisphere
Half of the Earth
Continent
Large land mass on Earth's surface
11 terms
Geography
Geography
Continents
Map
Oceans
The study of the earth .
One of seven very large landmasses on Earth.
A flat representation of the Earth's surface or a part of it.
It covers 70% of the earth's surface and they contain 97% of…
Geography
The study of the earth .
Continents
One of seven very large landmasses on Earth.
23 terms
Geography
border (n)
coast (n)
continent (n)
country ((n)
the line that separates two countries or states
the land next to the sea
one of the seven main areas of land on the Earth, such as Asi…
an area of land that has its own government, army, etc,
border (n)
the line that separates two countries or states
coast (n)
the land next to the sea
Geography
weather
Climate
Coast
Climate change
The state of the atmosphere at any time
The average weather in a place
where land will meet the sea
How the climate is changing around the world because of the r…
weather
The state of the atmosphere at any time
Climate
The average weather in a place
6 terms
Geography
North
South
East
West
Up on a map ↑
Down on a map ↓
Right on a map →
Left on a map ←
North
Up on a map ↑
South
Down on a map ↓
Geography
Population
Population Density
Demographers
Rural
The total number of people who live in a specific place
Shows the average of how many people are living per sq mile o…
Geographers who study the characteristics of human population
An area that refers to the country or farms
Population
The total number of people who live in a specific place
Population Density
Shows the average of how many people are living per sq mile o…
16 terms
Geography
Latitude
Parallels
Longitude
Meridians
East-west lines
Another name for lines of latitude
North-south lines
Another name for lines of longitude, think Prime Meridian
Latitude
East-west lines
Parallels
Another name for lines of latitude
6 terms
Geography
latitude
longitude
climate
location
how far a place is from the equator, measured in degrees.
how far a place is from the prime meridian, measured in degre…
describes long term trends in weather elements and atmospheri…
describes the point on Earth's surface expressed by means of…
latitude
how far a place is from the equator, measured in degrees.
longitude
how far a place is from the prime meridian, measured in degre…
Geography
compass rose
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
historical map
direction maker... shows direction
North, South, East, West
Northeast, Southeast, Northwest, Southwest
show parts of the world as they were in the past
compass rose
direction maker... shows direction
cardinal directions
North, South, East, West
Geography
equator
Prime meridian
Hemispheres
Oceans
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
zero degrees longitude
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
cover 70% of earth Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, and Artic
equator
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
Prime meridian
zero degrees longitude
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…
10 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
21 terms
Geography
The earth can be divided into ________…
The imaginary line that passes through…
Zero degrees Latitude
The part of the map that shows the dir…
4 Hemispheres (Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western)
The axis
The Equator
Compass Rose
The earth can be divided into ________…
4 Hemispheres (Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western)
The imaginary line that passes through…
The axis
23 terms
Geography
continent
ocean
equator
lines of latitude
1 of 7 very large areas of land on Earth
large body of water
0 degrees lattitude
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
53 terms
Geography
Barada River
Aotearoa
Electoral Palatinate
Communism Peak
in Damascus, capital of Syria
Originally the name of the North Island of New Zealand, now t…
Originally the County Palatine of the Rhine, was part of the…
Now called Ismoil Somoni Peak, highest mountain in Tajikstan,…
Barada River
in Damascus, capital of Syria
Aotearoa
Originally the name of the North Island of New Zealand, now t…
5 terms
Geography
desert
mountain
valley
ocean
A dry, often sandy region of little rainfall, with extreme te…
a large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
a low area of land between hills or mountains
the vast body of salt water that covers almost three fourths…
desert
A dry, often sandy region of little rainfall, with extreme te…
mountain
a large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
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
equator
prime meridian
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
an imaginary line running east and west around the center of…
an imaginary line running north and south around the center o…
north, south, east and west
northeast, northwest, southeast, and southwest
equator
an imaginary line running east and west around the center of…
prime meridian
an imaginary line running north and south around the center o…
48 terms
Geography
Geography
Longitude
Latitude
Prime Meridian
Study of the relationships between and the distribution of th…
Imaginary lines that run North to South, but measure East and…
Imaginary lines that run East to West, but measure North and…
Line that runs from the North to the South pole through the R…
Geography
Study of the relationships between and the distribution of th…
Longitude
Imaginary lines that run North to South, but measure East and…
12 terms
Geography
geography
oceans
continents
hemisphere
The study of Earth and its physical features. This includes l…
The largest areas of water (saltwater) on Earth.
The Earth's land is divided into 7 large areas called _______…
You can only see half of Earth at a time on a globe. That hal…
geography
The study of Earth and its physical features. This includes l…
oceans
The largest areas of water (saltwater) on Earth.
53 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…
Geography
Latitude
Globe
Longitude
Geography
Lines on a map that circle Earth from east to west
most accurate map of the earth
Lines on a map that run from the North Pole to the South Pole
The study of our natural surroundings and how humans interact…
Latitude
Lines on a map that circle Earth from east to west
Globe
most accurate map of the earth
15 terms
Geography
geographer
latitude
longitude
absolute location
someone who studies geography
imaginary line on Earth that goes from east to west and shows…
imaginary line on Earth that goes from north to south and sho…
the exact location of a place
geographer
someone who studies geography
latitude
imaginary line on Earth that goes from east to west and shows…
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