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116 terms
World Geography Review HONORS
absolute location
relative location
biosphere
spatial diffusion
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
The regions of the earth that contain living organisms.
The process by which cultural elements spread from one area t…
absolute location
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
relative location
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
20 terms
Geography 1500 to Present Essential Vocabulary
Agriculture
Architecture
Bureaucracy
Capitalism
The art of producing crops & raising livestock
The art of building & designing stuctures
A system that divides work into specific categories carried o…
A system where a country is controlled by private owners for…
Agriculture
The art of producing crops & raising livestock
Architecture
The art of building & designing stuctures
22 terms
Geography Honors
geo
metri
point
line
earth
measuring
location in space
a series of points extending in two opposite directions
geo
earth
metri
measuring
56 terms
Geography Honors
Compact
Fragmented
Elongated
Prorupted
State (country) in which the distance from the center to any…
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territo…
A state whose territory is long and narrow in shape.
A state that exhibits a narrow, elongated land extension lead…
Compact
State (country) in which the distance from the center to any…
Fragmented
A state that includes several discontinuous pieces of territo…
5 terms
geography in the 1500's
______ was practiced throughout northe…
_________ was mostly practiced through…
______ was mostly practiced throughout…
_______ was practiced in pockets throu…
islam
Buddhism
Christianity
Judaism
______ was practiced throughout northe…
islam
_________ was mostly practiced through…
Buddhism
82 terms
World Geography Review NON HONORS
absolute location
relative location
biosphere
biome
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
The regions of the earth that contain living organisms.
A large area on the Earth's surface that is defined by the ty…
absolute location
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
relative location
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
36 terms
Honors geography
Creole
Voodoo
Ecotourism
Life expectancy
A language bending African, European, or indigenous Caribbean…
Haitian version of traditional African religious beliefs that…
Type or tourism focusing on guided travel through natural areas
The average period someone may expect to live
Creole
A language bending African, European, or indigenous Caribbean…
Voodoo
Haitian version of traditional African religious beliefs that…
44 terms
China geography HONORS
Tien Shan Mountains
Taklimaken Desert
Tibetan Plateau
Himalaya Mountains
Mountains above the Taklimakan Desert
Desert above the Kunlun Mountains
Plateau next to the Himalayas
mountain range in northern Nepal
Tien Shan Mountains
Mountains above the Taklimakan Desert
Taklimaken Desert
Desert above the Kunlun Mountains
108 terms
World History Since 1500, Honors, EXAM 1
Ended Thirty Year's War
Gustavus Adolphus
Who was Louis XIV?
Frederick William I
The Peace of Wesphalia
Swedish king, army of professional soldiers
"Sun King," ruler of absolute monarchy with divine right. ... (n…
Prussia into a European, establishing it as a military state,…
Ended Thirty Year's War
The Peace of Wesphalia
Gustavus Adolphus
Swedish king, army of professional soldiers
10 terms
Europe in the 1500s geography
Scotland
England
Netherlands
Norway
Calvinist
Anglican
Calvinist
Lutheran
Scotland
Calvinist
England
Anglican
64 terms
Honors Geography Unit 4
baltic sea
black sea
north sea
albania
baltic sea
black sea
49 terms
Honors Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Latitude
Longitude
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
The position of a place in relation to another place
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
Absolute Location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Relative Location
The position of a place in relation to another place
20 terms
Geography Honors
Confucianism
Dynasty
Global Economy
Landfill
a movement that emphasizes the importance of education in a w…
a series of rulers from the same family
nations dependent upon other nations for goods and services
disposing of waste by burying it between layers of dirt
Confucianism
a movement that emphasizes the importance of education in a w…
Dynasty
a series of rulers from the same family
49 terms
Geography honors
Map
Cartography
Place
Region
A two-dimensional or flat rep representation of earths surfac…
The science of making maps
A specific point on earth distinguished by a particular chara…
A area distinguished by a unique combination of trend or feat…
Map
A two-dimensional or flat rep representation of earths surfac…
Cartography
The science of making maps
28 terms
Honors geography
Absolute location
Distortion
Map projection
Relative location
Precise point where a place is located
Change in shape, size, or position of place on map
Way of representing spherical earth on flag surface
Where place located in relation to another place
Absolute location
Precise point where a place is located
Distortion
Change in shape, size, or position of place on map
86 terms
Physical Geography Geography Honors
direction
prevailing winds
wind
latitude
We name winds from the _______ they come from
Winds that blow year round
air moving from a high to low pressure
Factor of climate that causes some places to receive more dir…
direction
We name winds from the _______ they come from
prevailing winds
Winds that blow year round
17 terms
geography honors
Ethnicity
Pop Culture
Folk Culture
Race
a distinguishing quality or characteristics, typically one be…
certain habits shared by large heterogeneous (mixed) societie…
customs often practiced by small, rural, and homogeneous (uni…
Race a categorization of humans based on skin color and other…
Ethnicity
a distinguishing quality or characteristics, typically one be…
Pop Culture
certain habits shared by large heterogeneous (mixed) societie…
58 terms
Honors geography
Absolute/Mathematical location
Atmosphere
Axis
Cartography
The location of a place based on a fixed point on earth
An envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
An imaginary line about which a body rotates
The science or practice of drawing maps.
Absolute/Mathematical location
The location of a place based on a fixed point on earth
Atmosphere
An envelope of gases surrounding the earth or another planet.
49 terms
Geography Honors
primary landform
secondary landform
river
river channel
made with plate tectonics
made from weathering/erosion
water flow downhill
man-made part of a river
primary landform
made with plate tectonics
secondary landform
made from weathering/erosion
35 terms
Geography honors
Absolute location
Relative location
Elevation
Gps
The exact position of a place on the earth surface
Location in reaction to other places
The height of a land surface above the level of the sea
A navigation system that can determine absolute location by u…
Absolute location
The exact position of a place on the earth surface
Relative location
Location in reaction to other places
83 terms
Honors Geography
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
hydrosphere
biosphere
The soil rocks landforms and other surface features
The layer of air water and other substances above the surface.
The oceans lakes rivers and underground water supplies
The world of plants animals and other living things that occu…
Lithosphere
The soil rocks landforms and other surface features
Atmosphere
The layer of air water and other substances above the surface.
21 terms
honors geography
location
space
scale
place
a particular place or position on the planet
a continuous area or expanse that is open and unoccupied ex:…
the ratio of a distance on the map to the corresponding dista…
a specific location or area or space with its own human chara…
location
a particular place or position on the planet
space
a continuous area or expanse that is open and unoccupied ex:…
15 terms
Geography Honors
Altiplano
American Manufacturing Belt
Ancona Line
Archipelago
high land south america
Core Area. Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,Pennsylvania, NY, French C…
Divides Italy: Industrial North, Rural South
Island Chains:... Greater Antilles... Lesser Antilles
Altiplano
high land south america
American Manufacturing Belt
Core Area. Illinois, Indiana, Ohio,Pennsylvania, NY, French C…
56 terms
Geography Honors
folded
faulted
ridge
escarpment
bend in a plate
break in a plate
long chain of mountains
vertical face of rock traveling horizontally for a long dista…
folded
bend in a plate
faulted
break in a plate
34 terms
Africa geography Political HONORS
Algeria
South Africa
Eritrea
Tanzania
Algeria
South Africa
68 terms
Honors Geography Africa Map
algeria
angola
benin
botswana
algeria
angola
26 terms
Honors World Geography Terms
Geography
Asia, Africa, North America, South Ame…
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, South
Pacific.
The study of the earth
The seven continents in order of largest to smallest by popul…
The Five oceans
The largest ocean
Geography
The study of the earth
Asia, Africa, North America, South Ame…
The seven continents in order of largest to smallest by popul…
honors geography
The lowest and hottest spot in the Uni…
The __________ of central North Americ…
Abundant ______ has/have helped make t…
The ___________ in the Rockies separat…
Death Valley
Great Plains
freshwater
Continental Divide
The lowest and hottest spot in the Uni…
Death Valley
The __________ of central North Americ…
Great Plains
44 terms
Honors Geography: Map of Canada
Yukon
Northwestern Territories
Nunavut
British Columbia
Yukon
Northwestern Territories
17 terms
Geography Honors
Latitude
Longitude
Meridians
Physical Map
Run east to west, know as parallels run parallel to the equator
Run north to south
run from pole to pole
show many different kinds of physical features including moun…
Latitude
Run east to west, know as parallels run parallel to the equator
Longitude
Run north to south
25 terms
Geography Honors Latin America Countries
Bahamas
Cuba
Jamaica
Haiti
Bahamas
Cuba
63 terms
Geography Honors: Europe
Dike
Polder
Fjords
Marine West Coast
A protective wall that controls or holds back water. Part of…
Land created by the Dutch by draining water from an area.
Narrow steep walled inlets caused by glaciers. This is the re…
Climate that dominates much of Europe because of the North At…
Dike
A protective wall that controls or holds back water. Part of…
Polder
Land created by the Dutch by draining water from an area.
52 terms
Honors Geography Midterm Review (Straub)
human environment interaction
relative location
absolute location
functional region
the way people interact with the environment
General location based on what's surrounding it
Objects location relative to earth, longitude and latitude
Made up of a central place and surrounding areas affected by it
human environment interaction
the way people interact with the environment
relative location
General location based on what's surrounding it
86 terms
Physical Geography Geography Honors
direction
prevailing winds
wind
latitude
We name winds from the _______ they come from
Winds that blow year round
air moving from a high to low pressure
Factor of climate that causes some places to receive more dir…
direction
We name winds from the _______ they come from
prevailing winds
Winds that blow year round
48 terms
Geography Honors
the study of earth and the distributio…
Who is the father of Geography?
all the natural features or processes…
man-made things, like culture, economi…
Geography
Eratosthenes
physical geography
human geography
the study of earth and the distributio…
Geography
Who is the father of Geography?
Eratosthenes
11 terms
Honors Geography: Map of the US
Cascades
Sierra Nevada
Coast Ranges
Rockies
Cascades
Sierra Nevada
48 terms
Geography Honors
the study of earth and the distributio…
Who is the father of Geography?
all the natural features or processes…
man-made things, like culture, economi…
Geography
Eratosthenes
physical geography
human geography
the study of earth and the distributio…
Geography
Who is the father of Geography?
Eratosthenes
47 terms
Honors Geography Final
Brazil
Haiti
Panama
Cuba
Brazil
Haiti
64 terms
Geography Honors Human Geography
Culture
Cultural Diffusion
Cultural Hearth
Innovation
The total sum of knowledge, attitude, and habitual behaviors…
The process of spreading and adoption of a cultural element f…
Heartland, source area, innovation center; place of origin of…
A new method, product, idea
Culture
The total sum of knowledge, attitude, and habitual behaviors…
Cultural Diffusion
The process of spreading and adoption of a cultural element f…
15 terms
Geography honors
What are the 5 themes of a map?
What are the types of location?
What relates to relationships with pla…
What relates to movement?
Location, place, Human Environmental Interactions, movement,…
Absolute, relative
Human Environment Interactions
Transportation of people, goods, and ideas
What are the 5 themes of a map?
Location, place, Human Environmental Interactions, movement,…
What are the types of location?
Absolute, relative
18 terms
Honors Geography ch 1
geography
landscapre
social science
region
the study of the world, it's people, and the landscapes they…
all human and physical features that make a place unique
a field that focuses on people and the relationships among them
a part of the world that has one or more common features that…
geography
the study of the world, it's people, and the landscapes they…
landscapre
all human and physical features that make a place unique
Geography Honors
Which country is bigger by population,…
Which country is bigger by land area,…
Which body of water do both countries…
What brought the Irish to the US in th…
U.S
Canada
The Great Lakes
Potato Famine
Which country is bigger by population,…
U.S
Which country is bigger by land area,…
Canada
38 terms
Geography Honors: Map Skills
Cartography
Reference Map
Thematic Map
Qualitative thematic map
The science of making maps
A map showing the locations on Earth
A map showing the spatial distribution of one or more aspects…
Thematic map that provides description of an area such as cli…
Cartography
The science of making maps
Reference Map
A map showing the locations on Earth
18 terms
Honors Geography ch 1
geography
landscapre
social science
region
the study of the world, it's people, and the landscapes they…
all human and physical features that make a place unique
a field that focuses on people and the relationships among them
a part of the world that has one or more common features that…
geography
the study of the world, it's people, and the landscapes they…
landscapre
all human and physical features that make a place unique
19 terms
geography in the 1500's (map b)
the __________ is located in northern…
the Sahara desert is located in ______…
the Songhai empire is located in _____…
the _______ is located in north west A…
Sahara desert
northern Africa
north west Africa
Songhai empire
the __________ is located in northern…
Sahara desert
the Sahara desert is located in ______…
northern Africa
62 terms
Geography 1500 Woods Test 3
Unending circulation of the Earths wat…
The Ocean
1%
Evapotranspiration, precipitation, con…
Hydrologic Cycle
What is the worlds largest reservoir in the hydrologic cycle?
Rivers contain much less than ___ of the total water on Earth…
What is the order of the hydrologic cycle?
Unending circulation of the Earths wat…
Hydrologic Cycle
The Ocean
What is the worlds largest reservoir in the hydrologic cycle?
11 terms
Landforms- World Geography Honors
Steppe
Strait
Valley
Glacier
Steppe
Strait
23 terms
Lawler's Honors Geography- Latin America 2
Andes Mountains
Llanos
Cerrado
Orinoco River
Of the South American continent are part of a chain of mounta…
grassy, treeless areas used for livestock grazing and farming…
Expansive plains in the interior of the country of Brazil. Th…
winds through the northern part of the continent of South Ame…
Andes Mountains
Of the South American continent are part of a chain of mounta…
Llanos
grassy, treeless areas used for livestock grazing and farming…
19 terms
Lawler's Honors Geography - Unit II US and Canada Physical Geography
Peidmont
Gulf-Atlantic Coastal Plain
Rocky Mountains
Appalachian Mountains
a plateau region located in the eastern United States between…
a plain that extends around the Gulf of Mexico in the Souther…
Located WEST of the Great Plains and EAST of the Basin and Ra…
a 1,500 mile mountain range in the eastern United States exte…
Peidmont
a plateau region located in the eastern United States between…
Gulf-Atlantic Coastal Plain
a plain that extends around the Gulf of Mexico in the Souther…
45 terms
China geography HONORS
Tien Shan Mountains
Taklimaken Desert
Tibetan Plateau
Himalaya Mountains
Mountains above the Taklimakan Desert
Desert above the Kunlun Mountains
Plateau next to the Himalayas
mountain range in northern Nepal
Tien Shan Mountains
Mountains above the Taklimakan Desert
Taklimaken Desert
Desert above the Kunlun Mountains
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