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12 terms
Honors geography
Humid Continental
Arid Climate
Mediterranean Climate
Marine West Coast
Found in interior and upper middle latitude continents
Desert, dry, deep within interior of continents
Coastal area of southern Europe, long sunny summers, mild win…
Heavily influenced by oceans, mid temperature all year, foggy…
Humid Continental
Found in interior and upper middle latitude continents
Arid Climate
Desert, dry, deep within interior of continents
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
geography honors
convection
divergent boundaries
convergent boundaries
subduction
warm things rise cold air sinks
plates that pull apart
plates that come together
when one plate goes under another
convection
warm things rise cold air sinks
divergent boundaries
plates that pull apart
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
Geography honors
alternative development
American Invasion
Amerindians
Aztecs
AN effort to enhance life in Latin american villages to decre…
Mexican term for the Mexican War
another name for native Americans
A Native American people that created an empire across centra…
alternative development
AN effort to enhance life in Latin american villages to decre…
American Invasion
Mexican term for the Mexican War
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…
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.
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
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
Honors Geography Unit 4
baltic sea
black sea
north sea
albania
baltic sea
black sea
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
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
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.
Honors Geography
germany
switzerland
france
belgium
Berlin
Bern
paris
brussels
germany
Berlin
switzerland
Bern
Geography honors
Latitude
Equator
Longitude
Prime meridian
Equators ... Measures distance north ... and south of equator
0 degress
The distwnce east and west of the prime meridian
0 degrees longitude
Latitude
Equators ... Measures distance north ... and south of equator
Equator
0 degress
211 terms
Geography honors
alternative development
American Invasion
Amerindians
Aztecs
AN effort to enhance life in Latin american villages to decre…
Mexican term for the Mexican War
another name for native Americans
A Native American people that created an empire across centra…
alternative development
AN effort to enhance life in Latin american villages to decre…
American Invasion
Mexican term for the Mexican War
6 terms
Honors Geography
Town
City
Country
Continent
Smaller rural area in the middle of a farm or industry
A large urban area with its own government and many different…
A nation with its own government
Any of the worlds main continuous expanses of land
Town
Smaller rural area in the middle of a farm or industry
City
A large urban area with its own government and many different…
5 terms
Geography Honors
Geography
Location
Place
Region
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute... Relative
Physical ... Human
Formal... Functional
Geography
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Location
Absolute... Relative
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:…
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
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
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
56 terms
World Geography Review HONORS
absolute location
relative location
spatial diffusion
erosion
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
The process by which cultural elements spread from one area t…
The process by which the surface of the earth is worn away by…
absolute location
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
relative location
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
109 terms
World Geography Honors Midterm
Place
Cultural landscape
Physical geography
Human geography
The uniqueness of a location, the character given to the loca…
The visible human imprint on the land- scape.
The geographic study of physical earth phenomena.
The geographic study of human phenomena.
Place
The uniqueness of a location, the character given to the loca…
Cultural landscape
The visible human imprint on the land- scape.
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…
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
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
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.
MENA Geography Honors
What three groups make up the Middle E…
Ecological Trilogy: Villages
Ecological Trilogy: Pastoral Nomads
Ecological Trilogy: Urbanites
Villagers, Pastoral Nomads, and Urbanites
Peasant farmers of MENA villages
Migrate through arid lines with their livestock, following pa…
Educated and progressive people that provide technology, manu…
What three groups make up the Middle E…
Villagers, Pastoral Nomads, and Urbanites
Ecological Trilogy: Villages
Peasant farmers of MENA villages
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
13 terms
Honors Geography chapter 6B
Boers
Afrikaners
apartheid
separate development
Hollanders and their descendants in Africa
what Europeans call Africans
means apartness, African term for South Africa's 1994 policie…
applies apartheid to the entire country carving it into racia…
Boers
Hollanders and their descendants in Africa
Afrikaners
what Europeans call Africans
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…
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.
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.
20 terms
Honors Geography Chapter 6A
human evolution
Sub-Saharan Africa
rift valleys
continental drift
the long-term biological maturation of the human species, Eas…
describes the area of Africa which is not physically under th…
deep trenches that form when huge parallel faults or fracture…
Alfred Wegner's hypothesis which is the slow movement of cont…
human evolution
the long-term biological maturation of the human species, Eas…
Sub-Saharan Africa
describes the area of Africa which is not physically under th…
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
Word Of The Day Geography Honors
Geography
Prime Meridian
Biosphere
Topographic Map
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
the imaginary line at zero meridian used to measure longitude…
all the parts of the earth where plants and animals live, inc…
a general reference map, it is a representation of natural ma…
Geography
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Prime Meridian
the imaginary line at zero meridian used to measure longitude…
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
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
Urbanization is the movement of people…
Central America required people to pra…
An ___________ is an area of lush vege…
The __________ Mountains run through b…
rural, urban
reforestation
oasis
Rocky
Urbanization is the movement of people…
rural, urban
Central America required people to pra…
reforestation
Honors Geography Unit 2
appalachian mountains
rocky mountains
st. lawrence seaway
great lakes
one of two major mountain chains un the eastern US and Canada…
major mountain system of the US and Canada, extending 3000 mi…
deep water ship route built by the US and Canada; connects Gr…
group of five freshwater lakes of central NA between the US a…
appalachian mountains
one of two major mountain chains un the eastern US and Canada…
rocky mountains
major mountain system of the US and Canada, extending 3000 mi…
Honors Geography: Chapter 1
what is geography?
what is absolute location?
What is relative location?
what is a Hemisphere?
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found
Describes a place in comparison to other places around it
A half of the globe
what is geography?
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
what is absolute location?
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found
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
Honors Geography Africa Map
algeria
angola
benin
botswana
algeria
angola
15 terms
Geography Honors Terms
Political division
State
Nation
Key
Any piece of land whose border is drawn by a government
Same thing as a country; always a political division; has bor…
A group pf people to whom you feel a strong loyalty; most sre…
Legend
Political division
Any piece of land whose border is drawn by a government
State
Same thing as a country; always a political division; has bor…
27 terms
Honors Geography 02.03
Tectonic Plates
Tectonic Plates move in 1 of 4 ways:
Spreading Apart (plate movement)
Subduction (plate movement)
Enourmous moving pieces on Earth's lithosphere
1. spreading... 2. subduction... 3. collision... 4. sliding past each…
Moving apart (plate movement)
Diving under another plate (plate movement)
Tectonic Plates
Enourmous moving pieces on Earth's lithosphere
Tectonic Plates move in 1 of 4 ways:
1. spreading... 2. subduction... 3. collision... 4. sliding past each…
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
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