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25 terms
Unit 1: Geography Nature and Perspectives
Accessibility
Activity Space
Connectivity
Culture
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
The space within which daily activity occurs.
Connectedness of a node in the world economy to other nodes a…
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Accessibility
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
Activity Space
The space within which daily activity occurs.
58 terms
Unit 1 - Nature and Perspectives of Geography
Absolute Location
Cartography
Choropleth Map
Concentration
The precise point one is located on the Earth (Lat/Long)
The science of creating maps
Uses shading and coloring to represent averages in a given re…
The spread of something over a given area
Absolute Location
The precise point one is located on the Earth (Lat/Long)
Cartography
The science of creating maps
87 terms
Barrons Unit 1: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute distance
absolute location
accessibility
aggregation
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit length…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
Absolute distance
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit length…
absolute location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
56 terms
Unit 1: Geography perspectives
Physical geo
Human geo
What do geographers stress... Uniqueness/…
Location
Typography, physical features, soil= dirt, climate= average w…
Culture, population, economics, political, lifestyle, agricul…
- field work... - what ppl are doing ... - how ppls actions and rea…
Where is it?
Physical geo
Typography, physical features, soil= dirt, climate= average w…
Human geo
Culture, population, economics, political, lifestyle, agricul…
61 terms
Unit 1 Review - Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
George Perkins Marsh
Carl Sauer
Cultural landscape
Quantitative revolution
he addressed the relationship between people and their enviro…
he said that cultural landscapes should be focus of geographi…
the relationship between a cultural group and the natural lan…
movement in the 1950s and 1960s that led to explaining geogra…
George Perkins Marsh
he addressed the relationship between people and their enviro…
Carl Sauer
he said that cultural landscapes should be focus of geographi…
23 terms
Unit 1: Natures and Perspectives of Geography
Cultural Diffusion
Cultural Landscape
Diffusion
Distance decay
the spread of a culture trait or an independent invention lik…
the complex of human features, structures and other tangible…
The spatial spreading or dissemination of a culture element (…
The idea that, all else being equal, as the distance between…
Cultural Diffusion
the spread of a culture trait or an independent invention lik…
Cultural Landscape
the complex of human features, structures and other tangible…
42 terms
Unit 1: Geography Perspective
Relocation diffusion
Hierarchical diffusion
Contagious diffusion
Stimulus diffusion
The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of p…
The spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node…
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Expansion diffusion in which the innovative idea diffuses fro…
Relocation diffusion
The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of p…
Hierarchical diffusion
The spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node…
58 terms
AP-Human Geography Unit 1- Geography: Nature and Perspectives
Absolute location
Built Landscape
Cartogram
Census
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
A set of data, usually statistical, diagrammatically projecte…
A periodic and official count of a country's population
Absolute location
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
Built Landscape
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
58 terms
AP-Human Geography Unit 1- Geography: Nature and Perspectives
Absolute location
Built Landscape
Cartogram
Census
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
A set of data, usually statistical, diagrammatically projecte…
A periodic and official count of a country's population
Absolute location
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
Built Landscape
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
99 terms
Unit 1 Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Location
absolute location
relative location
space
the position of something on the earth's surface
exact location of a place on meridians and parallels
spots described in relation to other physical or human charac…
the physical gap or distance between two objects
Location
the position of something on the earth's surface
absolute location
exact location of a place on meridians and parallels
66 terms
Unit 1 Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Location
absolute location
relative location
map scale
the position of something on the earth's surface
exact location of a place on meridians and parallels
spots described in relation to other physical or human charac…
the relationship between the size of an object or distance be…
Location
the position of something on the earth's surface
absolute location
exact location of a place on meridians and parallels
Unit 1: Geography- Nature & Perspectives
Cultural Landscape
Arithmetic density
Physiological Density
Agricultural Density
AKA the built environment. Any time people interact with the…
the total number of something divided by the total area. Popu…
the number of people per unit of area of arable land, which i…
Number of farmers per unit of arable land. High _______ tells…
Cultural Landscape
AKA the built environment. Any time people interact with the…
Arithmetic density
the total number of something divided by the total area. Popu…
58 terms
AP-Human Geography Unit 1- Geography: Nature and Perspectives
Absolute location
Built Landscape
Cartogram
Census
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
A set of data, usually statistical, diagrammatically projecte…
A periodic and official count of a country's population
Absolute location
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
Built Landscape
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
33 terms
Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives - AP Human Geography Unit 1
spatial perspective
cartography
map scale
map projection
Emphasis on where things are; Synonym: geographic perspective
Science of mapmaking
The relationship between the portion of earth being studied a…
Scientific method of transferring locations on earths surface…
spatial perspective
Emphasis on where things are; Synonym: geographic perspective
cartography
Science of mapmaking
25 terms
Unit 1: Geography - Its Nature and Perspectives
map
cartography
map scale
projection
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of the real world.
The science of mapmaking.
The relationship between the size of an object on a map and t…
The scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's su…
map
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of the real world.
cartography
The science of mapmaking.
70 terms
Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Administrative Regions
An accurate measurement of two points using basic measurements
The accurate location of a point using a coordinate plane/gra…
relative ease with which you, goods, and/or ideas can reach a…
politically determined boundaries are exact.
Absolute Distance
An accurate measurement of two points using basic measurements
Absolute Location
The accurate location of a point using a coordinate plane/gra…
58 terms
Unit 1 - Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives
location
space
scale
place
the position of something on earth's surface
the physical gap or distance between two objects.
Generally, the relationship between the portion of Earth bein…
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
location
the position of something on earth's surface
space
the physical gap or distance between two objects.
58 terms
AP-HUG Unit 1- Geography: Nature and Perspectives
Absolute location
Built Landscape
Cartogram
Census
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
A set of data, usually statistical, diagrammatically projecte…
A periodic and official count of a country's population
Absolute location
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
Built Landscape
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
106 terms
Geography and its Perspectives (unit 1)
Eratosthenes
Library of Alexandra
Ptolemy
History
Ancient Greek scholar who invented the word geography, he wor…
a library named after the Greek leader; Alexander the Great
Ancient Roman Geographer... Wrote the "Guide to Geography"... recal…
chronological study of events, related to the development of…
Eratosthenes
Ancient Greek scholar who invented the word geography, he wor…
Library of Alexandra
a library named after the Greek leader; Alexander the Great
56 terms
Unit 1: geography--nature & perspectives
Globalization
5 themes in geography
Spatial interaction
Sense of place
Processes that are increasing interactions, deepening relatio…
Location, place, region, movement, human-environment interact…
It depends on the distance, communication, and accessibility…
Developed by infusing a place with personal meaning and emoti…
Globalization
Processes that are increasing interactions, deepening relatio…
5 themes in geography
Location, place, region, movement, human-environment interact…
39 terms
Unit 1 Geography - Nature & Perspectives
Cartography
Cultural Landscape
Sequent Occupance
Space
The science of map making.
How the natural landscape looks as a result of human interven…
The notion that, throughout history, successive societies lea…
Refers to the physical gap or interval between two objects.
Cartography
The science of map making.
Cultural Landscape
How the natural landscape looks as a result of human interven…
28 terms
Honors world geography unit 1
Absolute location
Bay
Canyon
Cartography
DEF: A point on the earth's surface represented by latitude a…
DEF: Where the land curves inward in an inlet. Example: My fa…
DEF: A deep gorge with a river flowing through it. Example: I…
DEF: The practice of drawing maps Example: I went to the Cart…
Absolute location
DEF: A point on the earth's surface represented by latitude a…
Bay
DEF: Where the land curves inward in an inlet. Example: My fa…
58 terms
AP-Human Geography Unit 1- Geography: Nature and Perspectives
Absolute location
Built Landscape
Cartogram
Census
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
A set of data, usually statistical, diagrammatically projecte…
A periodic and official count of a country's population
Absolute location
The position or place of a certain item on the surface of the…
Built Landscape
An environment defined by features and patterns of human inte…
88 terms
Barron's Unit 1 - Geography: It's Natures and Perspectives
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Administrative Regions
An exact measure of the separation between two points using a…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
Politically determined, boundaries are exact.... Are hierarchic…
Absolute distance
An exact measure of the separation between two points using a…
Absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
60 terms
Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives (Vocabulary)
Accessibility
Agglomeration
Built Landscape
Connectivity
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
The extension of a town or city, including the central city i…
Features or patterns found in a specific area that are eviden…
Directness of routes linking pairs of places. (AP Human Geogr…
Accessibility
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
Agglomeration
The extension of a town or city, including the central city i…
26 terms
Honors World Geography - Unit 1
Absolute location
Bay
Canyon
Cartography
Describes the location of a place based on a fixed place on t…
Body of water connected to an ocean or lake, formed by an ind…
A deep gorge, typically one with a river flowing through it.…
The science or art of making maps.... Historical examples of ca…
Absolute location
Describes the location of a place based on a fixed place on t…
Bay
Body of water connected to an ocean or lake, formed by an ind…
10 terms
Honors Geography Unit 1 - pictures
diverging
converging
faulting
convection
diverging
converging
Unit 1: Intro to Geography: Nature and Perspectives
globalization
human characteristics
physical characteristics
place
greater cultural and economic interaction among people all ov…
features on Earth's surface created by humans including build…
include altitude (how high it is)... temperature ... Rainfall... coast…
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular physi…
globalization
greater cultural and economic interaction among people all ov…
human characteristics
features on Earth's surface created by humans including build…
51 terms
Geography: It's Nature & Perspectives - Unit 1
Geography
Human Geography
Continents
Map
systematic studyof the spatial patterns of all phenomena on o…
study of the interaction between people and their environment
large landmasses separated from others by oceans;tectonic pla…
flat scale model of the real world
Geography
systematic studyof the spatial patterns of all phenomena on o…
Human Geography
study of the interaction between people and their environment
52 terms
Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Regional Geography
Cultural Landscape
Deals with Earth's natural processes and their outcomes
Reveals how and why geographical relationships are important
Regions have similar attributes distinct from the attributes…
1. Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group... 2. T…
Physical Geography
Deals with Earth's natural processes and their outcomes
Human Geography
Reveals how and why geographical relationships are important
72 terms
Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Geography
Perspective
Tobler's 1st Law of Geography
5 Themes of Geography
the study of what, is where, why there, and why care
"the ability to see all relevant data in a meaningful relatio…
"Everything is related to everything else, but near things ar…
1. Place... 2. Location... 3. Region... 4. Human-Environment Interacti…
Geography
the study of what, is where, why there, and why care
Perspective
"the ability to see all relevant data in a meaningful relatio…
86 terms
Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Human Geography
Density
Concentration
Globalization
The study of how humans live and why they do certain things.
How often something occurs in a space.
The amount of something in a space.
The increasing amount of interaction and integration on the i…
Human Geography
The study of how humans live and why they do certain things.
Density
How often something occurs in a space.
58 terms
APHG Unit 1 Geography: Nature and Perspectives
The position or place of a certain ite…
Represented by those features and patt…
The art and science of making maps, in…
A periodic and official count of a cou…
Absolute Location
Built Landscape
Cartogram
Census
The position or place of a certain ite…
Absolute Location
Represented by those features and patt…
Built Landscape
31 terms
Unit 1 - Geography - Nature & Perspectives
Sequent occupancy
Cultural landscape
Arithmetic density
Physiological density
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group. This i…
The total number of people divided by the total land area. Th…
The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which i…
Sequent occupancy
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
Cultural landscape
Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group. This i…
74 terms
Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives - Student Copy
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Administrative Regions
representation between two points using basic measurement.
An accurate representation between two points using a coordin…
The ability to get somewhere
(Dante)... Are the territorial units which a country is divided…
Absolute Distance
representation between two points using basic measurement.
Absolute Location
An accurate representation between two points using a coordin…
70 terms
Unit 1: Nature Perspectives of Geography
Aristotle
base lines
cartography
connections
first person to demonstrate that Earth was spherical.
east-west lines separating townships.
the science of mapmaking; the production of maps, including c…
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
Aristotle
first person to demonstrate that Earth was spherical.
base lines
east-west lines separating townships.
38 terms
Unit 1: Geography-Nature and Perspectives
Absolute location
Relative location
Site
Situation
Position on Earth's surface using the coordinate system of lo…
Position on Earth's surface relative to other features
The physical characteristics of place; what is found at the l…
The location of a place relative to other places
Absolute location
Position on Earth's surface using the coordinate system of lo…
Relative location
Position on Earth's surface relative to other features
36 terms
Unit 1: Geography - It's Nature and Perspectives
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Spatial Organization
The study of Earth
The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
The branch of geography dealing with natural features and pro…
Arrangement of different levels of objects on Earth's surface…
Geography
The study of Earth
Human Geography
The branch of geography dealing with how human activity affec…
38 terms
Unit 1: Geography Nature and Perspective
Map
Cartography
Map Scale
Projection
an image, usually on a flat surface, of a certain region of t…
science of map making... Ex) cartography was used to assist expl…
compares the size of a feature on a map to its actual size on…
the scientific method of transferring a feature's location on…
Map
an image, usually on a flat surface, of a certain region of t…
Cartography
science of map making... Ex) cartography was used to assist expl…
25 terms
Unit 1: Geography Nature and Perspectives
Accessibility
Activity Space
Connectivity
Culture
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
The space within which daily activity occurs.
Connectedness of a node in the world economy to other nodes a…
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Accessibility
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
Activity Space
The space within which daily activity occurs.
61 terms
Unit 1: Geography: Nature and Perspectives
5 themes of geography
two types of location
two types of place
human-environment interaction
-location... -region... -place... -human environment... -movement
1. absolute- gives latitude and longitude... 2. relative- where…
1. human- describes cultural groups living in this place, the…
effect of earth on humans. effect of humans on earth. ... 3 conc…
5 themes of geography
-location... -region... -place... -human environment... -movement
two types of location
1. absolute- gives latitude and longitude... 2. relative- where…
Unit 1: Geography Nature and Perspectives
Accessibility
Activity Space
Connectivity
Culture
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
The space within which daily activity occurs.
Connectedness of a node in the world economy to other nodes a…
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Accessibility
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
Activity Space
The space within which daily activity occurs.
50 terms
UNIT 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
global positioning system (GPS)
remote sensing
geographic informational system (GIS)
time zones
Using satellite system for determining the absolute location…
the science of obtaining information about objects or areas f…
collection of computer hardware and software that permits spa…
24 regions or divisions of the globe approximately coinciding…
global positioning system (GPS)
Using satellite system for determining the absolute location…
remote sensing
the science of obtaining information about objects or areas f…
58 terms
Unit 1: Geography and Its Perspectives
Accessibility
Agglomerated
Built Landscape
Connectivity
The level of difficulty associated with getting to a location…
the grouping together of businesses in the same area to minim…
An area of land that shows evidence, in buildings or physical…
the directness of routes linking pairs of places (Daniel L. E…
Accessibility
The level of difficulty associated with getting to a location…
Agglomerated
the grouping together of businesses in the same area to minim…
Unit 1: Geography Nature and Perspectives
Accessibility
Activity Space
Connectivity
Culture
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
The space within which daily activity occurs.
Connectedness of a node in the world economy to other nodes a…
The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual behav…
Accessibility
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
Activity Space
The space within which daily activity occurs.
53 terms
Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature & Perspectives
What is geography?
What does geography literally mean?
What is environmental determinism?
What is possibilism?
The description of the Earth's surface and the people and pro…
Earth writing
cultures are a direct result of where they exist (environment…
humans posses necessary skills to modify their enviornment to…
What is geography?
The description of the Earth's surface and the people and pro…
What does geography literally mean?
Earth writing
49 terms
Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
globalization
scale
space
connections
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result…
the relationship of the size of the map to the amount of area…
The physical gap or interval between two objects.
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
globalization
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result…
scale
the relationship of the size of the map to the amount of area…
20 terms
Ethel Wood's Unit 1: Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives
G.I.S.
the viability of building houses on hi…
a checkerboard pattern created by agri…
The People's Republic of China has mor…
1) The Statement above refers to which of the following?
2) The computer system identified in #1 would most likely be…
3) Which of the following is an example of the spatial analys…
4) All of the following are correct statements about time zon…
G.I.S.
1) The Statement above refers to which of the following?
the viability of building houses on hi…
2) The computer system identified in #1 would most likely be…
29 terms
Nature and Perspectives of Geography (Unit 1)
Cartogram
Isoline Maps
Choropleth Maps
Cultural Diffusion
is a map in which some thematic mapping variable is substitut…
show lines that connect points of equal value
show the level of some variable within predefined regions, su…
the spread of culture trait or an independent invention like…
Cartogram
is a map in which some thematic mapping variable is substitut…
Isoline Maps
show lines that connect points of equal value
30 terms
Unit 1 AP Human Geography (Nature and Perspectives)
Absolute Location
Absolute Distance
Cartogram
Cartography
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
A presentation of statistical data in geographical distributi…
The science or practice of drawing maps.
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Absolute Distance
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
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