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Ap Human Geography: Its nature and perspectives
Map
Scale
Map scale
Space
A 2 dimensional or flat scale model of earths surface or a po…
The relationship between the portion of the earth being studi…
Refers to the relationship of a features Size on a map
The physical gap or interval between two objects
Map
A 2 dimensional or flat scale model of earths surface or a po…
Scale
The relationship between the portion of the earth being studi…
25 terms
AP Human Geography: Geography - Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum or whole
Absolute Distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
126 terms
AP Human Geography - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Space
Activity Space
Place
Toponym
The geometric surface of the Earth
An area where activity occurs on a daily basis
An area of bounded space of some human importance
A place name that is assigned when human importance is recong…
Space
The geometric surface of the Earth
Activity Space
An area where activity occurs on a daily basis
88 terms
AP Human Geography (Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives)
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object of place, measured wihtin the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum, or whole.
Absolute Distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object of place, measured wihtin the…
129 terms
AP Human Geography - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Space
Activity Space
Place
Toponym
The geometric surface of the Earth.
An area where activity occurs on a daily basis.
An area of bounded space of some human importance.
A place name that is assigned when human importance is recogn…
Space
The geometric surface of the Earth.
Activity Space
An area where activity occurs on a daily basis.
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
73 terms
AP Human Geography: Its Nature and Perspective
absolute distance
absolute location
accessibility
administrative regions
the exact measure of the separation between two points using…
the precise location of any object or place on the earth's su…
the relative ease with which you, goods, and/or ideas can rea…
politically determined, boundaries are exact (they are hierar…
absolute distance
the exact measure of the separation between two points using…
absolute location
the precise location of any object or place on the earth's su…
86 terms
AP Human Geography: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Azimuthal Projection
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
A map projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
Absolute Distance
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
23 terms
AP Human Geography: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
George Perkins Marsh
meridian
natural landscape
nature-society
An inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic w…
a line of longitude that runs north-south. All lines of longi…
the physical landscape or environment that has not been affec…
another name for cultural ecology
George Perkins Marsh
An inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic w…
meridian
a line of longitude that runs north-south. All lines of longi…
14 terms
AP Human Geography: Its nature and perspectives
Explain the importance of Geography as…
Explain major geographical concepts un…
Use landscape analysis to examine the…
Use spatial thinking to analyze the hu…
Geographic information provides context for understating spat…
Geographical concepts include location, place, scale,space pa…
Land analysis(e.g. field observation, photographic interpreta…
People apply spatial concepts to interpret and understand pop…
Explain the importance of Geography as…
Geographic information provides context for understating spat…
Explain major geographical concepts un…
Geographical concepts include location, place, scale,space pa…
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Human Geography: Geography, it's Nature and Perspectives
Space
Activity space
Spatial
Place
the geometric surface of the earth
Area wherein activity occurs on a daily basis
How something is laid out; space on earths surface
Area of bounded space of some human importance
Space
the geometric surface of the earth
Activity space
Area wherein activity occurs on a daily basis
56 terms
AP Human Geography Its Nature and Perspectives Vocab.
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
Base line
Cartography
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
the total number of people divided by the total land area
an east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
the science of making maps
Agricultural density
the ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic density
the total number of people divided by the total land area
37 terms
AP Human Geography Terms: Its Nature and Perspectives
Space
Place
Place specific
Scale
The geometric surface of the earth. Geographers understand th…
An area bounded space of some human importance. A sense of __…
We find that there are several different historical layers th…
relationship of an object or place to the earth as a whole. T…
Space
The geometric surface of the earth. Geographers understand th…
Place
An area bounded space of some human importance. A sense of __…
48 terms
Human Geography Unit I: Geography, It's Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Location
Absolute Distance
Accessibility
Administrative Regions
-the precise location of any object or place on the earth's s…
-the exact measure of the separation between two points using…
-Relative ease with which you, goods, and/or ideas can reach…
-Politically determined, boundaries are exact.... -Are hierarchi…
Absolute Location
-the precise location of any object or place on the earth's s…
Absolute Distance
-the exact measure of the separation between two points using…
26 terms
Unit 1: Human Geography: Its nature and Perspectives
Geography
Scientific Method
Inquiry Method
The Four Traditions of Geography
The study of the physical features of Earth and its atmospher…
The process that scientists or other people use to answer cer…
A Method that focuses on asking questions
Spatial, area studies, man-land, and earth science
Geography
The study of the physical features of Earth and its atmospher…
Scientific Method
The process that scientists or other people use to answer cer…
58 terms
AP Human Geography: Its nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Azimuthal Projection
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
A amp projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
Absolute Distance
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
116 terms
AP Human Geography; Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum, or whole.
Absolute Distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
63 terms
Unit 1: Human Geography Its Nature & Perspective
Distortion
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Global Positioning System (GPS)
North and South Poles
disadvantages for maps depicting the entire world of the: sha…
a computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, an…
system that accurately determines the precise position of som…
the points farthest north and south on the Earth along its axis
Distortion
disadvantages for maps depicting the entire world of the: sha…
Geographic Information System (GIS)
a computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, an…
23 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
What is geography?
Geography is....
Who are some important Geographers ?
Aristotle ....
Geography is the systematic study of the spatial patterns of…
A scientific and descriptive study of the Earths surface, Int…
Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Claudius Ptolemy, Al Idrisi, Abraham…
Was the first person to demonstrate that the Earth was Spheri…
What is geography?
Geography is the systematic study of the spatial patterns of…
Geography is....
A scientific and descriptive study of the Earths surface, Int…
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Human Geography Key Terms: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
A distance that can be measured with a…
The exact position of an object or pla…
The relative ease with which a destina…
To come together into a mass, sum, or…
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a…
Absolute Distance
The exact position of an object or pla…
Absolute Location
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HUMAN GEOGRAPHY IN A BOX: Its nature & perspectives
Absolute Location
Azimuthal Projection
Carl Ritter
Cartograms
Absolute location identifies the exact position of a place us…
This type of map class represents Earth from one specific poi…
This German-born geographer and professor is credited with be…
This form of map organizes information about space based on a…
Absolute Location
Absolute location identifies the exact position of a place us…
Azimuthal Projection
This type of map class represents Earth from one specific poi…
39 terms
AP Human Geography: Nature and Its Perspectives
cartography
cultural landscape
sequent occupance
space
the science of mapmaking
how the natural landscape looks on account of human intervent…
the notion that, throughout history, successive societies lea…
refers to the physical gap or interval between two places
cartography
the science of mapmaking
cultural landscape
how the natural landscape looks on account of human intervent…
36 terms
AP Human: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Possibilism
Determinism
Azimuthal Map Projection
Planar Maps
the theory that states that the environment partly, but not w…
the environment completely controls how culture develops
A planar map projection that shows true direction
A map projection that shows the Earth as a flat projection al…
Possibilism
the theory that states that the environment partly, but not w…
Determinism
the environment completely controls how culture develops
10 terms
AP Human/ Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives
Site
Situation
Diffusion
Distance Decay
the physical characteristic of a place... Ex: New York is on the…
the location of a place relative to other places... Ex: New York…
the process by which a characteristic spreads across space fr…
The more distance between two places, the less likely they ar…
Site
the physical characteristic of a place... Ex: New York is on the…
Situation
the location of a place relative to other places... Ex: New York…
69 terms
Unit I: Geography: Its Nature and Perspective AP Human Geography
Cartogram
Cultural ecology
Cultural landscape
Diffusion
a map on which statistical information is shown in of or in t…
A geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relat…
A combination of cultural features such as language and relig…
The process of spreading a feature or trend from one place to…
Cartogram
a map on which statistical information is shown in of or in t…
Cultural ecology
A geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relat…
85 terms
AP Human Geography - Chapter 1: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
absolute distance
absolute location
accessibility
anthropogenic
a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
the relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
human-induced changes on the natural environment
absolute distance
a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length
absolute location
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
84 terms
AP Human Geography UNIT 1: Geography, It's Nature and Perspectives
Cartography
Eratosthenes
George Perkins Marsh
Fertile Crescent
The art and science of map making.
Served as the head librarian at Alexandria during third centu…
Inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic work…
Located in the Middle East in the vicinity of modern-day Iraq…
Cartography
The art and science of map making.
Eratosthenes
Served as the head librarian at Alexandria during third centu…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Location
Cartogram
Cartography
Census
the exact position of an object or place stated in spatial co…
a map that has been simplified to present a single idea in a…
the science of making maps.
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to…
Absolute Location
the exact position of an object or place stated in spatial co…
Cartogram
a map that has been simplified to present a single idea in a…
39 terms
Human Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives
Space
Place
Toponym
Regions
The geometric surface of the earth.
An area of bounded space with some human importance.
A place name.
A type of place.
Space
The geometric surface of the earth.
Place
An area of bounded space with some human importance.
88 terms
AP Human Geography - Unit 1 Vocabulary: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum or whole.
Absolute distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
11 terms
AP Human Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives
"Why of Where"
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Eratosthenes
The study if interactions between human beings and their envi…
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
Studies where and why natural forces occur as they do
An Ancient Greek Scholar who invented the word geography
"Why of Where"
The study if interactions between human beings and their envi…
Human Geography
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
AP Human Geography Chapter 1: Geography, its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with standard unit of length,…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum, or whole.
Absolute Distance
A distance that can be measured with standard unit of length,…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
39 terms
Human Geography Unit 1: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial anal…
The realm of geography that studies the structures, processes…
Position on Earth's surface using the coordinate system of lo…
The regional position or situation of a place relative to the…
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial anal…
Physical Geography
The realm of geography that studies the structures, processes…
85 terms
AP Human Geography - Chapter 1: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
absolute distance
absolute location
accessibility
anthropogenic
a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
the relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
human-induced changes on the natural environment
absolute distance
a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length
absolute location
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
12 terms
AP Human Geography: Chapter 1-Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
sequent occupancy
ecotone
Tobler's Law
central place theory
the notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
a transition area between two biomes
A formulation of the concept of spatial autocorrelation by th…
a geographical theory that seeks to explain the number, size…
sequent occupancy
the notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
ecotone
a transition area between two biomes
85 terms
AP Human Geography - Chapter 1: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
absolute distance
absolute location
accessibility
anthropogenic
a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
the relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
human-induced changes on the natural environment
absolute distance
a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length
absolute location
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
74 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Aggregation
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base line
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
Aggregation
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
50 terms
AP Human geography/ Unit 1. Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Geography and the scientific method
Inquiry Method
Geographic questions
The Four Traditions in Geography
to write about Earth/ a method of research in which a problem…
student-centered method of education focused on asking questi…
geographers ask questions about certain geography
human-environment, regional, spatial, and physical geography…
Geography and the scientific method
to write about Earth/ a method of research in which a problem…
Inquiry Method
student-centered method of education focused on asking questi…
59 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Its Nature and Perspective Vocab
accessibility
agglomerated
built landscape
connectivity
- the opportunity for contact or interaction from a given poi…
Type of settlement pattern which stretches out over a large a…
the part of the physical landscape that represents material c…
the degree of direct linkage between one particular location…
accessibility
- the opportunity for contact or interaction from a given poi…
agglomerated
Type of settlement pattern which stretches out over a large a…
23 terms
AP Human Geography: Unit 1: Geography -- its Nature and Perspectives
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical Geography
Spatial Distribution
One of the two major divisions of Geography, the spatial anal…
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
One of the two major divisions of systematic Geography, the s…
physical location of geographic phenomena across space
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of Geography, the spatial anal…
Globalization
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
86 terms
(1/8) AP Human Geography: "Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives"
What refers to the geometric surface o…
The concept of ____ is less abstract,…
What is a place name?
What is a geographic area defined by o…
space
place
toponym
region
What refers to the geometric surface o…
space
The concept of ____ is less abstract,…
place
21 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography - It's Nature and Perspectives
Geography
Human Geography
physical geography
5 Themes of Geography
the analysis of the physical and human characteristics of the…
one of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
one of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
location, human-environment, region, place, and movement
Geography
the analysis of the physical and human characteristics of the…
Human Geography
one of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
32 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 (Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives)
Geography
What are the two questions human geogr…
Location
Place
Geography is the study of places and the relationships betwee…
1.) Where are people and activities found on Earth?... 2.) Why a…
Absolute and relative location.
Human and physical characteristics. (what is it like there?)
Geography
Geography is the study of places and the relationships betwee…
What are the two questions human geogr…
1.) Where are people and activities found on Earth?... 2.) Why a…
16 terms
AP Human Geography: Chapter 1-Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
Cartography
George Perkins Marsh
Fertile Crescent
Carl Sauser
The theory and practice of making visual representations of E…
An inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic w…
The name given to the crescent-shaped area of fertile land st…
Who defined the concept of cultural landscape as the fundamen…
Cartography
The theory and practice of making visual representations of E…
George Perkins Marsh
An inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic w…
144 terms
Geography Its Nature and Perspectives
scale (global, regional, local)
region
place
gendered space
ability to depict (in reduced form), all or part of the world
an area of Earth with a unique combination of features that s…
the description of what/ how we experience a certain location…
areas or regions designed for men or women
scale (global, regional, local)
ability to depict (in reduced form), all or part of the world
region
an area of Earth with a unique combination of features that s…
56 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives Vocabulary
Pattison's Four Traditions
Five Themes of Geography
Anthropogenic
Absolute Location
(1964): W.D. Pattison... -earth-science: physical geography (not…
(1986) GENIP... -location: position; situation of people and thi…
caused or produced by humans
position on Earth's surface using the coordinate of longitude…
Pattison's Four Traditions
(1964): W.D. Pattison... -earth-science: physical geography (not…
Five Themes of Geography
(1986) GENIP... -location: position; situation of people and thi…
86 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 1: Geography, its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with standard unit of length,…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum, or whole.
Absolute Distance
A distance that can be measured with standard unit of length,…
Absolute Location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
72 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Geography
Two simple questions that human geogra…
Map
Cartography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
Where are people and activities found on Earth and Why are th…
Two-dimensional or flat-scale model of Earth's surface, or a…
The science of mapmaking
Geography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
Two simple questions that human geogra…
Where are people and activities found on Earth and Why are th…
57 terms
AP Human Geography - Chapter 1: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
absolute location
anthropogenic
Azimuthal projection
cardinal directions
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
human-induced changes on the natural environment
a map projection in which the plane is the most developable s…
North, south, east, and west
absolute location
the exact position of an object/place, measured within the sp…
anthropogenic
human-induced changes on the natural environment
31 terms
AP Human Geography Unit One: The Nature of Geography and Its Perspectives
Space
Absolute Distance
Relative Distance
Activity Space
The geometric surface of the earth. Can be imagined as an abs…
Exact measurement of the physical space between two places.
Approximate measurement of the physical space between two pla…
An area wherein activity occurs on a daily basis.
Space
The geometric surface of the earth. Can be imagined as an abs…
Absolute Distance
Exact measurement of the physical space between two places.
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