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38 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary
Demographics
Immigrant
Emigrant
Population density
The study of human populations
Anyone coming into a location from a different location
Anyone leaving a location to live somewhere else
The amount of people per square mile/kilometer
Demographics
The study of human populations
Immigrant
Anyone coming into a location from a different location
Human Geography Vocabulary 1
Site
Situation
Map Scale
Projection
A physical characteristic of a place
The location of a place located to other places
Refers to the ratio between the distance on a map and the act…
The system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to…
Site
A physical characteristic of a place
Situation
The location of a place located to other places
239 terms
Human Geography
absolute location
acculturation
agglomeration effects
agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on Earth's surface
acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
45 terms
Human Geography Unit Vocabulary
infrastructure
ethnic group
language family
monotheism
the basic physical and organizational structures and faciliti…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
a group of related languages that have all developed from an…
The belief in one God
infrastructure
the basic physical and organizational structures and faciliti…
ethnic group
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
49 terms
Human Geography
Absolute location
Cartography
Connections
Contagious Diffusion
the exact location of a point on Earth found using the latitu…
the science of making maps
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
the rapid and widespread diffusion of a feature or trend thro…
Absolute location
the exact location of a point on Earth found using the latitu…
Cartography
the science of making maps
14 terms
Human Geography Population Vocabulary
Density
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
Demographic Transition
number of people who live in a land area
the number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
The number of deaths in a year per 1,000 people alive in a so…
change in a society's population b/c of medical advances and…
Density
number of people who live in a land area
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
the number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people al…
37 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary Review
absolute location
cartography
concentration
connectivity
the coordinates of a place using latitude and longitude
the science of map-making
the extent of a feature's spread over space
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
absolute location
the coordinates of a place using latitude and longitude
cartography
the science of map-making
35 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary Chapter 7
religion
secularism
monotheistic religion
polytheistic religion
A system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
the indifference or rejection of formal religion.
worshiping a single deity, a God or Allah
worshiping more than one deity or even thousands
religion
A system of beliefs and practices that attempts to order life…
secularism
the indifference or rejection of formal religion.
61 terms
Human Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary
human geography
globalization
physical geography
spatial
The study of how people make places, how we organize space an…
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
One of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
of or pertaining to space on or near Earth's surface. Often a…
human geography
The study of how people make places, how we organize space an…
globalization
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
49 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Formal Region
Absolute Location
Functional Region
Vernacular (Perceptual) Region
region with a high level consistency in certain cultural or p…
a point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
regions made up of a central place and surrounding areas affe…
A place that people believe exists as part of their cultural…
Formal Region
region with a high level consistency in certain cultural or p…
Absolute Location
a point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
6 terms
Chapter 4 Vocabulary Human Geography
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
a repetitive act performed by a particular individual
culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares c…
custom
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
folk culture
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
24 terms
Human Geography
population
birth rate
death rate
population density
the number of people who live in a specified area
the number of births per 1/000 people per year
the number of deaths per 1/000 people per year
the average number of people who live in a certain area
population
the number of people who live in a specified area
birth rate
the number of births per 1/000 people per year
29 terms
Human Geography
Monarchy
Theocracy
Democracy
Dictatorship
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
286 terms
Human Geography
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
Caribbean Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Bering Sea
35 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary
Azimuthal Projections
Fuller Dymaxion Projection
Irredentism
Ecumene
Projections onto a flat plane (paper) when the plane is tange…
20 equilateral triangles which minimize distortion of size an…
Political movement or desire to return to a "lost homeland".…
Area of earth's surface occupied by permanent settlements
Azimuthal Projections
Projections onto a flat plane (paper) when the plane is tange…
Fuller Dymaxion Projection
20 equilateral triangles which minimize distortion of size an…
21 terms
Chapter 6 Human Geography Vocabulary
agnosticism
animism
atheism
autonomous religion
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
belief that God does not exist
a religion that does not have a central authority but shares…
agnosticism
belief that nothing can be known about whether God exists
animism
belief that objects, such as plants and stones, or natural ev…
61 terms
Introduction to Human Geography Vocabulary
fieldwork
human geography
globalization
physical geography
the study of geographic phenomena by visiting places and obse…
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…
fieldwork
the study of geographic phenomena by visiting places and obse…
human geography
one of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
39 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary
Political Geography
Territorial/ Definitional
Positional/ Locational
Functional/ Opperational
the study of the spatial aspects of political affairs
1st Boundary Dispute: Whose land is it?
delimitation/ demarcation of border
How boundary functions. How to handle cross border migration
Political Geography
the study of the spatial aspects of political affairs
Territorial/ Definitional
1st Boundary Dispute: Whose land is it?
Fundamentals of Human Geography Vocabulary
Geography
place
pattern
process
study of places and relationships between people and their en…
describes a location with details such as landscapes, climate…
a set of related phenomenon as it occurs on a map or chart
the activity that brings about a given pattern
Geography
study of places and relationships between people and their en…
place
describes a location with details such as landscapes, climate…
33 terms
AP Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Circulation
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Short-term, repetitive, or cyclical movements that recur on a…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
25 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary
Accessibility
Spatial
Activity Space
Scale
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certi…
pertaining to space on the Earth's surface; sometimes used as…
area within which we move freely on our rounds of regular act…
Generally, the relationship between the portion of Earth bein…
Accessibility
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certi…
Spatial
pertaining to space on the Earth's surface; sometimes used as…
35 terms
Human Geography
Monarchy
Theocracy
Democracy
Dictatorship
A government ruled by a king or queen
A government controlled by religious leaders
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
A form of government in which the leader has absolute power a…
Monarchy
A government ruled by a king or queen
Theocracy
A government controlled by religious leaders
Physical and Human Geography Vocabulary
landform
natural resources
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
natural feature of the Earth's surface that has a distinct sh…
useful materials that are found in nature
natural resources that can be replaced naturally or grow again
natural resources that cannot be replaced
landform
natural feature of the Earth's surface that has a distinct sh…
natural resources
useful materials that are found in nature
32 terms
AP Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Population Density
Census
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
27 terms
Human Geography: Migration Vocabulary
Activity Space
Brain Drain
Chain Migration
Asylum
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
The migration of people to a certain location because family…
Protection and immunity from extradition granted by a governm…
Activity Space
The range of an area in which an organism participates in its…
Brain Drain
The large-scale emigration of talented citizens of a country…
25 terms
AP Human Geography vocabulary
Base Line
Cartography
Connections
Geographic information system (GIS)
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
the science of making maps
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Base Line
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
Cartography
the science of making maps
Geography Human
Immigrate
Emmigrate
Demography
Birth Rate
to move permanently to a country other than one's native coun…
to leave your country of origin to live permanently in anothe…
study of population numbers,distribution, trends, and issues
number of births per 1000 people
Immigrate
to move permanently to a country other than one's native coun…
Emmigrate
to leave your country of origin to live permanently in anothe…
84 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
84 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
87 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
1st Agricultural Revolution
2nd Agricultural Revolution
5 Themes of Geography
Region
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
Region, location, place, human-environment interaction, and m…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
1st Agricultural Revolution
Transition of humans from nomadic hunting/gathering to sedent…
2nd Agricultural Revolution
During the industrial revolution; improved methods of cultiva…
340 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Arithmetic Density
Agricultural Density
Base Line
Cartography
The total number of people divided by the total land area,
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
An east-west line designated under the land ordinance of 1875…
The science of making maps.
Arithmetic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area,
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Acid Precipitation
Active Solar Energy Systems
Agribusiness
Agricultural Density
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids emit…
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
Commercial agriculture characterized by integration of differ…
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of ara…
Acid Precipitation
Conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids emit…
Active Solar Energy Systems
Solar energy system that collects energy through the use of o…
39 terms
Unit 2: Human Geography Vocabulary
Birth rate
Death rate
Natural increase
Demographic transition
the number of live births per thousand of population per year.
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year
Population growth measured as the excess of live births over…
the model that uses birthrates and death rates to show how po…
Birth rate
the number of live births per thousand of population per year.
Death rate
The number of deaths per 1000 people per year
30 terms
Human and Cultural Geography Vocabulary
urbanization
refugee
dialect
ethnic group
Growth of cities
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
A regional variety of a language distinguished by vocabulary,…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
urbanization
Growth of cities
refugee
A person who has been forced to leave their country in order…
110 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Three types of services
Consumer Services
Consumer Services
Business Services
Consumer services, business services, and public servces
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual cons…
Retail, education, health, and leisure are the four main type…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
Three types of services
Consumer services, business services, and public servces
Consumer Services
Businesses that provide services primarily to individual cons…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
cartography
projection
latitude
longitude
Science of making a map.
A system to transfer location from Earth's surface to a flat…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
cartography
Science of making a map.
projection
A system to transfer location from Earth's surface to a flat…
AP Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
#1 Anti- Natalist
#2 Agricultural Density
#3 Arable Land
#4 Arithmetic Density
Definition- promote people to have less children ... Example -…
Definition- The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount…
Definition- land suitable for agriculture... Example- The amount…
Definition- The total number of people divided by the total l…
#1 Anti- Natalist
Definition- promote people to have less children ... Example -…
#2 Agricultural Density
Definition- The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount…
283 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Absolute location
Acculturation
Agglomeration effects
Agribusiness
The actual space a place occupies on the earth's surface
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
The cost advantages (external economies) for an individual co…
Commercial agriculture in which large corporations own and op…
Absolute location
The actual space a place occupies on the earth's surface
Acculturation
The change that occurs within a culture when it adopts a prac…
37 terms
Chapter 1 Human Geography
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
density
the science of making maps
rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment interac…
frequency with which something exists within a given unit of…
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
32 terms
Human geography vocabulary
Culture
Customs
Society
Ethnic group
Beliefs, arts, customs, and social institutions of a particul…
The usual way people behave in a culture. Almost like laws, t…
A group that shares a geographic region and a sense of identi…
A community made up of people with a common cultural backgrou…
Culture
Beliefs, arts, customs, and social institutions of a particul…
Customs
The usual way people behave in a culture. Almost like laws, t…
33 terms
AP Human Geography Population Vocabulary
Agricultural Density
Agricultural Revolution
Arithmetic Population Density
Census
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the amount of arable land
Agricultural Revolution
The time when human beings first domesticated plants and anim…
47 terms
AP Human Geography: Agriculture Vocabulary
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Animal Domestication
Cereal Grain
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land…
The process of taming an animal species to be accustomed to h…
A grass with starchy grains, which are used in many different…
Agribusiness
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
Agriculture
The raising of animals or the growing of crops on tended land…
13 terms
Human Geography: Population Vocabulary
Age Dependency Ratio
Sex Ratio
Rate of Natural Increase
Demographic Transition Model
The number of people of working age
The number of males compared to the numbers of females in a p…
The percent of yearly growth in a population (excluding migra…
Describes the changes in a country's population as a result o…
Age Dependency Ratio
The number of people of working age
Sex Ratio
The number of males compared to the numbers of females in a p…
38 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary
Cartography
Census Bureau
Concentration (Distribution)
Contagious Diffusion
The production of maps, including projections, design and dra…
Government department which researches and provides accurate…
The spread of something over a given area
The rapid widespread diffusion of a feature or trend througho…
Cartography
The production of maps, including projections, design and dra…
Census Bureau
Government department which researches and provides accurate…
32 terms
Chapter 2 Human Geography
age distribution
agricultural density
arithmetic density
carrying capacity
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
total number of people divided by the total land area
the ability of the land to sustain a certain number of people
age distribution
proportion of individual of different ages in a population... Ex…
agricultural density
ratio of the number of farmers to total amount of land suitab…
34 terms
Human Geography
Region (types)
Syncretism (definition)
Region (definition)
Core (definition)
Formal, Perceptual, (scale: local-national-international) Ver…
"The fusion of 2 distinct cultural traits into a unique new h…
"An area characterized by similarity or by cohesiveness that…
"The zone of greatest concentration or homogeneity of the cul…
Region (types)
Formal, Perceptual, (scale: local-national-international) Ver…
Syncretism (definition)
"The fusion of 2 distinct cultural traits into a unique new h…
19 terms
Human Geography: Agriculture Vocabulary
Agribusiness
Agriculture
Commercial Agriculture
Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs)
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
the growing crops, harvesting plants, and raising animals; ch…
The farming of products for sale off the farm
Organisms whose genetic material has been modified for increa…
Agribusiness
A term referring to every business involved in commercial far…
Agriculture
the growing crops, harvesting plants, and raising animals; ch…
43 terms
Human Geography Chapter 1
concentration
connection
contagious diffusion
density
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
a type of expansion diffusion; the rapid widespread diffusion…
The frequency with which something exists within a given unit…
concentration
The spread of something over a given area. This map shows the…
connection
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
Chp 4 vocabulary (Human Geography)
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
the frequent repition of an act, to the extent that it become…
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
a reporting act performed by a particular individual
culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shared c…
custom
the frequent repition of an act, to the extent that it become…
folk culture
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
41 terms
Human Geography Vocabulary
Spacial Perspective
Ecological Perspective
Historical Perspective
Human Geography
The spatial pattern of human activity
How and where people interact with nature
How places and people change over a long period of time
The study of Human activity and spatial patterns on landscape
Spacial Perspective
The spatial pattern of human activity
Ecological Perspective
How and where people interact with nature
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