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AP Human Geography Unit 1
Absolute Location
Cartography
Circular Pattern
Cultural Landscapes
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
the art and science of map-making.
objects that circle another object; also known as centralized…
products of interactions between humans and their environments.
Absolute Location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Cartography
the art and science of map-making.
Human and Physical Geography terms Unit 1
Physical geography
Human Geography
Region
Scale
The distribution of natural features, such as land forms and…
Cultural features, such as economic activities and cities.
Is an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combinatio…
Is the relationship between the portion of Earth being studie…
Physical geography
The distribution of natural features, such as land forms and…
Human Geography
Cultural features, such as economic activities and cities.
35 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
culture
density
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The amount of a particular feature within a given area.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
26 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Place
Region
Physical Geography
Human Geography
A specific geographic setting with distinctive physical, soci…
A territory that encompasses many places all or most of which…
Deals with Earth's natural processes and their outcomes inclu…
Deals with the spatial organization of human activities and w…
Place
A specific geographic setting with distinctive physical, soci…
Region
A territory that encompasses many places all or most of which…
35 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
culture
density
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The amount of a particular feature within a given area.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
20 terms
Unit 1 Human Geography Review
Anglocentric:
Cardinal Directions
Choropleth Maps
Cognitive Maps aka Mental Maps
Map that is focused on English culture
North, East, South, West
Maps that show a pattern of a variable by using various color…
Maps drawn from memory
Anglocentric:
Map that is focused on English culture
Cardinal Directions
North, East, South, West
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Two types of location
absolute location
relative location
PLACE: physical characteristics
absolute & relative
specific place, uses grids, longitude & latitude
directional words & using distance
land features, mountains, plains, climate, & bodies of water
Two types of location
absolute & relative
absolute location
specific place, uses grids, longitude & latitude
78 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Anthropogenic
Cartography
Cultural Ecology
Cultural Landscape
Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
Theory and practice of making visual representations of the e…
The study of the interactions between societies and the natur…
The human-modified natural landscape specifically containing…
Anthropogenic
Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
Cartography
Theory and practice of making visual representations of the e…
39 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
culture
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Human Geography Unit 1
Absolute Location
Azimuthal Projection
Carl Sauer
Cartogram
Uses a coordinate system to show the precise plotting of wher…
produces a circular map with a chosen point. Directions from…
Argued that cultural landscapes should be the focus of human…
Distorts the size and shape of a map to show statistical data..
Absolute Location
Uses a coordinate system to show the precise plotting of wher…
Azimuthal Projection
produces a circular map with a chosen point. Directions from…
38 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
Map Projections
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Elevation
way the earth is projected onto a surface
provides a definite location
location based off of what is surrounding it
height
Map Projections
way the earth is projected onto a surface
Absolute Location
provides a definite location
40 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Review
Latitude
Longitude
GPS
GIS
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
A system that determines the precise position of something on…
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Latitude
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
Longitude
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
70 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Ch. 1 Geography Key Terms
Aristotle (Key Issue 1)
Base lines (Key Issue 1)
Cartography (Key Issue 1)
Connections (Key Issue 1)
First person to demonstrate that Earth was spherical
East-west lines separating townships
The science of mapmaking
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
Aristotle (Key Issue 1)
First person to demonstrate that Earth was spherical
Base lines (Key Issue 1)
East-west lines separating townships
Human Geography Vocab Unit 1
Spatial Diffusion
Diffuse means
Spatial means
Expansion Diffusion means
The movement of something throughout space
movement, spreads out, expansion
space
spreads outward to new places, while remaining strong in orig…
Spatial Diffusion
The movement of something throughout space
Diffuse means
movement, spreads out, expansion
25 terms
AP Human Geography - Unit 1
First to write 'geography'?
Cartography
Map
Navigating is an example of using maps…
Eratosthenes
Map making
Two-dimensional model of the Earth
Reference tool
First to write 'geography'?
Eratosthenes
Cartography
Map making
Unit 1: Human Geography/ Culture
Culture
culture trait
society
institution
the way of life of a group of people who share similar custom…
a single element of common practice in a culture
a group of people having common tradition, institutions, and…
An important practice, relationship, organization, or structu…
Culture
the way of life of a group of people who share similar custom…
culture trait
a single element of common practice in a culture
27 terms
Unit 1 - Introduction to Human Geography
geography
equator
globe
topographic map
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
A three-dimensional representation of earth.
A reference map that shows natural features (mountains, river…
geography
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
equator
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
32 terms
human geography unit 1
location
place
human envioment interaction
movment
where is it?
what is it like?
farming
how do goods, ideas, and people move
location
where is it?
place
what is it like?
24 terms
Human Geography Unit 1 Map Skills and Key Terms
Cartography
GIS
GPS
Map Scale
the art and science of making maps
compare spatial data, creates digitized representation of the…
satellite based location system
defines distance on earth's surface based upon mathematical f…
Cartography
the art and science of making maps
GIS
compare spatial data, creates digitized representation of the…
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…
38 terms
AP Human Geography Review-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
culture
the science of making maps
The widespread diffusion of a feature or trend person to pers…
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
Beliefs, material objects and social forms of a group
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The widespread diffusion of a feature or trend person to pers…
Human Geography Unit 1
Political Map
Physical Map
Choropleth Map
Dot Distribution Map
Shows Man-Made Features/Borders
Shows Natural Features of the Earth
A Map that uses shaded or pattered area's to display informat…
A map that uses a dot to show the presence of a feature
Political Map
Shows Man-Made Features/Borders
Physical Map
Shows Natural Features of the Earth
Human Geography Unit 1
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Spatial Distribution
Density
The study of how people make places, how we organize space &…
Spatial analysis of the structures, processes, and location o…
The physical location of a geographic phenomena across space.…
The frequency with which something exists within a given unit…
Human Geography
The study of how people make places, how we organize space &…
Physical Geography
Spatial analysis of the structures, processes, and location o…
35 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
culture
density
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The amount of a particular feature within a given area.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Human Geography Unit 1
Place
Region
Scale
Space
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
An area of Earth distinguished by distinctive combination of…
Relationship between the portion of earth as a whole.
Refers to the physical gap or interval between two objects.
Place
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
Region
An area of Earth distinguished by distinctive combination of…
AP Human Geography Unit 1 terms and concepts
Absolute Location
Cartography
Circular pattern
Cultural Landscapes
a point on the earth's surface shown on a coordinate system s…
the science of making maps
objects that circle other objects
products of interactions between humans and their environments
Absolute Location
a point on the earth's surface shown on a coordinate system s…
Cartography
the science of making maps
Human Geography Unit 1
Absolute Location
Cartography
Distortion
Formal Region
Location of a place using a coordinate grid and allows precis…
The art and science of making maps. Ex: He became a high auth…
Anything such as sound image,facts,etc.... Ex:This distortion of…
A type of region marked by a certain degree of homogeneity in…
Absolute Location
Location of a place using a coordinate grid and allows precis…
Cartography
The art and science of making maps. Ex: He became a high auth…
Unit 1 : Human Geography
culture
Society
Ethnic group
Innovation
Total of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors shared by
a group of people that share a geographic region, a sense of…
a group of people who share a Lang., customs and a common her…
Taking existing elements and creating something new to meet o…
culture
Total of knowledge, attitudes and behaviors shared by
Society
a group of people that share a geographic region, a sense of…
92 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Two types of location
absolute location
relative location
2 characteristics for place
absolute & relative
specific place, uses grids, longitude & latitude
directional words & using distance
physical & human
Two types of location
absolute & relative
absolute location
specific place, uses grids, longitude & latitude
Unit 1 - AP Human Geography
latitude & longitude
sources of map distortion
large-scale vs. small-scale maps
map types
Latitude is an angle (defined below) which ranges from 0° at…
Converting a sphere to a flat surface results in distortion.…
they show large areas of land on a small space. They are call…
There are dozens of map types, including political maps, road…
latitude & longitude
Latitude is an angle (defined below) which ranges from 0° at…
sources of map distortion
Converting a sphere to a flat surface results in distortion.…
AP Human Geography Terms Unit 1
Spatial
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Site
of or pertaining to space on or near Earth's surface.
the exact position of an object or place (lat/long)
the position of a place or activity in relation to other plac…
The physical character of a place; the absolute location desc…
Spatial
of or pertaining to space on or near Earth's surface.
Absolute Location
the exact position of an object or place (lat/long)
66 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 terms
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Phenomena
Spatial
The study of - ... - how people make places ... - how we organize s…
Spatial analysis of the structure, process & location of the…
Fact or event of interest
Pertaining to SPACE on the Earth's surface; sometimes used as…
Human Geography
The study of - ... - how people make places ... - how we organize s…
Physical Geography
Spatial analysis of the structure, process & location of the…
68 terms
AP Human Geography Key Terms Unit 1
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Biotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
The thin layer of gases surrounding the earth.
All living organisms on Earth, including plants and animals,…
Composed of living organisms
Abiotic
Composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
Atmosphere
The thin layer of gases surrounding the earth.
AP human geography Unit 1 Key Terms
Abiotic
Acculturation
Assimilation
Atmosphere
composed of nonliving or inorganic
Process of adopting only certain customs that will be to thei…
Process of less dominant cultures losing their culture to a m…
the thin layer of gases surrounding Earth.
Abiotic
composed of nonliving or inorganic
Acculturation
Process of adopting only certain customs that will be to thei…
67 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Toponym
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Site
A name given to a place on earth
A precise mathematical location
-Place name... -site ... -situation
Physical character of a place
Toponym
A name given to a place on earth
Absolute Location
A precise mathematical location
27 terms
Unit 1 (AP Human Geography)
Remote Sensing
GPS (Global Positioning System)
GIS (Geographic Information System)
Absolute Location
Pictures taken above Earths crust
Precise location... Navigation primary purpose... Surveillance... U…
Super-accurate maps with different layers... Used to study relat…
latitude/longitude... Benefits of GPS (Global Positioning Syste…
Remote Sensing
Pictures taken above Earths crust
GPS (Global Positioning System)
Precise location... Navigation primary purpose... Surveillance... U…
42 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Spatial Perspective
Five Themes of Geography
political, population, urban, social, economic, behavioral, a…
The spatial analysis of the structure, processes, and locatio…
Observing variations in geographic phenomena across space.
Location, human-environment, region, place, and movement.
Human Geography
political, population, urban, social, economic, behavioral, a…
Physical Geography
The spatial analysis of the structure, processes, and locatio…
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Key Terms
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
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
culture
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
54 terms
AP Human Geography - Unit 1
Human Geography
Herodotus
Eratosthesnes
Carl Sauer
Describes where people are located, what they are like, how t…
Father of history
Calculated Earth's circumfrence with 2% margin of error.
Father of geography
Human Geography
Describes where people are located, what they are like, how t…
Herodotus
Father of history
25 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
Mercator Projection
Robinson Projection
Winkel-Triplel Projection
Gall-Peters Projection
used on ships and distorts area (size) especially at the pole…
Use- good 4 location, general reference... Distortion- all four…
Used to show entire world... Distortion- shape, screws up distance
Use- helps promote better understanding of size and location…
Mercator Projection
used on ships and distorts area (size) especially at the pole…
Robinson Projection
Use- good 4 location, general reference... Distortion- all four…
73 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
geography
map
cartography
Eratosthenes
Study of where things are found on Earth's surface
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
science of mapmaking
Greek scholar who invented the word "Geography" he made one o…
geography
Study of where things are found on Earth's surface
map
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
55 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Terms and Concepts
Absolute Location
Cartography
Circular Pattern
Cultural Landscapes
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
the art and science of map-making.
objects that circle another object; also known as centralized…
products of interactions between humans and their environments.
Absolute Location
exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Cartography
the art and science of map-making.
73 terms
Unit 1 AP Human Geography Terms
Geography
Map
Cartography
Eratosthenes
Where things are found on the earth, and why they are there.…
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of earths surface,... or a…
The science of map making.
An Ancient Greek scholar who invented the word "geography".
Geography
Where things are found on the earth, and why they are there.…
Map
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of earths surface,... or a…
41 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
cultural ecology
culture
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Human Geography Unit 1 Key Terms
Agricultural density
Arithmetic Density
Cartography
Connections
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
The science of making maps.
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
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.
55 terms
AP Human Geography - Unit 1 Terms
Absolute location
Activity space
Culture
Cultural barriers
locations determined by a frame of reference(latitude or long…
Places we routinely travel to in our daily activites
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Cultural difference impedes interaction with others.
Absolute location
locations determined by a frame of reference(latitude or long…
Activity space
Places we routinely travel to in our daily activites
43 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
5 Themes of Georgraphy
Geomorphology
3 Pillars of Sustainability
3 Components that make a place unique
Place... Location... Movement... Human Environment Interaction (HEI)... R…
Study of Earth's landforms. Helps explain distribution of peo…
Environment, Economy, and Social
Site, Situation, and Toponym
5 Themes of Georgraphy
Place... Location... Movement... Human Environment Interaction (HEI)... R…
Geomorphology
Study of Earth's landforms. Helps explain distribution of peo…
33 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Terms
Cartography
Contagious diffusion
Cultural ecology
Density
The science of making maps
Rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
A geographic approach that emphasizes human environment relat…
The frequency which something exists within a given area
Cartography
The science of making maps
Contagious diffusion
Rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout…
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