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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.
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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
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
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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…
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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
83 terms
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…
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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
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
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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?
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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…
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
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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…
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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…
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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
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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…
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…
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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…
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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.
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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.
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Unit 1-Human Geography
spatial orginization
landscapes
"why of where"
cartography
the location of people, places, events, and their connections
area shaped by both human and natural influences
explanations for a spatial pattern
art and science of making maps
spatial orginization
the location of people, places, events, and their connections
landscapes
area shaped by both human and natural influences
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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
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AP Human Geography Key Terms Unit 1
Cartography
Projection
GIS
Toponym
Art of mapmaking
The scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's su…
a compute system that can capture, store, query, analyze, and…
The name given to a place on earth
Cartography
Art of mapmaking
Projection
The scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's su…
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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)
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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…
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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…
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Human Geography Unit 1
What is cartography?
What does a map scale tell/show you
What do climate maps show
Economic or resource maps
The art and science of making maps, including date, compilati…
To what extent the portion of the earth represented on the ma…
Give general information about the climate and precipitation…
Show the type of natural resources or economic activity that…
What is cartography?
The art and science of making maps, including date, compilati…
What does a map scale tell/show you
To what extent the portion of the earth represented on the ma…
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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
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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…
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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…
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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…
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Human Geography Unit 1: Population
population geography
Worlds population is...
Arithmetic density
Physiological density
study of spatial demographics
unevenly distributed, but has clusters
population divided by total land area
population divided by arable land area
population geography
study of spatial demographics
Worlds population is...
unevenly distributed, but has clusters
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…
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…
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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
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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.
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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…
139 terms
unit 1 a.p human geography
Geography
Who invented geography?
Map
Cartography
the study of where things are found on Earth's surface
Eratosthenes
a 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
Who invented geography?
Eratosthenes
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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…
89 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Map Skills and Key Terms
Argentina
Australia
Brazil
Canada
Argentina
Australia
Unit 1: Human Geography (Simple Definitions)
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Phenomena
Spatial
The impact of geography on humans and the impact of humans on…
The study of physical features of the earth's surface.
A fact or event of interest.
Pertaining to space on the Earth's surface; "geographic".
Human Geography
The impact of geography on humans and the impact of humans on…
Physical Geography
The study of physical features of the earth's surface.
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Terms
Changing Attributes of a Place
Built Landscape
Sequent Occupance
Cultural Attributes
refers to the change in the way the landscape appears due to…
the part of the physical landscape that represents material c…
notion that successful societies leave their cultural imprint…
something specific to a certain culture
Changing Attributes of a Place
refers to the change in the way the landscape appears due to…
Built Landscape
the part of the physical landscape that represents material c…
46 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Cartography
Circular Pattern
Cultural Landscapes
Daylight Savings Time
the science or practice of drawing maps.
objects that circle another object; also known as centralized…
products of interactions between humans and their environments
pushes the clock forward one hour in the spring in order to a…
Cartography
the science or practice of drawing maps.
Circular Pattern
objects that circle another object; also known as centralized…
57 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Environmental Geography
The study of place
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
The study of the features of the earth's surface
The interaction between people and their physical environment
Geography
The study of place
Human Geography
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
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…
74 terms
Unit 1: Basics of Human Geography
map scale
Small scale vs large scale maps
cartography
distortion and how it affects flat maps
refers to the relationship of a feature's size on a map to it…
Small scale show large areas of land on a small space. They a…
the science of map making
***-Shape distortion: when an area can appear more elongated…
map scale
refers to the relationship of a feature's size on a map to it…
Small scale vs large scale maps
Small scale show large areas of land on a small space. They a…
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Unit 1 Literary Terms
theme
protagonist
antagonist
setting
A central or big idea of a literary work a lesson learned
Main character in a story (hero)
A character or force in conflict with a main character (villa…
The time and place of a literary work
theme
A central or big idea of a literary work a lesson learned
protagonist
Main character in a story (hero)
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