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26 terms
physical geography
geography
global information system
absolute location
hemispheres
study of the earth
gathers, stores, analyzes, and displays information about a l…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
geography
study of the earth
global information system
gathers, stores, analyzes, and displays information about a l…
29 terms
East Asia-Physical Geography
Japan
China
Plateau of Tibet
Mongolian Plateau
an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean composed of 3000 islands,…
This country covers 80% of East Asia and has the largest popu…
China's major rivers originate in this high plateau region.
The steppe grassland region of East Asia that has been used m…
Japan
an archipelago in the Pacific Ocean composed of 3000 islands,…
China
This country covers 80% of East Asia and has the largest popu…
19 terms
Physical geography
geography
Global information System
Absolute location
hemispheres
The study of Earth
The use of a data base to see the planet and share information.
Is a location that is based off of a fixed point.
the ways that we split the Earth that we have longitude and l…
geography
The study of Earth
Global information System
The use of a data base to see the planet and share information.
83 terms
Geography Physical
System
Isolated System
Closed System
Open System
A set of interrelated components that work together by way of…
A system with no input/output of energy or mass.
A system where energy is transferred but not mass.
Both matter and energy transfers through its boundary.
System
A set of interrelated components that work together by way of…
Isolated System
A system with no input/output of energy or mass.
107 terms
Physical Geography
Plains
The Great Plains
The Atlantic Coastal Plain
The Indo-Gangetic Plain
broad flat stretches of land, often called prairies
part of the North American Interior plains, east of the Rocky…
along the eastern shore of North America, extending from Nova…
south of the Himalayan mountains- Plains
Plains
broad flat stretches of land, often called prairies
The Great Plains
part of the North American Interior plains, east of the Rocky…
40 terms
Physical Geography
Continent
Solar system
Core
Mantle
The world's main continuous expanses of land
A collection of 8 plants and their moons orbiting the sun
The dense region of a planet, especially at the nickel-iron i…
The region of the Earth's interior between the crust and the…
Continent
The world's main continuous expanses of land
Solar system
A collection of 8 plants and their moons orbiting the sun
24 terms
Physical Geography Vocabulary
Peninsula
Strait
Canyon
Cliff
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
A deep valley with steep sides or cliffs.
A high, steep face of rock or earth.
Peninsula
A piece of land that is surrounded by water on three sides.
Strait
A narrow passage of water connecting two large bodies of water
14 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
Global Information System
Absolute Location
Hemispheres
The study of the earth.
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface, measure…
we have two, right and left, and some brain functions seem to…
Geography
The study of the earth.
Global Information System
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
13 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
Global Information System
Absolute location
Hemispheres
The study of the earth
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Geography
The study of the earth
Global Information System
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
15 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
Global information system
absolute location
Hemispheres
The study of the earth
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Geography
The study of the earth
Global information system
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
24 terms
Geography: Physical Geography of Europe
Balkan Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
Jutland Peninsula
Scandinavian Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
26 terms
physical geography
geography
global information system
absolute location
hemisphere
study of the earth
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
half of the earth
geography
study of the earth
global information system
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
26 terms
Physical Geography
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemispheres
The study of the physical features of the earth
Global Information System
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
GIS
Global Information System
26 terms
physical geography
geography
GIS
movement
elevation
study of the earth
global information system
how people, things and ideas move around the earth
the height above sea level
geography
study of the earth
GIS
global information system
26 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
Global Information system
Absolute location
hemispheres
Study of the earth
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Geography
Study of the earth
Global Information system
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
28 terms
Geography- Physical
physical geography
Archipelago
Basin
Bay
the study of the natural features of Earth
a chain of islands, such as the islands that largely comprise…
a geographic depression, often filled with water
a body of water partially surrounded by land. the land surrou…
physical geography
the study of the natural features of Earth
Archipelago
a chain of islands, such as the islands that largely comprise…
26 terms
Physical Geography
geography
Global Information System
movement
elevation
study of the earth
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers
movement of people, goods ideas, and technology
height above sea level
geography
study of the earth
Global Information System
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers
27 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
Global information system
movement
elevation
study of the earth
uses a database of information to create layers, or "themes"…
Movement of people, goods, ideas, technology.
height above sea level
Geography
study of the earth
Global information system
uses a database of information to create layers, or "themes"…
7 terms
Canadian Geography (Physical)
Great Lakes
Saint Lawrence River
Hudson Bay
Rocky Mountains
Great Lakes
Saint Lawrence River
25 terms
Physical Geography Chapter 3
Layers of the Atmosphere
Nitrogen
The Primordial Atmosphere
Evolutionary Atmosphere
1. Equator... 2. Troposphere... 3. Stratosphere ... 4. Mesosphere... 5. T…
DNA of EVERYTHING
1. consists of materials left over from the original solar ne…
1. covers a period of 4.0 to 3.3 billion years ago... 2. volcani…
Layers of the Atmosphere
1. Equator... 2. Troposphere... 3. Stratosphere ... 4. Mesosphere... 5. T…
Nitrogen
DNA of EVERYTHING
17 terms
Physical Geography of SE Asia
Mainland SE Asia
Insular SE Asia
The fragmented, elongated, and rugged…
Archipelagos
Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore
Integration, Transportation, and Economic Development
A series of islands that are collocated within a large body o…
Mainland SE Asia
Burma, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia
Insular SE Asia
Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore
14 terms
Physical Geography
Abiotic
Ablation
Ablation Zone
Abrasion
Non-living thing. Usually refers to the physical and chemical…
Surface removal of ice or snow from a glacier or snowfield by…
Region in a glacier where there is a surface net removal of s…
Physical wearing and grinding of a surface through friction a…
Abiotic
Non-living thing. Usually refers to the physical and chemical…
Ablation
Surface removal of ice or snow from a glacier or snowfield by…
39 terms
physical geography
au bord de la mer
une rivière
une montagne
un village
by the sea
a village
au bord de la mer
by the sea
une rivière
30 terms
physical geography
meridian/longitude
latitude
physical map
political map
line of longitude, from N to S pole.
lines going horizontally, like the equator .
map showing terrain, mountain, rivers, etc.
map showing boundaries, cities, roads, etc.
meridian/longitude
line of longitude, from N to S pole.
latitude
lines going horizontally, like the equator .
26 terms
physical geography
Geography
GIS
Absolute Location
Hemispheres
Study of the earth
the essential part, main point, or essence
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
we have two, right and left, and some brain functions seem to…
Geography
Study of the earth
GIS
the essential part, main point, or essence
29 terms
Physical Geography
Biosphere
Latitude
Geography
GIS
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Distance north or south of the equator
Study of the earth
Global Information System
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator
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
25 terms
Physical Geography
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemisheres
Study of the earth
Main point
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
the top or bottom half of the earth
geography
Study of the earth
GIS
Main point
25 terms
Physical Geography
North European Plain
Pyrenees
Alps
North Sea
~ Shaped by glaciers during the last Ice Age. ... ~ When the gla…
~ Form a natural border between France and Spain.... ~ Stretches…
~ Extend 750 miles from S.E border of France through Switzerl…
~ Near the United Kingdom
North European Plain
~ Shaped by glaciers during the last Ice Age. ... ~ When the gla…
Pyrenees
~ Form a natural border between France and Spain.... ~ Stretches…
26 terms
Physical Geography
biosphere
geography
GIS
absolute location
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Study of the earth
A set of computer tools used to capture, store, transform, an…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
geography
Study of the earth
29 terms
Physical Geography
Biosphere
Latitude
Longitude
Location
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Distance north or south of the equator
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
The position of anything on Earth's surface.
Biosphere
Consists of all life on Earth and all parts of the Earth in w…
Latitude
Distance north or south of the equator
21 terms
chapter 2: physical geography
core
mantle
magma
crust
Center of the earth
A layer of thick, hot rock between the crust and core
Molten rock
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
core
Center of the earth
mantle
A layer of thick, hot rock between the crust and core
30 terms
physical geography
meridian
laditude
physical map
political map
a line passing through the n and s pole
a vertical line passing over the globe
A map of the locations identifiable landmarks
designed to show boundaries
meridian
a line passing through the n and s pole
laditude
a vertical line passing over the globe
26 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
GIS
absolute location
hemispheres
The study of the earth
(n.) the essential part, main point, or essence
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Geography
The study of the earth
GIS
(n.) the essential part, main point, or essence
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Longitude, runs from N to S pole
Location line running horizontally, ex. equator
Map showing landscape; mountains, rivers, etc.
Map showing borders, countries, cities, etc.
Meridian
Longitude, runs from N to S pole
Latitude
Location line running horizontally, ex. equator
30 terms
physical geography
meridian
latitude
physical maps
political maps
longitude, lines run from N to S pole
horizontal lines, ex. equator
maps showing land forms ex, mountains, rivers, deserts
maps showing borders, countries, cities, etc.
meridian
longitude, lines run from N to S pole
latitude
horizontal lines, ex. equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
meridian
Latitude
physical map
political map
longitude, lines run from N to S pole
horizontal lines, ex. equator
map showing landforms ex. mountains, rivers, deserts
map showing borders, countries, cities, etc.
meridian
longitude, lines run from N to S pole
Latitude
horizontal lines, ex. equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Maridian
Latitude
Physical map
Political Map
Longitude, runs from N to S pole
a flat line going around the globe from E to W
indicate the location of land forms like deserts, mountains,…
designed to show the governmental bounderies
Maridian
Longitude, runs from N to S pole
Latitude
a flat line going around the globe from E to W
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Longitude Lines run from the North to South Pole
Horizontal Lines, ex. equator
Map showing landforms, ex. Mountains, Rivers, Deserts
Map showing borders, countries, etc.
Meridian
Longitude Lines run from the North to South Pole
Latitude
Horizontal Lines, ex. equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Line of Longitude, from North to South Pole
Lines going horizontally, like the equator
Map showing terrain, mountains, rivers, etc.
Map showing boundaries, cities, roads, etc.
Meridian
Line of Longitude, from North to South Pole
Latitude
Lines going horizontally, like the equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Longitude runs from North to South pole
Runs from East to West
Map showing landforms;mountains, rivers, etc.
Map that shows borders, countries, and big cities.
Meridian
Longitude runs from North to South pole
Latitude
Runs from East to West
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical map
Political map
Line of Longitude, from North to South Pole
Lines going horizontally
Map showing terrain, mountains, rivers, etc.
Map showing boundaries, cities, roads, etc.
Meridian
Line of Longitude, from North to South Pole
Latitude
Lines going horizontally
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Line of Longitude, from N to S Pole
Line going horizontally, like the equator
Map showing terrain, mountains, rivers, etc
Map showing boundaries, cities, roads, etc.
Meridian
Line of Longitude, from N to S Pole
Latitude
Line going horizontally, like the equator
31 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Subduction
Topographical Map/ Relief/ elevation
Latitude
Longitude runs from North to South olr
Oceanic plate going under continental plate of volcanoes
Showing difference in Elevations
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
Meridian
Longitude runs from North to South olr
Subduction
Oceanic plate going under continental plate of volcanoes
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Longitude, lines run from N to S pole
Horizontal lines, ex. equator
Map showing landforms, mountains, rivers, deserts
Map showing borders, countries, cities, etc.
Meridian
Longitude, lines run from N to S pole
Latitude
Horizontal lines, ex. equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical map
Political map
Line of Longitude, from N to S Pole
lines going horizontally, Like the Equator
Map showing terrain, mountains, rivers, etc.
Map doing boundaries, cities, roads, etc.
Meridian
Line of Longitude, from N to S Pole
Latitude
lines going horizontally, Like the Equator
155 terms
physical geography
communism
universalism
disinterestedness
originality
scientific discoveries shared among the community and is the…
"there are no privileged sources of scientific knowledge" cor…
a lack of bias or self interest in scientific work ... attempt t…
freshness; novelty; inventiveness in scientific discoveries
communism
scientific discoveries shared among the community and is the…
universalism
"there are no privileged sources of scientific knowledge" cor…
17 terms
Physical Geography
Glaciation
Fjords
Geothermal energy
Hot springs
has been the primary process by which the landforms of Northe…
that are now filled with seawater.
in the region.
a spring whose water issues at a temperature higher than that…
Glaciation
has been the primary process by which the landforms of Northe…
Fjords
that are now filled with seawater.
27 terms
Physical Geography
axis
orbit
revolution
rotation
an invisible line around which an object spins
path of one object around a more massive object
orbit, or a complete journey of an object around a more massi…
object's complete turn around its own axis
axis
an invisible line around which an object spins
orbit
path of one object around a more massive object
30 terms
physical geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical map
Political map
Longitude, lines run from N to S pole
Horizontal lines, ex. equator
Map showing land forms ex. mountains, rivers, deserts
Map showing borders, countries, etc.
Meridian
Longitude, lines run from N to S pole
Latitude
Horizontal lines, ex. equator
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