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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
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
Unit 2 Physical Geography
ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
the salt water that covers much of the Earth's surface
borders western Europe, western Africa, Antarctica, & eastern…
borders eastern Asia, northeastern Australia, Antarctic, & we…
borders eastern Africa, southern Asia, western Australia, & A…
ocean
the salt water that covers much of the Earth's surface
Atlantic Ocean
borders western Europe, western Africa, Antarctica, & eastern…
Physical Geography
Longitude
Latitude
Geography
Spacial Science
Measures East-West Location... Measure Based on Earth's rotatio…
Measures North-South Location from horizon to Polaris
'The study of people, their environment, and the interaction…
Geography is described as a spatial science because it focuse…
Longitude
Measures East-West Location... Measure Based on Earth's rotatio…
Latitude
Measures North-South Location from horizon to Polaris
136 terms
Physical Geography
Scientific Method
Geography
Spatial
Regional geography
Ask a question... Gather Information... Create Hypothesis... Test the…
Study of a spatial distribution of any phenomena that occurs…
How things vary over land space
Study of how earth is divided into unique places
Scientific Method
Ask a question... Gather Information... Create Hypothesis... Test the…
Geography
Study of a spatial distribution of any phenomena that occurs…
34 terms
Physical Geography
Alps
Amazon
Arid
Atlantic Ocean
This mountain range is found in southern Europe and served as…
This is the largest river (by volume of water) in the world a…
This is a climate that has insufficient rainfall to support t…
This is the ocean found on the east coast of the United State…
Alps
This mountain range is found in southern Europe and served as…
Amazon
This is the largest river (by volume of water) in the world a…
5 terms
Physical Geography
niger river
zonal
sahel
desertification
the longest river in West Africa, and a kind of trading highw…
When the wind blows in a more or less west to east direction,…
Belt south of the Sahara where it transitions into savanna ac…
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily…
niger river
the longest river in West Africa, and a kind of trading highw…
zonal
When the wind blows in a more or less west to east direction,…
Physical geography
Vegetation and river systems are examp…
Trade networks and religion are exampl…
Location can be described as ... (with…
Internal... Include divergent converge…
Physical factors
Human cultural factors
Absolute and relative
Tectonic forces
Vegetation and river systems are examp…
Physical factors
Trade networks and religion are exampl…
Human cultural factors
15 terms
Asia - Physical Geography
loess
monsoons
agricultural terracing
arable land
loess
monsoons
26 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
Global Information System
Movement
Elevation
Study of the earth
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
People, things and ideas that move around the earth
Height above sea level
Geography
Study of the earth
Global Information System
uses a database of information to gathered to create layers,…
29 terms
Physical geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political map
Longitude N to S pole
Location lines horizontal ex. equator
Landscape map
Borders country map
Meridian
Longitude N to S pole
Latitude
Location lines horizontal ex. equator
26 terms
Physical Geography
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemispheres
The study 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 earth
GIS
Global Information System
Physical Geography
Climate
Orographic Effect
Topography
Isthmus
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
a change in atmospheric conditions caused by a change in elev…
the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical featur…
a narrow strip of land with sea on either side, forming a lin…
Climate
the weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or ov…
Orographic Effect
a change in atmospheric conditions caused by a change in elev…
27 terms
physical geography
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemispheres
The study of the earth
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
the essential part, main point, or essence
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 showing boundaries, cities, roads, etc.
Meridian
Line of Longitude, from N to S Pole
Latitude
Lines going horizontally, like the equator
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 the landscape, mountains, rivers
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 map
political map
line of longitude, from N to S pole
lines 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
lines going horizontally, like the equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian/Longitude
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Running from North Pole to South Pole
Distance North or South of the equator
A genetic map in which the actual physical distances between…
A map showing units such as countries, states, provinces, dis…
Meridian/Longitude
Running from North Pole to South Pole
Latitude
Distance North or South of the 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
26 terms
Physical Geography
Geography
GIS
Absolute Location
Hemispheres
The study of the earth
the essential part, main point, or essence
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Sections of the Earth divided by the Equator and Prime Meridi…
Geography
The study of the earth
GIS
the essential part, main point, or essence
Physical Geography Terms
Plain
Weather
Isthmus
Peninsula
A nearly flat area of land on the Earth's surface.
The condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time.
A narrow strip of land with water on each side that is joinin…
A strip of land that juts out into a large body of water.
Plain
A nearly flat area of land on the Earth's surface.
Weather
The condition of the atmosphere at a given place and time.
106 terms
Physical Geography
Crust
Plate
Plate margin
Mantle
The outer layer of the Earth
A section of the Earth's crust
The boundary where two plates meet
The dense, mostly solid layer between the outer core and the…
Crust
The outer layer of the Earth
Plate
A section of the Earth's crust
29 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian/Longitude
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Line of longitude, running N to S
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
A genetic map in which the actual physical distances between…
A map showing units such as countries, states, provinces, dis…
Meridian/Longitude
Line of longitude, running N to S
Latitude
An imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Longitude, lines run from N to S poles
Horizontal lines, equator
Map showing land forms ex. mountains, rivers, deserts
Map showing borders, countries, cities,etc
Meridian
Longitude, lines run from N to S poles
Latitude
Horizontal lines, equator
30 terms
Physical Geography
Meridian
Latitude
Physical Map
Political Map
Longitude, lines run from North to South Pole.
Horizontal lines, ex. equator.
Map showing land forms ex. mountains, rivers, deserts.
Map showing borders, countries, cities, etc.
Meridian
Longitude, lines run from North to South Pole.
Latitude
Horizontal lines, ex. equator.
Physical Geography
Map Title
Political Map
Historical Map
Physical Map
Words on a map that tell the subject of a map.
A map that shows cities, states, and countries.
A map that provides information about a place at a certain ti…
A map that shows kinds of land and bodies of water.
Map Title
Words on a map that tell the subject of a map.
Political Map
A map that shows cities, states, and countries.
25 terms
Physical Geography
axis
orbit
revoltion
rotaion
an invisible line around which an object spins
to move in a circular pattern 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
to move in a circular pattern around a more massive object
43 terms
Physical Geography
Region
Terrace
Continent
Globe
a group of places with common traits
a flat surface that is built into a hillside
a large landmass on Earth's surface
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface
Region
a group of places with common traits
Terrace
a flat surface that is built into a hillside
30 terms
physical geography
Meridian
latitude
physical map
political map
a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place…
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
In addition to country borders, major cities and significant…
Political maps are designed to show governmental boundaries o…
Meridian
a circle of constant longitude passing through a given place…
latitude
the angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's…
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 the 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 map
Political map
Longitude, Runs from North to South
Location line running horizontally
Map showing the landscape; mountains, rivers, etc.
Map showing border, countries, cities, etc.
meridian
Longitude, Runs from North to South
latitude
Location line running horizontally
144 terms
Physical Geography
aa
abrasion
abyssal plain
acid rain
A hawaiian term for sharp and pointy basaltic lava flow. You…
The erosion of rock by being either carried along a stream or…
A large, flat area of the deep-ocean floor.
Rain that contains acid, which can cause serious environmenta…
aa
A hawaiian term for sharp and pointy basaltic lava flow. You…
abrasion
The erosion of rock by being either carried along a stream or…
126 terms
Physical Geography
Wetlands
Lagoon
Delta
Desert
Land areas flooded at least some of the year
Shallow Body of water partly cut off from sea
Fan shaped land form at the mouth of river created by deposit…
Region of little rainfall where plants and animals live.
Wetlands
Land areas flooded at least some of the year
Lagoon
Shallow Body of water partly cut off from sea
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