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Geography: the study of the interaction and distribution of human physical features in an area
Hemisphere
Equator
: prime Meridian
Latitude
Half of globes
Imaginary line that divides the earth into northern and south…
Imaginary line that divides earth into east and west halves
Set of imaginary lines that run parallel to the the equator.…
Hemisphere
Half of globes
Equator
Imaginary line that divides the earth into northern and south…
8 terms
W. Geography Chapter 1 Section 1 The Five Themes of Geography
geography
absolute location
relative location
hemisphere
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
describes a place in relation to other places around it.
each half of the globe.
geography
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
absolute location
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
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…
30 terms
AP Human Geography Unit One (Set #1)
Absolute Location
Absolute Distance
Cartogram
Cartography
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
A presentation of statistical data in geographical distributi…
The science or practice of drawing maps.
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Absolute Distance
The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of len…
6 terms
Five Themes of Geography
Geography
Location
Place
Region
The study of the physical and human features of the earth.
Where something is, absolute and relative
All physical and cultural features of a location.
An area defined by similar characteristics
Geography
The study of the physical and human features of the earth.
Location
Where something is, absolute and relative
11 terms
Physical and Human Geography
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
19 terms
U1 The Basic Skills of Geography Part 1
geography
hemisphere
equator
prime meridian
This field of study examines the distribution and interaction…
Half of the Earth, is divided into northern and southern halv…
This line of latitude begins at zero-degrees: which divides t…
This line is designated as the zero-degree that divides the E…
geography
This field of study examines the distribution and interaction…
hemisphere
Half of the Earth, is divided into northern and southern halv…
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
23 terms
Human and Physical Geography Terms
Culture
Society
Innovation
Natural resources
the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shar…
an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and ec…
the act of starting something for the first time
materials found in nature that are used by living things
Culture
the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, and traditions shar…
Society
an extended social group having a distinctive cultural and ec…
126 terms
Physical Geography & Human Geography
Geography
Revolution
Rotation
Axis
The study of the Earth and the people who inhabit it.
One complete orbit of the Earth around the sun which takes 36…
The spinning motion of the Earth on its axis which takes 24 h…
The imaginary line on which a planet turns.
Geography
The study of the Earth and the people who inhabit it.
Revolution
One complete orbit of the Earth around the sun which takes 36…
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…
8 terms
Geography Terms Lesson 2
Geography
location
place
physical features
study of the interaction of humans with the physical world
the position of people and places on Earth
physical and human features
landforms, climate, soil, and plants and animals.
Geography
study of the interaction of humans with the physical world
location
the position of people and places on Earth
62 terms
Chapter One of Human Geography: People, Places, and Culture Vocabulary
fieldwork
human geography
globalization
physical geography
The study of phenomena by visiting places and observing how p…
the study of the spatial analysis of human population, its cu…
a set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
The study of spatial and material characteristics of the phys…
fieldwork
The study of phenomena by visiting places and observing how p…
human geography
the study of the spatial analysis of human population, its cu…
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…
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…
AP Human Geography chapter 1
map
cartography
map scale
projection
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
science of mapmaking
amount of area covered on a map and level of detail
scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's surfac…
map
two dimension or flat scale model of Earth's surface, or a po…
cartography
science of mapmaking
17 terms
Lawler's HWG- Unit 1- Basics of Physical Geography
Geography
Physical Geography
Physical Features
Landforms
The study of where people, places, and things are located and…
the branch of geography dealing with natural features and pro…
anything that describes the Earth's topography, such as bodie…
a natural feature of the earth's solid surface
Geography
The study of where people, places, and things are located and…
Physical Geography
the branch of geography dealing with natural features and pro…
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…
What is Geography: Physical, Human and Environmental
Physical geography
Landforms
Human geography
Population geography
the study of the earth's natural features
the shape or form of land in a certain area; natural features…
the study of where and how people live
the distribution of people over the earth's surface (the numb…
Physical geography
the study of the earth's natural features
Landforms
the shape or form of land in a certain area; natural features…
73 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 1
Contemporary geography
"Geography"
Geography
Human geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and wh…
Study of where and why human activities are located where the…
Contemporary geography
Scientific study of the location of people and activities acr…
"Geography"
"Earth writing" invented by Greek Scholar Eratosthenes
17 terms
The five themes of geography
Geography (n)
Cardinal Directions (n)
Latitude (n)
Longitude (n)
The study of Earth
The directions north,east, south, west
The distance north or south of the Earth's equator, in degree…
The distance east or west of Prime Meridian, measured in degr…
Geography (n)
The study of Earth
Cardinal Directions (n)
The directions north,east, south, west
23 terms
Geography
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
compass rose
hemisphere
North, South , East, West
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
Intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
88 terms
AP Human Geography: CH 1 -- Thinking Geographically)
Geography
Eratosthenes
Geo
graphy
The study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, countr…
The head librarian at Alexandria during the third century B.C…
root meaning earth
greek root that means "to write".
Geography
The study of the earth's surface, climate, continents, countr…
Eratosthenes
The head librarian at Alexandria during the third century B.C…
14 terms
Themes of Geography
geography
themes of geography
place
region
The study of the earth and its features
Place, Region, Human Environment Interaction, Location, Movem…
A specific point on Earth distinguished by characteristics (h…
An area that has common characteristics or features
geography
The study of the earth and its features
themes of geography
Place, Region, Human Environment Interaction, Location, Movem…
8 terms
Places and Terms Chapter One
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Hemisphere
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found…
describes a place in relation to other places around it p.6
each half of the globe p.6
Geography
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute location
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found…
23 terms
Unit 1-Introduction to Human Geography
geography
absolute location
relative location
hemisphere
the study of how the world and everything on it interacts
tells you exactly where a location is; uses latitude and long…
tells where a location is by using landmarks (things that are…
half of a globe
geography
the study of how the world and everything on it interacts
absolute location
tells you exactly where a location is; uses latitude and long…
434 terms
AP CH. 1 Introduction to Human Geography - AP CH. 14 Globalization and the Geography of Networks
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical geography
fieldwork
focuses on how people make places, organize space and society…
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
The study of geography that studies the structures, processes…
the geographic phenomena by visiting places and observing how…
Human Geography
focuses on how people make places, organize space and society…
Globalization
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
Places and Terms Chapter One
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Hemisphere
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found…
describes a place in relation to other places around it p.6
each half of the globe p.6
Geography
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute location
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found…
27 terms
HG 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…
390 terms
AP Human Geography (The Cultural Landscape-Rubenstein) Vocabulary
Chapter 1
globalization
geography
human geography
Thinking Geographically
greater cultural and economic interaction among people all ov…
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
Chapter 1
Thinking Geographically
globalization
greater cultural and economic interaction among people all ov…
471 terms
AP Human Geography Review
absolute location
cartography
circular pattern
cultural landscapes
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
science or art of making maps
Objects that circle another object, another name for it is Ce…
The products of complex interactions between humans and their…
absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
cartography
science or art of making maps
8 terms
The Five Themes of Geography
Kunlun Mountains
qinling shandi mountains
huang he
chang jiang
which are located in the west of China, are the source of two…
divide the northern part of china from the south.
northern china starts in the Kunlun mountains in the west.
the longest river in all of Asia.
Kunlun Mountains
which are located in the west of China, are the source of two…
qinling shandi mountains
divide the northern part of china from the south.
25 terms
Physical Geography: Looking at the Earth
geography
absolute location
relative location
hemisphere
A study of the distribution and interaction of physical and h…
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
Describes a place in relation to other places around it.
Each half of the globe.
geography
A study of the distribution and interaction of physical and h…
absolute location
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
10 terms
The 5 Themes of Geography
Human Environmental Interaction
Location
Absolute Location
Relative Location
How humans interact with their environment
The exact pinpoint of earth...where is it?
The exact location (Edison, New Jersey; Atlanta, Georgia; etc).
Comparing two places to find a nearby place (Starbucks is nea…
Human Environmental Interaction
How humans interact with their environment
Location
The exact pinpoint of earth...where is it?
44 terms
AP Human Geography Population
arithmetic density
Census
Crude Birth Rate (CBR)
Crude Death Rate (CDR)
The total number of people divided by the total land area
A complete enumeration of a population
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…
arithmetic density
The total number of people divided by the total land area
Census
A complete enumeration of a population
8 terms
Geography - Chapter 1.1
geography
absolute location
relative location
hemisphere
study of the distribution and interaction of physical and hum…
the exact place where a geographic feature is found
a place in relation to other places around it
each half of the globe
geography
study of the distribution and interaction of physical and hum…
absolute location
the exact place where a geographic feature is found
Geography
Geography
Local
International
Physical Geography
The study of the Earth - its land and seas, climate, its peop…
To do with the area around you
To do with more than one country.
The study of the natural things of the Earth e.g. climate, ri…
Geography
The study of the Earth - its land and seas, climate, its peop…
Local
To do with the area around you
18 terms
The Five Themes of Geography
location
place
regions
movement
Tells you where it is (absolute and relative)
What's it like when you get there? Each one has its own physi…
What do the locations have in common?
People and ideas spread and get around!
location
Tells you where it is (absolute and relative)
place
What's it like when you get there? Each one has its own physi…
11 terms
Themes of Geography
geography
themes of geography
place
region
The study of the earth and its features
Place, Region, Human Environment Interaction, Location, Movem…
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
An area that has human and physical characteristic in common.
geography
The study of the earth and its features
themes of geography
Place, Region, Human Environment Interaction, Location, Movem…
25 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Chapter 4
Artifact
Built environment
Cultural convergence
Cultural/environmental perception
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
The man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
The contact and interaction of one culture to another.
The concept that people of different culture will definitely…
Artifact
Any item, made by humans, that represents a material aspect o…
Built environment
The man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human…
34 terms
Introduction to Human Geography
geography
equator
globe
topography
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 description of surface features of land. Refers to the shap…
geography
The study of the earth and the physical and human features.
equator
The imaginary line of latitude that encircles the middle of e…
918 terms
AP Human Geography ALL TERMS
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Relative location
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
the location of something in relation to something else
Human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
Physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface
11 terms
Human Features
culture
cultural diffusion
cultural hearth
interdependence
special features about a society that make it unique, such as…
the spread of one culture to another through trade, communica…
the origin (location) of the world's major cultural groups, f…
how humans rely (depend) on their environment; or how humans…
culture
special features about a society that make it unique, such as…
cultural diffusion
the spread of one culture to another through trade, communica…
27 terms
Distribution and Relocation (Chapter 1 Key 3)
Distribution
Density
Concentration
Pattern
The arrangement of something across Earth's surface.
The frequency with which something occurs in a given area or…
The extent of a feature's spread over given area or space
The geometric arrangement of objects in space
Distribution
The arrangement of something across Earth's surface.
Density
The frequency with which something occurs in a given area or…
15 terms
Chapter 3: The Physical Geography of the United States and Canada
Countries of North America
Middle Latitudes
glacier
climate
U.S., Canada, Greenland, Mexico, Caribbean Island nations, La…
temperate climate, fertile farmland
a slowly moving mass of ice
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Countries of North America
U.S., Canada, Greenland, Mexico, Caribbean Island nations, La…
Middle Latitudes
temperate climate, fertile farmland
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 diffiusio…
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…
8 terms
Social Studies - Chapter 1 - Geography of the United States
geography
climate
globe
latitude and longitude
the study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
the aspects of weather, such as temperature, rainfall, and wi…
a model of earth
lines that form a grid that helps us find anything on Earth.
geography
the study of our physical surroundings and how humans interac…
climate
the aspects of weather, such as temperature, rainfall, and wi…
61 terms
AP Human Geography - Chapter 1 (Introduction to Geography)
human geography
globalization
physical geography
spatial
Focuses on how people make places, organize space and society…
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
The study of physical phenomena on Earth
Having to do with space and earth's surface. Sometimes synony…
human geography
Focuses on how people make places, organize space and society…
globalization
A set of processes that are increasing interactions, deepenin…
9 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary Words: Physical and Human Geography
Geography
Equator
Prime Meridian
Latitude
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
The imaginary line that encircles the globe, dividing the ear…
The imaginary line at zero meridian used to measure longitude…
A set of imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator, an…
Geography
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Equator
The imaginary line that encircles the globe, dividing the ear…
31 terms
Core 1.1 Geography: The Study of Earth
Geography
Equator
Location
Compass rose
The study of where things are and why they are there.
The imaginary line drawn by geographers at 0 degrees latitude.
Where a place is found.
The part of a map that helps you find directions on a physica…
Geography
The study of where things are and why they are there.
Equator
The imaginary line drawn by geographers at 0 degrees latitude.
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