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Geography: The Study of Earth
geography
cardinal direction
sphere
latitude
The study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth
North, South, East, and West
Round-shaped body
Distance north or south of the equator, measured in degrees
geography
The study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth
cardinal direction
North, South, East, and West
27 terms
Geography: The Study of Earth
Cardinal direction
Degree
Geography
Hemisphere
North,east,south,west
Unit that measures angles
Study of the human and non-human features of Earth
One half of the Earth
Cardinal direction
North,east,south,west
Degree
Unit that measures angles
11 terms
1.1: Geography: The Study of the Earth
Geography
The Two Basic Questions of Geography
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
The study of human and nonhuman features of Earth
1) Where are things located? ... 2) Why are they there?
North, South, East, West
Northwest, Northeast, Southwest, Southeast
Geography
The study of human and nonhuman features of Earth
The Two Basic Questions of Geography
1) Where are things located? ... 2) Why are they there?
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Geography the study of earth
Geography
The cardinal direction
Sphere
Latitude
Is the study of the of the human and nonhuman features of the…
North south east and west are all examples
A rounded shape
Is the north or south of the equator
Geography
Is the study of the of the human and nonhuman features of the…
The cardinal direction
North south east and west are all examples
8 terms
Geography The Study of earth notes
geography -
cardinal direction
sphere
latitude
is the of Study of human and unhuman features of the earth
they are the 4 direction on the compass rose
a rounded shape body
- is the distance north or south from the equator
geography -
is the of Study of human and unhuman features of the earth
cardinal direction
they are the 4 direction on the compass rose
20 terms
Geography: The Study of Earth ... CC 1.1
geography
cardinal direction
sphere
hemisphere
The study of the physical features of the earth
North, South, East, West
a round shaped body (e.g., a ball)
the equator divides the earth in half
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cardinal direction
North, South, East, West
14 terms
Tools of Geography-The Study of Earth and Five Themes of Geography
absolute location
sphere
cardinal direction
movement
describes a place's exact position on Earth in terms of latit…
an almost perfect or round shaped body.
are north, south, east, and west
how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another
absolute location
describes a place's exact position on Earth in terms of latit…
sphere
an almost perfect or round shaped body.
61 terms
Earth Studies Geography 1
continents
francis bacon
solar system
comets
landmasses above water on earth
first to suggest 7 continents were once 1 and scientific method
includes sun & 8 planets
icy spheres orbiting the sun
continents
landmasses above water on earth
francis bacon
first to suggest 7 continents were once 1 and scientific method
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.
14 terms
Geography - The Study of Earth and Five Themes of Geography
absolute location
sphere
cardinal direction
movement
describes a place's exact position on Earth in terms of latit…
an almost perfect or round shaped body.
are north, south, east, and west
how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another
absolute location
describes a place's exact position on Earth in terms of latit…
sphere
an almost perfect or round shaped body.
13 terms
Geography the Study of the Earth, Geography's 5 Themes
Geography
Cardinal Direction
Sphere
Latitude
The Features of Human and Non Human Features of the Earth
North, East, West, South
All Most Perfect Round Shape Circle
The Distance North or South of the Equator
Geography
The Features of Human and Non Human Features of the Earth
Cardinal Direction
North, East, West, South
32 terms
Restless Earth Geography Case Studies
Mt Merapi (info)
Primary Effects
Secondary Effects
Positive Impacts
2 Eruptions: 1994 and 2010, focus on 1994. ... On the Island of…
Destroyed villages.... 15km away, villages were under 30cm of as…
Vegetable prices increased because of the damage to crops... Eme…
Ash from the volcano will eventually lead to more fertile soi…
Mt Merapi (info)
2 Eruptions: 1994 and 2010, focus on 1994. ... On the Island of…
Primary Effects
Destroyed villages.... 15km away, villages were under 30cm of as…
19 terms
Geography - Case studies (Restless earth)
3 Gorges Dam - Causes
3 Gorges Dam - Disadvantages of Dam
3 Gorges Dam - Advantages of Dam
3 Gorges Dam - Problems with the river…
- Heavy rainfall... - Melting snow from Himalayas... - Building on…
- Took longer than they thought... - Costed $40 billion... - 27m of…
- 10 million people protected from flooding.... - Provides lots…
- Floods have killed 300,000 people in the last 100 years... - 1…
3 Gorges Dam - Causes
- Heavy rainfall... - Melting snow from Himalayas... - Building on…
3 Gorges Dam - Disadvantages of Dam
- Took longer than they thought... - Costed $40 billion... - 27m of…
28 terms
Geography Restless Earth case studies
220000
7.0
6000
What exploded in Haiti?
Number of people who died in the Haiti Earthquake
magnitude of the Haiti Earthquake
people who died from Cholera in Haiti
The prison letting prisoners escape
220000
Number of people who died in the Haiti Earthquake
7.0
magnitude of the Haiti Earthquake
18 terms
Geography Restless Earth Case Studies
Kobe, Japan 1995
Kobe, Japan 1995
Kobe, Japan 1995
Kobe, Japan 1995
6434 died
6.9 ricter scale
£100 billion damage
Hospitals treated patients in corridors, 80 % of railways bac…
Kobe, Japan 1995
6434 died
Kobe, Japan 1995
6.9 ricter scale
73 terms
Geography Restless Earth Case Studies
The Andes - Type of mountain
The Andes - Plates
The Andes - Nazca Plate type
The Andes - South American Plate type
Young fold mountains
Nazca and South American Plate
Oceanic
Continental
The Andes - Type of mountain
Young fold mountains
The Andes - Plates
Nazca and South American Plate
52 terms
geography restless earth case studies
Alps
france
goats and cows
100 million
whats the case study for fold mountains
where are the Alps?
human uses of the alps, what animals are farmed there?
how many tourists visit the alps each year
Alps
whats the case study for fold mountains
france
where are the Alps?
The Earths Physical Geography Study Guide
List the four components of the physic…
Name three main layers of the earth
Convection
Facts of water bodies
Land, water, climate ,and vegetation
Core, mantle, and crust
Air heated by a space heater rises and is replaced by cool air
Largest/Pacific smallest/Arctic Warmest/Indian newest/southern
List the four components of the physic…
Land, water, climate ,and vegetation
Name three main layers of the earth
Core, mantle, and crust
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Geography Restless earth Case studies
Use of fold mountains - The Andes - To…
Use of fold mountains - The Andes - Fa…
Use of fold mountains - The Andes - HEP
Use of fold mountains - The Andes - Mi…
Tourism - Natural attractions eg volcanoes, mountain peaks, g…
Farming on mountain slopes.... Terracing on steep slopes creates…
Advantage of steep slopes and narrow valleys that limit farmi…
Mined heavily for tin, nickel, silver and gold.... Yanacocha Gol…
Use of fold mountains - The Andes - To…
Tourism - Natural attractions eg volcanoes, mountain peaks, g…
Use of fold mountains - The Andes - Fa…
Farming on mountain slopes.... Terracing on steep slopes creates…
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Geography Case Studies - Restless Earth
Where is mount nyiragongo
How many people died in mount nyiragongo
How many homes were destroyed in mount…
How many people were evacuated in moun…
Democratic republic of Congo
100 people died
12500 homes
400,000 people were evacuated
Where is mount nyiragongo
Democratic republic of Congo
How many people died in mount nyiragongo
100 people died
29 terms
CaseStudyGeographyRestlessEarth
Farming, mining, hydroelectric power,…
Yanacocha
1980
Dormant for many years
Name four functions fold mountains can be used for?
What is the mining pit at the Andes called?
What year did Mount St. Helens erupt?
What was a cause of the Mount St. Helens volcano erupting?
Farming, mining, hydroelectric power,…
Name four functions fold mountains can be used for?
Yanacocha
What is the mining pit at the Andes called?
33 terms
Geography restless earth case studies
What time of boundery is the andes for…
Which plate is subducting below the so…
What type of mountain range is the andes
Positives of tourism in the andes
Destructive
The pacific plate
Fold
Create jobs for tour guides and in the hospitality industry.…
What time of boundery is the andes for…
Destructive
Which plate is subducting below the so…
The pacific plate
10 terms
geography of the Earth
plains
plateau
desert
mountains
an extensive area of level and rolling, treeless country, oft…
an area of high, flat land
An extremely dry area with little water and few plants
Land high above sea level... Formed by two continental plates co…
plains
an extensive area of level and rolling, treeless country, oft…
plateau
an area of high, flat land
8 terms
Geography. The study of the earth and it's study of the earth and it's people
Absolute location
Relative location
Environment
Decade
Is the exact spot on earth
Describes where that feature is in relation to the features a…
Natural surroundings
A period of 10 years
Absolute location
Is the exact spot on earth
Relative location
Describes where that feature is in relation to the features a…
22 terms
Geography (Restless Earth) Case Study flashcards for GCSE
Kobe, Japan
Sichuan, China
Kashmir, Pakistan
Primary Effect/Impact
Magnitude 6.8 . 1995. Kobe has a population of 1.5m. high pop…
Magnitude 8. happened on the plate boundaries of the Eurasian…
2005. Magnitude 7.6. 75,000 deaths. 75,000 injured. most deat…
Caused by the earthquake. Roads crack, walls collapse, landsl…
Kobe, Japan
Magnitude 6.8 . 1995. Kobe has a population of 1.5m. high pop…
Sichuan, China
Magnitude 8. happened on the plate boundaries of the Eurasian…
11 terms
GCSE Geography "The Restless Earth" Case Study Notes
Uses of a fold mountain range (Andes M…
Cause of a volcanic eruption in an MED…
Effects of a volcanic eruption in an M…
Management of a volcanic eruption in a…
HydroElectric Power (HEP)... •Yuncan Dam is effective as the And…
Cause: Juan De Fuca plate being sundry red beneath North Amer…
Primary: ... • 1million cubic yards of pyroclastic material ... •15…
•money given to rebuild salmon hatcheries... •compensation was a…
Uses of a fold mountain range (Andes M…
HydroElectric Power (HEP)... •Yuncan Dam is effective as the And…
Cause of a volcanic eruption in an MED…
Cause: Juan De Fuca plate being sundry red beneath North Amer…
43 terms
Geography of the Earth
core
mantle
crust
lithoshere
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
Earth's outermost layer.
the solid, outer layer of the Earth that consists of the crus…
core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
24 terms
Mollie Social Studies Geography of our Earth
border
continents
ecosystem
erosion
lines on a map that show where a location like a state, or co…
Seven of the Earth's largest landforms. They include: Africa,…
The plants, animals, land, water and climate that make up a r…
A physical process where the Earth's surface is slowly worn a…
border
lines on a map that show where a location like a state, or co…
continents
Seven of the Earth's largest landforms. They include: Africa,…
7 terms
Geography: The Study of Earth Part 1 Lesson 1
What is Geography?
What is the cardinal directions?
What is a sphere?
What is Latitude?
Geography is the study of the human and nonhuman features of…
The cardinal directions are north, east, south, and west.
A sphere is a round-shaped body.
Latitude is the distance north or south of the Equator.
What is Geography?
Geography is the study of the human and nonhuman features of…
What is the cardinal directions?
The cardinal directions are north, east, south, and west.
10 terms
GCSE Geography "The Restless Earth" Case Study Notes
Uses of a fold mountain range (Andes M…
Cause of a volcanic eruption in an MED…
Effects of a volcanic eruption in an M…
Management of a volcanic eruption in a…
HydroElectric Power (HEP)... •Yuncan Dam is effective as the And…
Cause: Juan De Fuca plate being sundry red beneath North Amer…
Primary: ... • 1million cubic yards of pyroclastic material ... •15…
•money given to rebuild salmon hatcheries... •compensation was a…
Uses of a fold mountain range (Andes M…
HydroElectric Power (HEP)... •Yuncan Dam is effective as the And…
Cause of a volcanic eruption in an MED…
Cause: Juan De Fuca plate being sundry red beneath North Amer…
11 terms
Geography: Restless Earth - Chile Earthquake Case Study
Date
Plate boundary
Magnitude
Epicentre
27 February 2010
Destructive plate margin between Nazca and South American pla…
8.8 on Richter scale
115km north of Conception
Date
27 February 2010
Plate boundary
Destructive plate margin between Nazca and South American pla…
15 terms
Geography: Restless Earth - Haiti Earthquake Case Study
Date
Plate boundary
Magnitude
Nearest city
12 January 2010
Destructive plate boundary formed between the North American…
7 on the Richter scale
Port au Prince (capitol)
Date
12 January 2010
Plate boundary
Destructive plate boundary formed between the North American…
68 terms
AQA Geography Restless Earth Case studies
MEDC Volcano
Location of Mt St Helens
Mt St Helens Plate Margins
Mt St Helens Plate Margin Type
Mt St Helens
Washington state, USA- cascade mountains (Gifford Pinchot Nat…
Juan de Fuca and North American plate
Destructive
MEDC Volcano
Mt St Helens
Location of Mt St Helens
Washington state, USA- cascade mountains (Gifford Pinchot Nat…
33 terms
Geography of the earth
American Indians or Native Americans
Bering Straits
Isthmus
equator
first people to live in North America
separate North America and Asia
a small area of land that connects two larger areas of land
the red line
American Indians or Native Americans
first people to live in North America
Bering Straits
separate North America and Asia
Blessmore's Geography Restless Earth Case Studies
Nepal Effects
Nepal Responses
Christ-Church Effects
Christ-Church Responses
20,000 injuries... 9,000 dead... 4 ancient buildings destroyed... 2 la…
Refugee camps in footie stadiums... 1.5 tonnes of equipment from…
180 people killed... 50% of buildings damaged... 80% of city withou…
Electricity restored to 75% of population... Chemical toilets to…
Nepal Effects
20,000 injuries... 9,000 dead... 4 ancient buildings destroyed... 2 la…
Nepal Responses
Refugee camps in footie stadiums... 1.5 tonnes of equipment from…
16 terms
My World Geography - Core Concepts 1 - The Study of the Earth
geography
cardinal directions
intermediate directions
sphere
the study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth, our home
north, east, south, west; used to measure and locate points o…
lie between the cardinal directions; northeast, northwest, so…
round-shaped body
geography
the study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth, our home
cardinal directions
north, east, south, west; used to measure and locate points o…
20 terms
Geography case study restless earth Luke
What is the fold mountain case study?
What human activity happens at the Alps?
How were the Alps formed?
What is the volcano case study?
The Alps
Farming, tourism and HEP/industry
African plate pushing against the Eurasian plate
Monserrat
What is the fold mountain case study?
The Alps
What human activity happens at the Alps?
Farming, tourism and HEP/industry
25 terms
The Earth (geography)
Crust
Mantle
Core
Plate
The thin outer shell of Earth that is made up of solid rock
The area between the crust and core which is so hot that some…
The centre part of Earth which is very hot
A big slab of the Earths crust
Crust
The thin outer shell of Earth that is made up of solid rock
Mantle
The area between the crust and core which is so hot that some…
10 terms
Geography: Restless Earth - Japan Tsunami Case Study
Date
Plate boundary
Magnitude of earthquake
Number killed in earthquake
11 March 2011
destructive plate margin between north American and Pacific p…
9 on Richter scale
very few
Date
11 March 2011
Plate boundary
destructive plate margin between north American and Pacific p…
94 terms
gcse geography restless earth case studies
Type of case stydy
Name
Magnitude
Type of margin?
Tsunami
Japanese Tsunami
9.0 on the Richter Scale
Destructive
Type of case stydy
Tsunami
Name
Japanese Tsunami
12 terms
geography of the earth
Lines of _______________ extend west a…
March 21
Arctic
December 21
latitude... longitude
vernal equinox
North Pole
winter solstice
Lines of _______________ extend west a…
latitude... longitude
March 21
vernal equinox
13 terms
geography chapter two;planet earth study guide
one complete spin of earth on its axis
trip around the sun
the distance north or south of the equ…
regions close to the equator
rotation
revolution
latitude
tropics
one complete spin of earth on its axis
rotation
trip around the sun
revolution
31 terms
Earth's Physical Geography Study Guide
Latitude and Longitude
4 Hemispheres
What causes temperature to change?
What is the difference between rotatio…
Latitude lines are the lines on the earth running east to wes…
Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Hemispheres
The temperatures change because of how directly the sun hits…
Rotations are one day and revolutions are one year
Latitude and Longitude
Latitude lines are the lines on the earth running east to wes…
4 Hemispheres
Northern, Southern, Western, and Eastern Hemispheres
28 terms
Earth's Human Geography Study Guide
population
population density
population distribution
demography
the total number of people in an area.
the average number of people per sq. mile or kilometer.
the way the population is spread out over an area.
the science that studies population distributions and change.
population
the total number of people in an area.
population density
the average number of people per sq. mile or kilometer.
67 terms
Restless Earth geography case studies facts
Japan Tsunami- date
Japanese tsunami- Plates
Japanese tsunami- Plate margin
Japan Tsunami- Waves went ____ onshore
11 march 2011
Pacific and north american
destructive collision
10km
Japan Tsunami- date
11 march 2011
Japanese tsunami- Plates
Pacific and north american
46 terms
Chapter 3 earths human geography (world studies)
Population distribution
Demography
Birth rate
Death rate
Is the way population is spread out over an area.
The science that studies population distribution and change.
The number of live births each year per 1,000 people.
The number of deaths each year per 1,000 people.
Population distribution
Is the way population is spread out over an area.
Demography
The science that studies population distribution and change.
46 terms
AQA Geography Restless Earth Case studies
MEDC Volcano
Location of Mt St Helens
Mt St Helens Plate Margins
Mt St Helens Plate Margin Type
Mt St Helens
Washington state, USA- cascade mountains (Gifford Pinchot Nat…
Juan de Fuca and North American plate
Destructive
MEDC Volcano
Mt St Helens
Location of Mt St Helens
Washington state, USA- cascade mountains (Gifford Pinchot Nat…
Social Studies - Earth's Human Geography
Demographers
Population
Population Distribution
Name the 3 most populous continents
Name for a person who studies populations
What do we call 'the total number of people"?
The way the population is spread out over the Earth is called?
Asia, Europe, North America
Demographers
Name for a person who studies populations
Population
What do we call 'the total number of people"?
9 terms
geography restless earth case studies- yellowstone
how many years ago did erruptions occu…
how much of north america was covered…
if this happened today how much land w…
how many people would die
2 million years ago
over half
10,000km2
87,000 people
how many years ago did erruptions occu…
2 million years ago
how much of north america was covered…
over half
6 terms
Geography-The Earth
Crust
Mantle
core
Crust other definitions
The outer-most and thinnest layer of the Earths surface... (reme…
The thickest layer of the Earth. The mantle is made up of sem…
The inner-most layer of the Earth. Separated into a liquid ou…
The thin and solid outermost layer of the Earth above the man…
Crust
The outer-most and thinnest layer of the Earths surface... (reme…
Mantle
The thickest layer of the Earth. The mantle is made up of sem…
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