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Geography: It's Nature and Perspectives - AP Human Geography Unit 1
spatial perspective
cartography
map scale
map projection
Emphasis on where things are; Synonym: geographic perspective
Science of mapmaking
The relationship between the portion of earth being studied a…
Scientific method of transferring locations on earths surface…
spatial perspective
Emphasis on where things are; Synonym: geographic perspective
cartography
Science of mapmaking
23 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
What is geography?
Geography is....
Who are some important Geographers ?
Aristotle ....
Geography is the systematic study of the spatial patterns of…
A scientific and descriptive study of the Earths surface, Int…
Aristotle, Eratosthenes, Claudius Ptolemy, Al Idrisi, Abraham…
Was the first person to demonstrate that the Earth was Spheri…
What is geography?
Geography is the systematic study of the spatial patterns of…
Geography is....
A scientific and descriptive study of the Earths surface, Int…
84 terms
AP Human Geography UNIT 1: Geography, It's Nature and Perspectives
Cartography
Eratosthenes
George Perkins Marsh
Fertile Crescent
The art and science of map making.
Served as the head librarian at Alexandria during third centu…
Inventor, diplomat, politician, and scholar, his classic work…
Located in the Middle East in the vicinity of modern-day Iraq…
Cartography
The art and science of map making.
Eratosthenes
Served as the head librarian at Alexandria during third centu…
27 terms
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…
62 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute Location
Cartogram
Cartography
Census
the exact position of an object or place stated in spatial co…
a map that has been simplified to present a single idea in a…
the science of making maps.
an official enumeration of the population, with details as to…
Absolute Location
the exact position of an object or place stated in spatial co…
Cartogram
a map that has been simplified to present a single idea in a…
88 terms
AP Human Geography - Unit 1 Vocabulary: Geography, Its Nature and Perspectives
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
To come together into a mass, sum or whole.
Absolute distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
59 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Its Nature and Perspective Vocab
accessibility
agglomerated
built landscape
connectivity
- the opportunity for contact or interaction from a given poi…
Type of settlement pattern which stretches out over a large a…
the part of the physical landscape that represents material c…
the degree of direct linkage between one particular location…
accessibility
- the opportunity for contact or interaction from a given poi…
agglomerated
Type of settlement pattern which stretches out over a large a…
50 terms
AP Human geography/ Unit 1. Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Geography and the scientific method
Inquiry Method
Geographic questions
The Four Traditions in Geography
to write about Earth/ a method of research in which a problem…
student-centered method of education focused on asking questi…
geographers ask questions about certain geography
human-environment, regional, spatial, and physical geography…
Geography and the scientific method
to write about Earth/ a method of research in which a problem…
Inquiry Method
student-centered method of education focused on asking questi…
74 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Aggregation
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base line
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
Aggregation
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
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…
87 terms
Barron's AP Human Geography - Unit 1
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
the level at which you group things together for examination…
Absolute distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
91 terms
AP Human Geography, Unit 1: Its Nature and Perspective Vocabulary
Spatial
Location
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Where and why things are found across Earth's space.... ex.- Mor…
The position of anything on Earth's surface.... ex.- The McDona…
The exact location of any place on Earth's surface that can b…
The regional position or situation of a place relative to the…
Spatial
Where and why things are found across Earth's space.... ex.- Mor…
Location
The position of anything on Earth's surface.... ex.- The McDona…
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…
92 terms
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
21 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography - It's Nature and Perspectives
Geography
Human Geography
physical geography
5 Themes of Geography
the analysis of the physical and human characteristics of the…
one of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
one of the two major divisions of systematic geography; the s…
location, human-environment, region, place, and movement
Geography
the analysis of the physical and human characteristics of the…
Human Geography
one of the two major divisions of geography; the spatial anal…
23 terms
AP Human Geography: Unit 1: Geography -- its Nature and Perspectives
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical Geography
Spatial Distribution
One of the two major divisions of Geography, the spatial anal…
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
One of the two major divisions of systematic Geography, the s…
physical location of geographic phenomena across space
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of Geography, the spatial anal…
Globalization
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
56 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives Vocabulary
Pattison's Four Traditions
Five Themes of Geography
Anthropogenic
Absolute Location
(1964): W.D. Pattison... -earth-science: physical geography (not…
(1986) GENIP... -location: position; situation of people and thi…
caused or produced by humans
position on Earth's surface using the coordinate of longitude…
Pattison's Four Traditions
(1964): W.D. Pattison... -earth-science: physical geography (not…
Five Themes of Geography
(1986) GENIP... -location: position; situation of people and thi…
72 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 - Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
Geography
Two simple questions that human geogra…
Map
Cartography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
Where are people and activities found on Earth and Why are th…
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 and th…
Two simple questions that human geogra…
Where are people and activities found on Earth and Why are th…
17 terms
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…
23 terms
AP Human Geography: Unit 1: Geography -- its Nature and Perspectives
Human Geography
Globalization
Physical Geography
Spatial Distribution
One of the two major divisions of Geography, the spatial anal…
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
One of the two major divisions of systematic Geography, the s…
physical location of geographic phenomena across space
Human Geography
One of the two major divisions of Geography, the spatial anal…
Globalization
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
32 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 (Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives)
Geography
What are the two questions human geogr…
Location
Place
Geography is the study of places and the relationships betwee…
1.) Where are people and activities found on Earth?... 2.) Why a…
Absolute and relative location.
Human and physical characteristics. (what is it like there?)
Geography
Geography is the study of places and the relationships betwee…
What are the two questions human geogr…
1.) Where are people and activities found on Earth?... 2.) Why a…
44 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…
26 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Place
Region
Physical Geography
Human Geography
A specific geographic setting with distinctive physical, soci…
A territory that encompasses many places all or most of which…
Deals with Earth's natural processes and their outcomes inclu…
Deals with the spatial organization of human activities and w…
Place
A specific geographic setting with distinctive physical, soci…
Region
A territory that encompasses many places all or most of which…
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…
35 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
culture
density
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The amount of a particular feature within a given area.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
78 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Anthropogenic
Cartography
Cultural Ecology
Cultural Landscape
Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
Theory and practice of making visual representations of the e…
The study of the interactions between societies and the natur…
The human-modified natural landscape specifically containing…
Anthropogenic
Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
Cartography
Theory and practice of making visual representations of the e…
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…
12 terms
Types Of Maps: Unit 1 AP Human Geography
Mercator
Azimuthal
Robinson
Peters
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
Distorts shape, area, scale, and distance in an attempt to ba…
Equal area cylindrical, areas of equal size on the globe are…
Mercator
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Azimuthal
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
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…
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
92 terms
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
45 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
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.
35 terms
AP Human Geography-Unit 1
cartography
contagious diffusion
culture
density
the science of making maps
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
The amount of a particular feature within a given area.
cartography
the science of making maps
contagious diffusion
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
57 terms
AP Human Unit 1: Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
globalization
map
scale
cartography
a force or process that involves the entire world and results…
two-dimensional or flat scale model of Earth's surface
relationship between portion of Earth being studied and the E…
science of mapmaking
globalization
a force or process that involves the entire world and results…
map
two-dimensional or flat scale model of Earth's surface
73 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1:Its Nature and Perspectives Vocabulary
Aggregation
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base Line
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
Aggregation
A large group or collection of people, animals, or things.
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
10 terms
Types Of Maps: Unit 1 AP Human Geography
Mercator
Azimuthal
Robinson
Peters
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
Distorts shape, area, scale, and distance in an attempt to ba…
Equal area cylindrical, areas of equal size on the globe are…
Mercator
Straight meridians and parallels that intersect at right angl…
Azimuthal
Directions from a central point are preserved; usually these…
57 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Its Nature and Perspective
Accessibility
Agglomerated
Built Landscape
Connectivity
the degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
the clustering or concentrated people or activities. the term…
an area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
the degree of direct linkage between one particular location…
Accessibility
the degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
Agglomerated
the clustering or concentrated people or activities. the term…
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…
30 terms
unit 1:geography: its nature and perspective: ap human geo
Cartogram
Choropleth Maps
Cultural Ecology
Cultural Landscape
a map in which some thematic mapping variable - such as trave…
thematic map in which areas are shaded or patterned in propor…
is the study of human adaptations to social and physical envi…
"a geographic area,including both cultural and natural resour…
Cartogram
a map in which some thematic mapping variable - such as trave…
Choropleth Maps
thematic map in which areas are shaded or patterned in propor…
57 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1: Geography It's Nature And Perspectives
Location
Place
Regionalization
Space
the position of something on earth's surface
specific point on earth with physical characteristics that ma…
organization of earth's surface into distinct areas that are…
the physical gap or distance between two objects
Location
the position of something on earth's surface
Place
specific point on earth with physical characteristics that ma…
50 terms
AP Human Geography- Unit 1 (Its Nature and Perspective)
Geography and the scientific method
Inquiry method
Geographic questions
The four traditions in geography
to write about Earth/ a method of research in which a problem…
student-centered method of education focused on asking questi…
geographers ask questions about certain geography
-Earth science (physical geo) ... -Locational (spatial tradition…
Geography and the scientific method
to write about Earth/ a method of research in which a problem…
Inquiry method
student-centered method of education focused on asking questi…
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…
87 terms
Barron's AP Human Geography - Unit 1
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Aggregation
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
The relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
the level at which you group things together for examination…
Absolute distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
Absolute location
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
44 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocab
Base Line
Cartography
Concentration
Contagious Diffusion
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
The science of making maps.
The extent of a feature's spread over space.
Rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughout th…
Base Line
An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785…
Cartography
The science of making maps.
54 terms
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
58 terms
AP Human Geography: Unit 1: It's Nature's Perspective
Accessibility
Agglomerated
Built Landscape
Connectivitiy
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
A process involving the clustering/concentrating of people or…
An area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
The degree of direct linkage between one particular location…
Accessibility
The degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
Agglomerated
A process involving the clustering/concentrating of people or…
20 terms
Unit 1 - AP Human Geography
latitude & longitude
sources of map distortion
large-scale vs. small-scale maps
map types
Latitude is an angle (defined below) which ranges from 0° at…
Converting a sphere to a flat surface results in distortion.…
they show large areas of land on a small space. They are call…
There are dozens of map types, including political maps, road…
latitude & longitude
Latitude is an angle (defined below) which ranges from 0° at…
sources of map distortion
Converting a sphere to a flat surface results in distortion.…
36 terms
AP Human Geography Exam: Unit 1 Geography: Its Nature and Perspectives
During the process of map making, in w…
The Prime Meridian, which passes throu…
The geographical region whose center i…
Which of the following terms refers to…
Relative Location
0 degrees longitude
tropical zone
Scale
During the process of map making, in w…
Relative Location
The Prime Meridian, which passes throu…
0 degrees longitude
67 terms
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
42 terms
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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