How can we help?

You can also find more resources in our Help Center.

Study sets matching "vocab 1 world geography"

Study sets
Classes
Users

Study sets matching "vocab 1 world geography"

19 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Population
Population Growth Rate
Population Density
Immigrants
The total number of people living in a given area
How quickly or slowly a region's population is growing shrink…
The average number of people in a square mile or kilometer, t…
People who move into a country
Population
The total number of people living in a given area
Population Growth Rate
How quickly or slowly a region's population is growing shrink…
16 terms
World Geography Ch 1 Vocabulary
Geography
Perspective
Landscapes
Cartography
The study of the physical, biological, and cultural features…
The way a person looks at something
Scenery of places, including physical, human, and cultural fe…
The study of maps and mapmaking.
Geography
The study of the physical, biological, and cultural features…
Perspective
The way a person looks at something
20 terms
World Geography: Unit 1 Vocabulary
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Climate
Elevation (also known as altitude)
The atmosphere is the body of air that surrounds the earth's…
The realm of the Earth that includes all plants and animals (…
Climate is the long-term average of weather patterns in an ar…
Elevation is the difference in height, typically between land…
Atmosphere
The atmosphere is the body of air that surrounds the earth's…
Biosphere
The realm of the Earth that includes all plants and animals (…
World geography vocabulary #1
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Hemisphere
Study of the distribution and interaction of physical and hum…
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
Study of the distribution and interaction of physical and hum…
Absolute location
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found
12 terms
Vocabulary 1 World Geography
Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Equator
The science dealing with the areal differentiation of the ear…
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
A location of a place in relation to another place
The great circle on a sphere or heavenly body whose plane is…
Geography
The science dealing with the areal differentiation of the ear…
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
50 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
absolute location
basin
bay
canyon
exact location of a place on earth described by its global co…
the area of land drained by a given river and its branches; a…
part of a large body of water that extend into a shoreline ge…
a deep and narrow valley with steep walls
absolute location
exact location of a place on earth described by its global co…
basin
the area of land drained by a given river and its branches; a…
15 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Topographic Map
Geography
Equator
Latitude
representation of natural and man-made features on the earth
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
the imaginary line that divides the earth's north and south h…
imaginary lines that go around that run parallel to the equator
Topographic Map
representation of natural and man-made features on the earth
Geography
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
19 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Unitary System
Federal System
Autocracy
Monarchy
Form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
Form of government in which power is divided between the nati…
System of government in which one person rules with unlimited…
A form of autocracy with a hereditary King or queen exercisin…
Unitary System
Form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
Federal System
Form of government in which power is divided between the nati…
36 terms
World Geography Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Latitude
Longitude
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance north or sou…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance east or west…
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Relative Location
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
105 terms
World Geography Unit 1
absolute location
relative location
physical characteristics
human characteristics
allows us to pinpoint the exact location of any point on Eart…
Refers to the way a place is perceived and how that place rel…
topography, climate, vegetation, wildlife
agriculture, architecture, religion, economics
absolute location
allows us to pinpoint the exact location of any point on Eart…
relative location
Refers to the way a place is perceived and how that place rel…
11 terms
World Geography Ch. 1 Vocabulary
elevation
site
fluctuation
lines of longitude
the height of a land surface above the level of the sea
the specific location of a place, including its physical sett…
a shift from a previous condition
markings on a globe or map that run in a north-to-south direc…
elevation
the height of a land surface above the level of the sea
site
the specific location of a place, including its physical sett…
29 terms
World Geography vocabulary #1
archipelago
bay
beach/coast
canyon
a large group of islands
body of water that extends into the land
rocky or sandy edge of land along a body of water
deep valley with steep sides
archipelago
a large group of islands
bay
body of water that extends into the land
17 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary - World Geography
Geography
Physical geography
Human geography
Spatial scale
the study of the Earth and the ways people interact with the…
the study of the natural characteristics of Earth
the study of ways people interact with the Earth
the different sized "containers" or ways to group places toge…
Geography
the study of the Earth and the ways people interact with the…
Physical geography
the study of the natural characteristics of Earth
world geography vocabulary #1
accentuate
alliteration
analogy
antibody
to make something more noticeable
the use of words that sound the same together
a comparison between two things
a substance produced by the body to fight disease
accentuate
to make something more noticeable
alliteration
the use of words that sound the same together
24 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
absolute location
conic projection
cylindrical projection
elevation
the exact position of a place on the Earth's surface
a map created by projecting an image of Earth onto a cone pla…
a map created by projecting Earth's image onto a cylinder
the height of land surface above the level of the sea
absolute location
the exact position of a place on the Earth's surface
conic projection
a map created by projecting an image of Earth onto a cone pla…
25 terms
World Geography Vocabulary #1
human-environmental interaction
place
region
location
how humans have adapted and modified their environment to fit…
what is it like?... human or physical characteristics of a locat…
how are places similar or different? ... the unifying features o…
where is it?... absolute location is the exact place on earth wh…
human-environmental interaction
how humans have adapted and modified their environment to fit…
place
what is it like?... human or physical characteristics of a locat…
11 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Globalization
Culture Region
Pandemic
Culture
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
A division of the Earth in which people share a similar way o…
The spread of disease across a large area or even the world.
A way of life of a group of people who share similar culture…
Globalization
The expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes…
Culture Region
A division of the Earth in which people share a similar way o…
39 terms
World Geography 1 Vocabulary
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemisphere
study of earth's surface
collects and analyzes data about the earth's surface to solve…
position on earth in which a place can be found
half of the earth
geography
study of earth's surface
GIS
collects and analyzes data about the earth's surface to solve…
32 terms
World Geography 1 Vocabulary
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemisphere
study of earth's surface
collects and analyzes data about the earth's surface to solve…
position on earth in which a place can be found
half of the earth
geography
study of earth's surface
GIS
collects and analyzes data about the earth's surface to solve…
World Geography Chapter 1 Lesson 1 Vocabulary
Great Circle Route
Map Projection
Planar Projection
Cylindrical Projection
an imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and rep…
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
a map created by projecting an image of the Earth onto a geom…
a map created by projecting Earth's image onto a cylinder
Great Circle Route
an imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and rep…
Map Projection
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
25 terms
World Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Geography
Spacial
Landscapes
Relative location
the study of earth and its people, places, and enviorment
refers to earth's features in terms of their shapes, and thei…
are portions of earths surface that can be viewed at one time…
describes where a place is compared to another place
Geography
the study of earth and its people, places, and enviorment
Spacial
refers to earth's features in terms of their shapes, and thei…
13 terms
World Geography 1.1
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Hemisphere
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
The position of a place relative to the places around it.
half of the earth
Geography
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute location
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
6 terms
World Geography vocabulary 1
Atmosphere
Lithosphere
Biosphere
Hydrosphere
The envelope of gas that surrounds the Earth
Solid crust of the planet
All life forms on Earth
All water in all forms
Atmosphere
The envelope of gas that surrounds the Earth
Lithosphere
Solid crust of the planet
10 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Cardinal Directions
Intermediate Directions
Tertiary Directions
Compass Rose
One of the four points on a compass
A direction between the cardinal directions
Directions in between the cardinal and intermediate directions
Device drawn on maps to show directions
Cardinal Directions
One of the four points on a compass
Intermediate Directions
A direction between the cardinal directions
15 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Topographic Map
Prime Meridian
Map Projection
Landsat
representation of natural and man-made features on the earth
the imaginary line dividing the earth east and west
way of drawing the earth's surface that reduces distortion ca…
series of satellites that orbit more that 100 miles above earth
Topographic Map
representation of natural and man-made features on the earth
Prime Meridian
the imaginary line dividing the earth east and west
48 terms
world geography vocabulary 1
globe
map
cartographers
hemisphere
a scale model of the earth
a symbolic representation of all or part of the planet
mapmakers
half of the sphere or the globe (four hemispheres)
globe
a scale model of the earth
map
a symbolic representation of all or part of the planet
11 terms
World Geography vocabulary 1
Scale
Region
Place
Space
The relationship between a portion of earth and earth itself
An area of earth distinguished by a distinctive combo of cult…
A specific point of earths surface distinguished by character…
The physical gap or interval between two objects
Scale
The relationship between a portion of earth and earth itself
Region
An area of earth distinguished by a distinctive combo of cult…
23 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
General Relativity
Cosmological Constant
Dark Energy
Doppler Shift
mathematical explanation of how gravity creates "space-time'
a counter-force to gravity
left over energy from the counter-force
object moving towards you is blue and moving away is red
General Relativity
mathematical explanation of how gravity creates "space-time'
Cosmological Constant
a counter-force to gravity
10 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Longitude
Latitude
The exact location on the Earth's suface. Usually defined by…
Location based off of another location. Location in relation…
The lines that determine East to West.
The lines that determine North and South.
Absolute Location
The exact location on the Earth's suface. Usually defined by…
Relative Location
Location based off of another location. Location in relation…
8 terms
World Geography- Vocabulary 1
Theocracy
Satrapies
Monarchy
Ziggurat
A government run by religious leaders
...
...
Stepped tower
Theocracy
A government run by religious leaders
Satrapies
...
12 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
Great Circle Route
Map Projection
Planar Projection
Cylindrical Projection
An imaginary line that follows the curve if the Earth and rep…
A mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
A map created by projection Earth's image on a cylinder.
A map created by projecting Earth's image on a cylinder.
Great Circle Route
An imaginary line that follows the curve if the Earth and rep…
Map Projection
A mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
Vocabulary (World Geography 1)
Export
Free Enterprise
Multinational
New England
A product or good that is sold from one economy to another
An economic system in which private individuals own most of t…
A corporation that engages in business world wide
The 6 northern states in the Northeast US
Export
A product or good that is sold from one economy to another
Free Enterprise
An economic system in which private individuals own most of t…
12 terms
World geography vocabulary 1
Nationality
Sovereignty
Czar
Bolshevik
General term for a major ethnic group
Self rule
Supreme ruler of Russia
Member of a revolutionary group led by Lenin
Nationality
General term for a major ethnic group
Sovereignty
Self rule
25 terms
World geography vocabulary 1
Rotation
Core
Mantle
Plate tetonics
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND AN AXIS
The central part of the earth below the mantle
The layer of hot, solid material between Earth's crust and co…
Earth's surface is made of rigid slabs of rock, or plates, th…
Rotation
CIRCULAR MOVEMENT AROUND AN AXIS
Core
The central part of the earth below the mantle
9 terms
World Geography Vocabulary #1
Enigma
Nihilism
Paradox
Sovereign
person of puzzling or contradictory character
rejection of all religious and moral principles
statement that seems self-contradictory, but in reality expre…
a monarch or other supreme ruler
Enigma
person of puzzling or contradictory character
Nihilism
rejection of all religious and moral principles
20 terms
World Geography Vocabulary #1
Great Circle route
Map Projection
Planar projection
Cylindrical projection
Shortest distance that an object travels
Global image design on a flat map
Created by projecting an image of earth onto geometric plane
A map created by projecting an image of earth onto a cylinder
Great Circle route
Shortest distance that an object travels
Map Projection
Global image design on a flat map
31 terms
Chapter 1 World Geography
geography
geographic information systems (GIS)
absolute location
relative location
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Location in relation to other places.
geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
geographic information systems (GIS)
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
19 terms
World Geography Vocabulary #1
Map Projection
Planar Project
Cylindrical Projection
Conic Projection
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
a map created by projecting an image of the Earth onto a geom…
a map created by projecting Earth's image onto a cylinder.
a map created by projecting Earth's image onto a cone placed…
Map Projection
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
Planar Project
a map created by projecting an image of the Earth onto a geom…
9 terms
World geography vocabulary. #1
Globe
Map
Cartographers
Great circle route
A spherical representation of the earth
A representation usually on a flat surface , of the whole or…
One who makes maps
An imaginary line that follows the curve of the earth and rep…
Globe
A spherical representation of the earth
Map
A representation usually on a flat surface , of the whole or…
13 terms
World Geography- Ch.1 Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Equator
Prime Meridian
The exact spot at which the place is found on the globe.
A place in relation to other places.
The line circling the Earth midway between the North and Sout…
The line that divides the Earth into hemispheres.
Absolute Location
The exact spot at which the place is found on the globe.
Relative Location
A place in relation to other places.
38 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 1
great circle route
map projection
planar projection
cylindrical projection
the shortest course between two points on the surface of a sp…
the representation on a plane surface of any part of the surf…
the subset of 3D graphical projections constructed by linearl…
a map projection in which the surface features of a globe are…
great circle route
the shortest course between two points on the surface of a sp…
map projection
the representation on a plane surface of any part of the surf…
World Geography Unit 2 #1
culture
language family
ethnic group
culture region
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
people of the same race or nationality who share a distinctiv…
An area in which people have many shared culture traits
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
language family
group of languages with a shared but fairly distant origin
9 terms
Chapter 1: The World of Geography Vocabulary
Geography
Latitude
Parallel
Degree
The study of Earth's surface and the processes that shape it,…
The series of imaginary lines, also called parallels, that ci…
In geography, any of the imaginary lines that circle Earth pa…
A unit of measure used to determine absolute location; on glo…
Geography
The study of Earth's surface and the processes that shape it,…
Latitude
The series of imaginary lines, also called parallels, that ci…
30 terms
World geography: unit 1 Vocabulary
Geography
Absolute location
Equator
Prime meridian
The study of the world and the interaction of humans and phys…
The exact place on earth where features are found. (Like an a…
The imaginary line that divides the north and south halves.
The imaginary line dividing the earth east and west.
Geography
The study of the world and the interaction of humans and phys…
Absolute location
The exact place on earth where features are found. (Like an a…
36 terms
world geography: 1.1 vocabulary
globe
map
cartographers
great circle route
a scale model of the earth; presents the most accurate depict…
symbolic representation of all or part of the planet; can sho…
use mathematical formulas to transfer information from the th…
an imaginary line that follows the curve of the earth and rep…
globe
a scale model of the earth; presents the most accurate depict…
map
symbolic representation of all or part of the planet; can sho…
32 terms
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
24 terms
World Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary
great circle route
map projection
planar projection
cylindrical projection
marks the shortest distance
globe image projected on a flat map
shows the Earth centered
what a map would look if the globe was projected onto a cylin…
great circle route
marks the shortest distance
map projection
globe image projected on a flat map
23 terms
World Geography: Chapter 1 Vocabulary (PG 14)
great circle routes
map projection
planar projection
cylindrical projection
imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and repres…
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
a map created by projecting an image of the Earth onto the ge…
a map created by protecting Earth's image onto a cylinder
great circle routes
imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and repres…
map projection
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
45 terms
STAAR World Geography Vocabulary
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Geography
Columbian Exchange
The study of natural features on the surface of Earth. Such a…
The study of how people have spread across Earth and the char…
The study of features on Earth's surface including landforms,…
The widespread exchange of people, plants, animals, disease b…
Physical Geography
The study of natural features on the surface of Earth. Such a…
Human Geography
The study of how people have spread across Earth and the char…
35 terms
World Geography - Chapter 1 Vocabulary - Intro To Geography
location
absolute location
relative location
geographic grid system
where you are on the surface of the earth, point that can be…
measureable by lat. and long., exact place on earth a geograp…
describes a place in comparison to other places around it
lat. and long., created by british empire for military and tr…
location
where you are on the surface of the earth, point that can be…
absolute location
measureable by lat. and long., exact place on earth a geograp…
1 of 10