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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…
69 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Phenomena
Spatial
The study of how people make places, how we organize space &…
Spatial analysis of the structures, processes, and location o…
A fact or event of interest. (natural disasters, epidemic, etc)
Pertaining to space on earth's surface; sometimes used as a s…
Human Geography
The study of how people make places, how we organize space &…
Physical Geography
Spatial analysis of the structures, processes, and location o…
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…
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…
12 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
distortion
projections
longitude
meridian
a change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
The system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to…
Distance east or west of the prime meridian, measured in degr…
An arc drawn on a map between the North and South poles.
distortion
a change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
projections
The system used to transfer locations from Earth's surface to…
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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…
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…
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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…
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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…
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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
58 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary Unit 1
Absolute Location
Cartography
Circular Pattern (centralized pattern)
Contour Map
exact location of a place on the earth described by meridians…
the art and science of map-making.
objects that form a circle.
designed to reveal the nature of local topography.
Absolute Location
exact location of a place on the earth described by meridians…
Cartography
the art and science of map-making.
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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…
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Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary Test
cartography
diffusion
Distance-Decay
equator
The science of making maps.
The spread of a feature or trend from one place to another ov…
The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of a…
cartography
The science of making maps.
diffusion
The spread of a feature or trend from one place to another ov…
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…
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…
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Unit 1 Vocabulary human geography
1. Absolute location
2. cartography
3. distortion
4. formal region
designated using a specific pairing of latitude and longitude
practice of drawing maps
disadvantages for maps depicting the entire world of the: sha…
A type of region marked by a certain degree of ho- mogeneity…
1. Absolute location
designated using a specific pairing of latitude and longitude
2. cartography
practice of drawing maps
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Human Geography- Unit 1 Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Cartography
Distortion
Formal Region
Exact location on the globe... Example: Specific latitude and l…
Science of making maps
Change in form
Defined structures such as cities, states, and mountain ranges
Absolute Location
Exact location on the globe... Example: Specific latitude and l…
Cartography
Science of making maps
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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…
123 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
Location
2 Components of Location
Relative Location
Place
The exact position of something on the face of earth.
Absolute and Relative
Position of one point in relation to another.
The human and physical characteristics of a location.
Location
The exact position of something on the face of earth.
2 Components of Location
Absolute and Relative
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Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
absolute location
cartography
distortion
formal region
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The art and science of making maps, including data compilatio…
The disadvantages of maps depicting the entire world of the:…
A type of region marked by a certain degree of homogeneity in…
absolute location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
cartography
The art and science of making maps, including data compilatio…
20 terms
Unit 1 Human Geography Review
Anglocentric:
Cardinal Directions
Choropleth Maps
Cognitive Maps aka Mental Maps
Map that is focused on English culture
North, East, South, West
Maps that show a pattern of a variable by using various color…
Maps drawn from memory
Anglocentric:
Map that is focused on English culture
Cardinal Directions
North, East, South, West
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AP Human Geography: Unit 1 Vocabulary
spatial
absolute location
relative location
site
of or relating to space (syn: geographical)
the position or place off a certain item on the surface of th…
the regional position of a place relative to the position of…
internal physical characteristics
spatial
of or relating to space (syn: geographical)
absolute location
the position or place off a certain item on the surface of th…
Human Geography Unit-1
Built Landscape
Meridian (prime)
Sequent Occupance
Cultural Attributes
Land that is represented by its features and its use of natur…
Any line of longitude (which goes through both poles) [Prime…
The past people that have occupied one space over time
The way of life of a certain culture and its people
Built Landscape
Land that is represented by its features and its use of natur…
Meridian (prime)
Any line of longitude (which goes through both poles) [Prime…
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Human geography unit 1 vocabulary
Abiotic
Atmosphere
Agricultural density
Arithmetic density
Devoid of life
The air surrounding the earth
Farmers per unit area of land
People per unit area of land
Abiotic
Devoid of life
Atmosphere
The air surrounding the earth
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…
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Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Toponym
Site
EXACT spot on earth
where something is, compared to another location
("Topo" = Place "Nym' = Name)
Physical Characteristics of a Place.
Absolute Location
EXACT spot on earth
Relative Location
where something is, compared to another location
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…
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…
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
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
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…
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Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
place
region
space
connection
a specific point on earth, distinguished by a particular char…
an area of earth defined by one or more distinctive character…
the physical gap or interval between two objects
a relationship among people or objects across the barrier of…
place
a specific point on earth, distinguished by a particular char…
region
an area of earth defined by one or more distinctive character…
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…
43 terms
AP Human Geography, Unit 1 Vocabulary, Rubenstein
Absolute Location
Cartographer
Cartography
Cultural Landscapes
Exact location of a place using longitude and latitude lines
Someone who makes maps
The science of map making
a unique geographic area that includes cultural and natural r…
Absolute Location
Exact location of a place using longitude and latitude lines
Cartographer
Someone who makes maps
80 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Human Geography
globalization
spatial perspective
location
the study of spatial and material characteristics of the huma…
a set of interactions that are increasing interactions, deepe…
the branch of geography concerned with spatial dimensions of…
1st theme of geography, the absolute position of something on…
Human Geography
the study of spatial and material characteristics of the huma…
globalization
a set of interactions that are increasing interactions, deepe…
77 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Built Landscape
Sequent Occupance
Dispersion
Dispersed/Scattered
Represented by those features and patterns reflecting human o…
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
The pattern of spacing among individuals within geographic po…
Objects in an area are relatively far apart.
Built Landscape
Represented by those features and patterns reflecting human o…
Sequent Occupance
The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imp…
46 terms
Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Place
Cultural Landscape
Arithmetic Density
Physiological Density
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
The fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group.
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which i…
Place
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
Cultural Landscape
The fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group.
36 terms
Unit 1 Human Geography
Culture
Cultural Imperialism
Cultural Syncretism
Universalizing Religions
A behavior shared by a group of people
An active promotion of one cultural system at the expense of…
The blending of forces to form a new form of culture
Religions that attempt to appeal to everyone & seek converts
Culture
A behavior shared by a group of people
Cultural Imperialism
An active promotion of one cultural system at the expense of…
57 terms
AP Human Geography Rubenstein Unit 1 Vocabulary
Globalization
Cultural Ecology
Cultural Landscape
Culture
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result…
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group.
The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material tra…
Globalization
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result…
Cultural Ecology
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
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.
Human Geography Unit 1
Accessiblility
Built Landscape
Centralized Pattern
Clustered/ Agglomerated
The opportunity for contact or interaction from a given point…
An area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
Clustered or concentrated at a certain place
If the objects in an area are close together
Accessiblility
The opportunity for contact or interaction from a given point…
Built Landscape
An area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
81 terms
Human Geography unit 1
Human geography
map scale
map projection
map type
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
type of map distortion: maps are smaller than the reality the…
occurs bc you must transform curved earth onto flat plane
you can display the same info on different types of maps
Human geography
The study of where and why human activities are located where…
map scale
type of map distortion: maps are smaller than the reality the…
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…
95 terms
Unit 1: Human Geography
Absolute Location
Absolute Distance
Accessibility
Anthropogenic
Exact position of an object or place, measured within the spa…
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
the relative ease with which a destination may be reached fro…
Human - induced changes on the natural environment
Absolute Location
Exact position of an object or place, measured within the spa…
Absolute Distance
A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of lengt…
88 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Human Geography
globalization
spatial perspective
location
the study of spatial and material characteristics of the huma…
a set of interactions that are increasing interactions, deepe…
the branch of geography concerned with spatial dimensions of…
1st theme of geography, the absolute position of something on…
Human Geography
the study of spatial and material characteristics of the huma…
globalization
a set of interactions that are increasing interactions, deepe…
55 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary Unit 1
Absolute Location
Cartography
Connections
Contagious Diffusion
A point on the Earth's surface expressed by a cordinate syste…
The science of making maps.
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend through…
Absolute Location
A point on the Earth's surface expressed by a cordinate syste…
Cartography
The science of making maps.
139 terms
unit 1 a.p human geography
Geography
Who invented geography?
Map
Cartography
the study of where things are found on Earth's surface
Eratosthenes
a 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
Who invented geography?
Eratosthenes
62 terms
Ap Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Cartography
regional studies
resource
transnational corporation
The science of making maps
an approach to geography that emphasizes the relationships am…
substance in the environment that is useful to people and soc…
large company that does business in several countries
Cartography
The science of making maps
regional studies
an approach to geography that emphasizes the relationships am…
Human Geography Vocab Unit 1
Spatial Diffusion
Diffuse means
Spatial means
Expansion Diffusion means
The movement of something throughout space
movement, spreads out, expansion
space
spreads outward to new places, while remaining strong in orig…
Spatial Diffusion
The movement of something throughout space
Diffuse means
movement, spreads out, expansion
Unit 1: Human Geography (Simple Definitions)
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Phenomena
Spatial
The impact of geography on humans and the impact of humans on…
The study of physical features of the earth's surface.
A fact or event of interest.
Pertaining to space on the Earth's surface; "geographic".
Human Geography
The impact of geography on humans and the impact of humans on…
Physical Geography
The study of physical features of the earth's surface.
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