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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Inquiry method
Geographic questions
site
The Four Traditions in Geography
A system in which students solve problems or answer questions…
The spatial arrangement of places and... phenomena (human and ph…
The physical characteristics of a place.
1) Spatial tradition 2) Area studies tradition 3) Man-land tr…
Inquiry method
A system in which students solve problems or answer questions…
Geographic questions
The spatial arrangement of places and... phenomena (human and ph…
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Unit 1 Vocabulary AP Human Geography
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base Line
Cartography
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…
The science of making maps.
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Inquiry method
Geographic questions
site
The Four Traditions in Geography
A system in which students solve problems or answer questions…
The spatial arrangement of places and... phenomena (human and ph…
The physical characteristics of a place.
1) Spatial tradition 2) Area studies tradition 3) Man-land tr…
Inquiry method
A system in which students solve problems or answer questions…
Geographic questions
The spatial arrangement of places and... phenomena (human and ph…
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…
30 terms
Unit 1 Vocabulary Words: Physical and Human Geography
Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Equator
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.
The imaginary line that encircles the globe, dividing the ear…
Geography
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute Location
The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Basic Concepts
geography
map
cartography
Eratosthenes
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of Earth's surface, or…
The science of mapmaking.
Creator of the first world map; lived from 276 - 194 B.C.
geography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
map
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of Earth's surface, or…
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Unit 1 Human Geography
built landscape
sequent occupance
cultural landscape
arithmetic density
Area of land represented by its features and patterns of huma…
The notion that the success of societies leave their cultural…
combination of cultural features such as language and religio…
total number of objects in an area, commonly used to compare…
built landscape
Area of land represented by its features and patterns of huma…
sequent occupance
The notion that the success of societies leave their cultural…
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Unit 1: Introduction to Human Geography
Tobler's 1st Law of Geography
Human Geography (pg 5)
Physical Geography (pg 5)
Environmental Geography
"Everything is related to everything else, but near things ar…
The distribution of humans and their activities on the surfac…
Natural phenomenon
Humans + physical geography
Tobler's 1st Law of Geography
"Everything is related to everything else, but near things ar…
Human Geography (pg 5)
The distribution of humans and their activities on the surfac…
38 terms
Unit 1 Human Geography
place
region
space
scale
Specific point on Earth with characteristics.
Are distinguished by cultural and physical features.
The gap or interval between two objects.
Generally, the relationship between the portion of earth bein…
place
Specific point on Earth with characteristics.
region
Are distinguished by cultural and physical features.
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AP Human Geography - Geography Unit 1
Geography
Geographic Realms
Spatial Perspective
GIS (Geographic Information System)
the systematic study of all the spatial patterns of all the p…
Whatever space a geographer is studying
where space is, why it's there, how it could change
computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes & displays g…
Geography
the systematic study of all the spatial patterns of all the p…
Geographic Realms
Whatever space a geographer is studying
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Unit 1 Vocabulary [AP Human Geography]
Spatial Models
Linear Pattern
Relocation Diffusion
Relative Location
Shows common similarities in patterns along similar landscapes.
A pattern that's in a straight line.
Diffusion that crosses a physical barrier.
A place in relation to another place.
Spatial Models
Shows common similarities in patterns along similar landscapes.
Linear Pattern
A pattern that's in a straight line.
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Human Geography Unit 1, 1-33
Geography
Map
Cartography
Eratosthenes
1. an area of study that deals with the location of countries…
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
science of making maps... ex) map
1. first recorded person to use the word geography... 2. made ea…
Geography
1. an area of study that deals with the location of countries…
Map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocab
Toponym
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Site (Location)
... A name given to a place on Earth.
... describes the location of a place based on a fixed point…
... describes an object's location, relative to Earth. Relati…
... Physical characteristics of a place (ei. Climate, Elevati…
Toponym
... A name given to a place on Earth.
Absolute Location
... describes the location of a place based on a fixed point…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 (Basic Concepts)
Map scale
Projection
Types of distortion
Latitude
relationship of a feature's size to its actual size on earth…
scientific method of transferring locations on earth to a fla…
shape, distance, relative size, direction
angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equ…
Map scale
relationship of a feature's size to its actual size on earth…
Projection
scientific method of transferring locations on earth to a fla…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Terms: Mapping and Geographic Terms
Absolute Distance
Absolute Location
Accessibliity
Arithmetic Density
The shortest path or separation between two places measured o…
Exact location on Earth's surface using spacial coordinates o…
The relative opportunity for spacial interaction or ease in w…
Total number of people divided by total land area
Absolute Distance
The shortest path or separation between two places measured o…
Absolute Location
Exact location on Earth's surface using spacial coordinates o…
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Unit 1 Vocabulary AP Human Geography
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Base Line
Cartography
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…
The science of making maps.
Agricultural Density
The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of lan…
Arithmetic Density
The total number of people divided by the total land area.
72 terms
Unit 1: Basic Human Geography Vocabulary
geography
environmental determinism
possiblist
global positioning systems (GPS)
the description of the Earth's surface and the people and pro…
proposes that cultures are a direct result of where they exsist
suggests that humans are not a product of their environment b…
a radio navigation system that allows land, sea, and airborne…
geography
the description of the Earth's surface and the people and pro…
environmental determinism
proposes that cultures are a direct result of where they exsist
40 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1 Basic Concepts
geography
map
cartography
Eratosthenes
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of Earth's surface, or…
The science of mapmaking.
Creator of the first world map; lived from 276 - 194 B.C.
geography
The study of where things are found on Earth's surface and th…
map
A two-dimensional or flat-scale model of Earth's surface, or…
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Unit 1-Introduction to Human Geography but Physical Geography words
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…
60 terms
AP Human Geography Catch-up Unit 1
1st 3 countries to indutrialize
8 Ingredients of Industrialization
2 Most Important Ingredients
Capital
1. Great Britain 2. Germany 3. United States
1. Capital 2. Infrastructure 3. Cheap Raw Materials 4. Market…
Profit Motive and Political Stability
3 Types: Financial Capital, Capital Goods, Human Capital
1st 3 countries to indutrialize
1. Great Britain 2. Germany 3. United States
8 Ingredients of Industrialization
1. Capital 2. Infrastructure 3. Cheap Raw Materials 4. Market…
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AP Human Geography unit 1
Absolute location
Cartography
Circular pattern
Cultural landscapes
Exact location of a place using latitude and longitude lines.
The art to making maps and charts.
A pattern, where the objects are placed around another object.
Landscape that have been changed by human society which refle…
Absolute location
Exact location of a place using latitude and longitude lines.
Cartography
The art to making maps and charts.
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ap human geography map terms unit 1
axis
rotation
revolution
longitudinal lines
an imaginary line in which earth turns on passing through nor…
when the earth fully rotates around it's axis (24 hours)
when the earth fully revolves around the sun (365.25 days--le…
imaginary lines running through the world from the north pole…
axis
an imaginary line in which earth turns on passing through nor…
rotation
when the earth fully rotates around it's axis (24 hours)
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Aggregation
Agricultural Density
Arithmetic Density
Cognitive Map
The smallest scale on a map (used in terms of large and small…
The number of objects in a set area (used to talk about stuff…
The total number of farmers in an acre of farm land (mostly L…
A mental representation of the layout of one's environment (g…
Aggregation
The smallest scale on a map (used in terms of large and small…
Agricultural Density
The number of objects in a set area (used to talk about stuff…
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ap human geography vocab unit 1
global positioning system (gps) defini…
global positioning system (gps) use
geographic information systems (gis) d…
geographic information systems (gis) use
a system that determines the precise position/location of som…
2 main uses: navigation and tracking... navigation: how to get f…
a system that produces maps with layers to determine specific…
used to study the relationship between different data sets (f…
global positioning system (gps) defini…
a system that determines the precise position/location of som…
global positioning system (gps) use
2 main uses: navigation and tracking... navigation: how to get f…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Place
Region
Scale
Connections
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
Generally, the relationship between the portion of Earth bein…
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of…
Place
A specific point on Earth distinguished by a particular chara…
Region
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or fe…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Accessibility
Acculturation
Activity Space
Your exact longitude and latitude.
The ability to obtain something.
Adopting cultural traits of another group.
People travel where their activities are.
Absolute Location
Your exact longitude and latitude.
Accessibility
The ability to obtain something.
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
abiotic
atmosphere
biosphere
biotic
composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
the thin layer of gases surrounding the earth
all living organisms on earth, including plants and animals,…
composed of living organisms
abiotic
composed of nonliving or inorganic matter
atmosphere
the thin layer of gases surrounding the earth
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Accessibility
Agglomerated
Built Landscape
Connectivity
the degree of ease with which it is possible to reach a certa…
a process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
an area of land represented by it's features by its features…
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 or concentrating of people…
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AP Human Geography - Unit 1: Basic Concepts
Absolute distance
Absolute location
Accessibility
Anthropogenic
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…
Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
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…
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A/P Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary
Fieldwork
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Globalization
Study of phenomena by direct interactions and observations
The study of humans and their interactions with the Earth and…
The landscape, climate, topography, and natural landforms of…
The expansion and adoption of an idea, invention, or trend ac…
Fieldwork
Study of phenomena by direct interactions and observations
Human Geography
The study of humans and their interactions with the Earth and…
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…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Review
Geographers are interested in
Location
Space
Scale
How places shape and are shaped by people, and what their loc…
The position of something on earth's surface
The physical gap or distance between two objects
The relationship between the size of a distance on a map and…
Geographers are interested in
How places shape and are shaped by people, and what their loc…
Location
The position of something on earth's surface
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Review
Latitude
Cultural Ecology
Longitude
GPS
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
A system that determines the precise position of something on…
Latitude
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
Cultural Ecology
Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relatio…
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Human Geography Unit 1 Vocab
Spatial
Location
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Space on the Earth's surface
The geographical situation of people and things
The positions of certain places on a map expressed by degrees…
The position or situation of a place relative to the position…
Spatial
Space on the Earth's surface
Location
The geographical situation of people and things
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Human Geography - Unit 1 Part 2 Vocab
Resource
Sustainability
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable resource
a substance in the environment that is useful to people, econ…
the use of Earth's resources in ways that ensure their availa…
is produced in nature more rapidly than it is consumed by hum…
is produced in nature more slowly than it is consumed by huma…
Resource
a substance in the environment that is useful to people, econ…
Sustainability
the use of Earth's resources in ways that ensure their availa…
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Unit 1 Vocabulay AP Human Geography
Absolute Location
Cartography
Distortion
Formal Region
The exact place where something is in degrees.... EX: 29 degrees…
The art of making maps.... EX:
The change of accuracy on a map.... EX: Greenland is huge on som…
A region that has clear boundaries... EX: Fort Worth, Texas
Absolute Location
The exact place where something is in degrees.... EX: 29 degrees…
Cartography
The art of making maps.... EX:
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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…
61 terms
Unit 1 Human Geography
What is human geography?
What is economic globalization?
What is diffusion?
What are the three main types of diffu…
-How people make places... -How we organize space and society... -H…
-Makes the people and places of the world look and act more a…
-The spread of an idea or innovation
-Relocation diffusion... -Hierarchal diffusion... -Contagious diffu…
What is human geography?
-How people make places... -How we organize space and society... -H…
What is economic globalization?
-Makes the people and places of the world look and act more a…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Deebs
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…
Human Geography Review Unit 1
5 Themes of Geography
Location
Place
Human-Environment Interaction
Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, Reg…
Absolute Location - an exact spot on earth using latitude and…
A mix of human and nonhuman features that DESCRIBE a location
How the people and the environment work together and against…
5 Themes of Geography
Location, Place, Human-Environment Interaction, Movement, Reg…
Location
Absolute Location - an exact spot on earth using latitude and…
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AP Human Geography Unit 1 Vocabulary (Geographic Tools, Map Terms)
Accessibility
Agglomerated
Built Landscape
Connectivity
The opportunity for contact or interaction from a given point…
Collect or form into a cluster or mass
An area of land represented by its features and patterns of h…
The directness of routes linking pairs of places; an indicati…
Accessibility
The opportunity for contact or interaction from a given point…
Agglomerated
Collect or form into a cluster or mass
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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…
Copeland AP Human Geography Unit 1
Activity space
Adminstrative region
Al-Idrisi (geographic contribution)
Anthropogenic
places we travel to routinely in our rounds of daily activity
Politically determined, thus they have exact boundaries;... Hier…
First person to create a semi- accurate map of the Earth
Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
Activity space
places we travel to routinely in our rounds of daily activity
Adminstrative region
Politically determined, thus they have exact boundaries;... Hier…
30 terms
AP Human Geography Unit 1
Scale
Geographic Information System (GIS)
Winkel Tripel Projection
Carl Sauer
the ratio between the size of something and a representation…
family of software programs that allow geographers to map, an…
a type of map in which both the lines of latitude and longitu…
1925 geographer @ university of california; argued that cultu…
Scale
the ratio between the size of something and a representation…
Geographic Information System (GIS)
family of software programs that allow geographers to map, an…
56 terms
AP Human Geography unit 1
Absolute location
Cartography
Circular pattern
Cultural landscapes
Exact location of a place using latitude and longitude lines.
The art to making maps and charts.
A pattern, where the objects are placed around another object.
Landscape that have been changed by human society which refle…
Absolute location
Exact location of a place using latitude and longitude lines.
Cartography
The art to making maps and charts.
59 terms
Human Geography Vocab Unit 1
Spatial Diffusion
Human Geography
Diffuse means
Spatial means
The movement of something throughout space. We study spatial…
The study of earth as the home of people; both a science and…
movement, spreads out, expansion
space
Spatial Diffusion
The movement of something throughout space. We study spatial…
Human Geography
The study of earth as the home of people; both a science and…
26 terms
Human Geography Unit 1
Globalisation
Factors that accelerate globalisation:…
Factors that accelerate globalisation:…
Factors that accelerate globalisation:…
The process by which people, cultures, money goods and inform…
Have brought culture as well as economic changes to places wh…
1960's Boeing 747 made international travel a common thing. R…
Computer aided design and manufacturing have allowed it to be…
Globalisation
The process by which people, cultures, money goods and inform…
Factors that accelerate globalisation:…
Have brought culture as well as economic changes to places wh…
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Unit 1 Human Geography New Vocabulary
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
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
12 terms
Unit 1 Vocab-Human Geography
Place
Region
Space
Connection
A specific place on Earth that is defined by certain characte…
A certain area of Earth that is defined by a distinctive terr…
The open interval between two objects.
A bond between two or more people or objects, that crosses th…
Place
A specific place on Earth that is defined by certain characte…
Region
A certain area of Earth that is defined by a distinctive terr…
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