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22 terms
Geography Ch. 4 vocabulary
culture (p.80)
culture trait (p.81)
culture region (p.82)
ethnic group (p.83)
set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
culture (p.80)
set of beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people…
culture trait (p.81)
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
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4 Geography Vocabulary
valley
plain
volcano
mountain range
An area of low land between hills or mountains.
A flat region
A weak spot in the crust where magma has come to the surface.
A row of connected mountains
valley
An area of low land between hills or mountains.
plain
A flat region
28 terms
Geography Ch4 Vocabulary
death rate
birthrate
natural increase
doubling time
the number of deaths each year for every 1,000 people
the number of births each year for every 1,000 people
the growth rate of a population; the difference between birth…
the number of years it takes a population to double in size
death rate
the number of deaths each year for every 1,000 people
birthrate
the number of births each year for every 1,000 people
20 terms
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
council
syllabary
Trail of Tears
colony
a group of people who meet to talk and make decisions
a system of writing in which each syllable of a word is repre…
the forced movement of Cherokee and some other Native America…
is a place that is ruled by a distant country
council
a group of people who meet to talk and make decisions
syllabary
a system of writing in which each syllable of a word is repre…
18 terms
Geography Vocabulary Week 4
altitude
archipelago
arm
atoll
the elevation of an object in relationship to a given plane,…
a body of water interspersed with many isles
a long, narrow passage of water; a creek
a ring-shaped coral reef, island, or set of small islands nea…
altitude
the elevation of an object in relationship to a given plane,…
archipelago
a body of water interspersed with many isles
25 terms
Geography-Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Death Rate
Birth Rate
Doubling Time
Population Distribution
Number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
Number of births per year for every 1,000 people
Number of years it takes a population to double in size
Pattern of population in a country, a continent, or the world
Death Rate
Number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
Birth Rate
Number of births per year for every 1,000 people
42 terms
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic group
Innovation
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
a group of people who share language, customs, and a common h…
taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
Culture
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
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Geography - 4.2 - Population Geography
Birth Rate
Fertility Rate
Mortality Rate
Infant Mortality
the number of live births per thousand population.
the average number of children a woman of childbearing years…
also called the death rate—is the number of deaths per thousa…
shows the number of deaths among infants under age one per th…
Birth Rate
the number of live births per thousand population.
Fertility Rate
the average number of children a woman of childbearing years…
18 terms
Geography: 4.3 - Political Geography
State
Nation
Nation- State
Stateless Nation
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
When a nation and a state occupy the same territory.
a nation that does not to have its own territory. Examples in…
State
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
Nation
a group of people with a common culture living in a territory…
2.4 Geography Vocabulary
special purpose maps
elevation
climate
precipitation
maps that show characteristics of an area such as land use, p…
the height of an area above sea level
weather over a long period of time
water that falls to the ground as rain, sleet hail or snow
special purpose maps
maps that show characteristics of an area such as land use, p…
elevation
the height of an area above sea level
28 terms
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Natural Resources
Renewable Resource
Water Power
Solar Energy
Materials in the natural environment.
Resources that are constantly being regenerated and replaced…
Using the energy from falling water to generate electricity.…
Energy produced by the sun. A renewable energy source.
Natural Resources
Materials in the natural environment.
Renewable Resource
Resources that are constantly being regenerated and replaced…
14 terms
Geography Chapter 4 vocabulary
culture
anthropologist
ethnic group
religion
shared attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors of a group
a scientist who studies culture
a people that shares a language, customs, and a common heritage
an organized system of beliefs and practices, often centered…
culture
shared attitudes, knowledge, and behaviors of a group
anthropologist
a scientist who studies culture
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Geography 4
ocean
peninsula
wetlands
swamp
body of salt water, larger than a sea/there are five: Atlanti…
land that surrounded by water on three sides, ex. Florida (st…
natural lowlands where the water level stays at or above the…
area of low, wet land and trees
ocean
body of salt water, larger than a sea/there are five: Atlanti…
peninsula
land that surrounded by water on three sides, ex. Florida (st…
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Geography: Chapter 4 - 4 Vocabulary
traditional economy
market economy
free enterprise
capitalism
a system in which tradition and custom control all economic a…
an economic system based on free enterprise, in which busines…
a system in which private individuals or groups have the righ…
a system in which factors of production are privately owned
traditional economy
a system in which tradition and custom control all economic a…
market economy
an economic system based on free enterprise, in which busines…
36 terms
Geography Ch. 4 Vocabulary
death rate
birthrate
natural increase
zero population growth
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
or growth rate, of a population as the difference between an…
the birthrate and death rate are equal
death rate
the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
birthrate
the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
10 terms
Geography Vocabulary #4 (Migration)
Migrate
Push Factors
Pull Factors
Refugee
to move from one place to another
factors that drive people away from a place
factors that draw people to a place
a person who flees to another country to escape persecution o…
Migrate
to move from one place to another
Push Factors
factors that drive people away from a place
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GEOGRAPHY - Chapter 4 - Vocabulary
crop rotation
terraces
desertification
deforestation
system of growing different crops on the same land over a per…
horizontal ridges (like stair steps) where people farm
long-term process of losing soil fertility and plant life
destruction or loss of forest area
crop rotation
system of growing different crops on the same land over a per…
terraces
horizontal ridges (like stair steps) where people farm
27 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 4
cultural
unit
Culture
Ethnic group
geography
4
Way of life of a group of people would share similar culture…
Hey group of people that shares a language, customs, a common…
cultural
geography
unit
4
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Geography Ch. 4.4 Vocabulary
Natural resources
Developed countries
Developing countries
Industrialization
Elements from the earth that are not made by people but can b…
Having much technology and manufacturing (industrialized)
Countries working toward greater manufacturing and technology…
The spread of industry
Natural resources
Elements from the earth that are not made by people but can b…
Developed countries
Having much technology and manufacturing (industrialized)
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic group
Innovation
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
a group of people who share language, customs, and a common h…
taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
Culture
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
Geography Vocabulary Final #4
St. Petersburg
Baltic Republics
USSR
Cold War
the old capital of Russia, established by Peter the Great, wh…
The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, located on t…
The Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, or Soviet Union, for…
The conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union a…
St. Petersburg
the old capital of Russia, established by Peter the Great, wh…
Baltic Republics
The countries of Latvia, Lithuania, and Estonia, located on t…
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World Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic ... Group
Innovation
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
A group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific group that shares a language, customs, a…
To take existing technology and resources and create somethin…
Culture
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
A group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identity…
13 terms
Vocabulary - geography - chapter 4
ice age
mechanized farming
acid rain
emigrate
time of lower temperatures when much of the land was covered…
farming with machines.
rain, snow, or mist that is acidic.
to migrate out of a place.
ice age
time of lower temperatures when much of the land was covered…
mechanized farming
farming with machines.
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Chapter 4 Geography Vocabulary
Contiguous States
Megalopolis
Appalachian Mountains
Mt. McKinley
The 48 state joined inside a border
large connection of urban areas(cities)
Oldest mountain range in the Eastern United States.
In Alaska, the largest mountain in North America - 20, 320 Feet
Contiguous States
The 48 state joined inside a border
Megalopolis
large connection of urban areas(cities)
42 terms
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic group
Innovation
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
a group of people who share language, customs, and a common h…
taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
Culture
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
Geography: Chapter 4 Vocabulary
dialect
heritage
cosmopolitan
perspective
a regional variety of a language
tradition
bringing together many different cultures and influences
an artists way of showing objects as they appear to people in…
dialect
a regional variety of a language
heritage
tradition
22 terms
Geography Vocabulary Chapter 4
Culture
Society
Ethnic Group
Innovation
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
a group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identity,…
a group that shares a language, customs, and a common heritage
taking existing technology and resources and creating somethi…
Culture
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
a group that shares a geographic region, a sense of identity,…
42 terms
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic Group
Innovation
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by a…
A group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
A group of people who share language, customs, and a common h…
Taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
Culture
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by a…
Society
A group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
14 terms
Chapter 4 Geography Vocabulary
Glaciers
Ecosystem
Freshwater
Watershed
a large mass of ice found near Earth's poles (continental gla…
a community of all the living things in an area and the envir…
made up of water that is fresh, not salty. Also describes cre…
a geographic area that includes all of the land and waterways…
Glaciers
a large mass of ice found near Earth's poles (continental gla…
Ecosystem
a community of all the living things in an area and the envir…
Ch. 4 Geography Vocabulary
folk culture
popular culture
habit
custom
traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous group…
found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain ha…
a repetitive act that particular individual performs, such as…
a repetitive act of a group, performed to the extent that it…
folk culture
traditionally practiced primarily by small, homogeneous group…
popular culture
found in large, heterogeneous societies that share certain ha…
39 terms
Geography Vocabulary 4/4/16
Kum
Alluvial soil
Wadi
Phosphate
Term for a desert in Central Asia
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water
In the desert, a streambed that is dry except during heavy rain
Natural mineral containing chemical compounds often used in f…
Kum
Term for a desert in Central Asia
Alluvial soil
Rich soil made up of sand and mud deposited by running water
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic group
Innovation
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
a group of people who share language, customs, and a common h…
taking existing elements of society and creating something ne…
Culture
the total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
a group that shares a geographic region, a common language, a…
Geography vocabulary 4
Discrimination
Democracy
Dictator
Communism
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of…
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
Leader who has absolute power and rules a nation by force
A political system characterized by a centrally planned econo…
Discrimination
Behaving differently, usually unfairly, toward the members of…
Democracy
A political system in which the supreme power lies in a body…
24 terms
Geography Vocabulary Ch. 4
Culture
Culture trait
Culture region
Ethnic group
the beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people has…
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
an area in which people have many shared culture traits
a group of people who share a common culture and ancestry
Culture
the beliefs, values, and practices that a group of people has…
Culture trait
an activity or behavior in which people often take part
Geography VOCABULARY LIST 4
Demography
Population Density
Push factors
Pull factors
Statistical study of human populations.
The avervage number of people living in an area
Factors causing people to leave a location
Factors attracting people to a new location
Demography
Statistical study of human populations.
Population Density
The avervage number of people living in an area
40 terms
geography chapter 4 vocabulary
Culture
Cultural Hearth
Ethnic Group
Innovation
A culture is a way of life of a group of people--the behavior…
A cultural hearth is any place where certain related changes…
a community or population made up of people who share a commo…
The action or process of innovating
Culture
A culture is a way of life of a group of people--the behavior…
Cultural Hearth
A cultural hearth is any place where certain related changes…
geography vocabulary 4
skilled laborers
agribusiness
landlocked
developing nation
people who must be trained over a long period of time
large farms owned by corporations
a country that does not have an outlet to the ocean
a country with low standard of living
skilled laborers
people who must be trained over a long period of time
agribusiness
large farms owned by corporations
18 terms
Geography - Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Natural Resources
Renewable Resources
Nonrenewable Resources
Fossil Fuel
A material in the natural environment that people value and u…
A natural resource that the environment continues to supply o…
A natural resource that cannot be replaced once it is used
Any one of several nonrenewable mineral resources formed from…
Natural Resources
A material in the natural environment that people value and u…
Renewable Resources
A natural resource that the environment continues to supply o…
Geography Vocabulary #4
Immigration
Urbanization
Metropolitan Area
Suburb
the movement of people into one country from another
the movement of people from rural areas to cities
region that includes a central city and its surrounding suburbs
outlying community around a city
Immigration
the movement of people into one country from another
Urbanization
the movement of people from rural areas to cities
Vocabulary 4 geography
Current
Prevailing wind
Coriolis effect
Doldrums
They distribute energy around the planet and can be wam or co…
Global winds that blow in fairly constant patterns
The periodic change of the ocean currents
Causes prevailing wind to blow diagonally rather than going a…
Current
They distribute energy around the planet and can be wam or co…
Prevailing wind
Global winds that blow in fairly constant patterns
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Geography 4 vocabulary
Natural resource
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Fossil fuels
Useful material found in the enviroment
A resource that earth or people can replace
Resource that cannot be replaced in a relatively short period…
Nonrenewable resource formed over millions of years from the…
Natural resource
Useful material found in the enviroment
Renewable resource
A resource that earth or people can replace
14 terms
3.4 Geography Vocabulary
Slums
Favelas
Corticos
Human development index
Rundown areas of city characterized by substandard housing an…
A Brazilian term for an in formal shanty-type settlement.
Decaying formal housing mainly in the inner-city.
A composite index of development devised by the United Nation…
Slums
Rundown areas of city characterized by substandard housing an…
Favelas
A Brazilian term for an in formal shanty-type settlement.
30 terms
Chapter 4 Vocabulary Geography
demography
population density
birth rate
death rate
Statistical study of human populations
the average number of of people living in an area; usually ex…
the number of live births each year for every 1000 living in…
total number of deaths each year for every 1000 people in a p…
demography
Statistical study of human populations
population density
the average number of of people living in an area; usually ex…
10 terms
Geography Vocabulary List #4
mesa
rain forest
deforestation
smuggling
a large, flat-topped mountain with steep sides.
a large, very thick growth of tall trees that usually have br…
large scale clearing of rain forest.
the act of exporting or importing goods secretly and unlawful…
mesa
a large, flat-topped mountain with steep sides.
rain forest
a large, very thick growth of tall trees that usually have br…
35 terms
Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Culture
Society
Ethnic Group
Innovation
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
The bunch of people who are bonded together by a similar cult…
A group that shares a language, customs, or a common heritage.
Taking existing technology and resources and making something…
Culture
The total of knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors shared by an…
Society
The bunch of people who are bonded together by a similar cult…
** Geography Chapter 4 - Vocabulary **
Birthrate
Fertility rate
Mortality rate
Infant mortality rate
The number of live births per total population often expresse…
The average number of children a women of childbearing years…
The numbers of deaths per thousands.
The numbers of deaths per infants under age one as measured p…
Birthrate
The number of live births per total population often expresse…
Fertility rate
The average number of children a women of childbearing years…
Vocabulary #4 geography
alter, altera, alterum
tardus, a, um
aperio, aperire 4
appareo, apparere 2
the other
slow
open
appear
alter, altera, alterum
the other
tardus, a, um
slow
13 terms
Geography chapter 4 vocabulary
International Date line
sun time
stantard time
Greenwich mean time (GMC)
an imaginary line loosely based on the 180 meridian of longit…
a measurement of time that is directly base on the position o…
a method of measuring time based on time at the prime meridian.
the mean or average time established at the meridian in Green…
International Date line
an imaginary line loosely based on the 180 meridian of longit…
sun time
a measurement of time that is directly base on the position o…
17 terms
Geography Chapter 2 Sections 3 & 4 vocabulary
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
the time during the year when the sun reaches the farthest no…
one of the two times a year when the sun's rays are over the…
the condition of the Earth's atmosphere at a given time and p…
the typical weather conditions of a region over a long period…
solstice
the time during the year when the sun reaches the farthest no…
equinox
one of the two times a year when the sun's rays are over the…
25 terms
Chapter 4 geography vocabulary
Diversity
Indigenous
Immigrant
Tolerance
Variety
Native to the area
Person who takes up permanent residence
Acceptance of others beliefs
Diversity
Variety
Indigenous
Native to the area
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