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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
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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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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
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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
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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…
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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
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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
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Unit 4 Geography Vocabulary
Animism
Buddhism
Christianity
Confucianism
the belief that inanimate objects, such as trees, rocks and r…
a religion that believes that enlightenment will come through…
Religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus
A philosophy of ethnics, education, and public service based…
Animism
the belief that inanimate objects, such as trees, rocks and r…
Buddhism
a religion that believes that enlightenment will come through…
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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
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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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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…
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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…
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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…
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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 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…
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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 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
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
The average number of children that wo…
Vast treeless plains with permafrost a…
Native to a place (the original inhabi…
A seasonal wind that brings heavy rain…
fertility rate
tundra
indigenous
monsoon
The average number of children that wo…
fertility rate
Vast treeless plains with permafrost a…
tundra
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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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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…
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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 Vocabulary 4
push factor
pull factor
migration
diffusion
movement by people from one place to another with the intenti…
triggered by push factor, such as fear of failure
the movement of people from one place to another
distribution
push factor
movement by people from one place to another with the intenti…
pull factor
triggered by push factor, such as fear of failure
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Geography Unit 4 Vocabulary
Population Pyramid
Population Density
Infant Mortality Rate
Life Expectancy
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
The annual number of infant deaths (under 1 year) per 1,000 l…
The average number of years someone is expected to live based…
Population Pyramid
A visual representation of the age and sex composition of a p…
Population Density
A measurement of the number of people per given unit of land
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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…
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Geography Chapter 4 Vocabulary
prime meridian
longitude
meridian
merge
the 0 degrees meridian from which all longitude is measured E…
distance measured E and W of the prime meridian
a line extending from pole to pole that measures longitude
to unite, blend, or come together
prime meridian
the 0 degrees meridian from which all longitude is measured E…
longitude
distance measured E and W of the prime meridian
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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…
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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,…
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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
a city with a population of at least 50,000 people and outlyi…
outlying communities of a metropolitan area (outside of a city)
immigration
the movement of people into one country from another
urbanization
the movement of people from rural areas to cities
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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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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
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Geography: Unit 4 vocabulary
apartheid
Balkanization
boundary
centrifugal force
Social policy/racial segregation involving political and econ…
Process which a state breaks down through conflicts among its…
Line that marks the extent of a state's territory.... Example:…
Force that divides people and countries.... Example: When peopl…
apartheid
Social policy/racial segregation involving political and econ…
Balkanization
Process which a state breaks down through conflicts among its…
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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…
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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 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 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
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Ch4 Geography Vocabulary
economy
producer
goods
services
a system of producing, distributing, consuming, and owning go…
a person who makes products that are used by other people
products that are made to be sold
work done or duties performed for other people
economy
a system of producing, distributing, consuming, and owning go…
producer
a person who makes products that are used by other people
30 terms
World Geography Vocabulary 4
Culture
Language family
Ethnic group
Culture region
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Groups of related languages that have all developed from one…
Group of people who share common ancestry, language, religion…
Division of the Earth in which people share a similar way of…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar culture tr…
Language family
Groups of related languages that have all developed from one…
32 terms
Unit 4 Vocabulary- Geography
geographic tool
border
physical feature
physical map
a tool that tells where a place is and what it looks like
a line that shows where a state or a country ends
a place's land, water, or plant life
a map that uses color to show the types of land in a place
geographic tool
a tool that tells where a place is and what it looks like
border
a line that shows where a state or a country ends
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Geography - Chapter 4.4
city
urban geography
suburb
metropolitan area
area with large populations, center of business and culture
the study of how people use space in cities
political unit touching the central city; outlying district,…
a functional area made up of the city, its suburbs and exurbs
city
area with large populations, center of business and culture
urban geography
the study of how people use space in cities
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Unit 4 geography vocabulary
el norte
el sur
el este
el oeste
north
south
east
west
el norte
north
el sur
south
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Geography - Chapter 4
culture
society
ethnic group
innovation
the total knowledge, attitudes and behaviors shared by and pa…
shares a common language, a sense of identity and its culture
shares language, customs and heritage but has an identity as…
taking existing elements and creating something new from them
culture
the total knowledge, attitudes and behaviors shared by and pa…
society
shares a common language, a sense of identity and its culture
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Chapter 4 Vocabulary Human Geography
custom
folk culture
habit
popular culture
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
a repetitive act performed by a particular individual
culture found in a large, heterogeneous society that shares c…
custom
the frequent repetition of an act, to the extent that it beco…
folk culture
culture traditionally practiced by a small, homogeneous, rura…
43 terms
Geography ch. 4 vocabulary
Demography
Population density
Birth rate
Death rate
Statistical studies of human population
The average number of people living in an area; usually expre…
The number of live births each year for every 1000 people liv…
Total number of deaths each year for every 1000 people in a p…
Demography
Statistical studies of human population
Population density
The average number of people living in an area; usually expre…
13 terms
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…
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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…
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** 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…
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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…
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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)
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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…
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…
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