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53 terms
Worl Geography chapter 1
geography
perspective
landscapes
cartography
the study of everything on earth
the way a person looks at something
the scenery of a place, including including its physical, hum…
the study of maps and mapmaking
geography
the study of everything on earth
perspective
the way a person looks at something
21 terms
worl geography test
What do Africa's modern borders reflect
what will populations do due to growth…
which country has the highest standard…
Why are traditional cultural practices…
colonial territorial claims
double
South Africa
environmental changes
What do Africa's modern borders reflect
colonial territorial claims
what will populations do due to growth…
double
30 terms
Worl Geography 3
industry
infrastructure
manufacturing
subsistence farming
used to describe man's "hard work" to make a living.
the basic energy and equipment needs of all industries.
the process of making finished goods from raw material.
agriculture that supplies only the basic food and material ne…
industry
used to describe man's "hard work" to make a living.
infrastructure
the basic energy and equipment needs of all industries.
Worl Geography Exam
latitude
longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
a set of imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator to…
mark positions in the east and west hemispheres
the imaginary line that divides north and south halves
imaginary line dividing the earth west and east
latitude
a set of imaginary lines that run parallel to the equator to…
longitude
mark positions in the east and west hemispheres
Worls Geography Test #3
Folds
Faults
Japan, Los Angeles, and San Francisco.…
When pressure under a fault line incre…
Caused by buckling of plates as they collide, cause hills and…
Cracks in Earth surface caused by grinding of plates, happen…
What are the 3 places in the ring of fire?
What is an earthquake?
Folds
Caused by buckling of plates as they collide, cause hills and…
Faults
Cracks in Earth surface caused by grinding of plates, happen…
19 terms
Unit 3 Vocab Worl Geography
European Union
United Nations
Traditional Econmy
Command Econmy ... (Communism)
...
...
...
...
European Union
...
United Nations
...
17 terms
unit 6 WORlD GEOGRAPHY
primary sector
secondary sector
tertiary sector
transnational corporation
includes agriculture, mining, fishing and forestry; directly…
industrial; manufacturers that process, transform and assembl…
providing goods and services to people in exchange for money;…
a organization that owns or controls production of goods and…
primary sector
includes agriculture, mining, fishing and forestry; directly…
secondary sector
industrial; manufacturers that process, transform and assembl…
31 terms
Q2 Worl Geography exam
Standard of Living
Influences on standard of living..
Latitude affect on climate
High latitude climates
the degree of wealth and material comfort available to a pers…
education, employment, medical care.
The higher latitude you go, or closer you get to the north po…
subarctic, tundra, and ice caps.
Standard of Living
the degree of wealth and material comfort available to a pers…
Influences on standard of living..
education, employment, medical care.
27 terms
Worl geography 8-31-16
Before computers, how did mapmakers cr…
what is a map scale?
A Mercator Projection is what type of…
A map that highlights differences in h…
with mathematical formulas
distance on a map in relation to actual distance on Earth
cylindrical projection
physical map
Before computers, how did mapmakers cr…
with mathematical formulas
what is a map scale?
distance on a map in relation to actual distance on Earth
old Worl History And Geography Quiz 15
Two indepentdent nations:
Atlas mountains
Barbary coast
Suez canal
Ethiopia,liberia
Along the northwestern Africa
Known for pirates who lived there
Connects the mediterranean sea and the red sea
Two indepentdent nations:
Ethiopia,liberia
Atlas mountains
Along the northwestern Africa
46 terms
Worl Geography Ch. 15,16,17,19,20
fertile
ore
moor
bog
able to produce abundantly
a rocky material containing a valuable mineral
broad, treeless, rolling land, often poorly drained and havin…
an area of wet, spongy ground
fertile
able to produce abundantly
ore
a rocky material containing a valuable mineral
12 terms
Eastern Europe Political Map
Italy
Slovenia
Greece
Bulgaria
Italy
Slovenia
31 terms
World Regional Geography East Asia
anthropogenic landscape
Burakumin
central place theory
China proper
landscape that has been heavily transformed by humans
a group of people in Japan who supper from discrimination due…
a theory used to explain the distribution of cities, and the…
the eastern half of the country of China where Han Chinese fo…
anthropogenic landscape
landscape that has been heavily transformed by humans
Burakumin
a group of people in Japan who supper from discrimination due…
47 terms
Asia Countries and Capitals
Syria
Lebanon
Israel
Jordan
Damascus
Beirut
Jerusalem
Amman
Syria
Damascus
Lebanon
Beirut
16 terms
Chapter 9 Terms
Cordilleras
Altiplano
escarpment
llanos
parallel mountain range
Spanish for High plain
Steep cliff
fertile grasslands in Venezuela
Cordilleras
parallel mountain range
Altiplano
Spanish for High plain
35 terms
World Regional Geography Australia and Oceania
Aborigine
atoll
Austronesian
Closer Economic Relations (CER) Agreem…
an indigenous inhabitant of Australia.
low, sandy islands made from coral, often oriented around a c…
a language family that encompasses wide expanses of the Pacif…
an agreement signed in 1982 between Australia and New Zealand…
Aborigine
an indigenous inhabitant of Australia.
atoll
low, sandy islands made from coral, often oriented around a c…
168 terms
Worl his
Tikal
Glyph
codex
Popal Vuh
major center in central guatemala
heiroglyphics
contains heiroglyphics
Mayan coustoms and history
Tikal
major center in central guatemala
Glyph
heiroglyphics
30 terms
World Regional Geography The Russian Domain
Siberia
Steppes (Wheat Belt)
Ural Mountains
Black Sea
an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definit…
semiarid grasslands found in many parts of the world; grasses…
a mountain range that runs approximately from north to south…
situated between Southeastern Europe and Western Asia. It is…
Siberia
an extensive geographical region, and by the broadest definit…
Steppes (Wheat Belt)
semiarid grasslands found in many parts of the world; grasses…
20 terms
Ch.1 S.1&2 geography vocab words
spatial thinking
significant
geographic pattern
Geographic Information System (GIS)
thinking about the space on the Earth's surface
important
similarities among places
computer based geographic program to create maps and analyze…
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on the Earth's surface
significant
important
73 terms
Geography Test
animal husbandry
fallen human beings in the context of…
through a Christian perspective
Movement ... Region... Location... Interaction…
the management and care for farm animals by humans
How does the Bible portray people?
How should we study geography and culture?
What does the acronym MR. LIP mean?
animal husbandry
the management and care for farm animals by humans
fallen human beings in the context of…
How does the Bible portray people?
24 terms
World Religions
India
Middle East
no founder
Jesus Christ
Hinduism started here. Buddhism started here.
Christianity, Islam, and Judaism started here.
Hinduism
founder of Christianity
India
Hinduism started here. Buddhism started here.
Middle East
Christianity, Islam, and Judaism started here.
40 terms
AP World Unit 1
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Central Africa
North America
Caribbean
20 terms
Geography Vocabulary _6 Coral- 18-37
population density
sparsely populated
population distribution
rural
The average number of people who live in a square mile
people widely spaced across an area
where people live in a country whether crowded together in ci…
not close to cities
population density
The average number of people who live in a square mile
sparsely populated
people widely spaced across an area
12 terms
Italian Unification
Mazzini
Young Italy
Which state led the unification of Italy
Risorgimento
Italian nationalist whose writings spurred the movement for a…
(1830) secret society, goal was a free and united Italy, foun…
Kingdom of Sardinia
"Renewal, to be born" movement in Italy to recreate a strong,…
Mazzini
Italian nationalist whose writings spurred the movement for a…
Young Italy
(1830) secret society, goal was a free and united Italy, foun…
40 terms
GEOGRAPHY: chapter 12
true or false.... The shipbuilders of Pol…
true or false.... The soviets invested mu…
true or false.... Despite a promising sta…
true or false.... Budapest was once actua…
False
True
False
True
true or false.... The shipbuilders of Pol…
False
true or false.... The soviets invested mu…
True
20 terms
Geography vocab
Culture
Cultural Diffusion
Acculturation
Demographer
The arts and other manifestations if human intellectual achie…
The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
One culture accepting and practicing another culture's belief…
Someone who studies human populations in reference to spacial…
Culture
The arts and other manifestations if human intellectual achie…
Cultural Diffusion
The spread of cultural beliefs and social activities from one…
40 terms
APEH - European Map
Albania
Austria
Belarus
Belgium
Albania
Austria
99 terms
Geography Test
East Asia
East Asia
East Asia
East Asia
China
Japan
North Korea
South Korea
East Asia
China
East Asia
Japan
22 terms
World Geo Central America and the Carribean
Mexico
Guatemala
Belize
Honduras
Mexico City
Guatemala City
Belmopan
Tegucigalpa
Mexico
Mexico City
Guatemala
Guatemala City
38 terms
World Geography Chapter 10
Guianas were all French colonies
Lemoids, like camels, have humps.
Constant rains in the Amazon cause poo…
The Line of Demarcation gave Portugal…
false
false
false
false
Guianas were all French colonies
false
Lemoids, like camels, have humps.
false
159 terms
TCU Geography Final Walker Spring 2015
Sub-saharan africa
what is the african transition zone?
africas ethnic diversity
what colonial powers had territories i…
...
mix between islamis and christian influences; some countries…
ethnic groups dont match up with state boundaries
france, britain and italy
Sub-saharan africa
...
what is the african transition zone?
mix between islamis and christian influences; some countries…
50 terms
States and Capitals
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
Montgomery
Juneau
Phoenix
Little Rock
Alabama
Montgomery
Alaska
Juneau
86 terms
Geography Definitions
Plate tectonics
Mantle
Lava flow
Vent
The name of the sections into which the crust is broken
The Earth's mantle is made of a thick, solid, rocky substance…
When magma reaches the surface, it's known as lava, it pours…
Where the magma flows as the volcano gets ready to erupt
Plate tectonics
The name of the sections into which the crust is broken
Mantle
The Earth's mantle is made of a thick, solid, rocky substance…
15 terms
Geography
Plain
Plateau
Cape
Delta
A large area of land that is flat
An elevated plain
A piece of land surrounded on three sides by water
Deposition piling up from a river ending
Plain
A large area of land that is flat
Plateau
An elevated plain
20 terms
Ch.1 S.1&2 geography vocab words
spatial thinking
significant
geographic pattern
Geographic Information System (GIS)
thinking about the space on the Earth's surface
important
similarities among places
computer based geographic program to create maps and analyze…
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on the Earth's surface
significant
important
23 terms
Geography of lattin america and the caribeN
Amozon river
Caribbean sea
Gulf of mexico
Parific ocean
The secon largest river in the worl flows through brazil
Is an arm of the atlantic ocean between cuba and south america
Is another arm of the atlantic ocean cradled by mexico and th…
Is the largest and the deepest ocean of the five oceans of th…
Amozon river
The secon largest river in the worl flows through brazil
Caribbean sea
Is an arm of the atlantic ocean between cuba and south america
14 terms
AP human geography
Worls system theory
Rostow's model
Weber's model
Gross domestic product
developed by sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein, is an approach…
Stage 1=Traditional Society, Stage 2=Transitional Stage, Stag…
formulated a theory of industrial location in which an indust…
is the broadest quantitative measure of a nation's total econ…
Worls system theory
developed by sociologist Immanuel Wallerstein, is an approach…
Rostow's model
Stage 1=Traditional Society, Stage 2=Transitional Stage, Stag…
26 terms
Geography
Atlas
Map key
Compass Rose
Map scale
book of maps; got its name from Greek myth
shows what symbols stand for
shows the cardinal (N, E, W S) and intermediate directions (N…
how distance on the map compares with real distance
Atlas
book of maps; got its name from Greek myth
Map key
shows what symbols stand for
27 terms
Discovering Our Past, Chapter 2, Geography Economics and Citizenship
Hemisphere
Latitude
Longitude
Projection
A"half sphere" used to refer to one-half the globe when divid…
Imaginary lines that circle the Earth parallel to the Equator
Imaginary lines that circle the Earth from Pole to pole, meas…
A way of showing the round Earth on a flat map
Hemisphere
A"half sphere" used to refer to one-half the globe when divid…
Latitude
Imaginary lines that circle the Earth parallel to the Equator
11 terms
APHUG Semester Exam MC
Absolute location
Relative location
Distortion of globe on maps
Mercator projection
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
The position of a place in relation to another place
No 3D object can correctly be displayed as flat without at le…
Areas and shapes of large areas are distorted. this decreases…
Absolute location
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Relative location
The position of a place in relation to another place
21 terms
Geography
Economic Activities
Cultural Convergence
Assimilation
acculturation
he production, distribution, and consumption of commodities.
when multiple cultures become more like one another through e…
The process by which a person or persons acquire the social a…
the process of adopting the cultural traits or social pattern…
Economic Activities
he production, distribution, and consumption of commodities.
Cultural Convergence
when multiple cultures become more like one another through e…
World Organizations and 20th Century Alliances
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NA…
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Co…
European Union (EU)
North American Free Trade Agreement (N…
Which organization is a defense alliance between the U.S., Ca…
Which economic union helps to stabilize the supply and price…
Which economic and political union was started as a way to pr…
Which economic union's primary goal is to encourage free trad…
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NA…
Which organization is a defense alliance between the U.S., Ca…
Organization of Petroleum Exporting Co…
Which economic union helps to stabilize the supply and price…
15 terms
MS studies chapter 3
The __________ were among the native a…
The second largest mound in the southe…
The first Europeans to visit Mississip…
A recent study concluded that the Nati…
Choctaw, Chickasaw, Natchez, Tunica, Choula, Pascagoula, Biloxi
Emerald Mound
Spanish
50
The __________ were among the native a…
Choctaw, Chickasaw, Natchez, Tunica, Choula, Pascagoula, Biloxi
The second largest mound in the southe…
Emerald Mound
22 terms
Culture AP Human Geography
Belief system
Culture
Values
Norms
Your foundation, the core of everything you are
Is a group of belief systems, norms, and values, practiced by…
What we stand for and separate us from other humans based on…
Everyday things we do based on values
Belief system
Your foundation, the core of everything you are
Culture
Is a group of belief systems, norms, and values, practiced by…
24 terms
geography
colonialism
Hegemons
Network
Site
physical process by which one area takes over another for its…
the dominance of one state on the global stage. Worl powers t…
system of links among places, institutions or people.
the basic physical attributes of a location that make it attr…
colonialism
physical process by which one area takes over another for its…
Hegemons
the dominance of one state on the global stage. Worl powers t…
16 terms
Chapter 1 and 2 Review Texas History
absolute location
human systems
regions
relative location
exact position of a place on the earth's surface
the way people go about shaping the worls
areas united by one or more common characteristics
position of a place compared to another place
absolute location
exact position of a place on the earth's surface
human systems
the way people go about shaping the worls
32 terms
Geography
Formal
Fuctional
Vernacular
Hearth/spatial
Specific characteristics common throughout a place
Cities are built around a focal point
A place people exists as part of their cultural identity EX T…
The way people, things and tchnologu are disturbuted iver time
Formal
Specific characteristics common throughout a place
Fuctional
Cities are built around a focal point
48 terms
geography exam 2
which countries contain a portion of t…
define altiplano
Understand where the Inca Empire was l…
the inca were expert ___
brazil, bolivia, peru, equador, colombia, venezuela
high-altitude valleys, provide fertile soils, reliable water…
located in Peru and the center was the intermontane basin aro…
builders, efficient administrators, successful farmers and he…
which countries contain a portion of t…
brazil, bolivia, peru, equador, colombia, venezuela
define altiplano
high-altitude valleys, provide fertile soils, reliable water…
52 terms
Ap human geography chapter 8
antecedent boundary
balance of power
boundary
Berlin confrence
a boundary that existed before human settlement of the area
a condition of roughly equal strength between opposing allian…
invisible line that marks the extent of a state's territory
European powers decided how to split up africa
antecedent boundary
a boundary that existed before human settlement of the area
balance of power
a condition of roughly equal strength between opposing allian…
40 terms
World Geography Chapter 7
True _____ and _____ are gifts from God
What border is the longest non militar…
How many people a day cross the U.S. -…
Is mexico the leading trading partner…
Freedom and economic prosperity
Canada and U.S.
300,000
No. Canada is the leading trading partner.
True _____ and _____ are gifts from God
Freedom and economic prosperity
What border is the longest non militar…
Canada and U.S.
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