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World Cultures and Geography Chapter 1
spatial thinking
significant
geographic patterns
Geographic Information Systems(GIS)
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
important
similarities among places
These create maps and analyze patterns using many layers of d…
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
significant
important
24 terms
World Cultures and Geography Chapter 1
spatial thinking
significant
geographic patterns
Geographic Information Systems(GIS)
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
important
similarities among places
These create maps and analyze patterns using many layers of d…
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
significant
important
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World Cultures Chapter 1: Geography
Export
Vegetation
Interdependence
Cartographers
Goods that we send to other countries.
The plant life of a region.
When you depend on other countries for goods.
Mapmakers.
Export
Goods that we send to other countries.
Vegetation
The plant life of a region.
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Chapter 1 world geography cultures
Location
Absoulte location
Hemisphere
Grid system
A specific place on earth
Exact position of a place on the earth surface
Half of a sphere or globe as a in the northern and southern h…
Pattern formed as the lines of latitude and longitude cross o…
Location
A specific place on earth
Absoulte location
Exact position of a place on the earth surface
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DE World Cultures and Geography Chapter 1.1
spatial thinking
geographic patterns
Geographic Information Systems(GIS)
absolute location
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
similarities among places
These create maps and analyze patterns using many layers of d…
the exact point where a place is located
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
geographic patterns
similarities among places
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World Cultures and Geography Chapter 1 Section 1
absolute location
terrace
continent
region
the exact location where a place is located, identified by la…
a flat surface that is built into a hillside.
one of the large landmasses of the earth.
a group of places with common traits.
absolute location
the exact location where a place is located, identified by la…
terrace
a flat surface that is built into a hillside.
35 terms
chapter 1:world cultural geography
absolute location
relative location
distortion
map projection
of any place in the world every feature is located at a preci…
The location of one place compared to another one
a change in the shape, size, or position of a place when it i…
a map projection is a particular way of showing Earth's featu…
absolute location
of any place in the world every feature is located at a preci…
relative location
The location of one place compared to another one
37 terms
World geography and cultures chapter 1 section 1
Globe
Map
Cartographer
great circle route
Scale model of the earth
Symbolic representation of all or part of the planet
One who makes maps
An imaginary line that follows the curve of the earth and rep…
Globe
Scale model of the earth
Map
Symbolic representation of all or part of the planet
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World geography and cultures chapter 1 section 2
Site
Situation
Place
Regions
Refers to the specific location of a place, including its phy…
An expression of relative location
A particular space with physical and human meaning
Areas with similar characteristics (climate, landforms, soils…
Site
Refers to the specific location of a place, including its phy…
Situation
An expression of relative location
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World Culture Geography chapter 1 VocabTC
Geography
Phyiscal Geography
Human Geography
Culture
To writ about or describe Earth
Environmental dynamics
Social dynamics
A social creation of shared beliefs and practices that are dy…
Geography
To writ about or describe Earth
Phyiscal Geography
Environmental dynamics
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Chapter 1 World Geography
geography
geographic information systems (GIS)
absolute location
relative location
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Location in relation to other places.
geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
geographic information systems (GIS)
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
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World Geography and Cultures Chapter 1-4 Vocabulary
Site
Place
Situation
Region
Refers to a specific location of a place including physical s…
Particular space with physical and human meaning
An expression of relative location
Areas with similar characters
Site
Refers to a specific location of a place including physical s…
Place
Particular space with physical and human meaning
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Chapter 1 Quiz Study Guide: World Cultures/World Geography
Location
Absolute location
Relative location
Place
Where a place is found/a specific place on earth
Exact spot on earth
Location of one place compared to another
What is it like there/space with physical and human need
Location
Where a place is found/a specific place on earth
Absolute location
Exact spot on earth
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World Cultures Chapter 1 Vocabulary
Globe
Map
Cartographers
Great Circle Route
A scale model of the Earth
A symbolic representation of all or part of the Earth
Mapmakers that use mathematical formulas to transfer informat…
An imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth
Globe
A scale model of the Earth
Map
A symbolic representation of all or part of the Earth
31 terms
Chapter 1 World Geography
geography
geographic information systems (GIS)
absolute location
relative location
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Location in relation to other places.
geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
geographic information systems (GIS)
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
31 terms
Chapter 1 World Geography
geography
geographic information systems (GIS)
absolute location
relative location
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Location in relation to other places.
geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
geographic information systems (GIS)
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
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World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
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Cultural Geography Chapter 1
Creation Mandate
Geography
Grid
Geocentric theory
man's unique calling to exercise dominion over the earth... Gene…
a description of the earth
regular pattern of intersecting vertical and horizontal lines
states that the sun, stars and planets revolve around the earth
Creation Mandate
man's unique calling to exercise dominion over the earth... Gene…
Geography
a description of the earth
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World Geography Chapter 1
great circle route
map projection
planar projection
cylindrical projection
an imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and rep…
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
a map created by projecting an image of the Earth onto a geom…
a map created by projecting Earth's image onto a cylinder
great circle route
an imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and rep…
map projection
a mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface o…
37 terms
World Geography Chapter 1
acid rain
chemical weathering
coordinates
equator
rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
the process of breaking down rock by changing its chemical ma…
points on a globe or map measured with intersecting lines
Divides the world in Northern and Southern hemispheres, locat…
acid rain
rain containing acids that form in the atmosphere when indust…
chemical weathering
the process of breaking down rock by changing its chemical ma…
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World Geography and Culture: Chapter 1 Section 2
site
situation
region
formal region
refers to the specific location of a place, including its phy…
refers to the geographic position of a place in relation to o…
a broad geographical area distinguished by similar features
a region defined by a common characteristics, such as product…
site
refers to the specific location of a place, including its phy…
situation
refers to the geographic position of a place in relation to o…
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World Geography: Chapter 1 Terms
geography
GIS
absolute location
hemisphere
The study of where people, places, things are located on the…
Geographic information system, used to collect and manipulate…
The exact position of an object or place, measured within the…
Half of a sphere or the earth.
geography
The study of where people, places, things are located on the…
GIS
Geographic information system, used to collect and manipulate…
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World Geography and Cultures Chapter 1 Test
parallels
meridians
equator
the poles
circle the earth parallel to the equator and measures the dis…
circle the earth from pole to pole and measures the distance…
0 degrees
90 degrees
parallels
circle the earth parallel to the equator and measures the dis…
meridians
circle the earth from pole to pole and measures the distance…
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World Cultures Chapter 1 Vocabulary
integral
decade
era
archaeology
essential;necessary
a group or set of 10 years
a large division of time
the study of objects to learn about past human life
integral
essential;necessary
decade
a group or set of 10 years
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World Geography-Chapter 1
Globe
Map
Cartographer
Great circle route
scale model of the earth
symbolic representation of the earth
map makers
a route that is circular because earth is a sphere , its used…
Globe
scale model of the earth
Map
symbolic representation of the earth
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World Cultures Chapter 1 - 5 Themes
Physical Characteristics of Place
Absolute Location
Movement
Formal Region
Physical Characteristics of Place
Absolute Location
31 terms
World Geography Chapter 1
Geography
GIS
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Geography is the study of where people, places, and things ar…
A geographic information system, which uses computer technolo…
The position on the earth in which a place can be found. Cord…
A half of the earth; the Equator divides the Northern and the…
Geography
Geography is the study of where people, places, and things ar…
GIS
A geographic information system, which uses computer technolo…
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World Cultural Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary
location
grid system
latitude (North+South)
longitude (East + West)
direction, distance, country or region
lines on globes and maps that cross one another
measure the distance north or south of the equator in degrees
measure the distance east or west of the prime meridian
location
direction, distance, country or region
grid system
lines on globes and maps that cross one another
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World Geography-Chapter 1
Globe
Map
Cartographer
Great circle route
scale model of the earth
symbolic representation of the earth
map makers
a route that is circular because earth is a sphere , its used…
Globe
scale model of the earth
Map
symbolic representation of the earth
World Geography and culture Chapter 1 Study guide
Parts of a map
Key
Compass rose
Title
Key, Compass rose, and title
A list that explins symbols, colors, and lines used on the map
Indicates direction
Tells you what kind of information the map is showing
Parts of a map
Key, Compass rose, and title
Key
A list that explins symbols, colors, and lines used on the map
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World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
15 terms
World Culture and Geography Chapter 1 Study Guide
Increasing interconnections, and the c…
Other cultures besides Western culture…
The Industrial Revolution, Spanish Cat…
The free market and free trade within…
What is globalization?
What is hybridization, and what is an example?
What are some examples of why the West dominated?
What is capitalism, and what is an example?
Increasing interconnections, and the c…
What is globalization?
Other cultures besides Western culture…
What is hybridization, and what is an example?
18 terms
Chapter 1 World Geography
geography
geographic information systems (GIS)
absolute location
relative location
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
Exact location of a place on the earth described by global co…
Location in relation to other places.
geography
Is the study of people, environments and their resources.
geographic information systems (GIS)
a computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displ…
12 terms
Chapter 1-The World of Geography
geography
cardinal directions
latitude
longitude
study of the Earth
north, south, east, west
the distance north or south of the Equator, measured in units…
the distance east or west of the Prime Meridian, measured in…
geography
study of the Earth
cardinal directions
north, south, east, west
30 terms
Chapter 1 World Geography
atlas
cartography
climate graph
compass rose
a collections of maps in one book
the study of maps and mapmaking
graphs showing avg. temperature and precipitation in a place
a map element with arrows pointing in al four principal direc…
atlas
a collections of maps in one book
cartography
the study of maps and mapmaking
35 terms
World Geography Chapter 1
Geography
GIS
Absolute location
Hemispheres
is the study of where people , places, and things are located…
uses computer technology to collect, manipulate, analyze, and…
is it's position on the globe
a half of the earth, the equator divides the Northern and Sou…
Geography
is the study of where people , places, and things are located…
GIS
uses computer technology to collect, manipulate, analyze, and…
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Chapter 1 The World of Geography
Latitude
Longitude
Hemisphere
Parallel
The distance North or South of the Equator
The distance east or west of the Prime Meridian in degrees
A half of earth
A line of latitude
Latitude
The distance North or South of the Equator
Longitude
The distance east or west of the Prime Meridian in degrees
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World Geography Chapter 1
Geography
Environment
Spatial
Location
The study of people, places and environments
All of the physical surroundings in a place...
Where a place is located and its physical relationship to oth…
An exact position using latitude and longitude ,or a descript…
Geography
The study of people, places and environments
Environment
All of the physical surroundings in a place...
36 terms
Chapter 1 World Geography
Geography
Six Essential Elements of Geography
Five Themes of Geography
Two Branches of the Discipline
-A term first used by the Greek scholar Eratosthenes in the 3…
1. The World in Spatial Terms... 2. Places and Regions... 3. Physic…
1. Location... 2. Place... 3. Human-Environment Interaction... 4. Move…
1. Physical Geography ... 2. Human Geography
Geography
-A term first used by the Greek scholar Eratosthenes in the 3…
Six Essential Elements of Geography
1. The World in Spatial Terms... 2. Places and Regions... 3. Physic…
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World Cultures Chapter 1
spatial thinking
significant
Geographic patterns
categorize
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
important
similarities among other places
grouping information
spatial thinking
thinking about the space on Earth's surface
significant
important
14 terms
World Cultures and Geography Ch. 1
geography
democracy
government
history
study of people, places and environments
people make the laws
people within a society that make and carry out the laws
a record of the past
geography
study of people, places and environments
democracy
people make the laws
35 terms
World Geography Chapter 1
Geography
GIS
Absolute location
Hemispheres
is the study of where people , places, and things are located…
uses computer technology to collect, manipulate, analyze, and…
is it's position on the globe
a half of the earth, the equator divides the Northern and Sou…
Geography
is the study of where people , places, and things are located…
GIS
uses computer technology to collect, manipulate, analyze, and…
30 terms
Cultural Geography/Chapter 1
geography
geo
graphy
grid
the detailed study of the earth; a description of humanity's…
Greek root meaning earth
Greek root meaning written description
A network of lines that cross each other to form a series of…
geography
the detailed study of the earth; a description of humanity's…
geo
Greek root meaning earth
20 terms
Chapter 1, World Geography
geography
spatial
landscape
relative location
the study of earth, its people, places and environments
features in terms of their locations, shapes, and relationshi…
visible portions of earth's surface that can be viewed at one…
where a place is compared to another place
geography
the study of earth, its people, places and environments
spatial
features in terms of their locations, shapes, and relationshi…
44 terms
World Cultures Chapter 1
Geography
Location
Place
Interaction between people and environ…
Study of people, places, and things are located and how they…
Position on the earths surface
Described in terms of their physical and human characteristics
People change the world around them
Geography
Study of people, places, and things are located and how they…
Location
Position on the earths surface
61 terms
World Cultures Chapter 1
Gregorian
Julian
AD
BC
11 months, 30-31 days, Feb has 28 days, solar calendar, Pope…
Julius Caesar, 46 BC, 365 days, 366 every four years, Roman,…
Anno Domini (in the year of the Lord)
Before Christ
Gregorian
11 months, 30-31 days, Feb has 28 days, solar calendar, Pope…
Julian
Julius Caesar, 46 BC, 365 days, 366 every four years, Roman,…
38 terms
World Geography (chapter 1)
Topography
300-600m
600m
Plateau
Is a general term referring to the lye of the land.
Hills are defined as areas of upward relief less than _______…
Mountains are defined as areas of upward relief greater than…
Occur at high altitudes & are associated with mountains
Topography
Is a general term referring to the lye of the land.
300-600m
Hills are defined as areas of upward relief less than _______…
20 terms
World Geography Chapter 1
location analyst
climatologist
urban planner
geomorphology
a person who studies an area to find the best location for a…
a geographer who studies climates
a person who creates plans for developing and improving parts…
the study of how the shape of the Earth changes
location analyst
a person who studies an area to find the best location for a…
climatologist
a geographer who studies climates
15 terms
Chapter 1 World Cultures
Archeology
Anthropology
hominid
Homo Sapien Sapiens
the study of past societies through analysis of what people l…
the study of human life and culture
a humanlike creature that walked upright
first anatomically modern humans; wise wise human
Archeology
the study of past societies through analysis of what people l…
Anthropology
the study of human life and culture
75 terms
World cultures chapter 1
Amish
Bad culture
Cultural conflict
Cultural Iceberg
Pennsylvanian dutch or Anabaptist Christian denomination foun…
Culture that should not be around
...
...
Amish
Pennsylvanian dutch or Anabaptist Christian denomination foun…
Bad culture
Culture that should not be around
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