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World Geo: Ch #4.4 - Urban Geography
Urban Geography
Urbanization
Cities
Suburbs
study of how people use space in cities.
the dramatic rise in the number of cities and the changes in…
Areas with large populations that also serve as centers of bu…
The built-up area around the central city. Mostly residential…
Urban Geography
study of how people use space in cities.
Urbanization
the dramatic rise in the number of cities and the changes in…
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World Geo Asian Vocab Words
Tsunami
Archipelago
Loess
Monsoon
high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine landslide or…
Group of islands
yellow-brown windblown sediment which creates deposits
seasonal wind change with precipitation following
Tsunami
high sea wave caused by an earthquake, submarine landslide or…
Archipelago
Group of islands
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World Geo Chap 4 Political Geography
unitary system
federal system
autocracy
monarchy
form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
form of government in which powers are divided between the na…
system of government in which one person rules with unlimited…
a form of autocracy with a hereditary king or queen exercisin…
unitary system
form of government in which all key powers are given to the n…
federal system
form of government in which powers are divided between the na…
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World Geo and Culture: United States Trivia
New England Clam Chowder
Times Square, NY
Jacksonville, FL
Naperville, IL
a traditional seafood cream style soup famous in the Northeas…
The most visited place in the United States with 41.9 million…
Largest city by population in the Southeastern United States.
This city is the current safest city in the United States.
New England Clam Chowder
a traditional seafood cream style soup famous in the Northeas…
Times Square, NY
The most visited place in the United States with 41.9 million…
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World Geo (Chapter 1)
Archipelago
Atoll
Bay
Canyon
Either a group of islands or a body of water that has many is…
A circular coral island that encloses a lagoon. _____ are usu…
A body of water that penetrates a coastline. It is generally…
A deep, narrow depression in the earth's surface, often havin…
Archipelago
Either a group of islands or a body of water that has many is…
Atoll
A circular coral island that encloses a lagoon. _____ are usu…
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Honors World Geo
Caribbean
Africa
Sub-Saharan Africa
Central Asia
Caribbean
Africa
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World Geo, Chapter 2
solar energy
rotation
revolution
latitude
energy from the sun
one complete spin of the Earth on its axis
one trip around the sun
horizontal lines, distance north or south of the equator
solar energy
energy from the sun
rotation
one complete spin of the Earth on its axis
Geology
Monomineralic
Polymineralic
sedimetary rock
igneous rock
Term used to describe rocks consisting almost entirely of a s…
rocks made of many minerals. most rocks are polymineralic
Formed from the weathered products of preexisting rocks that…
rock formed from the cooling of molten rock; can be extrusive…
Monomineralic
Term used to describe rocks consisting almost entirely of a s…
Polymineralic
rocks made of many minerals. most rocks are polymineralic
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World Geography Test #3
government ruled by the people
government ruled by a king or queen
Democratic Republic
one person rules and the power is take…
What is a Democracy?
What is a Monarchy?
What type of government does the U.S. have?
What is a Dictatorship?
government ruled by the people
What is a Democracy?
government ruled by a king or queen
What is a Monarchy?
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World Regions
North America
Central America
South America
Western Europe
North America
Central America
10 terms
World Geo: Ch# 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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World Geo
Sahara
Nile River
Nile River Delta
Mt. Kilimanjaro
Sahara
Nile River
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World Geo Chapter 3
communism
developing country
developed country
free enterprise
system in which the government owns the means of production
A country that is working to be industrialized
country that is industrialized
people have opportunity to start business to make a profit
communism
system in which the government owns the means of production
developing country
A country that is working to be industrialized
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World Geography Chapter 3 Section 2
Evaporation
Humidity
Condensation
Orographic effect
process by which liquid changes into gas
the amount of water vapor in the air
the process by which water vapor changes from a gas into liqu…
cooling effect that occurs when air is forced to rise over a…
Evaporation
process by which liquid changes into gas
Humidity
the amount of water vapor in the air
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Pratt World Geo Exams Study Guide
location
place
region
human environment interactions
one of the 5 themes of geography
one of the 5 themes of geography
one of the 5 themes of geography
one of the 5 themes of geography
location
one of the 5 themes of geography
place
one of the 5 themes of geography
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Unit 4 - World Geo - Part 1
Ganges River
Indus River Valley
Brahmaputra River
Ganges Delta
Located in northeastern India and Bangladesh, this river is c…
River in Pakistan that creates a fertile plain; the site of t…
A trans-boundary river and one of the major rivers of South A…
The world's largest delta; it empties into the Bay of Bengal…
Ganges River
Located in northeastern India and Bangladesh, this river is c…
Indus River Valley
River in Pakistan that creates a fertile plain; the site of t…
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World Geography Chapter 5 Section 1
Demography
Population density
Birth rate
Death rate
the study of human populations so you can learn about future…
the average number of people living in an area. Population de…
the number of births each year for every 1000 people in an ar…
total number of deaths each year for every 1000 people in an…
Demography
the study of human populations so you can learn about future…
Population density
the average number of people living in an area. Population de…
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world geo
Amazon Basin
Andes Mountians
Atacama Desert
Atlantic Ocean
Amazon Basin
Andes Mountians
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World Population
Birthrate
Death rate
Natural Increase
Migration
The number of offspring produced over a given time period
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
Population growth measured as the excess of live births over…
A movement from one country or region to another
Birthrate
The number of offspring produced over a given time period
Death rate
The number of deaths in a population in a certain amount of t…
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World Geo Vocab 1-14
Divergent Plate Boundaries
Convergent Plate Boundaries
Transform Plate Boundaries
Pacific Ring of Fire
tectonic boundaries that are moving away from each other
where tectonic plates collide together
tectonic plate boundaries that slide past each other
active zone of tectonic plates along the Pacific Ocean where…
Divergent Plate Boundaries
tectonic boundaries that are moving away from each other
Convergent Plate Boundaries
where tectonic plates collide together
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World Geography Chapter 5 Section 2
Culture
Culture Traits
Ethnic groups
Acculturation
a people's way of life, their beliefs, customs, and traditions.
learned activities & behaviors that people have are religion,…
human populations that share a common culture or ancestry.
process in which an individual or group adopts some of the tr…
Culture
a people's way of life, their beliefs, customs, and traditions.
Culture Traits
learned activities & behaviors that people have are religion,…
100 terms
World Geography MAP FINAL!
China
Japan
Mongolia
North Korea
China
Japan
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Ch 4 Vocabulary World Geo
Culture
Language Families
Ethnic Group
Culture Region
A way of life of a group of people who share similar culture…
Group of related languages that all have developed from one e…
A group of people who share a common ancestry, language, reli…
Division of the Earth in which people share a similar way of…
Culture
A way of life of a group of people who share similar culture…
Language Families
Group of related languages that all have developed from one e…
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W.Geo Chapter 4 The Human World Vocabulary Review
Natural Increase
Free Enterprise
Culture
Cultural Boundary
The difference between an area's birthrate and its death rate
A system in which private individuals have the right to own p…
The way of life of a group of people who share beliefs, custo…
A geographical border between two different cultures
Natural Increase
The difference between an area's birthrate and its death rate
Free Enterprise
A system in which private individuals have the right to own p…
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World Geo - Introductory Concepts 1
landform
mountains
ocean
sea
physical feature
example of landform
larger than a sea
smaller than an ocean
landform
physical feature
mountains
example of landform
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World Geo
Austria
Norway
England
Germany
Vienna is the capital and the center of the empire... tourism fo…
Norway does not have a lot of sunlight... has many fjords, or fl…
known for farming and raising sheep... coal-oil in the 70s... Indus…
high craggy mountains... hills... low peaks... uses steel to build aut…
Austria
Vienna is the capital and the center of the empire... tourism fo…
Norway
Norway does not have a lot of sunlight... has many fjords, or fl…
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World Geography Chapter 4 Section 1
Core
Mantle
Magma
Plate Tectonics
The central part of the Earth, made up of a solid inner core…
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
molten rock beneath the earth's surface.
a theory that the surface of the Earth is broken up into plat…
Core
The central part of the Earth, made up of a solid inner core…
Mantle
the layer of the earth between the crust and the core.
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World Geo.
civilization
hieroglyphics
empire
tribute
a society with highly developed culture, politics, technology
a system of writing that constited mostly of pictures and sym…
extensive group of peoples governed by one ruler
fees, in the form of money , crops, and other goods
civilization
a society with highly developed culture, politics, technology
hieroglyphics
a system of writing that constited mostly of pictures and sym…
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world geo Ch. 4 and 5
Geology
move apart, collide, move laterally
on the ocean floor
ocean floors and along continental rid…
the study of earth's physical structures and the process that…
what are the three ways plate movement can happen
nearly all spreading plate boundaries are found where
colliding plate boundaries are found both on
Geology
the study of earth's physical structures and the process that…
move apart, collide, move laterally
what are the three ways plate movement can happen
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World Geo chapter 3
solstice
equinox
weather
climate
solstice
equinox
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World Geo SW and Central Asia
Turkey
Syria
Jordan
Lebanon
Ankara
Damascus
Amman
Beirut
Turkey
Ankara
Syria
Damascus
21 terms
World Geo
Carrying
Census
Dependency Ratio
Gender
Support the weight of
Official count of people
a measure showing ages of people
Male or Female
Carrying
Support the weight of
Census
Official count of people
17 terms
World Geo
Movement
Regions
Location
Degree
Places are linked by the movement of people, Ideas and products
Regions are variously sized area with common charactericts th…
exact location: street address... relative: near the river (not…
a unit of measure used to determine absolute location: on glo…
Movement
Places are linked by the movement of people, Ideas and products
Regions
Regions are variously sized area with common charactericts th…
26 terms
Vocabulary: Geology
core
mantle
magma
plate tectonics
the innermost layer of Earth; has a solid inner core and a li…
thick middle layer of Earth's interior structure, consisting…
molten rock that is pushed up from Earth's mantle
term scientists use to describe the activities of continental…
core
the innermost layer of Earth; has a solid inner core and a li…
mantle
thick middle layer of Earth's interior structure, consisting…
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World geo unit 1 terms
Abrasion
Alpine glacier
Anticline
Arcuate delta
The grinding away of bedrock by fragments of rock incorporate…
A mass of ice, situated on an upland which may be moving, or…
An arch-like upfold in buckled, bent, or contorted rock
A fan-shaped delta, like that of the Nile
Abrasion
The grinding away of bedrock by fragments of rock incorporate…
Alpine glacier
A mass of ice, situated on an upland which may be moving, or…
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World Geo. vocabulary
Quipus
Eustaury
Isthmus
Guerilla
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltw…
a neck of land that connects to large land masses.
an armed person who takes part in irregular warfare.
Quipus
complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Eustaury
a partially enclosed body of water where freshwater and saltw…
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World Geo H NDP finals
Location
Region
HEI
Movement
Position on earth's surface of an object, a city , or people
Area of unique characteristics- a way of organizing people ge…
Human Environment Interaction- Relations between culture and…
Refers to the way people, products, information and ideas mov…
Location
Position on earth's surface of an object, a city , or people
Region
Area of unique characteristics- a way of organizing people ge…
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PHS World Geo. Chp.22-23-Agee
Mecca
Islam
Muhammad
Theocratic
The holiest city of Islam, located in Saudi Arabia, where peo…
A monotheistic religion based on the prophet Muhammad, and th…
The founder and a prophet of Islam, who lived part of his lif…
A form of government in which religious leaders control the g…
Mecca
The holiest city of Islam, located in Saudi Arabia, where peo…
Islam
A monotheistic religion based on the prophet Muhammad, and th…
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World Regions
English North America
Central America
Caribbean
South America
English North America
Central America
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World Geo Words
Quipus
Estuary
Isthmus
Guerilla
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
A neck (Thin stretch) of land connecting two larger pieces of…
An armed person who takes part in irregular warfare, such as…
Quipus
Complicated system of knots tied on strings of various colors…
Estuary
A partially enclosed body of water where salty seawater and f…
20 terms
Unit 1 - World Geo Terms
Relief
Topography
Landform
Aquifer
the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest pa…
the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical featur…
A feature of topography formed by the processes that shape Ea…
A body of rock or sediment that stores groundwater and allows…
Relief
the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest pa…
Topography
the arrangement of the natural and artificial physical featur…
Unit 1 World Geography Vocab List
Map Projection
Absolute Location
Relative Location
G.P.S. - Global Positioning System
a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lin…
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
The position of a place in relation to another place
a navigational system that can determine absolute location by…
Map Projection
a projection of the globe onto a flat map using a grid of lin…
Absolute Location
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface.
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Unit 2 World Geo terms
Atmosphere
Biodiversity
Climate
Desertification
A thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
the diverse
Weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
The process in which arable land becomes desert
Atmosphere
A thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
Biodiversity
the diverse
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World Map Test
Europe
Asia
Oceania
North America
What contient is highlighted in green?
What continent is highlighted in yellow?
What continent is highlighted in green?
What continent is highlighted in orange?
Europe
What contient is highlighted in green?
Asia
What continent is highlighted in yellow?
48 terms
Mr. Mele's GEO: World Geographical Features
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
Indian Ocean
Arctic Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Pacific Ocean
WORLD GEO LESSON 2 CHAPTER 3 VOCAB
Current
Prevailing Winds
Coriolis Effect
Doldrums
help distribute energy around the planet. As they circulate,…
movement of air creates the global winds that blow in fairly…
causes prevailing winds to blow diagonally rather than along…
rising air leaves a narrow, generally windless band
Current
help distribute energy around the planet. As they circulate,…
Prevailing Winds
movement of air creates the global winds that blow in fairly…
22 terms
World Geo - Introductory Concepts 2
birth rate
mortality rate
fertility rate
replacement rate
births per thousand
deaths per thousand
births per thousand (women between 15 and 44)
number of children needed per woman of childbearing age to en…
birth rate
births per thousand
mortality rate
deaths per thousand
37 terms
world geo unit 1
globe
map
cartographer
great circle route
3d spherical model of earth
representation of all or part of the earth
somebody who makes maps
travel an imaginary line that follows the curve of the earth
globe
3d spherical model of earth
map
representation of all or part of the earth
25 terms
World Geo -- Southeast Asia
Brunei
Cambodia
East Timor
Indonesia
Brunei
Cambodia
29 terms
World geo PG
state
Nation
nation state
nationless state
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
people w/ a common culture living in a common territory and h…
when a nation and a state occupy the same territory - very fe…
some groups have a common nationality but no territory
state
an independent unit that occupies a specific territory and ha…
Nation
people w/ a common culture living in a common territory and h…
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