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World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 8
LESSON 1, vocabulary
Arctic
Scandinavia
Industrial Revolution
...
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
The five countries of northern Europe: Norway, Sweden, Finlan…
A nonviolent change in the late 1700's that included a great…
LESSON 1, vocabulary
...
Arctic
The cold area at the most northern part of Earth
34 terms
World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 2
technology
global village
tradition
interdependent countries
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
an idea, belief, or custom that people pass down to their dec…
countries that depend on, or need, each other; or affect each…
technology
the use of science and machines to improve ways of doing things
global village
the sharing of ideas, cultures, and customs around the world
28 terms
World Geography and Cultures Chapter 5
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Isthmus
Valley of Mexico
plate tectonics
...
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
A stretch of lowlands between mountains
The belief that there is slow movement of Earth's plates.
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting two larger land areas
13 terms
World Cultures and Geography: East Asia - Geography
mainland
basin
alluvium
loess
the land connected to a continent, usually in reference to co…
a region drained by a river system
the soil or silt carried by flowing water, which is ideal for…
a yellow silt or sediment that form think deposits
mainland
the land connected to a continent, usually in reference to co…
basin
a region drained by a river system
15 terms
National Geographic World Cultures and Geography: Europe Geography
peninsula
uplands
polder
bay
a body of land surrounded on three sides by water
hills, mountains, plateaus
land in the Netherlands that has been reclaimed from the sea…
a body of water surrounded on three sides by land
peninsula
a body of land surrounded on three sides by water
uplands
hills, mountains, plateaus
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
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
World Cultures Review and Geography
North America
South America
Antarctica
Africa
Which continent is shaded brown?
Which continent is shaded green?
Which continent is shaded blue?
Which continent is shaded yellow?
North America
Which continent is shaded brown?
South America
Which continent is shaded green?
41 terms
Geography and World Cultures Chapter 17
17-1
Dardanelles
Bosporus
Sea Of Marmara
17-1
The ________________________________, the Bosporus, and the S…
The______________________________splits the country of Turkey…
The ________________________________, the Bosporus, and the D…
17-1
17-1
Dardanelles
The ________________________________, the Bosporus, and the S…
37 terms
Pearson World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 3
LESSON #1
continent
industry
LESSON #2
...
The idea that the continents have moved horizontally to their…
All the businesses that make one kind of product or offer one…
...
LESSON #1
...
continent
The idea that the continents have moved horizontally to their…
30 terms
World Cultures - Introduction to Geography
Geography
Perspective
Landscapes
Cartography
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
A particular attitude or way of viewing something
The overall appearance of an area that is shaped by both huma…
The science of making maps
Geography
The study of the earth and its features and of the distributi…
Perspective
A particular attitude or way of viewing something
32 terms
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
53 terms
Unit 4 World Geography and Cultures
Glaciation
Loess
Dike
Polder
Process in which glaciers move and spread over a long period…
Fine, yellowish brown topsoil made up of particles of silt an…
Mounds of sand built up that are supported by concrete walls
Reclaimed land that used to be uninhabitable because the land…
Glaciation
Process in which glaciers move and spread over a long period…
Loess
Fine, yellowish brown topsoil made up of particles of silt an…
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
22 terms
World Geography and Culture Chapter 6
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Archipelago
mainland
rimland
...
A chain of islands
A large area of land that is not an island
The land, often islands and coastal plains, around the edge o…
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Archipelago
A chain of islands
24 terms
World Cultures Geography
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Location
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
Social science that studies where people, places and things a…
A natural science that studies the process of the earth's env…
Where something is on the earth
Geography
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
Human Geography
Social science that studies where people, places and things a…
32 terms
World Geography Culture Vocabulary
Culture
Language family
Society
Ethnic group
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
A group that shares a geographic. Region, a sense of identity…
Refers to a specific grout. That shares a language. Customs,…
Culture
Way of life of a group of people who share similar traits, in…
Language family
Group of related languages that have all revolped fron one ea…
13 terms
World Geography and Culture, Chapter 7
LESSON 1 vocabulary
Pangaea
Continental drift
LESSON 2, vocabulary
...
The one huge piece of land that once was in Earth's ocean
The theory that only one huge piece of land was once in Earth…
...
LESSON 1 vocabulary
...
Pangaea
The one huge piece of land that once was in Earth's ocean
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
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
16 terms
National Geographic World Cultures and Geography: Europe Culture
dialect
heritage
perspective
abstract
a regional variation of a main language
a traditional passed down from ancestors
an artistic way of showing objects as they appear to people i…
an artistic style that stresses form and color over realism
dialect
a regional variation of a main language
heritage
a traditional passed down from ancestors
Unit 1 World Cultures And Geography
Volcano:
Mountain:
Plateau:
Plain:
A mountain or hill typically having a crater or vent through…
A large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
An area of relatively high ground
a large area of flat land with few trees.
Volcano:
A mountain or hill typically having a crater or vent through…
Mountain:
A large natural elevation of the earth's surface rising abrup…
22 terms
World Cultures Review and Geography
North America
South America
Antarctica
Africa
Which continent is shaded brown?
Which continent is shaded green?
Which continent is shaded blue?
Which continent is shaded yellow?
North America
Which continent is shaded brown?
South America
Which continent is shaded green?
52 terms
World Geography and Cultures Unit
Afrikaans
Apartheid
Clan
Desertification (what are the contribu…
the language spoken primarily is south Africa
the separation of the races, segragation
large groups of people descended from an early common ancestor
long periods of drought, land use
Afrikaans
the language spoken primarily is south Africa
Apartheid
the separation of the races, segragation
38 terms
Geography and World Cultures
Archipelago
Atoll
Basin
Bay
A group of islands
A ring shaped island of coral with a lagoon in the middle
The area drained by a river, creek, or stream
An inlet of an ocean or lake
Archipelago
A group of islands
Atoll
A ring shaped island of coral with a lagoon in the middle
36 terms
geography and world cultures
archipelago
atoll
basin
bay
a group of islands
a ring shaped island made of coral
the area drained by a stream, lake, river, or creek (water sh…
an inlet of a bigger body of water
archipelago
a group of islands
atoll
a ring shaped island made of coral
30 terms
Geography and World Cultures World Unit
Absolute location
Topography
Flow-line maps
Relative location
The exact position of a place on the Earth's surface
Shape of Earth's physical features
Map that shows the movement of people, animals, goods, ideas,…
Location in relation to other places
Absolute location
The exact position of a place on the Earth's surface
Topography
Shape of Earth's physical features
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
20 terms
World Geography and Cultures Chapter 2
Spreading
Accretion
Magma
Aquifer
A process by which new land is created when you see plates pu…
A slow process in which sea plates slide under a continental…
Molten rock that is pushed up from the earth's mantle
Underground water-bearing layers of porous rock, sand, or gra…
Spreading
A process by which new land is created when you see plates pu…
Accretion
A slow process in which sea plates slide under a continental…
14 terms
World Cultural Geography L
Labor Intensive
Lagoon
Land Redistribution
Language family
Effort requiring a large human work force.
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll.
A policy by which land is expropriated from those who own lar…
group of related languages that have all developed from one e…
Labor Intensive
Effort requiring a large human work force.
Lagoon
shallow pool of water at the center of an atoll.
World Geography and Cultures Study
Republic
Empire
Insulae
Tyrants
1. form of government where there is no monarch and citizens…
1. an aggregate of states or countries under one supreme auth…
1. apartments where the poor lived in ... 2. poorly built, often…
1. rulers who seized power by force from the aristocrats... 2. s…
Republic
1. form of government where there is no monarch and citizens…
Empire
1. an aggregate of states or countries under one supreme auth…
16 terms
World Cultural Geography T
Taiga
Taoism
Tariff
Temperature
a Russian term for the vast subarctic forest, mainly evergree…
Ancient religion or tradition of China.
A duty or tax imposed by a government on imported goods.
a measure of how hot or cold something is, generally measured…
Taiga
a Russian term for the vast subarctic forest, mainly evergree…
Taoism
Ancient religion or tradition of China.
27 terms
World Cultural Geography P
Paddy
Pampas
Pastoralism
Peat
Irrigated or flooded land on which rice is grown.
grassy, treeless plains of southern South America, used for g…
The raising and grazing of livestock.
vegetable matter, mainly mosses, usually found in swamps; som…
Paddy
Irrigated or flooded land on which rice is grown.
Pampas
grassy, treeless plains of southern South America, used for g…
40 terms
World Cultural Geography C
Calligraphy
Canopy
Capital
Capitalist
The art of beautiful and decorative handwriting.
top layer of a rain forest, where the tops of tall trees come…
Wealth in the form of money or property owned or used in busi…
Descriptive of an economic system in which the means of produ…
Calligraphy
The art of beautiful and decorative handwriting.
Canopy
top layer of a rain forest, where the tops of tall trees come…
32 terms
World Cultural Geography S
Savanna
Scale
Secede
Sediment
A tropical grassland with scattered trees, located in the war…
on a map, the relationship of measures on the map to actual m…
To withdraw formally from membership in a political or religi…
Small particles of soil, sand, and gravel carried and deposit…
Savanna
A tropical grassland with scattered trees, located in the war…
Scale
on a map, the relationship of measures on the map to actual m…
16 terms
World Cultural Geography B
Barbarian
Barter
Basin
Batik
A person without manners or civilized customs.
The exchange of goods for goods, or services without the use…
An area drained by a river and its tributaries.
method of dyeing cloth to produce beautiful patterns, develop…
Barbarian
A person without manners or civilized customs.
Barter
The exchange of goods for goods, or services without the use…
29 terms
World Cultural Geography M
Malnutrition
Mantle
Mantra
Manufacturing
Disease caused by the lack of proper food; inadequate nutriti…
A thick layer of mostly solid rock beneath the earth's crust…
In Hinduism, a sacred word or phrase repeated in prayers and…
The process of turning raw materials into finished products.
Malnutrition
Disease caused by the lack of proper food; inadequate nutriti…
Mantle
A thick layer of mostly solid rock beneath the earth's crust…
Geography and cultures World history
Age of enlightens
Philosophe
Natural laws
Natural rights
Period In the 1600s and early 1700s when philosophers empathi…
Enlightenment thinkers who Applied scientific approaches to t…
Principles and laws, similar to scientific principles and law…
Philosophical argument that certain rights belong to all huma…
Age of enlightens
Period In the 1600s and early 1700s when philosophers empathi…
Philosophe
Enlightenment thinkers who Applied scientific approaches to t…
23 terms
World Cultural Geography A
Abdicate
Aborigine
Absolute Location
Acculturation
To relinquish power or responsibility formally; to surrender…
An original inhabitant; one of the original inhabitants of Au…
The exact position on the earth in which a place can be found.
The process of accepting, borrowing and exchanging traits and…
Abdicate
To relinquish power or responsibility formally; to surrender…
Aborigine
An original inhabitant; one of the original inhabitants of Au…
71 terms
Introduction to World Geography and Culture
Cardinal directions
Intermediate directions
compass rose
hemisphere
North, South , East, West
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
symbol on a map showing directions
one half of the earth
Cardinal directions
North, South , East, West
Intermediate directions
northeast, southeast, southwest, northwest
15 terms
World Geography and Cultures, Chapter 9
LESSON 2, vocabulary
peak
mountain pass
polder
...
The highest point of a mountain
An opening in a mountain range
A piece of land that was once part of the the sea
LESSON 2, vocabulary
...
peak
The highest point of a mountain
World Cultures: Geography
archipelago
canyon
continent
island
a group or chain of islands
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
one of the seven large bodies of land on earth
land surrounded by water
archipelago
a group or chain of islands
canyon
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
30 terms
World Geography and Cultures Ch 8
cordillera
altiplano
escarpment
llano
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
Spanish for "high plain", a wide plateau in Peru and Bolivia…
a steep cliff or slope between a higher and lower land surface
fertile grassland in inland areas of Colombia and Venezuela
cordillera
parallel chains or ranges of mountains
altiplano
Spanish for "high plain", a wide plateau in Peru and Bolivia…
39 terms
World Geography SOL - Cultural Geography
What is it called when someone has mor…
What is it called when someone only ha…
What is the belief in one god?
This is when a person or group adopts…
polygamy
monogamy
monotheism
acculturation
What is it called when someone has mor…
polygamy
What is it called when someone only ha…
monogamy
28 terms
World Cultures geography
Mediterranean Sea
Caspian Sea
Black Sea
Arabian Sea
Mediterranean Sea
Caspian Sea
7 terms
World Cultures: Geography
Four ancient civilizations
Arabian Sea
Yellow River
Mediterranean Sea
Egypt: 2575 - 2130 B.C.... Indus: 2600 - 1900 B.C.... Shang China:…
The body of water the Indus River flows in to (south west of…
The body of water that the Huang and Chang Rivers flow in to…
Body of water the Nile flows in to (north of Egypt Civilizati…
Four ancient civilizations
Egypt: 2575 - 2130 B.C.... Indus: 2600 - 1900 B.C.... Shang China:…
Arabian Sea
The body of water the Indus River flows in to (south west of…
24 terms
World cultures geography terms
Geography
Location
Human Features
Physical Region
A field of science that studies the people, the features, and…
Where something is on the Earth.
The people and the human-made characteristics of a place.
A region as defined by its natural, non-human made features.
Geography
A field of science that studies the people, the features, and…
Location
Where something is on the Earth.
World Cultures Geography
Geography
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Location
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
A social science that studies where people, places, and thing…
A natural science that studies the processes of the Earth's e…
Where something is on the Earth (determines what resources ar…
Geography
A science that studies the people, the features, and the syst…
Human Geography
A social science that studies where people, places, and thing…
WORLD CULTURES: GEOGRAPHY VOCAB
Location
Absolute Location
Hemisphere
Grid System
specific place on earth
the exact spot at which the place is found on the globe
two halves (Northern and Southern)
The Equator, Prime Meridian and other lines of latitude and l…
Location
specific place on earth
Absolute Location
the exact spot at which the place is found on the globe
World Cultures Geography Vocab
Ocean
Sea
Channel
River
A vast body of salt water
A body of saltwater with more defined boundaries than an ocea…
The bed of a stream, river, or other waterway that connects t…
A natural stream of flowing water in a channel that connects…
Ocean
A vast body of salt water
Sea
A body of saltwater with more defined boundaries than an ocea…
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