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38 terms
World Geography semester 1
Latitude
Longitude
equator
five oceans
horizontal : measures North and South
vertical: measures East and West
imaginary line running horizontally across the Earth
Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic Ocean
Latitude
horizontal : measures North and South
Longitude
vertical: measures East and West
270 terms
World Geography Semester 1
Great Circle Routes
Map Projection
Planar Projection
Cylindrical Projection
mark the shortest distance that an object can travel between…
Cartographers convert the three dimensional globe image onto…
Shows the Earth centered in such a way that a straight line c…
Based on how a map would look if it were projected onto a cyl…
Great Circle Routes
mark the shortest distance that an object can travel between…
Map Projection
Cartographers convert the three dimensional globe image onto…
101 terms
World Geography Semester 1
Geography
Map Projection
Equator
Latitude
study of everything on Earth, from rocks and rainfall to peop…
map makers have different ways of presenting our round Earth…
an imaginary line that circles the globe halfway between the…
are drawn in east-west directions
Geography
study of everything on Earth, from rocks and rainfall to peop…
Map Projection
map makers have different ways of presenting our round Earth…
156 terms
World Geography Semester 1
Soils rocks landforms and other surfac…
The force that probably propels the mo…
Which of the following is not used by…
The_is the outer layer of the earth th…
Lithosphere
Convection
Distance from the ocean
Crust
Soils rocks landforms and other surfac…
Lithosphere
The force that probably propels the mo…
Convection
20 terms
World Geography Semester 1
DMZ
Capital of North Korea
Capital of South Korea
Religion of Japan
border line of North & South Korea
p'yongyang
seoul
shintoism
DMZ
border line of North & South Korea
Capital of North Korea
p'yongyang
69 terms
world geography semester 1
5 themes
acculturation
aquifer
biomes
location, place, movement, human, region
the cultural change that occurs when individuals in a society…
an underground layer of rock that stores water
a regional ecosystem
5 themes
location, place, movement, human, region
acculturation
the cultural change that occurs when individuals in a society…
78 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Review
latitude
longitude
climate graph
population pyramid
distance north or south of the equator
distance east or west of the prime meridian
latitude
distance north or south of the equator
longitude
distance east or west of the prime meridian
85 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Test
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Migration
Diffusion
examples include technology, economic activities, transportat…
relate to things in nature such as: natural resources, bodies…
the movement of people from one place to another
when something spreads such as religion, ethnic groups, or id…
Human Geography
examples include technology, economic activities, transportat…
Physical Geography
relate to things in nature such as: natural resources, bodies…
204 terms
World Geography Semester 1
geography
location, place, human- environment in…
the world in spatial terms, places and…
global warming
the study of the physical, biological and cultural features o…
list the 5 themes of geography
list the 6 elements of geography
caused by human activities and natural processes
geography
the study of the physical, biological and cultural features o…
location, place, human- environment in…
list the 5 themes of geography
41 terms
World Geography Semester 1
Formal, functional, perceptual
formal
functional
perceptual
three types of regions
Can be measured or counted by a survey
People/businesses who serve people in a specific area
Stereotypical view of a location
Formal, functional, perceptual
three types of regions
formal
Can be measured or counted by a survey
316 terms
World Geography Semester 1
Traditions, food, transportation, lang…
If you live in a rocky terrain, growin…
The aspect of geography that examines…
Geography is divided into what two mai…
culture
culture
physical geography
physical and human
Traditions, food, transportation, lang…
culture
If you live in a rocky terrain, growin…
culture
24 terms
Semester 1 World Geography
Globe
Map
Absolute Location
Legand
The most accurate representation
A flat representation of the earth
The exact latitude and longitude of a place
A Key on a map with information about pictures and symbols.
Globe
The most accurate representation
Map
A flat representation of the earth
36 terms
World geography semester 1
Condensation
Biosphere
Magma
Groundwater
Water vapor changing to a liquid water
Hydrosphere lithosphere and atmosphere make up the
Molten rock within the earth
Freshwater beneath the earths surface
Condensation
Water vapor changing to a liquid water
Biosphere
Hydrosphere lithosphere and atmosphere make up the
World Geography, Semester 1
Globe
Map
Distortion
Absolute location
The most accurate representation of the earth
A flat representation of the earth
Stretching and disproportion that occurs when making the eart…
The exact latitude and longitude of a place
Globe
The most accurate representation of the earth
Map
A flat representation of the earth
31 terms
World Geography Semester 1
What is a map?
List four problems with early maps.
Why did maps become more accurate afte…
List 3 things about the 2 voyages that…
A graphic representation or scale model of spatial concepts t…
1. They were based on religious views, not facts.... 2. Mapmaker…
Aerial photography started being used a lot more.
1. Found a new continent that needed to be added to maps.... 2.…
What is a map?
A graphic representation or scale model of spatial concepts t…
List four problems with early maps.
1. They were based on religious views, not facts.... 2. Mapmaker…
35 terms
World geography semester 1
Using maps, satellite images, and hist…
According to the theory of continental…
The circle of volcanoes surrounding th…
This type of Biome has trees which los…
Geographic information systems (GIS)
Pangea
Ring of fire
Deciduous forest
Using maps, satellite images, and hist…
Geographic information systems (GIS)
According to the theory of continental…
Pangea
44 terms
World Geography Semester 1
define region
3 types of region
define functional region
what type of region is DFW? Why?
group of places with at least one common characteristic
formal, functional, perceptual
central place and the surrounding places affected by it
functional because it's centered around an airport
define region
group of places with at least one common characteristic
3 types of region
formal, functional, perceptual
36 terms
World geography semester 1
How do wind currents, like the gulf st…
What new technology is helpful in maki…
Which river forms the eastern border o…
How does elevation impact the climate…
Cause a milder climate
GIS
Mississippi
Cause it to have a cooler climate
How do wind currents, like the gulf st…
Cause a milder climate
What new technology is helpful in maki…
GIS
13 terms
World History:Semester 1:Geography Vocab
Compass Rose
map scale
Map Key/legend
symbols
a circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or…
a ratio which compares a measurement on a map to the actual d…
Compass Rose
a circle showing the principal directions printed on a map or…
map scale
a ratio which compares a measurement on a map to the actual d…
75 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Review
latitude
longitude
climate graph
population pyramid
distance north or south of the equator
distance east or west of the prime meridian
latitude
distance north or south of the equator
longitude
distance east or west of the prime meridian
36 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Review
Region
Functional Region
Perceptual Region
Lithosphere
defined by physical traits such as climate, landforms, river…
a central place and the surrounding area linked to it (ex. DF…
a region defined by popular feelings and images rather than b…
Uppermost layer of the Earth that includes the crust, contine…
Region
defined by physical traits such as climate, landforms, river…
Functional Region
a central place and the surrounding area linked to it (ex. DF…
15 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Exam
Sikhism
Montana
Dez Bryant
Wyoming
A belief system which blends Hindu traditions with Islamic mo…
Helena
He is a receiver for the cowboys.
Cheyenne
Sikhism
A belief system which blends Hindu traditions with Islamic mo…
Montana
Helena
47 terms
World Geography -Semester 2
Sudan
South Africa
Kenya
Egypt
Which country is due south of Egypt?
Which country is this?
Which African country is this?
Which country is this?
Sudan
Which country is due south of Egypt?
South Africa
Which country is this?
41 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Exam
biosphere
continental drift
geographers
globalization
global sum of all ecosystems
gradual movement of continents across the Earth's surface
scholar who studies geography
process of interaction among people, government & companies
biosphere
global sum of all ecosystems
continental drift
gradual movement of continents across the Earth's surface
189 terms
World geography semester 1 final
environmental degradation
Ring of Fire
Ring of Fire effects
cause of Ring of Fire
Depletion of a renewable resource that is used faster than it…
ring of volcanoes in the Pacific
tsunami, earthquake, volcanic eruption, land formation
tectonic plate boundaries
environmental degradation
Depletion of a renewable resource that is used faster than it…
Ring of Fire
ring of volcanoes in the Pacific
80 terms
world geography semester 1 final
NAFTA
OPEC
MR. HELP
GDP
North American Free Trade Agreement
Organization of Petroleum Explorting Countries
Movement Region Human Environment Interaction Location Place
Gross Domestic Product
NAFTA
North American Free Trade Agreement
OPEC
Organization of Petroleum Explorting Countries
89 terms
World Geography semester 1 tesr
Divide
Headwaters
Tributaries
Fall Line
High point that determines the directions that rivers flow
Source
Connects with brooks,rivers, and streams
Marks the place where the higher land is
Divide
High point that determines the directions that rivers flow
Headwaters
Source
29 terms
World Geography Final Semester 1
Industrialization
Agriculture
Mobilization
Urbanization
Development of commercial enterprise
Farming
The ability of a society to move: people, goods, travel, the…
The relocation of people from rural areas to urban areas
Industrialization
Development of commercial enterprise
Agriculture
Farming
129 terms
PAP World Geography Semester 1
humans
rainshadow
capricorn
revolution
global temperature may be increasing due to the activity of _…
the ______ effect takes place when mountains block precipitat…
The Tropic of ______ is the southernmost point on the earth t…
a ________ of the earth is one orbit around the sun
humans
global temperature may be increasing due to the activity of _…
rainshadow
the ______ effect takes place when mountains block precipitat…
136 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Final
geography
landscape
social science
region
the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
all the human and physical features that make a place unique
a field that studies people and the relationships among them
a part of the world that has one or more common features that…
geography
the study of the world, its people, and the landscapes they c…
landscape
all the human and physical features that make a place unique
72 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Final
Geography.
Physical Geography.
Cultural Geography.
MR. LIP
Study of Earth's features and how people interact with them
God-made, natural features
Human features, what people do
Movement, Region, Location, Interaction with Environment, Place
Geography.
Study of Earth's features and how people interact with them
Physical Geography.
God-made, natural features
28 terms
World Geography Semester 1 review
subsistence farming
population distribution
federalism
population pyramid
A family producesonly the foood they need to survive
people normally settle in places with fresh water, rich soil,…
power is shared among the central government and states
a graphic device that shows gender and age distribution in a…
subsistence farming
A family producesonly the foood they need to survive
population distribution
people normally settle in places with fresh water, rich soil,…
73 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Final
urban sprawl
smart growth
assimilation
coalition
The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the…
A set of principles for community planning that focuses on st…
Convergence of newcomers and host groups, with affecting each…
(n.) a combination, union, or merger for some specific purpose
urban sprawl
The process of urban areas expanding outwards, usually in the…
smart growth
A set of principles for community planning that focuses on st…
71 terms
World History WorldGeography Final semester 1
Geography
A globe gives the truest representatio…
Lattitude and longitude lines are used…
the transportation of goods and ideas
The study of the history of the Earth and the people who live…
Is a sphere
location
movement
Geography
The study of the history of the Earth and the people who live…
A globe gives the truest representatio…
Is a sphere
55 terms
World geography semester 1 midterm
Geography
A Globe
A Grid
Environment
What is the study of the earth's surface and the processes th…
What is the most accurate representation of the earth?
What is a system used on maps to help locate places? (some ar…
What are all of the surroundings that affect living things, s…
Geography
What is the study of the earth's surface and the processes th…
A Globe
What is the most accurate representation of the earth?
8 terms
World History - Geography - Semester 1
Greece
Athens
Sparta
China
peninsula, no rivers, not much farmable land, rugged and rock…
nice weather, peninsula, not fertile, lots of water
Peloponnesus; large peninsula, Southern Greece
temperate climate, long rivers, fertile, Silk Road, Himalayas…
Greece
peninsula, no rivers, not much farmable land, rugged and rock…
Athens
nice weather, peninsula, not fertile, lots of water
55 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Exam
What is the study of the distribution…
What type of location describes the ex…
What is the imaginary line that divide…
What are three types of regions?
Geography
Absolute Location
Prime Meridian
Formal, Functional, and Perceptual
What is the study of the distribution…
Geography
What type of location describes the ex…
Absolute Location
43 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Terms
Grid System
5 Themes of Geography
Place
Region
The lines of longitude and latitude to tell absolute location
used to break the study of the world up into 5 parts making i…
Human and physical characteristics, Type of land, water, weat…
Description of the area based on different characteristics
Grid System
The lines of longitude and latitude to tell absolute location
5 Themes of Geography
used to break the study of the world up into 5 parts making i…
157 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Review
The Diaspora explains how Jews eventua…
In Judaism, God's teachings include a…
Since the third century BCE, the Jewis…
How and where did the Jewish religion…
True
False (does have concern)
False (avoided not embraced)
Judaism began in Mesopotamia. It's leader was named Abraham,…
The Diaspora explains how Jews eventua…
True
In Judaism, God's teachings include a…
False (does have concern)
75 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Review
geography
prime meridian
topography
faults
the study of the earth
the base line for determining longitude
the shape and elevation of the land features of an area
crack in the earth's surface
geography
the study of the earth
prime meridian
the base line for determining longitude
43 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Review
Latitude
Longitude
Equator
Prime Meridian
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
non-parallel lines that run North-South, and measure the dist…
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, halfway b…
An imaginary line passing through the Royal Observatory in Gr…
Latitude
East-west lines parallel to the equator used to measure dista…
Longitude
non-parallel lines that run North-South, and measure the dist…
28 terms
World geography semester 1 review
Corn belt
Wheat belt
Dairy belt
Grand Banks province
Located in Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, and Indiana
Located in Nebraska, Colorado, and the Rocky Mountains to the…
Located in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Minnesota
Newfound land & labrador
Corn belt
Located in Illinois, Kansas, Ohio, and Indiana
Wheat belt
Located in Nebraska, Colorado, and the Rocky Mountains to the…
37 terms
World History and Geography Semester 1
Neolithic Revolution
Cuneiform
Reincarnation (Hinduism)
Moksha
Beginning of systematic agriculture and permanent settlements
Early form of writing
Reincarnated until you reach Moksha; reborn as a person, anim…
State of perfect understanding of all things; perfect relatio…
Neolithic Revolution
Beginning of systematic agriculture and permanent settlements
Cuneiform
Early form of writing
28 terms
World geography final semester 1
Geography
Absolute location
Relative location
Hemisphere
Study of distribution and interaction of physical and human f…
Exact place (address, coordinates)
Location of a place compared to places around it (landmarks)
Earth divided horizontally and vertically
Geography
Study of distribution and interaction of physical and human f…
Absolute location
Exact place (address, coordinates)
31 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Exam
Alabama
Colorado
Georgia
Indiana
Montgomery
Denver
Atlanta
Indianapolis
Alabama
Montgomery
Colorado
Denver
23 terms
world geography final semester 1
descried by landmarks time direction o…
latitude and longitude or a street add…
how people goods ideas move from one p…
70%
relative location
absolute location
what is movement what are 3 types
how much of earths population is covered in water
descried by landmarks time direction o…
relative location
latitude and longitude or a street add…
absolute location
81 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Exam
World Population
Immigrants in US
US population
Climate most people prefer to live
7 Billion
11 million
312 Million
Coast and favorable Climate
World Population
7 Billion
Immigrants in US
11 million
39 terms
World geography final semester 1
Relative location
Human geography
Physical geography
Absolute location
Where a place is located in relation to another place
The study of how people have spread across earth
The study of natural features on earth
The precise point where a place is located on Earth
Relative location
Where a place is located in relation to another place
Human geography
The study of how people have spread across earth
121 terms
World Geography Final Semester 1
Geography
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Equator
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature, such as…
describes a place in comparison to other places around it
the imaginary line that divides the north and south halves
Geography
the study of the distribution and interaction of physical and…
Absolute Location
the exact place on earth where a geographic feature, such as…
114 terms
World Geography Semester 1 Final
ecosystem
climate
Eastern Hemisphere
Western Hemisphere
a community of plants and animals that depend upon one anothe…
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
Locations east of the Prime Meridian
locations west of the Prime Meridian
ecosystem
a community of plants and animals that depend upon one anothe…
climate
weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of time
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