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23 terms
World Geography
Geography
Meteorology
Cartography
Longitude
The study of everything.
The study of the weather.
The Study of maps.
Imaginary lines that run north and south.
Geography
The study of everything.
Meteorology
The study of the weather.
13 terms
World Geography
North America
South America
Africa
Europe
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth that
North America
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
South America
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
100 terms
World Geography
China
Japan
Mongolia
North Korea
China
Japan
24 terms
World Geography
North America
Central America
Caribbean
South America
North America
Central America
15 terms
World Geography
North America
South America
Africa
Asia
North America
South America
47 terms
world geography states
Washington
montana
north dakota
oregon
Washington
montana
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World Geography Vocabulary
Absolute Location
Relative Location
Latitude
Longitude
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance north or sou…
A measurement, in degrees, of a place's distance east or west…
Absolute Location
A point on the earth's surface expressed by a coordinate syst…
Relative Location
The description of a place with respect to its environment an…
29 terms
World Geography Unit 2
Rust Belt
Tornado Alley
Great Plains (Bread Basket)
Silicon Valley
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
Grassland prairies that stretch from south central Canada sou…
Home to about 20 of the world's 100 largest high-tech compani…
Rust Belt
Formerly known as the Manufacturing Belt, numerous factories…
Tornado Alley
A large section of the Great Plains from Texas to Nebraska wh…
15 terms
World Geography
Geography
Equator
Compass rose
Nothern Hemisphere
The study of the Earth.
An imaginary line around the middle of the earth.
A symbol that shows directions on a map.
The area of land and water found North of the Equator.
Geography
The study of the Earth.
Equator
An imaginary line around the middle of the earth.
28 terms
World Geography
North America
Central America
Caribbean
South America
North America
Central America
10 terms
WORLD GEOGRAPHY
continent
country
city
village
a very large area that includes many contries
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
a large group of people and buildings that serve as a centre…
A community of people smaller than a town or city
continent
a very large area that includes many contries
country
a nation or area of land that is politically controlled by on…
17 terms
World Geography
monotheism
prophet
mosque
stateless nation
belief that there is only one God.
messenger of God
Islamic place of worship
an ethnic group without a formal country
monotheism
belief that there is only one God.
prophet
messenger of God
62 terms
World Geography - Basics of Geography
Relative Location
Absolute Location
Lines of Latitude
Lines of Longitude
where a place is compared to something that is commonly known.
the exact place on the earth where a geographic feature is fo…
run parallel to the Equator.
measures degrees from the Prime Meridian.
Relative Location
where a place is compared to something that is commonly known.
Absolute Location
the exact place on the earth where a geographic feature is fo…
66 terms
World Geography
Globe
map
cartographer
great circle
a round model of the Earth
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
map maker
follows the curve of the earth the shortest distance
Globe
a round model of the Earth
map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
105 terms
World Geography Unit 1
absolute location
relative location
physical characteristics
human characteristics
allows us to pinpoint the exact location of any point on Eart…
Refers to the way a place is perceived and how that place rel…
topography, climate, vegetation, wildlife
agriculture, architecture, religion, economics
absolute location
allows us to pinpoint the exact location of any point on Eart…
relative location
Refers to the way a place is perceived and how that place rel…
167 terms
World Geography
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Algeria
Angola
26 terms
World Geography
map
landform
boundary
population
a picture that shows the rivers, mountains, streets, etc., in…
a natural feature of the Earth's surface
something (such as a river or an imaginary line) that shows w…
the number of people who live in a place
map
a picture that shows the rivers, mountains, streets, etc., in…
landform
a natural feature of the Earth's surface
42 terms
World Geography
Canada
United States
Mexico
Guatemala
Canada
United States
22 terms
World Geography
4 oceans
7 continents
TALDOGS
Physical geography
There are 4 major bodies of water , They are the Pacific ocea…
There are 7 major land divisions , They are North America , S…
TALDOGS tell the parts of a map and the letters mean ... T : tit…
covers the topics relating to the surface of the earth.
4 oceans
There are 4 major bodies of water , They are the Pacific ocea…
7 continents
There are 7 major land divisions , They are North America , S…
20 terms
Chapter 2 World Geography
weather
climate
rotation
revolution
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Earth spinning on it's axis
Earth's yearly orbit around the Sun
weather
Condition of earths atmosphere at a particular time and place
climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
14 terms
Geography of the World
Location
Place
Region
Movement
Absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a map using longitud…
A place is an area that is defined by everything in it. All p…
an area that is defined by certain similar characteristics. T…
the way people, products, information and ideas move from one…
Location
Absolute (specific) as in coordinates of a map using longitud…
Place
A place is an area that is defined by everything in it. All p…
12 terms
World Geography
Middle East
Russia
Latin America
South East Asia
Region pictured here
Nation pictured here
Region pictured here
Region pictured here
Middle East
Region pictured here
Russia
Nation pictured here
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…
25 terms
World Geography
Greece
Eco-Tourism
Transportation
Infastructure
Theater, Philosophy and Democracy and ideas that originated i…
A universally popular type of tourism where people disconnect…
What is/are the most common use of rivers around the world
A term that refers to a country's roads, bridges, railways, a…
Greece
Theater, Philosophy and Democracy and ideas that originated i…
Eco-Tourism
A universally popular type of tourism where people disconnect…
119 terms
World Geography Exam Countries
Morocco
Algeria
Tunisia
Libya
Morocco
Algeria
116 terms
World Geography Review HONORS
absolute location
relative location
biosphere
spatial diffusion
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
The regions of the earth that contain living organisms.
The process by which cultural elements spread from one area t…
absolute location
The location of a place represented by latitude and longitude.
relative location
The location of a place in comparison to another location.
13 terms
World Geo: 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…
26 terms
World Geography Pre-AP
When a rock band moves to different co…
Government determines and regulates th…
A region's system for transporting its…
The total knowledge, attitudes and beh…
Diffusion
Command economy
Infrastructure
Culture
When a rock band moves to different co…
Diffusion
Government determines and regulates th…
Command economy
42 terms
World Geography - World Map
Africa
Antarctica
Asia
Australia
Africa
Antarctica
58 terms
World Geography Mid Term
Precipitation released on the windward…
__________ help to distribute heat awa…
__________ - composed of the outermost…
__________ - comprised of the layer of…
Rain Shadow Effect
Ocean Currents
Lithosphere
Atmosphere
Precipitation released on the windward…
Rain Shadow Effect
__________ help to distribute heat awa…
Ocean Currents
13 terms
World Geography
North America
South America
Africa
Europe
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth that
North America
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
South America
One of the seven large areas of land on the earth
World Geography
Globe
map
cartographer
great circle
a round model of the Earth
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
map maker
follows the curve of the earth the shortest distance
Globe
a round model of the Earth
map
A two-dimensional, or flat, representation of Earth's surface…
14 terms
World Geography
harbor
landform
biosphere
hydrologic cycle
a sheltered area of water deep enough for docking large ships
a naturally formed feature on earth's surface
all parts of the earth where plants and animals live
continuous circulation of water among the atmosphere, oceans,…
harbor
a sheltered area of water deep enough for docking large ships
landform
a naturally formed feature on earth's surface
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…
World Geography
Sahara Desert
Equator
Prime Meridian
Tropic of Cancer
Sahara Desert
Equator
20 terms
World Geography
Natural resource
Recyclable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Manufacturing
A material that humans take from the natural environment to s…
This process of recycling as well as reusing the recycled mat…
Natural resource that exists in a limited supply.
Make (something) on a large scale using machinery.
Natural resource
A material that humans take from the natural environment to s…
Recyclable resource
This process of recycling as well as reusing the recycled mat…
22 terms
Chapter 3 World Geography
culture
population density
birthrate
immigrant
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
Number of individuals per unit area
Number of live births per 1000 population in a given year.
A person who comes to a country where they were not born in o…
culture
Beliefs, customs, and traditions of a specific group of people.
population density
Number of individuals per unit area
45 terms
STAAR World Geography Vocabulary
Physical Geography
Human Geography
Geography
Columbian Exchange
The study of natural features on the surface of Earth. Such a…
The study of how people have spread across Earth and the char…
The study of features on Earth's surface including landforms,…
The widespread exchange of people, plants, animals, disease b…
Physical Geography
The study of natural features on the surface of Earth. Such a…
Human Geography
The study of how people have spread across Earth and the char…
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…
33 terms
7/8 World Geography
culture
ethnic group
dialect
democracy
the way of life a people follow
a group of people who share a common history, language, relig…
local form of a language that differs from the same language…
a form of limited government where power rests with the peopl…
culture
the way of life a people follow
ethnic group
a group of people who share a common history, language, relig…
167 terms
World Geography Countries
Algeria
Angola
Benin
Botswana
Algeria
Angola
11 terms
Chapter 7 World Geography
megalopolis
mangrove
bayou
fall line
a very large city; a region made up of several large cities a…
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
a marshy inlet or outlet of a lake or a river
where rivers and streams form waterfalls and rapids as they d…
megalopolis
a very large city; a region made up of several large cities a…
mangrove
a tropical tree that grows in swampy ground along coastal areas
50 terms
World Geography Locations
Sahara Desert
Equator
Prime Meridian
Tropic of Cancer
Sahara Desert
Equator
14 terms
Introduction to World Geography
Geography
Culture
Religion
Themes
is the study of Earth's people, landforms, climates, and reso…
is the beliefs, ideas, art, and customs of a group of people
is the way people believe and pray to God or to many Gods
is an important main idea. (There are five (5) themes of geog…
Geography
is the study of Earth's people, landforms, climates, and reso…
Culture
is the beliefs, ideas, art, and customs of a group of people
30 terms
World Geography US and Canada
Appalachian Mountains
Assimilation
Beringia
Canadian Shield
A mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
The process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
A region around Russia, Alaska and Northern Canada, where the…
A large area of exposed rock that forms the core of North Ame…
Appalachian Mountains
A mountain range in eastern North America which creates a bar…
Assimilation
The process of adjusting to the customs and attitudes of a gr…
29 terms
World Geography Chapter 9
andes Mountains
llanos
cerrado
pampus
of south america continent are part of a chain of mountain ra…
grassy treeless area used for livestock gazing and farming
savannas with flat terrain and moderate rainfall that make th…
plains in parts of south america; areas of grasslands and ric…
andes Mountains
of south america continent are part of a chain of mountain ra…
llanos
grassy treeless area used for livestock gazing and farming
15 terms
World Geography Chapter 3 Vocabulary
Predictable
Eventually
Weather
Climate
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
finally... in the end
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
The average weather conditions in an area over a long period…
Predictable
Able to be foretold, capable of being predicted.
Eventually
finally... in the end
29 terms
World Geography Unit 1 Review
location
absolute location
relative location
place
Describes where something is on earth.
Describes exactly where a place is located. To do this you co…
Describe a place in its relation to another place. You might…
Describes the physical and human characteristics. Physical ch…
location
Describes where something is on earth.
absolute location
Describes exactly where a place is located. To do this you co…
39 terms
World Geography: Tools of Geography
map
cartographer
projection
GIS
a diagrammatic 2 D representation of the earth's surface (or…
a person who makes maps
the system used to transfer locations from earth's surface to…
Geographic Information System
map
a diagrammatic 2 D representation of the earth's surface (or…
cartographer
a person who makes maps
27 terms
World Geography Unit 2 Physical Geography
Continents
Climate
Barriers
Regions
Several very large landmasses on Earth. Asia, Africa, North A…
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
Naturally occurring formation or body of water that isolates…
Places on earth grouped together by at least one common featu…
Continents
Several very large landmasses on Earth. Asia, Africa, North A…
Climate
Overall weather in an area over a long period of time
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