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16 terms
African Regions, Geography, and Environment
Sahel
Kushan
Meroitic
Oral Traditions
Dry, mostly treeless grasslands between Africa's 2 coasts, an…
Name of the Nubian Kingdom that conquered and ruled Egypt fro…
The language and un deciphered writing of Meroe
Legends and history passed through. Generations by word of mo…
Sahel
Dry, mostly treeless grasslands between Africa's 2 coasts, an…
Kushan
Name of the Nubian Kingdom that conquered and ruled Egypt fro…
32 terms
Human Geography: World Regions
Central America
North America
Caribbean
Latin America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
Canada and the United States
Islands near North America
Portuguese and Spanish speaking countries of the Americas
Central America
Countries from Mexico south to Panama
North America
Canada and the United States
42 terms
World Geography - African Countries
1
2
3
4
Rabat, Morocco
Algiers, Algeria
Tunis, Tunisia
Tripoli, Libya
1
Rabat, Morocco
2
Algiers, Algeria
64 terms
Exam 2 World Regional Geography
Where does the idea of Europe emanate…
Three-continent model
Physical definition of Europe
Historical definition of Europe
Europe wanted to differ themselves from Asians
(United States, Canada, and Mexico) ... Europe is different bec…
the core of Europe is primarily defined on the basis of regio…
Many of Europe's cities were first built long before settlers…
Where does the idea of Europe emanate…
Europe wanted to differ themselves from Asians
Three-continent model
(United States, Canada, and Mexico) ... Europe is different bec…
103 terms
World Regional Geography
physical geography
human geography
spatial interaction
spatial distribution
the study of physical features of the earth's surface... one of…
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
flow of goods, people, services, or information across space…
the arrangement of a phenomenon across the Earth's surface
physical geography
the study of physical features of the earth's surface... one of…
human geography
a branch of geography that focuses on the study of patterns a…
40 terms
World Regional Geography
Geography
Spatial Patterns
Spatial Process
Map Scale
the science that examines the Earth's spatial perspective
How things are dispersed, such as mountain ranges
How things move, such as tectonic plates
the ratio of distance on a map to the actual ground distance,…
Geography
the science that examines the Earth's spatial perspective
Spatial Patterns
How things are dispersed, such as mountain ranges
24 terms
World Regional Geography Europe
Central Uplands
Iberian Peninsula
Alps
Pyrenées
comprises high mountains of the Alpine Mountains and the Carp…
Central Uplands
comprises high mountains of the Alpine Mountains and the Carp…
Iberian Peninsula
69 terms
World Regional Geography Exam 1
What are the 3 W's of geography?
Map Projection
Mercator (conformal) Projection
Equal-Area Projection
-What is where? Why is it there? Why do I care?
A 2Dimensional version of our world
a map that conforms angles/shapes in maps ... -The Northern Lati…
-a 3D cylindrical map with equal distance/area across it. ... -m…
What are the 3 W's of geography?
-What is where? Why is it there? Why do I care?
Map Projection
A 2Dimensional version of our world
30 terms
Essentials of World Regional Geography
Geography
Physical geography
Human geography
World regional geography
studies spatial patterns in the human and physical world
includes natural environmental processes across Earth's surfa…
study the distribution of people and their activities.
is an integrative analysis of the relationship between the hu…
Geography
studies spatial patterns in the human and physical world
Physical geography
includes natural environmental processes across Earth's surfa…
24 terms
World Regional Geography Europe
Central Uplands
Iberian Peninsula
Alps
Pyrenées
comprises high mountains of the Alpine Mountains and the Carp…
Central Uplands
comprises high mountains of the Alpine Mountains and the Carp…
Iberian Peninsula
African Vocab, World Geography
Silt
Oasis
Dictator
Desertification
Finely ground fertile soil. Good for growing crops. ... Floods a…
A wet and fertile area in a desert. ... Where a natural spring a…
Someone who rules a country with complete power.
The Spread of desert like conditions. ... As a result of OVERGR…
Silt
Finely ground fertile soil. Good for growing crops. ... Floods a…
Oasis
A wet and fertile area in a desert. ... Where a natural spring a…
64 terms
World Geography African Nations
Monrovia
Liberia
Liberia
Americo-Liberians
Capital of Liberia
African nation possessing iron ore, timber, rubber, gold, and…
African nation was purchased by American Colonization Society…
These people established Liberia as a independent republic in…
Monrovia
Capital of Liberia
Liberia
African nation possessing iron ore, timber, rubber, gold, and…
12 terms
Geography: World Climate Regions
Humid Tropical
Tropical Savanna
Desert
Steppe
Warm and rainy all year. Tropical rainforests exist in this c…
Has a wet season soon after the warmest months and a dry seas…
Most lie near the tropics - few plants can survive in the dri…
A dry climate found between desert and wet climate regions. F…
Humid Tropical
Warm and rainy all year. Tropical rainforests exist in this c…
Tropical Savanna
Has a wet season soon after the warmest months and a dry seas…
18 terms
world and regional geography
Middle East
Latin America
Mexico
Central America
Bahrain, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel (and the Israeli-occupied…
refers to the entire Western Hemisphere south of the United S…
has several mountain ranges, but it also has lowlands, valley…
is a narrow strip of land that connects North and South Ameri…
Middle East
Bahrain, Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel (and the Israeli-occupied…
Latin America
refers to the entire Western Hemisphere south of the United S…
59 terms
World Regional Geography
Population Clusters
Centrifugal forces
Centripetal forces
Devolution
South Asia (includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh and beca…
used to identify and measure the strength of such division, w…
are measured against centrifugal forces and are the binding,…
the process whereby regions within a state demand and gain po…
Population Clusters
South Asia (includes India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh and beca…
Centrifugal forces
used to identify and measure the strength of such division, w…
10 terms
World Regional geography: regions and identifiers
Australia
South Africa
North Africa
India
Aborigines and kangaroos
Apartheid, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu
Pyramids Mediterranean the Nile and the Sahara
World's second largest population
Australia
Aborigines and kangaroos
South Africa
Apartheid, Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu
85 terms
World Regional Geography
Geography
Spatial Patterns
Spatial Process
Map Scale
the science that examines the Earth's spatial perspective
How things are dispersed, such as mountain ranges
How things move, such as tectonic plates
the ratio of distance on a map to the actual ground distance,…
Geography
the science that examines the Earth's spatial perspective
Spatial Patterns
How things are dispersed, such as mountain ranges
25 terms
World Regional geography: Asia
Gobi
The Silk Road
Buddhism
Shintoism
Desert north of the Great Wall
Old trade route between Europe and Asia
Tina Turner's religion with roots in Asia
Religion practiced especially in Japan
Gobi
Desert north of the Great Wall
The Silk Road
Old trade route between Europe and Asia
17 terms
World Regional Geography Intro
examines how natural forces shape Earth
how human interaction modifies the env…
the study of place and space
geography studies the ______ and _____…
physical geography
human geography
geography
location; distribution
examines how natural forces shape Earth
physical geography
how human interaction modifies the env…
human geography
68 terms
World Regional geography
Geography
Physical
human
Geographic techiques
geo (the Earth) graphen ( to describe )
environment, climate, landforms, vegetation, soils, water)
Peoples and their activities: Farming, manufacturing, transpo…
cartgraphy GIS, remote sensing, statistical methods)
Geography
geo (the Earth) graphen ( to describe )
Physical
environment, climate, landforms, vegetation, soils, water)
128 terms
World Regional Geography
The two major language group in Canada…
The physiological region called the Ca…
The Great Lakes' main outlet to the sea:
The people called Native Americans in…
English and French
is the geologic core of North America
St. Lawrence River
First Nations
The two major language group in Canada…
English and French
The physiological region called the Ca…
is the geologic core of North America
20 terms
World Regional geography : Africa
The Berlin Conference
Robben Island
Shell and BP
Camels
The Scramble for Africa occurred here
Prison home of Nelson Mandela
Foreign oil companies in Africa
Still known as the ships of the desert
The Berlin Conference
The Scramble for Africa occurred here
Robben Island
Prison home of Nelson Mandela
World Regional Geography
Geography
Ethnogeographies
Six essential elements of Geography
Major branches of Geography
"Description of the Earth"
"Systems of geographic knowledge used by indigenous peoples w…
1. The World in Spatial Terms.... 2. Places and Regions.... 3. Phys…
Human geography and physical geography.
Geography
"Description of the Earth"
Ethnogeographies
"Systems of geographic knowledge used by indigenous peoples w…
13 terms
AP Geography World Regions
Middle East
South East Asia
South Asia
Sub-Saharan Africa
Middle East
South East Asia
10 terms
World Regional geography : acronyms
OPEC
USA
NAFTA
NATO
Organization of the petroleum exporting countries
United States of America
North American Free Trade Agreement
North Atlantic Treaty Organization
OPEC
Organization of the petroleum exporting countries
USA
United States of America
17 terms
World Regional geography: Australia
Racial percentage of Australia
Captain John Cook
The Outback
The Bee Gees
White 92% Asian 7% Aboriginal and other 1%
Navigator who discovered Australia
Vast remote arid interior of Australia
Brothers Barry , Robin and Maurice Gibb
Racial percentage of Australia
White 92% Asian 7% Aboriginal and other 1%
Captain John Cook
Navigator who discovered Australia
29 terms
World Regional Geography 2
Indigenous
Middle America
South America
Subduction Zone
Native to a particular place or region
A region that includes Mexico, Central America, and the islan…
The continent south of Central America
A zone where one tectonic plate slides under another
Indigenous
Native to a particular place or region
Middle America
A region that includes Mexico, Central America, and the islan…
245 terms
World Regional Geography Midterm
Globalization
Economic Convergence
Bubble Economy
Geography
The increasing interconnectedness of people and places throug…
The notion that globalization will result in the world's poor…
A highly inflated economy that can't be sustained.
The spatial science that describes and explains physical and…
Globalization
The increasing interconnectedness of people and places throug…
Economic Convergence
The notion that globalization will result in the world's poor…
24 terms
World Regional Geography Caribbean
Rimland
Guiana Shield
Greater Antilles
Lesser Antilles
Caribbean coastal zone of the mainland; includes Belize and t…
one of the three cratons of the South American Plate. It is a…
The four large islands of Cuba, Jamaica, Hispaniola (Dominica…
form a double arc of small islands stretching from the Virgin…
Rimland
Caribbean coastal zone of the mainland; includes Belize and t…
Guiana Shield
one of the three cratons of the South American Plate. It is a…
45 terms
World Regional Geography
Columbian Exchange
Guest Worker
pristine myth
Structural adjustment policies
the interchange of crops, animals, people and diseases betwee…
Foreigner allowed to work temporarily in another country
belief that americans were wild and untouched prior to Europe…
80's and 90's. Removed subsidies and trade barriers, privatiz…
Columbian Exchange
the interchange of crops, animals, people and diseases betwee…
Guest Worker
Foreigner allowed to work temporarily in another country
World Regional Geography
Regional Geography
Eratosthenes
Geography
Spatial distribution
spatial analysis of the human & physical dimensions of regions
Father of Geography
scientific study of the location & distribution of human & ph…
arrangement of things over geographic space
Regional Geography
spatial analysis of the human & physical dimensions of regions
Eratosthenes
Father of Geography
79 terms
GEO intro: World Regional Geography
mental maps
spatial perspective
scale
geographic realm
allow you to navigate your activity space with efficiency, pr…
Geography is the study of space on Earth's surface. Geographe…
the ratio between the size of something and a representation…
The basic spatial unit in our world regionalization scheme. E…
mental maps
allow you to navigate your activity space with efficiency, pr…
spatial perspective
Geography is the study of space on Earth's surface. Geographe…
41 terms
introduction to World Regional Geography
Geography
People
Place
Environment
The study of people, place, environment, and space
The 7 billion population of the Earth
The uniqueness of a location. To understand place Geographers…
The physical context of the Earth
Geography
The study of people, place, environment, and space
People
The 7 billion population of the Earth
31 terms
World Regional Geography East Asia
anthropogenic landscape
Burakumin
central place theory
China proper
landscape that has been heavily transformed by humans
a group of people in Japan who supper from discrimination due…
a theory used to explain the distribution of cities, and the…
the eastern half of the country of China where Han Chinese fo…
anthropogenic landscape
landscape that has been heavily transformed by humans
Burakumin
a group of people in Japan who supper from discrimination due…
105 terms
World regional Geography
GIS
Areal Differentiation
Areal Integration
Region
A computerized mapping and information system that analyzes v…
The geographic term for description and analysis of how physi…
The geographic term for description and analysis of how diffe…
A geographic concept of areal of spatial similarity, large or…
GIS
A computerized mapping and information system that analyzes v…
Areal Differentiation
The geographic term for description and analysis of how physi…
109 terms
World Regional Geography
silver
Slash & Burn / Swiden
Costa Rica
1967
In the mining districts of the Bolivian and Peruvian Andes, w…
Which agricultural system, often used in tropical forests, in…
Ecotourism is which country's main source of foreign exchange…
Oil and gas were discovered in the Amazon in what year?
silver
In the mining districts of the Bolivian and Peruvian Andes, w…
Slash & Burn / Swiden
Which agricultural system, often used in tropical forests, in…
117 terms
world regional geography cu maymester
Cartography
What kinds of choices go into making m…
Projection
Can the same data be used to make diff…
:the art, science, and technology of mapmaking... :the study of…
- two basic levels of decisions: What to show? How to show it…
distortion is inevitable in any representation of physical ea…
possible short answer ... different types of maps. like the us g…
Cartography
:the art, science, and technology of mapmaking... :the study of…
What kinds of choices go into making m…
- two basic levels of decisions: What to show? How to show it…
50 terms
World Regional Geography Review
Ecology
Physical Geography
Elements of a Good Map
What is the name for Colombia's Multi-…
the interrelationship of people and the environment
Study of the surface of the earth
Scale, title, caption, and legend
La Violencia- broke out in 1946
Ecology
the interrelationship of people and the environment
Physical Geography
Study of the surface of the earth
62 terms
World Regional Geography Midterm
Newfoundland
Treaty of Utrecht
Beothuk
Frontier Mentality
-English colony established in 1610... -Beothuk, indigenous peop…
-Ceded all of Newfoundland to British Crown
Indigenous population of Newfoundland wiped out by colonists
Continual process of national and personal reappraisal, the g…
Newfoundland
-English colony established in 1610... -Beothuk, indigenous peop…
Treaty of Utrecht
-Ceded all of Newfoundland to British Crown
36 terms
Chapter 3 World Regional Geography
apparatchik
aridity
Bolshevik
civil society
state bureaucrats
dry condition where an absence of moisture and rainfall negat…
majority faction of the Russian Social Democratic Party
involves the presence of a network of voluntary organization,…
apparatchik
state bureaucrats
aridity
dry condition where an absence of moisture and rainfall negat…
133 terms
world regional geography final
Cartography
What kinds of choices go into making m…
Globalization
Regionalization
the art, science, and technology of mapmaking... the study of m…
- two basic levels of decisions: What to show? How to show it…
is the process of international integration arising from the…
the tendency to form decentralized regions.
Cartography
the art, science, and technology of mapmaking... the study of m…
What kinds of choices go into making m…
- two basic levels of decisions: What to show? How to show it…
31 terms
World Regional Geography (H)
Mental maps
Geographic information system (GIS)
Spatial perspective
Scale
Map for day to day activities. (Safety and Security)
Problem solving and data collection. "Overlay"
Earth to space perspective.
Small scale= big place... Big scale= small place
Mental maps
Map for day to day activities. (Safety and Security)
Geographic information system (GIS)
Problem solving and data collection. "Overlay"
28 terms
World Regional Geography South Asia
British East India Company
caste system
cyclone
dalits
private trade organization with its own army that acted as an…
complex division of South Asian society into different hierar…
large storm, marked by well-defined air circulation around a…
the so-called untouchable population of India; people often c…
British East India Company
private trade organization with its own army that acted as an…
caste system
complex division of South Asian society into different hierar…
32 terms
World Regional Geography quiz
Gondwana
Great Barrier Reef
Hot Spots
Atoll
The great landmass that formed the southern part of the ancie…
The longest coral reef in the world, located off the northeas…
Individual sites of upwelling material (magma) that originate…
A low-lying island or chain of islets, formed of Coral reefs…
Gondwana
The great landmass that formed the southern part of the ancie…
Great Barrier Reef
The longest coral reef in the world, located off the northeas…
14 terms
World Regional Geography
Geographic Realms
Transition Zones
Regions
Formal Region
The largest geographic units into which the inhabited world c…
Represent the start and end of a specific region, and can be…
Areas of the earths surface marked by certain properties. Cri…
Marked by a certain degree of homogeneity in one or more phen…
Geographic Realms
The largest geographic units into which the inhabited world c…
Transition Zones
Represent the start and end of a specific region, and can be…
28 terms
World Regional Geography SE Asia
animism
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian…
Bumiputra
copra
a wide variety of tribal religions based on the worship of na…
an international organization linking together the 10 most im…
the name given to native Malays (literally "sons of the soil"…
dried coconut meat.
animism
a wide variety of tribal religions based on the worship of na…
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian…
an international organization linking together the 10 most im…
World Regional Geography: Chapter 2
the earth's lithosphere (upper layers…
supercontinent that existed 225-250 mi…
where plates come into contact with on…
two plates coming together
plate tectonics theory
Pangaea
plate boundaries
convergent
the earth's lithosphere (upper layers…
plate tectonics theory
supercontinent that existed 225-250 mi…
Pangaea
98 terms
World Regional Geography
Which of the following is associated w…
Which of the following statements is f…
The major difference between an endemi…
Land tenure refers to
Gondwana
D. Due to Africa's difficult agricultural environment, numero…
a pandemic disease moves through the population of a large ar…
the way people own, occupy and use land
Which of the following is associated w…
Gondwana
Which of the following statements is f…
D. Due to Africa's difficult agricultural environment, numero…
60 terms
Exam 2 World Regional Geography
Where does the idea of Europe emanate…
Three-continent model
Physical definition of Europe
Historical definition of Europe
Europe wanted to differ themselves from Asians
(United States, Canada, and Mexico) ... Europe is different bec…
the core of Europe is primarily defined on the basis of regio…
Many of Europe's cities were first built long before settlers…
Where does the idea of Europe emanate…
Europe wanted to differ themselves from Asians
Three-continent model
(United States, Canada, and Mexico) ... Europe is different bec…
52 terms
World Regional Geography Asia
What group has an impressive imprint o…
What religion is traced to the Aryans?
What is the dominant language of the I…
What is the steep social hierarchy of…
The Aryans
Hindu
Hindi
The Caste System
What group has an impressive imprint o…
The Aryans
What religion is traced to the Aryans?
Hindu
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