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Chapter 1 Section 1

World Studies Chapter 1 Section 1

TermDefinition
Geography Study of Earth
Five Themes Help organize information about Earth
Location Where a place is located
Regions Group places together that have something in common
Place Human and physical features at a specific location
Movement Explains how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another
Human-Environment Interaction How people affect their environment, and how the environment affects people
Cardinal Directions North, east, south west
Latitude Distance north or south of the equator
Longitude Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
Hemisphere Half of Earth
Lines of latitude are also called... Parallels
Lines of longitude are also called... Meridians
Latitude and Longitude are measured in... Degrees
Absolute (Exact) Location Uses coordinates of latitude and longitude
Relative Location Where a place is located in relation to another place. Uses directions (ex: north) and distances
Created by: wcabana