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SS Statement FIVE

Regions

TermDefinition
landform criteria for classifying a region; refers to the physical features on the Earth's surface such as plains, plateaus, mountains, and valleys
climate criteria for classifying a region; includes long term trends in weather and atmospheric conditions (for example: rainfall, average temperature)
population criteria for classifying a region; includes information about the number of people who live in a selected area; can include census information, population density, and birth rates
culture criteria for classifying a region; an area in which people share common characteristics such as language, traditions, or religious beliefs
economic criteria for classifying a region; refers to the set of principles by which a society decides and organizes the ownership, distribution, and use of resources (natural resources, agricultural products, and income)
criteria standards used to judge or evaluate something
physical region a region that shares the same natural characteristics, such as landforms, climate, plant or animal life
region an area with similar characteristics that make it distinct from other areas; places within a ________ are more alike than places outside the ________
urban region region whose population is living in the city
rural region region whose population is living in the country
landforms, climate, population, culture, and economics regions can be determined using these five criteria
delta wetlands that form as rivers empty their water and sediment into another body of water, such as an ocean, lake, or another river
human characteristics these are the characteristics of a region that come from human ideas and actions; can include bridges, highways, parks, population density, language patterns, religion, architecture, and political systems
physical characteristics these are the characteristics of a region that make up its natural environment; can include land forms, bodies of water, climate, soils, natural vegetation, and animal life