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Human gep ch1 pt3

AP human geography mrs.rivera third set 16 (Blji)

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Geocaching A hunt for a cache, the Global Positioning System coordinates which are placed on the internet by other geocachers.
Relative Location The regional position or situtaion of a place relative to the position of other places. Distance, accessibility, and conncetivity affect relative location.
Mental Map Image or picture of the way space is organized determined by an individual's perception,impression,and knowledge of that space.
Acitivty Space The space within which daily activitys occur
Generalized Map When mapping data, whether human or phyical, cartographers, the geographers who make maps generalize the information they present of maps. Shadings how much or how little of some phenomena can be found on a part of the Earth's surface.
Remote Sensing A method of collecting data o information through the use of instruments that are physically distant from the area or object of study.
Geographic Information Sytems A colleciton of computer hardware and software that permits spaital data to be collected, recorded, stored, retrieved, manipulated, analyzed, and displayed to the user.
Rescale Involvement of players at other scales to generate support for a position or an initiative
Formal Region A type of region marked by a certain degree of homogeneity in one or more phenomena; also called uniform region or homogeneous region
Functional Region A region defined by the particular set of activities or interactions that occur within it
Perceptual Region A region that only exists as a conceptualization or an idea and not as physically demarcated eni
Cultural Trait A single element of normal practice in a culture, such as the wearing of a turban
Culture The sum total of the knowledge, attitudes, and habitual patterns shared and transmitted by the memebers of a society.
Culture Complex A related set of cultural traits, such as prevailing dress codes and cooking and eating utensils.
Cultural Hearth Heartland, source area, innovation center; place of origin of a major culture
Independent Invention The term for a trait with many cultural hearths that developed independent of each other.
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