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AP Human Geography

key subjects from Barron's AP book

QuestionAnswer
Eratosthenes Alexandria, Egypt. one of the first cartographers. coined "geography
George Perkins Marsh Man and Nature OR Physical Geography as Modified by Human Action (books). discovered envirn. changes due to humans
W. D. Pattison traditions; earth-science, culture-environment, locational, area-analysis
Ptolemy Roman. Guide to Geography (book). maps: grid system, latitude, longitude
Carl Sauer U of Cal (Berkley) prof. landscapes results from interactions between humans and physical environments
GIS (Geographical Information Systems) computer tools used to capture, analyze geographic data.
GPS (Global Positioning System) satellites used to determine location
Remote Sensing ovservation and mathmatical measurement of earth's surface using air vehicles
Idiographic characteristics of a certain place
Nomothetic universal characteristics
Anthropogenic human-induced changes to the natural environ.
Human Geography study of human activities across space (e.g. cultural, economic, population, political, behavioral, urban, and agricultural geography)
Physical Geography the earth's physical systems and how they vary across space
Environmental Geography how humans alter the physical environments, vice versa
Created by: wheezylou