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LS AA geo finalexam

geography final exam

A peice of land with water on 3 sides Peninsula
Water covers what percentage of earth's surface? 70 percent
Long period of extreme dryness and water shortages; severe lack of rainfall drought
As elevation gets higher, temperature gets... colder
land covers about what percent of the earth's surface 30 percent
can be replaced or used again renewable resources
height above sea level elevation
northern and southern hemispheres have _ seasons. opposite
The shortest day of the year occurs in what season? winter
valleys, mountains, and plains are examples of... landforms
largest ocean pacific ocean
what climates are hot tropical
Hottest temperatures on earth are found at what lattitude line? 0 degrees
What basin has has the largest rain forest in the world? Amazon River
coal and oil are examples of... fossil fuels
widespread cutting of forests deforestation
the earth's land, water, plants, and animals physical geography
study people and culture human geograpy
study the earth (variety) geographers
name three uses of geography map making, planning, managing
area that shares common characteristics regions
individual features of the land or water landform
satellites used to locate exact places GPS (global positioning system)
special software to help geographers gather/use information on a place GIS (geographic information systems)
natural surroundings environment
how many themes are there in geography 5
spherical model of Earth globe
how many hemispheres does the Earth have 4
parallel imaginary lines that run E to W latitude lines
imaginary maridian lines that run N to S longitude lines
a map contains.. may key, scale bar, compass rose, and title
two examples of general purpose map are... physical and political
two examples of a special purpose map are... climate and natural resources
a way of summarizing and presenting information visually graphs
a graphic way of summmarizing and presenting information clearly charts
graph in which small symbols represent quantities pictograph
barline graph that gives information about temperature and precipitation climograph
in a market economy, who makes the decisions about what to produce, and who does in a command economy market: individuals or people command economy: government
geographers divide the world into _ regions culture
people express their culture through... the art
what allows people to communicate language
people who share a common culture, language, or history ethnic group
helps people answer questions about life's meaning religion
rules with absolute authority dictator
a market economy is based upon free enterprize
civilizations are highly developed... cultures
a local form of language dialect
way of life of a group of people who share simialr beliefs and customs culture
an economic system sets forth rules on how goods and services sre produced and... exchanged (sold)
cultural diffusion is the process of spreading ____ to other cultures ideas
largest continent Asia
highest mountain Everst
largest lake Caspian Sea
longest river Nile
largest freshwater lake Superiour
smallest contient Austrailia
Millvile's absolute location 39 degrees N and 75 degrees W
Millville's relative location is ______ of Pennslyvania Southeast
Created by: Allison26