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C1&2 Test 5 Themes

Lines that run east to west but measure distances north and south of the Equator are? Lines of Latitude
A record of the past is? History
The people and groups within a society that have the authority to make laws, to make sure they are carried out, and settle disagreements about them is what? Government
Where something is at is? Location
This describes location. Place
How people are changed by their environment and how they change their environment is? Human environment interaction
The conflict between people’s desires and their limited resources is? Scarcity
The effect that one part of the world has on another (air transportation and the internet have greatly increased this). Interdependence
The gifts of nature, human skills, and tools that people use to fulfill their needs are? Resources
This determines how much detail a map will show. Scale
This means to move from one area to another? Migrate
A type of map that is not concerned with showing the actual shape or size of land masses but is more concerned with showing info is? Cartogram
The study of people, places, and their environment is? Geography
The study of how people manage their resources is? Economics
The beliefs, customs, and ways of living shared by a group of people are? Culture
An area of the world that has similar or unifying characteristics is a? Region
How people, goods, and ideas move from place to place is? Movement
A legal member of a country is a? Citizen
The kinds of food, clothing, beliefs, languages, or tools shared by a group of people are? Culture trait
An area of the world in which many people share similar beliefs, history, and languages is a? Culture region
One half of the earth is a? Hemisphere
A person who makes a map is a? Cartographer
This is used to navigate through air and water. Nautical map
How many time zones are there in the world? 24
What is a map projection? A way to show the earth’s curved surface on a flat map
What is the best type of map projection? Robinson
What are some of the reasons that the world has become more interdependent? -better methods of transportation -internet -cell phones
What do we use to make maps? Aerial photography and satellite images
List some of the different types of maps. Political, general reference, thematic, and physical
Where does each day begin? The International Date Line
List the Five Themes of Geography. Location, Place, Region, Movement, Human-Environment Interaction
Location describes what? Where something is at
When describing exactly where something is you are describing___________ location? Absolute
When describing where something is in relation to the things around it you are describing___________ location? Relative
This theme describes location with physical and human made characteristics. Place
An area of the world with similar or unifying characteristics is a. Region
How people are changed and how they change their environment is? Human Environment Interaction
Lines that run north to south measure distances east and west of the Prime Meridian are? Longitude
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