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Unit 1

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Sequent occupance societies leave cultutral imprint to a place, that contrubytes to cultural landscape
Cultural landscape sculpting of a natural landscape by a group- humans interact with nature.
Arithmetic density total number of people divided by total land area- density of people and per land area.
Physiological density number of people per unit of area of agricultural land
Hearth place where idea originated.
Diffusion spread of a feature or trend from one place to another
Relocation Diffusion spread of an idea through movement of people from one place to another
Expansion Diffusion spread of feature in snowballing process
Hierarchical Diffusion spread of ideas from nodes or focal point of authority
Contagious diffusion rapid and widespread throughout population
Stimulus diffusion spread of underlying principle ex. computers PC and Apple)
Absolute distance exact measurement of space between space
Relative distance Approximate measurement of space between two places
Distribution arrangement of something across Earth's Surface
Environmental determinism apporach to study of geography was found in physical sciences, study of enviorment caused by human actvities.
Absolute location position on Earth;s surface using coordinates of longitude
Friction of Distance based on notation, distance requires money and energy.
Relative Location Position on Earth's surface, near others
Site physical charcter of a place, significant
Situation location of place relative to others
Space-Time Compression reduction in time, takes to diffuse something
Distance Decay diminishing importance of phenomenon with increasing distance of hearth.
Networks Manuel Castells as set of interconnected nodes without center
Connectivity relationship among people and objects across a barrier
Accessibility ease to reach one location to another location
Space Physical gap or interval between two objects
Spatial Distribution physical location across geographic space
Size estimation of extent
Scale ratio of maps to map and actual world
Formal Region uniform region, share common characteristics such as language and climate
Functional Region nodal region, central focus dominates and diminishes outward places, by transportation and communication.
Vernacular Region Perceptual region, place is people culture identity, mental map
Possiblisim people have ability to adjust physical environment.
Natural landscape the land originally there. created by science.
Pattern distribution, objects form a linear distribution
Toponym name of place given
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