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Chpt. 1 Vocab terms
chpt1 HG vocab
|What is a vernacular region?
|An area which exists as part of a cultural identity, instead of as a concrete place.
|What is uneven development?
|An increasing economic gap between core areas and peripheral regions.
|What is a transnational corporation?
|A company which has a hold in many countries via conducting reasearch, manufacturing, selling products, etc.
|What is a township?
|A six mile by six mile square created by the land ordinnce of 1785.
|What is a toponym?
|The name given to a portion of the earth's surface.
|What is stimulus diffusion.
|The spread of a principle even if its major/specific charictaristics are rejected.
|What is space time compression?
|The reduction in time it takes to move an object or idea to a different place due to advanced technology.
|What is space?
|The physical gap between objects.
|What is a situation?
|The location of a place in relation to another place.