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Barron's Book Ch 1

absolute distance a distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length, such as a mile or kilometer
absolute location the eact position of an object or place, measured within the spatial coordinates of a grid system
accessibility the relative ease with which a destination may be reached from some other place
anthropogenic human-induced changes on the natural enviroment
azimuthal projection a map projection in which the plane is the most developable surface
breaking point the outer edge of a city's sphere of influence, used in the law of retail gravitation to describe the area of a city's hinterlands that depend on that city for its retail supplies
Carl Sauer Geographer from the Unifersity of California at Berkley who defined the concept of cultural landscape as the fundamental unit of geographical analysis. This landscape results from the interaction between humans and the physical enviroment.
cartograms a type of thematic map that transforms space such that the political unit with the greatest value for some type of data is represented by the largest relative area
cartography the theory and practice of making visual representations of earth's surface in the form of maps
choropleth map a thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area
complementarity the actual or potentil relationship between two places, usually referring to economic interactions
connectivity the degree of economic, social, cultural, or political connection between two places
contagious diffusion the spread of disease, an innovation, or cultural traits through direct contact with another person of another place
coordinate system a standard grid, composed of lines of latitude and longitude, used to determine the absolute location of any object, place, or feature on Earth's surface
cultural ecology the study of the interactions between societies and the natural enviroments which the live
cultural landscape the human-modified natural landscape specifically containing the imprint of a particular culture or society
distance decay effect the decrease in interaction between two phenomena, places, or people as the distance between them increases
dot maps thematic maps that use points to show the precise locations of specific observations or occurences, such as crimes, car accidents, or births
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