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AP Human Geo Vocab
Vocabulary from BARRON'S 4th Edition *Unfinished
|A distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length, such as a mile or kilometer.
|The exact position of an object or place, measured within the spatial coordinates of a grid system.
|The relative ease with which a destination may be reached from some other place.
|Human-induced changes on the natural environment.
|A map projection in which the plane is the most developable surface.
|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.
|Defined cultural landscape; it results from interaction between humans and the physical environment. No landscape has escaped alteration by human activities.
|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.
|The theory and practice of making visual representations of Earth's surface in the form of maps.
|A thematic map that uses tones or colors to represent spatial data as average values per unit area.
|An image of a portion of Earth's surface that an individual creates in his/her mind. These maps can include knowledge of actual locations and relationships among locations as well as personal perceptions and preferences of particular places.
|The actual or potential relationship between two places, usually referring to economic interactions.
|The degree of economic, social, cultural, or political connection between two places.
|The spread of a disease, innovation, or cultural traits through direct contact with another person or another place.