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Chapter 1 Vocab 2

Human Geography People, Place and Culture 2013-2014 at Santa Fe High Mr. Hendry

TermDefinition
human-environment relationship among phenomena in individual places (including the relationship between humans and the physical world).
region features that tend to be concentrated in particular areas (g.g. U.S.: New England, Mid-West, East coast, South, North...)
place uniqueness of a location.
movement mobility of people, goods, and ideas across the surface of the planet.
sense of place infusing a place with meaning and emotion, but remembering important events that occurred in a place, or by labeling a place with a certain character. )e.g. feeling of "home".)
perceptions of places developed ideas about places pleople have never been through books, movies, stories, and pictures. (NYC, Los Angeles, Paris, Alabama...)
spatial interaction how things are laid how and how the people in those different places exchange ideas, goods, diseases, ... or do not exchange ideas, goods, diseases...
distances the measurement of physical spaces between two points or places.
accessibility the ability for something to be gotten/achieved. The degrees to which it is easily possible to get to a certain location from other locations. This varies and can be measured.
connectivity how things come together or are linked between one location and another in a transport network.
landscape a core element of geography that refers to the material character of a place, complexity of natural features, human structures, and other tangible objects that give a place a particular form.
cultural landscape the visible imprint of human activity on the landscape. (concept-- Carl Sauer, 1927, UC Berkley.)
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