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world Geography

Chapter 1 Vocabulary

1 Geography is the study of where people,places and things are located and how they relate to eachother.
2 GIS uses computer technology to collect,manipulate,analyze, and display data about the earth's surface in order to solve geographic problems.
3 Absolute location it's position on the globe
4 Hemisphere a half of the earth the Equater divides the northern and southern hemispheres the prome meridian divides the eastern and western hemispheres.
5 Relative Location the position of a place compared to another place.
6 Character of a place the physical and human characteristic that helps distinguish a place from other places
7 Perception a viewpoint that is influenced by one's own culture and experiences.
8 Formal region a group of of places that that have similar
9 Functional reion
10 Perceptual region
Created by: chelseablack