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|exact measurement of the physical space between 2 places.
|the name given to a place on earth
|the physical character of a place
|the location of a place relative to other places.
|an arc drawn between the north and south poles.
|0 degrees longitude
|a circle drawn around the globe to the equator and at right angles to the meridians
|international date line
|180 degrees longitude
|a combination of cultural features such as language and religion, economic features such as agriculture and industry, and physical features such as climate and vegetation.
|regional studies approach
|geographers argued that each region had its own distinctive landscape that results from a unique combination of social relationships and physical processes.
|aka uniform region, or homogeneous region is an area within which everyone shares in common one or more distinctive characteristics.
|aka a nodal region, is an area organized around a node or focal point.
|aka perceptual region is a place that people believe exisrs as part of their cultural identity,
|an internal representation of a portion of earths surface
|the view that human geographers should apply laws from the natural sciences to understanding relationships between the physical environment and human actions.
|the geographic study of human-environment relationships.
|the physical environment may limit some human acrions but people jave the ability to adjust to their lives.
|a force or process that involves the entire world and results in making something worldwide in scope.
|leaders of the globalization of the economy.
|the frequency with which something occurs in space.
|the total number of objects in an area. commonly used to compare the distribution of population in different countries.
|the number of persons per unit of area suitable for agriculture. may mean that a country has difficulty growing enough food to sustain its population.
|the number of farmers per unit area of farmland. may mean that a country has inefficient agriculture.
|the geometric arrangement of objects in space.
|the farther away two groups are from each other, the less likely they are to interact.
|the process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time.
|the place from which an innovation originates
|the spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another
|the spread of a feature from one place to another in a snowballing process. may result from one of the three processes of diffusion
|the spread of an idea from persons or nodes of authority or power to other persons or places.
|the rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristic throughout the population.
|the spread of an inderlying principle, even though a characteristic itself apparently fails to diffuse.
|the increasing gap in economic conditions between regions in the core and periphery that results from the globalization of the economy.
|created a remarkably accurate computation of earths circumference, whicg he based on the suns angle at te summer solstice.created the word geography.
|the art and science of map making