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Thinking Like a Geographer

TermDefinition
geography study of the earth and it's people
absolute location exact spot where a place is found
relative location description of where a place is in relation to the features around it
environment natural surroundings of people
decade a period of 10 years
century a period of 100 years
millennium a period of 1,000 years
Global Positioning System (GPS) group of satellites that uses radio signals to determine the exact location of places on Earth
Geographical Information Systems (GIS) combination of computer hardware and software used to gather, store, and analyze geographic information and then display it on a screen
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physical related to natural science
 



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