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chapter 1 vocab
|the number of farmers per unit of farmland.
|Total number of objects in an area.
|East and west lines separating townships
|the art of making maps.
|extent of a features spread over space.
|relationships between people and objects across the barrier of space.
|rapid, widespread diffusion of characteristic throughout the population.
|study of human-environment relationships.
|a combination of cultural features.
|body of customary beliefs.
|Something occurs in space.
|characteristics spread across space from one place to another.
|the farther something gets the more likely it is to disappear.
|the arrangement of a feature in space.
|physical environment caused social development.
|the spread of a feature from one place to another in a snowballing process.
|everyone shares a common one or more distinctive characteristics.
|area organized around a node or focal point.
|Geography Information System (GIS)
|computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, and display geographic data.
|accurately determines a position on earths surface.
|involves the entire world and results in making something world wide.
|Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
|the time that ti international date line is set to.
|where innovation originates.
|spread of ideas from persons or nodes from authority or power to other persons.
|International Date Line
|moves the clock back 24 hours.
|Land Ordinance of 1785
|divided the united states into a bunch of townships.
|lines that go east and west on earth.
|Geographers describe a place on earth.
|line that goes north to south on the earth.
|2-d or flat diagram of earths surface.
|a useful way to identify a perceptual region.
|arc drawn between the north ad south poles (longitude)
|circle around the globe parallel to the equator and at a right angle to the meridian. (latitude)
|geometric arrangements in space.
|the umber of persons suitable in an area for agriculture.
|specific point on earth.
|land that is created by draining water from an area.
|adjusting to the environment.
|0 degree longitude that starts in Greenwich England.
|north and south lines separating townships.
|transferring locations on earth surface to a flat map.
|place on earth distinguished by culture and physical features.
|cultural landscape approach in geography.
|the spread of ideas through physical movement.
|scans earths surface.
|endowing the physical environment with cultural values.
|relationship between the portions of earth being studied and earth as a whole.
|1x1 mile of land in a township usually 36 sections.
|Physical character of a place.
|location of a place relative to another place.
|physical gap or interval between two objects.
|reduction in time it takes for something to reach another place.
|spread of an underlying principle.
|name of a given place on earth.
|square of 6 miles on each side 6x6
|conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in may countries.
|the increasing gap between economic conditions.
|place that people think exist as part of their cultural identity.