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Geo. Def. Carlie

Geo. Definitions

prime meridian a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude.
Cultural landscape The combination of the physical features and human features on a landscape
mental map The map-like image every one carries in their head
culture the arts and other manifestations of human intellectual achievement regarded collectively.
spatial perspective A way for geographers to identify and explain patterns of human activities and physical activities across Earth.
spatial association The degree to which things are similarly arranged over space. Compares distribution patterns. A strong occurs where two distributions are similar. Weak association describes little similarity. No association occurs when two distributions are dissimilar.
spatial diffusion The process by which information and ideas spread across Earth.
absolute location a term which has little real meaning, since any location must be expressed relative to something else.
relative location A location of a place in relation to another place (i.e. south or downhill).
concentration the geographic location of a specific cluster or dense group, e.g. of ethnics, types of buildings, types of natural features (such as mountains, lakes, or forests).
pattern A spatial distribution explainable as a repetitive distribution.
Created by: carwid123



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