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Region Vocab aak/1-2

functional region an area that has defined cores that are connected to others to complete a specific job or purpose
perceptual region an area defined by subjective perceptions that reflect the feelings and images about key place characteristics; often defined by its history, culture, and landforms
formal region an area defined on the basis of one or more identifiable traits which set it apart from other regions
physical characteristics the branch of geography concerned with natural features and phenomena of the earth's surface, as landforms, drainage features, climate, soils, and vegetation
human characteristics the branch of geography concerned with the human-designed features if a place, from land use and architecture to forms of live hood and religion to food and folk ways to transportation and communication networks.
boundaries a large indefinite portion of the earth's surface or area; a specified district of territory; particular area of interest
fuzzy boundaries a boundary where it isn't a definite and/or solid boundary where the beginning and cut off is indefinite
defined boundaries a solid boundary with a specific beginning and end
unifying to make into or become a unit
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