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Geography Quiz 1.4

Absolute Location The exact spot on the planet where something is
Chain Migration A migration pattern in which first arrivals encourage their family, friends, and neighbors to move to the same location
Formal Regions Based on human properties Ex: Language/Government
Functional Regions Based on a focal point and connections Ex: Suburbs around a city
Perceptual Regions Based on human attitudes Ex: The definition of Southern California
Pull Factors Reasons for leaving a particular place
Relative Location When the location of one place is defined in terms of a different place
Region Areas that have some kind of unity or similarity. They are defined in many ways including terrain, climate, government, language, or trade
What are the two different indicators used to provide relative locations? Street address and latitude/longitude
What are the two elements of a place description? Physical and human characteristics
What are the 8 regions? North America, South America, Europe, Southwest Asia, East Asia, South Asia, Africa, and Antarctica/Oceania
What is needed to understand the scale and scope of different migrations? Accurate population data
What are the three main questions that the theme of human-environmental interaction asks? How do humans modify the environment? How do humans adapt to the environment? In what ways do humans depend on the environment?
How do humans modify their environment? When they develop a new solution, new technology, and adapting
Created by: archergirl