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Chapter 1 Section 1

Geography Study of Earth
Purpose of 5 Themes of Geography Help organize information about Earth
Location Where a place is located
Regions Group places together that have something in common
Place Human and physical features at a specific location
Movement Explains how people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another
Human-Environment Interaction How people affect their environment, and how the environment affects people
Cardinal Directions North, east, south west
Latitude Distance north or south of the equator
Longitude Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
Hemisphere Half of Earth
Parallels Another word for lines of latitude
Meridians Another word for lines of longitude
Latitude and Longitude are measured in... Degrees
Absolute (Exact) Location Uses coordinates of latitude and longitude
Created by: wcabana