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Spatial Perspective considers arrangements of phenomenon studied
Absolute location precise spot
Latitude Distance north or south
Longitude Distance east or west
Equator Imaginary line halfway of poles
Prime Meridian Imaginary line pole to pole
International date line Imaginary line 180 degrees from Greenwich
Relative Location Description where something is
Connectivity Degree of linkage
Accessibilty How quickly and easily people interact
Place Refers to physical and human characteristics
Region Formed group of places
Site Physical/cultural characteristics
Situation Refers location of a place relative surroundings
Sense of place State of mind
Toponym Place name
Distance Measurement of how far
Proximity Indicates nearness
Time-Space-Compression shrinking time distance bc improved methods
spatial interaction refers to contact/movement/flow
friction of distance indicates farther apart-less connected
distance-decay effects of distance
distribution the way a phenomenon is spread
density specific area
concentration spread of a feature
pattern general arrangement
spatial association matching patterns
human environment interaction connection/exchange of humans/natural world
cultural ecology study humans adapt environment
environmental determinism belief landform/climate most powerful forces
possibilism view acknowledges limits
Created by: joemc40
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