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History Chapter 2

QuestionAnswer
Map Projection: very accurate, good for navigation Mercator
What is the best map projection? depends on what its used for
Map Projection: larger land masses Goode's
Map Projection: major distortion of shape Equal Area
Map Projection: attractive, easy to read Robinson
shows physical features/ natural features of land physical map
shows man made borders or lines political map
changes size of regions to depict land, wonky maps cartogram
dots represent a certain frequency dot distribution
size of the symbol corresponds to the magnitude of the mapped feature proportional symbol/ graduated symbol
connects points of value isoline maps
put features into classes for each region, uses color or patterns to show the location and distribution of spatial data choropleth
general arrangements of things being studied patterns
formal regions united by one or more traits
functional region organized around a focal point and are defined by an activity that occurs across a region
perceptual region informal sense of place that people ascribe to a region
quantitative data numbers, measured, recorded
qualitative data description, observation, documents...
western mountains? Rockies
eastern mountains? Appalachians
North America's Population? 300 million
U.S. population? 270 million
Canada's Population 30 million
What is another word for urbanization? Megalopolis
societies having more than one culture multicultural
ottawa Canada's Capital
Canada's Languages spanish, french
Canada has... 10 provinces and 3 territories
2nd Largest country Canada
Most Canadians live in... Ontario
Created by: suprhoward31