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APHG CH 1 VOCAB
|The study of where things are found on the Earth's surface and the reasons for the locations. Split into 2 categories: human and physical
|The frequency with which something occurs in space is its....
|The total number of objects in an area
|The number of people per unit of area suitable for agriculture
|The reduction in the time it takes for something to reach another place
|When contact diminishes with increasing disance and eventually disappears.
|The process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time.
|The place from which an innovation originates is called.
|Type of diffusion where the spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another
|The spread of a freature from one place to another in a snowballing process.
|Type of diffusion where the spread of an idea from persons or nodes of authority or pwer to ther persons or places.
|Type of diffusion where the spread is rapid throughout the entire population.
|Type of diffusion whtere the spread of an underlying principle, even though a characteristic itself apparently fails to diffuse.
|The extent of a feature's spread over space.
|The geometric arrangement of objects in space
|The arrangement of a feature in space is known as.
|The idea that human actions were scientifically caused by environmental conditions
|The idea that the physical environment may limit some human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to their environment
|Type of region that is uniform or homogeneous where everyone shares in common one or more distinctive characteristics
|Type of region that is organized around a node or focal point. Region is tied to the central point by communication and transportation. Also known as a nodal region
|Type of perceptual region that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity.
|The position that somethign occupies on the Earth's surface.
|The name given to a place on Earth
|The physical characteristic of a place
|Location of a place relative to other places
|0 degrees longitude
|0 degrees latitude
|2D or flat scale model of Earth's surface or a portion of it.
|The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite orbiting Earth or from other long distance methods
|A high performance computer system that processes geographic data.
|GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEM (GIS)
|Navigation system that takes signals from a series of satellites taht can pintpoint the current location of a motor vehicle.
|GEOGRAPHIC POSITIONING SYSTEM (GPS)
|The scientific method of transferring locations on Earth's surface
|Every 15 degrees longitude that results in one hour
|Relation of a feature's size on a map and its actual size on Earth's surface
|A force or process that involves the entire world and resutls in making something worldwide in scope