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Key Intro Terms

Spatial Perspective Geography’s consideration that spatial patterns are crucial to how we live and organize our societies
Scale map or analytical representation
Geographic realm global neighborhoods with combinations of environmental, cultural, and organizational properties
Transition zone where two geographic realms meet are not sharp boundaries
Absolute location area’s extent defined by the geographic grid.
Formal region areas with a measurable or visible internal homogeneity
Functional region a structured, urban-centered system of interaction
Hinterland core, as center of activity with a surrounding zone of interaction
Global climate change includes natural and anthropogenic-accelerated changes associated with warming or cooling
Population distribution map with dots to represent ~100,000 people.
Urbanization the proportion of total population residing in towns and cities (today 55%)
Cultural landscape distinctive attributes of a society imprinted on its portion of the world’s physical stage
Natural landscape array of landforms constituting Earth’s surface, including the physical features that mark them
Continental drift theory that landmasses were once pieces of a supercontinent, Pangaea, that broke up
State geographic term for political entities; also known as countries
Sovereignty notion that the government of a state rules supreme within its borders
European state model assumed a political entity (state) would territorially match a cultural entity (nation) as a nation-state
Core area coastal provinces
Periphery interior and western regions
Globalization a geographic process in which economic, cultural, and political relations shift to ever-broader scales
Relative location referenced against other regions.
Created by: pl239801