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Geo ch1

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Landscapes Portions of the Earth’s surface that can be viewed at one time and from one location
Relative Location Describes where a place is compared to another space
Longitude Vertical lines that run from north to south on a globe
Relative and Absolute The two types of location
Two examples of absolute location An address and latitude/longitude coordinates
People affect the environment Car exhaust, deforestation, etc.
Environment affects people Floods, hurricanes, ect.
A geography skill Using google maps
Two places that belong to the same region Climate Human Systems Los Angeles and San Diego
Examples of a landforms Hills, valleys, mountains
Climate Average weather conditions over a long period of time
Human Systems Average weather conditions over a long period of time
Prime Meridian The line that divides Earth in half from East to West
Environment The natural surroundings of a place
Latitude Lines that run horizontal, east to west
Definition of Geography The Study of Earth and all it’s components
5 Themes of Geography Location, Place, Region, Human-Environment Interaction and Movement
Created by: lporter
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