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Maps, place, space,

Chapter 2 of Barron's AP human Geography study guide

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Define: Site the refers the the physical and cultural features of a place, independent of that place's relationship to other places around it
Define: Absolute Distance teh distance that can be measured with a standared unit of length, such as a mile or kilometer
Which has a higher Transferability: Milk or Computer chips Computer chips, because that can be eaisly shiped and made anywhere
Define: Tobler's first law of geography Everything is related to everything else, but near things are more related then distant things
Define: distance Decay the decrease in interaction between two phenomena places, or people as the distance between them increases
Define: Gravity Model Population of city #1 + Population of city #2 / ( distance apart * distance apart)
Define: Relocation Diffusion when people migrate from one place to another, brining with them cultural traditions from there previous homelands
Define: Hierachical Diffusion & Emaple something is transmitted between places becasue of something the two places have in common, Example: New york Fashion
Define: Contagious Diffusion & Example something is transmitted over space because people who carry it are close to each other, example: the flu
Created by: Mindless007