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AP HumanGeo vocab
AP Human Geography words chapter 1 part 2
|an area organized around a node or focal point.
|Geographic apporach that emphasizes human-environment relationships.
|Actions or processes that involve the entire World and result in making something worldwide in scope.
|The total number of people divided by the total land area.
|The geometric or regular arrangement of something in a study area.
|The region from which innovative ideas originate.
|The rapid, widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout a population.
|An area that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity.
|The theory that the physical environment may set limits on human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternatives.
|The arrangement of something across Earth's surface.
|The number of people per unit per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture.
|The diminishing in importance and eventual disappearance of phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin.
|The spread if a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another.
|The spread of an underlying principle, even though a specific characteristic is rejected.
|An internal representation of a portion of Earth's surface based on what an individual knows about a place, containing personal impressions of what is in a place and where places are located.
|Land created by the Dutch by draining water from an area.
|The frequency which something exists within a given unit of area.
|The spread of something over a given area.
|The process if spread if a feature or trend from one place to another over time.
|The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process.
|The increasing gap in economic conditions between core and peripheral regions as a result of the globalization of the economy.
|The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group of people's distinct tradition.
|A nineteenth- and early twentieth-century approach to the study of geography that argued that the general laws sought by human geographers could be found in the physical sciences.
|A company that conducts research, operates factories, and sells products in many countries, not just where its headquarters or shareholders are located.
|The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture.
|The reduction in the time it takes to diffuse something to a distance place, as a result of improved communications and transportation systems.
|the spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to other persons or places.