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Chapter one key terms in text by H.J. Blij/Alexander Murphy
|A place's location in relation to a neutral, agreed-upon frame of reference.
|Defined spatial extent; location, in that all regions lie somewhere on Earth's surface.
|The limits of an area.
|The spatial spreading of a culture element or other phenomenon.
|An order or gradation of phenomenon; vertical way of viewing regions.
|The third theme of geography; particular areas in which features tend to be concentrated in.
|The fifth theme of geography; referring to the mobility of people, goods, and ideas across the surface of the Earth.
|The understanding and explaining of the wide diversity of the world.
|An element of contemporary human geography that seeks answers to a wide range of questions
|The first theme of geography; highlights how the geographical position of people and things on the Earth's surface affects what happens and why.
|An undertaking that involves the application of modern quantitative spatial analytic techniques to regional questions.
|The fourth theme of geography; referring to distinguishing human and physical characteristics.
|To observe the physical and human characteristics of our planet as they vary over space, looking specifically for patterns and processes.
|The second theme of geography; the relationship between humans and the natural world.
|The material character of a place.
|Geographic tools used to demonstrate the insights gained through spatial analysis.
|A place's location relative to other human and physical features on the landscape.
|Geographic Information Systems
|A tool that allows geographers to combine layers of spatial data in a computerized environment.
|A method of collecting data or information through the use of instruments that are physically distant from the area or object of study.
|Regions marked by uniformity.
|The product of interactions, movement of various kinds.
|Regions primarily in the minds of people.
|Maps in the minds of people; derived from visual observation of the real world and from the scrutiny and study of printed maps.
|The total impression individuals have of their surroundings which create a mental map.