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themes of geography

5 themes of geography

Relative Locations Described by landmarks, time, direction or distance from one place to another and may associate a particular place with another.
Absolute Locations Latitude and longitude (a global location) or a street address (local location).
Place Places have both human and physical characteristics, as well as images.
Physical Characteristics Include mountains, rivers, soil, beaches, wildlife, soil.
Human Characteristics Such as buildings, roads, clothing, and food habits.
HUMAN/ENVIRONMENTAL INTERACTION Humans adapt on the environment. Humans modify the environment. Humans depend to the environment.
Humans Adapt on the Environment. people adapt to the environment by wearing clothing that is suitable for summer and winter; rain and shine.
Humans Modify the Environment. People modify our environment by heating and cooling buildings for comfort.
Humans Depend to the Environment. People depend on the Tennessee River for our water and transportation.
Movement We interact with each other through travel, trade, information flows (E-Mail) and political events.
Region A region is an area that displays a coherent unity in terms of the government, language, or possibly the landforms or situation.
Formal Regions Are those defined by governmental or administrative boundaries (i. e., United States, Birmingham, Brazil).
Functional Regions Are those defined by a function (i. e., TVA, United Airlines Service area or a newspaper service area).
Vernacular Regions Are those loosely defined by people's perception (i. e., The South, The Middle East).
Created by: Gloria Xie