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AP Human Geography1

AP Human Geography Ch1

human geography* the study of human population, culture and landscape
Globalization the world getting "smaller"
Spatial disrtibution physical location of geographic phenomena
Spatial interaction* how things interact based on space
Accessibility how easy a place is to get to
Connectivity how easy it is to communicate
cultural landscape things that humans leave behind like road or a building
sequence occupance muliple groups of people livedat that location over a period of time
reference maps* maps that show the absolute locationof places
thematic maps* maps that tell stories
activity space where you are on a daily basis
formal/functional, & perceptual regions* formal region-a type of region that is set functional region- a type of region that is defined by daily activities perceputal region- just a general area eg: The South
time-distance decay* time and distance are not being as much of a problem
cultural barrier barriers preventing cultures from mixing wether tangible or untangible
expansion diffusion diffusion based on movement
contagious diffusion diffusion based on more and more people liking the thing
hierachial dfiiusion diffusion form a select few, to a slightly largre group, to a larger group untill it goes world wide
stimulus diffusion diffusion form one culture to another
relocation diffusion diffusion spread from people moving
enviromental determinism the enviroment controlls human life
isotherm a line on a map connecting points of equal temperature values
cultural ecology* the interaction between a culture and the enviroment
Created by: BLonde_Kitsune