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themes of geography

5 themes of geography

Exact Location exact spot on where a geographic feature is found
Relative Location Description of where a place is in relation to the features around it
Place Describes the characteristics of a location that make it unique, or different (physical and human characteristics) 'What is it like there?
Human-Environment Interaction How people affect their environment and how the environment affects them
Movement Explains how and why people, ideas, and good move from place to place
Region -What places have in common. -Areas of the Earth's surface that have several common characteristics such as land, natural resources, or population.
Region-example? examples: Great Plains, Farm Belt, Pacific Northwest
Movement- example? Refugees leaving their home country because of war or famine
Relative Location- example? Manhattan, Kansas is North of I-70 and west of Topeka
Exact Location- Example? Topeka: 39º 04' N Latitude 95º 69' W Longitude
Human-Environment Interaction-example? Building a dam, pollution, and natural disasters
Place-example? Manhattan, Kansas is in the Flint Hills, is a college and military town, and is by Tuttle Creek Lake.
Created by: earoberts