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Unit 1 Geography
AP Human Geography
|The total number of people divided by the total land area.
|The cell phone was developed in the United States, but its mass appeal has caused it to _________ world-wide, where many families in less developed nations have never had a house phone but they have purchased a cell phone.
|The arrangement of something across the Earth’s surface.
|Computer system that analyzes and compares geographic information by making it possible to layer maps of differt information to see patterns.
|Geographic Information Systems
|___________ in cars help you find your destination by pinpointing your exact location on the earth through satellites then explaining the best way to get from that place to the next.
|Global Positioning System
|The Land Ordinance of 1785 split much of the Western United States into square parcels of land to easily sell these plots to settlers, the geometric arrangements shows a ____________ of settlement that is still visible today.
|The total number of people divided by land that is able to be farmed.
|Satellites used in _________ help to track and monitor changes that occur on the surface of the earth, such as weather phenomenon.
|Mexico City is a great example of ___________ because the modern skyscrappers of today are built over top of Aztec Ruins.
|Describing a location by using the physical features of that area.
|Describing a location by using its proximity to other locations.
|Phenomenon that explains how our world seems smaller because it is easier to travel from one place to another as a result of technology
|Space Time Compression
|The name given to a place on the Earth.
|When objects are found close together
|When objects are found far away from each other.
|Phenomenon that explains how the farther a person gets from the hearth of their culture the less likely they are to stay in touch with its beliefs.
|Phenomenon that explains how the farther someone is from something else, the less likely they will interact because of the cost and time it takes to do so.
|Friction of Distance
|The process of converting the 3D earth onto a flat map.
|The physical impression people leave on the earth such as buildings, bridges, monuments, etc.
|Describing a places location using longitude and latitude measurements
|Measured by the ease at which it is to reach other places from another.
|Science of map making
|Overcoming their cultural and physical barriers, Iraq and Iran have increased their ____________ through new active trading.
|YouTube videos often spread through ___________ since they can go from 1 hit to millions within days.
|Theory that states that our culture and lifestyle is dictated by our physical environment.
|The spread of an idea or feature from one place to another where it becomes more and more popular overtime, like a snowball rolling down a hill.
|The United States of America is considered a ___________ because everyone lives within set boundaries demarking it from other areas.
|The Sun New's ___________ is the grand strand because the closer you get to Charleston, the more likely people will read the Charleston Gazette instead.
|The process by which something local becomes a global phenomenon.
|The location where something originates.
|Books that are apart of Oprah Winfrey's Book Club spread through __________ since Oprah reads the book first, then others read it because of her respected recommendation.
|Airports are a great example of a _________ because no one airport is the beginning, each has its own set places it serves, connecting to the bigger system of travel.
|The ability of people in Iceland to grow bananas in geothermal greenhouses is an example of __________.
|The ____________ of my house is 1 mile East of North Myrtle Beach High School.
|The movement of something from one place to another through the physical migration of people.
|The relationship between an object on the earth and its representation on a map.
|The gap between objects
|As a result of ___________, the same monotheistic God spread into the Islamic faith, but other aspects of Judaism and Christianity were not adopted.
|The South of the US is an example of a ___________ because it is based on a cultural identity that does not have a clear demarcation