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fourth geo. vocab.

Western Hemisphere Geography Vocabulary 4th quiz

communication ways people send and recieve messages thereby linking people and places.
envrionmental concerns/issues interests people have about the care of the natural environment
human-made features changes people have made to the land. These changes include buildings, bridges, tunnels, railroad tracks, dams, monuments, piers, farm fields.
human/environmental interactions explains how people live in their environment
landlocked almost or entirely surrounded by land; having no coastline or seaport.
topography graphic description on maps or charts of natural and man-made features of a place to show their relative positions and elevations.
map author the person or company that created the map
map date the year in which the map was made.
map elements the parts of a map that make it usable.
symbols the pictures, shapes, or colors on a map that stand for objects, places, or people.
Tropic of Cancer a line of latitude about 23 degrees to the North of the Equator.
Tropic of Capricorn a line of latitude about 23 degrees to the South of the Equator.
Southern hemisphere the half of the Earth south of the Equator
technology skills, methods, tools, machines, and other things used to perform activities. This changes over time and affects the way people live, work, and play.
temperate A region or climate with mild temperatures.
migrate/migration/immigration to move from one country or region to another with the intent of staying at the place for a long period of time.
transportation the way goods and people move from place to place; thereby linking communities.
ocean a large body of saltwater
relative distance the approximate distance of a place in relationship to other places (i.e. near and far)
Created by: Adamsthornell