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Cp1 Vocab - CL
Vocabulary for chapter 1 in "The Cultural Landscape"
|The ratio of the number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture
|The total number of people divided by the total land area
|An east-west line designated under the Land Ordinance of 1785
|The science of Map Making
|The spread of something over a given area
|Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space
|The rapid widespread diffusion of a feature or trend throughout a population
|Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relations
|Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural group
|Body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material tracts that creates a distinction of one group from another
|The frequency of something through a given area
|The process of spread of a feature or trend from one place to another over time
|The diminishing in importance or eventual disappearance of a phenomenon with increasing distance from its origin
|The arrangement of something across earth's surface
|A nineteenth and early twentieth century approach to the study of geography which argues that the general laws sought by human geographers could be found in the physical sciences.
|The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process
|An area in which everyone shares in one or more distinctive characteristics
|An area organized around a node or point
|A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displays geographic data.
|A system that determines the precise position of something on Earth through a series of satellites, tracking stations, and receivers.
|Actions of processes that involve the entire world and result in some worldwide phenomenon.
|The time in that zone encompassing the prime meridian, or 0 degrees longitude.
|The region from which an idea originates
|The spread of an idea, trend, or feature from one key person to another in order or importance of the receiving person
|International Date Line
|An arc that for the most part follows 180 degrees longitude, although it deviates in several places to avoide dividing land areas
|Land Ordinance of 1785
|A law that divided much of the USA into townships to townships to facilitate the sale of land to settlers
|The numbering system used to indicate the location of parallels drawn on a globe
|The numbering system used to measure distance east or west of the prime meridian
|The position of anything on Earth's surface
|2-D representation of earth's surface or a portion of it
|A representation of earth's surface (or a portion of it) based on a person's knowledge
|an arc drawn on a map between the north and south poles
|A circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and at right angles to mmeridians
|A geometric or regular arrangement of something in a study area
|The number of people per unit of arable land suitable for farming
|A specific point on earth distinguished by a characteristic
|Land created by the Duth by draining water from an area.