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Rundy Tri 1 Final

Chapters 1, 2, 3, 10 - AP Human Geography

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The position of anything on Earth's surface Location
When a person or persons interacts with the environment. Human-Environment Interaction
An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or features. Region
A specific point on earth distinguished by a particular character. Place
Moving from one place to another, mobility. Movement
An area where everyone shares at least one common characteristic. Formal Region
An area organized around a node or as focal point. Functional Region
An area that people believe to exist as part of their cultural identity. Perceptual Region (Vernacular Region)
An internal representation of a portion of the Earth's surface. Mental Map
Spread of a trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another. Relocation Diffusion
The spread of a trend in a snowballing process. Expansion Diffusion
Spread of a trend from one higher ranking person to other people or places. Hierarchical Diffusion
Spread of an underlying principle, even though a specific characteristic is rejected. (Ex. Ipods, Iphones, Technologies) Stimulus Diffusion
The exact distance of something. Absolute Distance
The approximate distance of something. Realative Distance
The region where innovative ideas originate. Hearth
The further you are away from something the less interaction you'll have with it. Distance Decay
A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displays geographic data. GIS
The acquisition of data about Earth's surface from a satellite. Remote Sensing
Determines the exact location or position of something. GPS
Name given to a portion of Earth's surface. Toponym
Reduction in time it takes to diffuse something to a distant place. Space-Time Compression
Total number of people divided by total land area. Arithmetic Denstiy
Number of people per unit of area of arable land (land suitable for agrictulture). Physiological Density
Ratio of number of farmers to the total amount of land suitable for agriculture. Agricultural Density
A bar graph showing age and sex. Population Pyramid
The scientific study of population characteristics. Demography
Percentage of population growth in a year- CBR minus CDR. Natural Increase Rate
Total number of live births in a year for every 1,000 people alive. Crude Birth Rate
Total number of deaths in a year for every 1,000 people alive. Crude Death Rate
Average number of children a woman will have throughout her childbearing years. Total Fertility Rate
Total number of infant deaths within the age of 1 for every 1,000 live births in a society. Infant Mortality Rate
Disease that occurs over a wide geographic area that affects many people. Pandemic
Migration to a new location. Immigration
Migration from a location. Emigration
Something that makes you want to leave the place you are residing in. Push Factors
Something that makes you want to live in a place. Pull Factors
When you choose to migrate somewhere. Voluntary Migration
Not your choice to migrate, usually because of cultural factors. Forced Migration
People that migrate to different countries. They either hike or go to a camp and get flown out. International Refugees
People that migrate to different parts of a country. They usually walk. Intranational Refugees
They leave their home and look for a better place to live, but they eventually return home. Temporary Refugees
They leave their home and look for a better place to live and they never return home. Permanent Refugees
Large scale emigration by talented people. Brain Drain
A law that puts limits on the number of people that can immigrate to a country each year. Quotas
Permanent migration from one region of a country to another. Interregional Migration
Permanent movement within one region of a country. Intraregional Migration
Environmental or cultural feature of the landscape that hinders or slows down migration. Intervening Obstacle
Keeping moving to new places, never back to the same one. Step Migration
Difference between the level of immigration and the level of emigration. Net Migration
Net migration from urban to rural areas in more developed countries. Counterurbanization
Migration of people to a specific location because realatives, people of the same culture, or people of the same nationality have migrated there. Chain Migration
Rapid diffusion of new agricultural technologies, especially new high-yield seeds and fertilizers. Green Revolution
Agriculture primarily for selling products off the farm. Commercial Agriculture
Degradation of land because of human actions like excessive crop planting, animal grazing, and tree cutting. Desertification
Agriculture primarily for direct consumption of the farmer and the farmer's family. Subsistence Agriculture
The area surrounding a city from which milk is supplied. Milkshed
A form of subsistence agriculture based on herding domesticated animals. Pastoral Nomadism
Reproduction of plants through annual introduction of seeds, which result from sexual fertilization. Seed Agriculture
Seasonal migration of livestock between mountains and lowland pastures. Transhumance
Reproduction of plants by direct cloning from existing plants. Vegetative Planting
Fields are cleared by slashing the vegetation and burning the debris. Slash and Burn Agriculture
Harvesting twice a year from the same field. Double Cropping
Dogs Domestication
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