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Unit 1 Intro Geograp

Introduction to Geography vocabulary terms

Physical Map Helps you see the types of landforms and bodies of water found in a specific area
Political Map Show features on the earth’s surface that humans have created
Qualitative Map Use color, symbols, dots or lines to help you see patterns related to a specific idea
Cartograms Information about a country is based on a set of data other than land area
Flow line map Illustrate movement of people, goods, ideas, animals, or even glaciers. Usually shown in a series of arrows
Location Answers the question “Where is it?”
Place Answers the question “What is it like?”
Region Answers the question “How are places similar or different?”
Movement Answers the question “How do people, goods, and ideas move from one location to another?”
Human-Environment Interaction Answers the question “How do people relate to the physical world?”
Latitude line Lines which run parallel to the equator
Longitude line Lines which go over the poles
Relative location Describes a place in comparison to other places around it.
Absolute location The exact place on earth where a geographic feature is found.
Geography The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and human features on the earth.
Map Two dimensional representation of the earth
Prime meridian Imaginary line that divides the earth east and west
Hemisphere Half of the globe…examples: eastern, western, northern, and southern
Globe A three dimensional representation of the earth
Equator Imaginary line that divides the earth into northern and southern halves
Created by: jstraub



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