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01 vocab

Ap human geography

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Built landscape Represent those features and patterns reflecting human occupation and use of natural resources.
Sequent occupance The notion that successive societies leave their cultural imprint on a place, each country contributing to the cumulative cultural landscape.
Cultural landscape A combination of cultural features such as language and religion, economic features such as agriculture and industry,and physical features such as climate and vegetation.
Density The frequency with which something occurs in space.
Arithmetic density Total number of objects in an area, commonly used to compare distribution of population in different countries.
Physiological density Number of persons per unit of area sustainable for agriculture.
Diffusion Process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time.
Hearth The place from which an innovation originates.
Relocation Diffusion The spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another.
Expansion Diffusion The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process.
Hierarchical Diffusion Spread of any idea from persons or nodes of authority or power to other persons or places of power.
Contagious Diffusion Rapid, widespread diffusion of a characteristics throughout the population.
Stimulus Diffusion Spread of one underlying principle, even though a characteristic itself apparently fails to diffuse.
Absolute Direction A compass direction such as North or South
Relative Direction Directions such as left, right, forward, backward, up, and down based on people's perception of places.
Dispersion/Concentration Dispersion- The pattern of spacing among individuals within geographic population boundaries. Concentration- The extent of a feature's spread over space.
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