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AP human geo vocab
chapter one vocab
|The ratio of the number of farmers to the total 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 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the United States.
|the science of making maps
|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 r trend throughout a population
|Geographic approach that emphasizes the human environment relationships
|The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group's distinct tradition.
|The frequency with which something exists within a given unit of area,
|The process of spread of a feature or trend from one place to another over time
|The diminishing in importance and 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 argued that the general laws sought by human geographers could be found in the physical sciences. Geography was therefore the study of how the physical encvironment caused
|The spread of a feature or trend among people from one area to another in a snowballing process.
|Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result in maiking something worldwide in scope.
|Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
|The time in that zone emcompassing the prime meridian or 0 degrees longitude.
|The region from which inovative ideas originate
|The spread of a feature or trend form one key person or node of authourity or power to other persons or places
|ITNernational Date LIne
|AN arc that for the most part forllows 180 degrees longitude, Athough it deviates in several places to avoid dividing land areas. WHen you cross the International Date lIne heading east, The clock moves back 24 hours or one entire day. visa versa
|Land Ordinance of 1785
|A law that divided much of the United states into the townships to facilitate the sale of land to settlers
|The numbering system used to indicate the location of parallels drawn on a globe and measuring distance north and south of the equator
|The position of anything on Earth's surface
|The numbering system lused to indicate the location of meridians drawn on a globe and measuring distance east and west of the prime meridian
|A two dimensional, or flat, representation of Earths surface or a portion of it.
|A representation of a porion of Earth's surface based on what an individual knows about a place, containing personal impressions of what is in a place and where places are located
|An arc drawn on a map between the North and SOuth poles.
|A circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and a right angles to the meridians
|The geometric or regular arrangement of something a study area.
|The number of people per unit of area of arable land, which is land suitable for agriculture
|A specific point on Earth distinguished by a paritcular character.
|Land crated by the dutch by draining water from an area
|The theory that the physical environment may set limits on human actions, byt people have the ability to adjust to the physical environment and choose a course of action from many alternitives
|The meridian, disignated as 0 degrees longitude, that passes through the Royal Observatory at Greenwhich England
|A north south line desinated in the Land Ordinance of 1785 to facilitate the surveying and numbering of townships in the US.
|The system used to transfer locations form Earth's surface to a flat map.
|An area distinguished by a unique combination of trends or features
|An approach to geography that emphasizes the relationships among social and physical phenomena in a particualr study area.
|The spread of a feature or trend through bodily movement of people from one place to another.