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World Geography 1-2

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human geography (3)   the study of the interaction between human being and their environment in particular places and across spatial area  
physical geography (3)   the branch of geography concerned with natural features and phenomena of the earth's surface, as landforms, drainage features, climates, soils, and vegetation  
map (2)   a representation, usually on a flat surface, as of the features of an area of the earth or a portion of the heavens, showing them in their respective forms, sizes, and relationship according to some convention of representation  
place (1)   describes the human and physical characteristics of a location  
site (1)   characteristics of a place that describe where it is  
location (1)   an important term in geography; and is usually considered more precise than "place"  
situation (1)   location or position with reference to environment  
region (2)   areas broadly divided by physical characteristics  
formal region (3)    
functional region (3)    
vernacular region (3)    
space (2)    
connections (2)    
cartography (3)   the study of maps and map making  
thematic map (3)   a special purpose map that displays information around a theme (phenomenon)  
map scale (3)   the tool on a map that allows you to measure real distance  


   






 
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