Geography chapter 11

New Zealand is located about 1,000 miles northeast of Australia. T/F False New Zealand’s largest ethnic minority group, whose roots are Polynesian, is known as the: Maori More than 85 percent of Australians live in cities and towns. T/F True Australia’s aboriginal population totals about 450,000. T/F True Which of Read more…

Geography Chapter 2

The Moon orbits Earth every 29 1/2 days Most stars are grouped together in huge bodies called galaxies Which area of Earth receives the most solar energy? the tropics Which of the following planets is not terrestrial? Saturn Which of the following planets does not have an atmosphere or lithosphere? Read more…

Physical Geography: The Global Environment Units 1-6

spatial relates to the distribution of physical components of the natural environment geomorphology subfield of physical geography relating to geology climatology subfield of physical geography relating to meteorology biogeography subfield of physical geography relating to biology plant geography subfield of physical geography relating to botany zoogeography subfield of physical geography Read more…

World Geography: North America

Cultural Pluralism Cultural Diversity How is America and Canada population increasing? America’s realm is due to natural increase and immigration. Canada is affected more by immigration. Physiographic regions (province) A region within which there prevails substantial natural-landscape homogeneity, expressed by a certain degree of uniformity in surface relief, climate, vegetation, Read more…

Geography- Central Asia

Caspian Sea world’s largest lake Taliban extreme fundamentalist Islamic organization Dalai Lama leader of Buddhist religion (led Tibet in Theocracy) Alluvial Fan fan-shaped deposits of sediment dropped by streams flowing out of the mountains; fertile area Loess fertile, silty soil deposited by the wind Theocracy religious state (Tibet) Reason why Read more…

Cultural Geography Test 1

geography the study of place; physical and human characteristics -studies space: the location and distribution of features on the Earth’s surface (movement) -studies human activity, the natural environment, and the relationship between the two cultural geography learned patterns of human behavior held in common by a group of people -studies Read more…

Geography Ch. 4 Study Guide

What is the correct order of zones that make up the Altitudinal Zonation model, from lowest elevation to highest elevation? Tierra Caliente, Tierra Templada, Tierra Fria, and Tierra Helada Which of the following is not a classification of altitudinal zonation? Tierra Plata In what country can both Mediterranean and Marine Read more…

Chapter 1 Geography

Cartography Mapmaking, that began to develop the Age of Exploration Physical Geography The study of Earth’s physical features. Human Geography Study of human activities and their relationship to the environment Direct Observation Going to a geographic location to see what it is like. What do geographers use? Direct observation, mapping, Read more…