Geography

To geographers the spread of McDonald’s around the world represents Economic and cultural globalization Situation identifies a place by its Location relative to other objects An area distinguished by a unique combination of features is a(an) Region If the scale of a map is 1:1000,000, then 1 centimeter on the Read more…

Rubinstein Chapter 1

Scale is The relationship between the length of an object on a map and that feature on the landscape. 1:24,000 is an example of what kind of scale? Fractional scale What elements of study do human and physical geography have in common? They are concerned with where things occur and Read more…

5. Latin America And North America

Which of the following is /not/ a leading urban center in Venezuela? Salvador. Which Latin American country contains the /largest/ Japanese community outside of Japan? Brazil. Today there are several areas throughout Canada where indigenous peoples have local or regional control. _____ became the largest in 1999. Nunavut _____ is Read more…

Human Geography Flashcards

Birth Rate Number of live births per one thousand populations in a year Rate of Natural Increase The birth rate minus the death rate Fertility Rate The average number of children a woman of childbearing years will have in her lifetime. Population Density The average number of people that live Read more…

geography 1

the beach at ipanema, brazil can be studied using tools…….. a. only from human geography b. From both metric and English systems of measure e. only from physical geography c. from both human and physical geography d. only from oceanography c. from both human and physical geography which is not Read more…

South East Asia Chapter 13

Khmer Rouge literally ” Red (or communist) Cambodians” this left-wing insurgent group led by French=educated Marxist rebelled against the royal Cambodian government in the early 1960’s and again in a peasants’ revolt in 1967. lingua France an agreed-upon common language to facilitate communication on specific topics such as international business, Read more…

APHUG Chapter 3

emigration migration from a location immigration migration to a location What are push and pull factors? factors that induce people to move from or to a location economic push factor example people left Europe to the US and Canada for more job opputunities economic pull factor example People moved to Read more…

GEOG 110 Chapter 1

Geography combines disciplines from the physical and life sciences with disciplines from the human and cultural sciences to attain a holistic view of the Earth Geography’s spatial viewpoint examines the nature and character of physical space and the distribution of phenomena within it Geographic science integrates a wide range of Read more…

subfields of physical geography

geomorphology landforms climatology The study of weather conditions over long periods from years to millions of years. hydrography study of investigating bodies of water biogeography Geographic distribution of species geology Science dealing with the earth’s history as recorded in rocks

Geo

They physical geography of Europe is best described as what? a large peninsula, emerging from the western edge of the Eurasian continent, made up of many smaller peninsulas Europe’s largest port is what? Rotterdamn Western Europe is dominated by a temperate mid-latitude climate Practices that keep European energy consumption much Read more…

Physical Geography Exam 1

Geography the science of the earth’s surface, climate, continents, countries, peoples, industries, and products. Physical Geography Rocks, minerals, landforms, water, weather, flora, fauna, soil Cultural Geography Populations, settlements, economic activities, transportation, recreational activities, languages, religion, political systems, traditions Atmosphere Air, surrounds the earth up to 10,000 km from the Earth’s Read more…

Acient China ch5 gr6

dike a protective wall that controls or holds back water loess yellow brown soil civil service the group of people whose job it is to carry out the work of the government extended family closely related people of several generations philosophy a system of beliefs and values warlord a local Read more…

GEO 102 Midterm 1 Chapter 1

Geography is described as A spatial science The word spatial refers to The nature and character of physical space A principle methodology governing geographic inquiry Involves spatial analysis Which of the following best describes the current emphasis in the field of physical geography? Understanding how Earth’s systems interact to produce Read more…

AP Human Geography Midterm

Popular culture Jeans provide a good example of material culture that is adopted by a number of different societies. They are also an example of __________ Humans have practiced geography at least since the time of Ancient Greek Civilization. Where are the origins of geography? They are concerned with where Read more…

phys geography

Geographers study spatial patterns. true Geographers use only the scientific method to conduct their research. false There is a lot of variety in the types of careers that geographers have, and physical geographers have good salaries on average. true Geographical information systems (GIS) are only used to map nice-looking maps. Read more…

Sub-branches of Physical geography

Geomorphology field concerned with understanding the surface of the Earth and the processes by which it is shaped, both at the present as well as in the past. Geomorphology as a field has several sub-fields that deal with the specific landforms of various environments e.g. desert geomorphology and fluvial geomorphology, Read more…

Practice Exam, Ch. 1

The word geography comes from the Greek, meaning ________. Earth description Which of the following is NOT a major topic taught in a course of introductory physical geography? population Earth’s “life zone” in the atmosphere extends from Earth’s surface to an altitude of approximately ________ kilometers. 5 Which of the Read more…