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…

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…

Physical Geography Quiz 1

Define Geography Study of Space and place. How natural processes and human activity shape our world. Investigate the meaning behind the changing patterns and how this relates to various locations. Describe the relationship between human and physical geography … Name one example of how the physical environment impacts our lives Read more…

AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY

Remote Sensing Use of aircraft and satellites to observe and measure the earth’s surface Sensors (Remote Sensing) Photographic images, Thermal images, Multispectral scanners, radar images Multispectral scanners A device that senses and records datat about light of different wavelengths Environmental Geography The study of the impact humans have on the Read more…

Physical Geography Chapter 1

The examination of the relationships between organisms and their environments is the science known as ecology Which of the following best describes absolute location? a location 40 degrees north latitude and 90 degrees west longitude The extent of an area or areas where a feature exists and the arrangements of Read more…

Geography chp 1

what are the two concepts used by geographers to explain why every place is unique region and place which of the following associations between a geographer and the geographer’s accomplishment is correct ptolemy: wrote an 8-volume guide to geography which of the following map scales would most likely be used Read more…

GEO Ch. 1

Geography is described as A spacial science The word spacial refers to The nature and character of physical space A principle methodology governing geographic inquiry Involves spacial analysis Best describes the current emphasis in the field of physical geography Understanding how earth’s systems interact to produce natural phenomenon Most accurately Read more…

Physical Geography Exam 2

Air Pressure the measured weight of air as it exerts pressure on Earth’s surface decreases with increasing altitude Air density is greatest near the Earth’s surface Air pressure is influenced by air temperature: Warm air results in lower air pressure Cooler air results in higher air pressure Measuring Air Pressure: 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…