Ms. Edward SS Class Geography

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Important!!!
Relative Location
The location of our place compared to another, Uses cardinal directions or words such a as next to.
Absolute Location
The exact location of something. Uses latitude and longitude.
Latitude ?
The lines on the map that run east to west, and measures
Equator?
A line of latitude that runs thought the middle of the earth. 0* Latitude
Longitude?
The lines on a map that run North to South, measure east and west of the Prime Meriden
Region
A group of places that are close to one another and that share the same characteristics
Resources
Materials that can be used to produce crops or other products
Physical Map?
Map that shows physical features (landforms) of the Earth’s Surface
Political Map
*think* politics=people… people create boundaries?
Shows features that humans have created on the Earth’s surface, such as political boundaries and cities
*think* _______=people… people create boundaries
Thematic Map
*think* THEMEatic Maps have a THEME?
Maps that focus or are centered around a specific idea
I.E. Culture,Population,Natural Resources
*think* ___________ have a THEME
Projection
Way of showing the curved surface of Earth on a flat map
Latitude
Longitude or Latitude is measured first?
Longitude
Longitude or Latitude measured last?
Location?
Tells exactly where located with relative and absolute location
Place?
What does it look like?
*landforms
*climate and soil
*buildings
Human Environment Interaction ?
People adapt to their natural surroundings
People change there natural surroundings
Movement?
Looks at how and why things and people move
Why people leave a country
How goods are moved
How does the ________ affect the land of people
Regions?
Characteristics that are the same in an area
Shared language
Share religion
Same kind of work
Landforms are the same
Movement
Kiwi fruit from New Zealand in on sale at the supermarket
Human Environment Interaction
Man has driven the black rhino to near extinction
Human Environment Interaction
In the bayous of Louisiana, many houses are built on stilts.
Movement
Railroad networks in Europe make traveling easier for tourists
Place
Deserts are not all hot and dry; Antarctica is a desert of sorts.
Location
India is Southwest of China
Region
The warmth of the southern states makes them mor attractive for retirement living
Region
Islam is a major religion in the Middle East
Human Environment Interaction
Sheep are raised in Iceland for the wool used in Icelandic sweaters
Place
The mountain passes in the Rockies are treacherous in winter, and even a bit scary in the summer
Movement
The U.S. Imports many fresh fruits during winter months.
Human Environment Interaction
The ancient Chinese built levees to control the yearly flooding of the Huang River
Plateau
Large level area of highland
Bay
Part of an ocean or lake partially enclosed in land
Delta
A triangular area of land formed from deposits at the mouth of a river
Cape
A pointed piece of land extending into an ocean or lake
Achipelago
A group of closely scattered islands
Channel
The deeper part of a river or harbor
Swamps
A spongy wetland
Isthmus
A narrow strip of land connecting 2 larger portions of land
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