key issue 1 chap 1

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1

What are the two types of geography?

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Human (religion, activities) and Physical (natural forces, climate)

2

What are the two types of human behaviors?

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culture and economy

3

Name the two things that branch from cartography

scale and projection

4

Maps store reference material (shortest route) and can...

reveal the dynamic process (migration;disease)

5

Name the 3 cultures that helped create mapmaking and cartography

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Romans, Chinese, and Muslim

Picture of the roman empire

6

What are the different ways that scale can be shown and used?

fraction/ratios, written statements, and a graphic bar scale

1/24,000 or 1:24000 1 inch = 1 mile |----| 24000

7

What are the 4 distortions that happen when we transfer the world on to a map

1. Shape of area (squat, elongated)
2. Distance between two point
3. Relative size (smaller in reality)
4. Direction distorted

8

What is the Land Ordinance of 1785?

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Divided the west in to townships including splitting with principle meridians and base lines.
Picture of: township in Kansas

9

Name the 3 contemporary tools stated

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GIS, Remote Sensing, GPS
Picture of: GIS

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What are the contemporary tools used for?

GIS: produce maps efficiently, stores in layers, and relations with location
Remote Sensing: scans surface, has grid containing rows of pixels, as small as one meter across
GPS: has 2 dozen satellites, navigation for many aircraft, in vehicles for directions