Chapter One: Basic Concepts

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What are the 2 tyes of geography?

human and physical geography

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The 2 basic concepts geographers use to explain why everything is unique

place and region

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The 3 basic concepts that help geographers explain why places on Earth have similar features

scale
space
connections

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What can maps be used as?

reference tool
communications tool

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What are the 3 types of map scales?

ratio or fraction
written scale
graphic scale

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4 types of distortion that projection can result in

shape
distance
relative size
direction

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Satellite based imagery

GPS
remote sensing
GIS

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Locations

toponym
site
situation

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Mathematical locations

meridian-longitude, prime meridian
parallel-latitude

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Types of regions

formal region
functional region
vernacular region

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What are the 5 climates that the world is divided into?

A tropical climates
B dry climates
C warm mid-latitude climates
D cold mid-latitude climates
E polar climates

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What are the 4 types of biomes?

forest
savanna
grassland
desert

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Types of density

arithmetic
physiological
agricultural

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2 basic types of diffusion

relocation
expansion

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3 processes of expansion diffusion

hierarchical diffusion
contagious diffusion
stimulous diffusion