What are two ways you can use maps?
~A reference tool
~A communication tool
What are the three scales?
~ A ratio/ Fraction
~A written scale
~A graphic scale
What are some ways a map can be distorted?
3. Relative size
Describe the U.S. Land Ordinance of 1785.
~Much of the U.S. was divided into townships
~Townships were based upon meridians and baselines
~Townships were 6 mi. x 6 mi.
~Townships were separated into 36 sections
Name two of the three satellited-based Imagery tools.
What is the difference between Site, Situation, andlocation?
Site is the physical characteristics of a place whereas the situation is the location relative to another place. The location is the position of something on earth and the mathematical location is latitude and longitude
What are the three regions?
~Formal Region- area in which everyone shares a common characteristic
~Functional Region- area organized around a focal point
~Vernacular Region- place that people belive exists as part of their own belief
What is the difference between caring about something and taking care of something?
~To care about something- to adore or worship something as in the modern word cult
~To take care of something- to nurse or look after something as in the modern word cultivate
Name two climates and two biomes.
TRopical, Dry, Warm Mid- Latitude, Cold- mid-latitude, Polar
Forest, Savanna, Grassland, desert
What is distribution?
Distribution is the arrangment of a feature in space.
What are the three main properties of distribution?
What is density and what are the three types?
Density is the frequency with which something occurs in space
Define concentration and pattern. How are they similar?
Concentration is the extent of a feature's spread over space
Pattern is the geometric arrangement of something in space
~Pattern is an organized concentration
What is distance decay?
Distance decay is the trailing off a phenomenon.
What is diffusion? What are the three types?
Diffusion is the process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time.
~Diffusion of Culture And Economy
Name the three processes by which expansion diffusion occurs.
What is culture?
Culture is the body of customary beliefs, material traits, and social forms that together constitute the distinct tradition of a group of people.
What effect does globalization have on society?
Globalization is a force or process that involves the entire world and results in making something worldwide in scope. It limits the abbilities of people.