Social Studies Chapter 2

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Social Studies Chapter 2
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  1. To move from one area to settle in another
    migrate
  2. Cool grassland, temperate forest, desert are some examples.
    natural regions
  3. someone who makes maps
    cartographer
  4. a map used by a sailor or an airplane pilot
    nautical map
  5. the way in which people or animals adjust to the environment in which they live
    adapatation
  6. advantages or features that draws a person to live in a new area
    pull factor
  7. a way of showing Earth's curved surface on a flat drawing
    map projection
  8. a map that shows a particular kind of information such as resources in an area
    thematic map
  9. a system of imaginary lines that run North and South to connect the poles
    longitude
  10. disadvantages that makes a person move to a different area such as war, poverty, famine
    push factor
  11. to measure distance north or south of the equator
    latitude
  12. the 5 themes of geography
    location, place, region, movement, human-environment interacation
  13. the exact location of a place described by its latitude and longitude
    absolute location
  14. tools geographers use
    map, sextant, magnetic compass, chronometer, GPS
  15. describes location by telling where a place is in relation to another place
    relative location
  16. some things that make migration difficult
    mountain ranges, canyons, and rivers
  17. large continuous piece of land
    continent
  18. this theme of geography has human and physical characteristics
    place
  19. this theme of geography has either physical features or human characteristics in common
    region

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