Human Geography 1

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Human Geography 1
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2013-08-22 22:25:12
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Chapter 1 pages 2-28
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  1. Cartography
    The science of making maps
  2. Projection
    The system used to transfer locations from Earth’s surface to a flat map.
  3. Parallels
    A circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and at right angles to the meridians
  4. Robinson Projection
    map projection of a world map, which shows the entire world at once
  5. GIS
    Geographic information system-- A computer system that stores, organizes, analyzes, and displays geographic data.
  6. Toponym
    The name given to a portion of Earth’s surface.
  7. Situation
    The location of a place relative to another place

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