geo vocab 5

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geo vocab 5
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  1. distribution of human settlements on the landscape
    settlement patterns
  2. a general direction in which something is developing or changing
    trend
  3. the average # of people living in an area
    population density
  4. growth in proportion of people living in towns and cities
    urbanization
  5. systematic mistreatment of an individual or group of individuals as a response to their religious beliefs or affiliations
    religious persecution
  6. a stock or supply of money, materials, staff and other assets that can be drawn on by a person or organization in order to function effectively
    resources
  7. the action of sharing something out among a # of recipients
    distribution
  8. graphs showing the percentage of males and females by age group in a country's population
    population pyramid
  9. examine methodically and in detail the constitution or structure of something typically for purposes of explaination and interpretation
    analyze
  10. any factor, abiotic or biotic, that influences living organisms
    environmental factors
  11. moving people away from their home or home region
    forced migration
  12. connection between two landmasses
    land bridge
  13. being extremely poor
    poverty
  14. physical obstacles that hinder people with physical disabilities from gaining access
    physical barriers
  15. being the same though culture
    cultural ties
  16. people who have been forced to leave an area
    refugees
  17. an area of phycology that focuses on a range of different topics
    human factors
  18. statistical study of human populations
    demography
  19. all the inhabitants of a particular town, area or country
    population
  20. factors that cause people to leave a location/attracts people to a new location
    push/pull factor
  21. closely compacted insubstence/thinly dispersed or scattered
    dense/sparse
  22. particular place or position
    location
  23. deprived area on the outskirts of a  town consisting of large #'s of crude dwellings
    shanty towns
  24. thee process of moving from one place to live in another
    migration
  25. a way or course taken to get to a destination from one point
    routes/flows
  26. spreading of something more widely
    diffusion
  27. study of interactions between human beings and their environment In particular
    human features
  28. prolonged cruel or unjust treatment or control
    oppression
  29. the range of distribution of a species in an area
    population distribution
  30. a feature of the environment that affects organism function and population growth rates
    physical factors
  31. physical attractiveness of a place in nature
    physical feature
  32. factors directing our life style
    religion
    family
    ethnicity
    ....etc
    Social factors
  33. used to distinguish different ways to preform transportation
    modes of transportation
  34. Economic social political environmental characteristics of a place
    ESPN
  35. racism--- beliefs that races should be divided
    ethnic persecution

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