GEOGRAPHY FINAL 6.9.14 (1 of 4)

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GEOGRAPHY FINAL 6.9.14 (1 of 4)
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  1. The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and human features on the earth
    Geography
  2. A set of imaginary lines that run north or south parallel to the equator
    Latitude
  3. A set of imaginary lines that run east or west that go over the earth to the poles
    Longitude
  4. The exact place on earth a geographic feature is found (such as a city)
    Absolute location
  5. The water portion of the earth
    Hydrosphere
  6. Theory that the continents were once connected and drifted apart
    Continental  Drift Theory
  7. A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides
    Peninsula
  8. The furthest extension of land into water
    Cape
  9. A narrow channel connecting two larger bodies of water (ex. Gibraltor)
    Strait
  10. A fan shaped land form of sediment deposits at the mouth of a river
    Delta
  11. Flat relatively treeless grassland
    Plains
  12. A very large flat top uplifted region (an area of high flat land)
    Plateau
  13. Long narrow steep sided inlet created by glaciers (Norway)
    Fjord
  14. A large slowly moving mass of ice
    Glacier
  15. A narrow piece of land connecting two land masses (Panama)
    Isthmus
  16. Fracture in the earths crust
    Fault
  17. Graphic representation of age and gender distribution
    Population pyramid
  18. Rule by a few select individuals
    Oligarchy
  19. Economic system based on trade
    Barter
  20. Belief in one god
    Monotheism
  21. Belief there is no god
    Atheism
  22. Basic support system
    Infrastructure
  23. Economic system controlled by the government
    Command economy
  24. Belief in multiple gods
    Polytheism
  25. The amount of money the average person makes in an area
    Per capita income

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