APHG - 1.2

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Ch. 1 vocab - section 2
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  1. toponym
    the name given to a place on Earth
  2. the name given to a place on Earth
    toponym
  3. the physical character of a place
    site
  4. site
    the physical character of a place
  5. situation
    the location of a place relative to other places
  6. the location of a place relative to other places
    situation
  7. run between the North and South poles
    meridian
  8. meridian
    run between the North and South poles
  9. parallel
    a circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and at right angles to meridians
  10. a circle drawn around the globe paralle to the equator and at right angles to meridians
    parallel
  11. longitude
    location of each meridian is identified on Earth's surface according to a numbering system
  12. location of each meridian is identified on Earth's surface according to a numbering system
    longitude
  13. prime meridian
    observatory at Greenwich, England (0 longitude)
  14. observatory at Greenwich, England (0 longitude)
    Prime Meridian
  15. latitude
    numbering system to indicate the location of a parallel
  16. numbering system to indicate the location of a parallel
    latitude
  17. Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
    International agreement designated the time at the prime meridian
  18. International agreement designated the time at the prime meridian
    Greenwich Mean Time (GMT)
  19. a combination of cultural features such as language and religion, economic features, such as agriculture and industry, and physical features such as climate and vegetation
    cultural landscape
  20. cultural landscape
    a combination of cultural features such as language and religion, economic features, such as agriculture and industry, and physical features such as climate and vegetation
  21. regional studies
    contemporary cultural landscape approach in geography
  22. contemporary cultural landscape approach in geography
    regional studies
  23. formal region
    an area within which everyone shares in common one or more distinctive characteristics
  24. an area within which everyone shares in common one or more distinctive characteristics
    formal region
  25. International Date Line
    follows the 180 degree longitude, you move the clock back 24 hrs if heading east; more forward 24 hrs. if traveling west
  26. follows the 180 degree longitude; you move the clock back 24 hrs if heading east, move forward 24 hrs if traveling west
    international date line
  27. functional region
    an area organized around a node or focal point
  28. an area organized around a node or focal point
    functional region
  29. vernacular region
    a place that people velieve exists as part of their cultural identity
  30. a place that people believe exists as a part of their cultural identity
    vernacular region
  31. culture
    the body of customary beliefs, material traits, and social forms that together constitude the distince tradition of a group of people
  32. the body of customary beliefs, material traits, and social forms taht together constitude the distinct tradition of a group of people
    culture
  33. cultural ecology
    geographic study of human-environment relationships
  34. geographic study of human-environment relationships
    cultural ecology
  35. environmental determinism
    how the physical environment caused social development
  36. how the physical environment caused social development
    environmental determinism
  37. polder
    piece of land that is created by draining water from an area
  38. piece of land that is created by draining water from an area
    polder

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