Human Geography Exam 1
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What does physical geography do?
it examines how natural forces shape Earth
Rising air over mountains leads to ____.
How does global warming come about?
from the increase of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere from humans
Development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs
What is the primary activity of economic sectors?
natural resource extraction
What is the secondary activity of economic sectors?
manufacturing or processing of natural resources
What is the tertiary activity of the economic sector?
Sale and exchange
What is the quaternary actiity of the economic sector?
Information process and handling
All goods and services produced in one year by a country
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
All goods, services, and income, or loss generated abroad from investments, bank accounts, etc
Gross National Product (GNP)
How do you get the GDP per capita?
Divide the GDP by the population
What are the three major areas of high population density?
Where are most densly-populated areas located?
- lakes or rivers
- low-lying areas with fertile soils
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