CHAPTER 1 GEOGRAPHY

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CHAPTER 1 GEOGRAPHY
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CHAPTER ONE VOCABULARY FOR GEOGRAPHY
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  1. PERSPECTIVE
    YOUR POINT OF VIEW
  2. SPATIAL PERSPECTIVE
    POINT OF VIEW BASED ON LOOKING AT WHERE SOMETHING IS AND WHY IT IS THERE
  3. GEOGRAPHY
    THE STUDY OF THE EARTH'S PHYSICAL AND CULTURAL FEATURES
  4. URBAN
    AN AREA THAT CONTAINS A CITY
  5. RURAL
    AN AREA OF OPEN LAND THAT IS OFTEN USED FOR FARMING
  6. ABSOLUTE LOCATION
    THE EXACT SPOT ON EARTH WHERE SOMETHING IS FOUND, OFTEN STATED IN LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE
  7. RELATIVE LOCATION
    THE POSITION OF A PLACE IN RELATION TO ANOTHER PLACE
  8. PLACE
    PHYSICAL AND HUMAN FEATURES OF A SPECIFIC LOCATION
  9. REGION
    AREA OF EARTH'S SURFACE WITH ONE OR MORE SHARED CHARACTERISTICS
  10. MOVEMENT
    PEOPLE AND IDEAS MOVING FROM PLACE TO PLACE
  11. DIFFUSION
    MOVEMENT OF IDEAS OR BEHAVIORS FROM ONE CULTURAL REGION TO ANOTHER
  12. HUMAN -ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION
    RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN PEOPLE AND THE ENVIRONMENT
  13. HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
    THE STUDY OF PEOPLE, PAST OR PRESENT
  14. PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
    THE STUDY OF EARTH'S NATURAL LANDSCAPE AND PHYSICAL SYTEMS INCLUDING THE ATMOSPHERE
  15. CARTOGRAPHY
    THE ART AND SCIENCE OF MAP MAKING
  16. METEOROLOGY
    THE FIELD OF FORECASTING AND REPORTING RAINFALL, TEMPERATURES, AND OTHER ATMOSPHERIC CONDITIONS
  17. CLIMATOLOGY
    THE FIELD OF TRACKING EARTH'S LARGER ATMOSPHERIC SYSTEMS

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