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Two dimensional drawing of an area done by a cartographer Map
Shown as a bar on the map Bar Scale
what kind of scale is 1:100? Ratio
What kind of scale is 1/100? Fraction
What kind of scale is "100 miles per inch"? Written
Transferring locations from a round earth to a flat map of a small globe projection
Using satellites to to scan the earth's surface Remote sensing
Satellites placed that orbit the world and takes in info and tracks your location GPS
System that stores, queries, and analyze geographic data GIS
Projection that is chunked up. Goode
Projection that is accurate besides the poles Mercator
projection that is good across the oceans, but land masses are distorted Robinson

World Geography Review #1 Crossword

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Answers the question, "What is it like there?" - Includes physical and human characteristics place
A ___________ is a group of places united by one or more common characteristics. region
Answers the question, "Where is it?" - absolute or relative location
One theme is geography is the continual _________ of people, ideas, and goods. movement
The study of geography includes looking at human/environment ________, or how and why people chnage their surroundings. interaction
A computer geographic program used in our modern society. GIS
A model of the earth and shows the earth's shape, lands, distances, and directions. globe
Imaginary lines that divide the earth in half Hemispheres
Parallel lines that circle the earth and measure distance in degrees north and south of the Equator. Latitude
Meridian lines the measure distance in degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian. longitude
Mapmakers use various ways, or _____________, of showing the earth on a flat piece of paper. projections
The map ____ explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map. key
A symbol on the map that tells you cardinal directions is called a ______ rose. compass
A measuring line called a ________ bar, helps you determine distance on a map. scale
A _____________ map shows the names and boundaries of countries and often identfiy major physical features. political
A __________ map shows landforms and water features. physical
A __________ map shows how flat or rugged the land surface is. relief
A __________ map shows elevation. contour
A _____ graph used wide lines to compare data visually. bar
A ________ graph is a useful tool for showing change over time. line
A _________ graph is used when you want to show the how the whole of something is divided into parts. circle
This is used as a way of summarizing and presenting information visually. graph
___________ use rows of small pictures or symbols - each picture or symbol representing an amount. pictographs
A _____________ combines a line graph and a bar graph. climograph
_____________ are drawings that show steps in a process. diagram
Area of land drained by a given river and its branches basin
Flat, low-lying land built up from soil carried downstream by a river and deposited at its mouth. delta
A narrow stretch of land connecting two larger land areas. isthmus
Body of land jutting into a lake or ocean, surrounded on three sides by water. peninsula

Unit 1-Geography:its nature & perspectives Crossword

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a specific point on Earth distinguished by a par- ticular characteristic. place
is an area of Earth distinguished by a distinctive combination of cultural and physical features. region
the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a whole. scale
the relationship between the portion of Earth being studied and Earth as a whole. space
relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space. connections
The scientific method of transfer- ring locations on Earth’s surface to a flat map projection
system that accurately determines the precise position of something on Earth Gps
divided much of the country into a system of townships and ranges to facilitate the sale of land to settlers in the West. Land ordinace of 1785
a square 6 miles on each side. township
the north–south lines separating townships principal meridian
the east-west lines seperating townships base lines
numbered in a consistent order, from 1 in the northeast to 36 in the south- east. sections
acquisition of data about Earth’s surface from a satellite orbiting Earth or from other long-distance methods remote sensing
computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, and display geographic data GIS
computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze, and display geographic data location
name given to a place on earth toponym
The second way that geographers describe the location of a place site
the location of a place relative to other places. situation
a circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and at right angles to the meridians. parallel
The numbering system to indicate the location of a parallel latitude
is an arc drawn between the North and South poles. meridian
poles. The location of each meridian is identified on Earth’s surface according to a numbering system longitude
The meridian that passes through the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, England, is 0° longitude, prime meridian
contemporary cultural landscape approach in geography regional studies
A region derives its unified character through cultural landscape
an area within which everyone shares in common one or more distinctive characteristics. formal region
also known as Universal Time greenwich mean time
you move the clock back 24 hours, or one entire day,also follows 180 longitude international date line
an area organized around a node or focal point. functional region
is a place that people believe exists as part of their cultural identity. vernacular region
The geographic study of human–environment relationships cultural ecology
the physical environment caused social development, environmental determinism
physical environment may limit some human actions, but people have the ability to adjust to their environment. possibilism
a piece of land that is created by drain- ing water from an area. polder
a force or process that involves the entire world Globalization
conducts research, operates factories, and sells products transnational corporation
The frequency with which something occurs in space density
making of maps cartography
The arrangement of a feature in space distribution
The extent of a feature’s spread over space is concentration
the third property of distribution pattern
the reduction in the time it takes for something to reach another place. space-time compression
trailing- off phenomenon distance decay
The spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to another relocation diffusion
The spread of a feature from oneplace to another in a snowballing process expansion diffusion
the spread of an idea from persons or nodes of authority or power to other persons or places. hierarchical diffusion
the process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time. diffusion
the process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time. contagious diffusion
the spread of an underlying principle, even though a characteristic itself apparently fails to diffuse. stimulus diffusion
The increasing gap in eco- nomic conditions between regions in the core and periphery that results from the globalization of the economy uneven developement

Mapping Notes Left Side Crossword

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A map used to get from point a to point b (Ex. Roadmap) Reference Map
Portrays a theme, may show certain demographics of the people or the landscape (Ex. GIS mapmaker activity in class) Thematic Map
Places we travel routinely (Ex. My home, i live in my home therefore i am subject to seeing it most days and as a result i know where everything is by memory Activity Space
May show a correlation between two things that you could see on the map (Ex. In New Orleans during hurricane Katrina poor people suffered more than wealthy people) GIS
Data Acquired via sattellite (Ex. Lights on a landscape at night) Remote Sensing
Useful for finding precise locations (Ex. the technology garmin and similar devices use) GPS
How closely we look at something (Ex. looking at a city vs. a state vs. a nation) Scale
More Detail on a map (Ex. may show highways or many cities) Large Scale
Less Detail (Ex. Showing the names of countries with no details of regions within them Small Scale
a scale explained using words (Ex. 1 cm on the map is equal to 100 Miles) Verbal Scale
A scale represented by an image (Ex. A bar showing how long is equal to a certain distance) Graphic Scale
a fractional representation of distance where it is (Distance on map)/(distance on earth) (Ex. 1 mile/20 miles) Fractional Scale
Another name for lines of longitude, measures East and West Meridians
another word for latitude, measures North, South Parallels
this type of distortion shows other landmasses as being inaccurately portrayed (smaller or larger) Distortion of Size
May be more elongated or squat than in reality (Ex. the mercator projection shows Greenland and South America elongated) Distrotion of Shape
Distance between two points on map is inaccurate (increased or decreased) Distortion of Distance
Direction from one place to another can be skewed Distortion of Direction
A projection that minimizes distortion with lots of interruption Equal Area
Allocates space for oceans by taking away from landmasses. This projection is also uninterrupted. Robinson Projection
Distortion increases the closer you get to the poles (uniterrupted) Mercator Projection

Chapter 2: Mapping Earth's Surface Crossword

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plain that lies along a seacoast; low elevation, low relief coastal plain
change in elevation from one contour line to another contour intervals
represent elevation, relief, and slope, and connect points of equal elevation contour lines
1/360 of a way around a circle degree
the height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface elevation
an imaginary line that separates the Earth into northern and southern hemispheres equator
a method of finding latitude, longitude, and elevation of points on Earth's surface by using a network of satellites gps
a sphere that represents Earth's entire surface globe
darker lines that are labeled with the elevation above sea level in round units index contours
plain that lies away from the coast; low relief, elevation varies interior plain
a feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed by the processes that shape Earth's surface landform
flat lines that measure distance in degrees north or south of the equator latitude
vertical lines that measure distance in degrees east or west of the prime meridian longitude
a flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from above map
lines straight, land near poles is distorted and made to appear larger mercator projection
a landform with high elevation and high relief mountain
a landform made up of nearly flat or gently folling land with low relief plain
a landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface plateau
the difference in elevation between the highest and lowest points of an area relief
relates distance on a map to a distance on Earth's surface scale
process where mapmakers determine distance and elevation using intruments and the principals of geometry sureveying
used by mapmakers and can be shapes or pictures to stand for features on Earth's surface symbols

Geography Unit 1 Crossword

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Imaginary Line that runs North and South, but measures East and West Longitude
Imaginary line that runs East and West, but measures North and South Latitude
The exact position of a place on the earth's surface. Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place. (New Jersey is south of New York). Relative Location
What is it like there? Can be expressed by its Physical and Human Characteristics. Place
Areas of the earth with shared characteristics, such as physical, human, or cultural. Region
The ways and reasons people, products, & ideas move from one place to another. Movement
The changes people make in their environment both for positive and negative. Human-Environment Interaction
An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth, located at 0 degrees latitude. Equator
The line that is located at 0° longitude. Prime Meridian
90 degrees South of the Equator South Pole
90 degrees North of the Equator North Pole
The line that tells the subject of the map. Title
Explains the lines, symbols, and colors used on a map. Key
Compares a distance on a map with a distance in the real world. Scale
A graphic/symbol on a map showing cardinal and intermediate directions. Compass Rose
The natural characteristic of the earth's surface (river, mountain, lake, forest). Physical features
Theme that tells where something is. (Relative or Absolute) Location
The study of the earth in all its variety. Geography
The way of life of a group of people who share similar beliefs and customs. Culture

Mapping Earth's Surface Crossword

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The shape of the land that includes the area's elevation, relief, and landforms. topography
The height above sea level of a point on Earth's surface. elevation
The difference in elevation between the highest and lowest parts of an area. relief
A flat model of all or part of Earth's surface as seen from above. map
Relates distance on a map to a distance on Earth's surface . scale
Used by mapmakers and can be shapes or pictures to stand for features on Earth's surface; can stand for a physical feature or a man-made feature. symbols
Is 1/360 of a way around a circle, unit that helps scientists locate positions on Earth's surface. degree
An imaginary line between the North and South Poles dividing the Earth into Northern and Southern hemispheres. equator
Imaginary line connecting North and South poles dividing Earth into Western and Eastern hemispheres. prime meridian
Process where mapmakers determine distances and elevations using instrument and the princples of geometry. surveying
Represent elevation, relief and slope and connect points of equal elevation. contour lines
Pictures of the Earth's surface made up of thousands of tiny dots called pixels. satellite images
A feature of topography, such as a hill or valley, formed by the processes that shape Earth's surface. landform
A landform that has high elevation and a more or less level surface. Plateau

Plate Tectonics Crossword Puzzle

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What describes large scale movements of the Earth's lithosphere? Plate Tectonics
The lithosphere is divided into... Tectonic Plates
Two plates collide they make... Convergent Boundaries
When two plates move away from each other this is called... Divergent Boundaries
A boundary at which two plates move past each other horizontally is called a... Transform Boundary
What is the outermost rigid layer of Earth? Lithosphere
What is a layer of weak or soft mantle that is made of rock? Asthenosphere
What is the strong lower part of the Earth's mantle? Mesosphere
What explains the age and magnetic patterns of sea floor rocks? Sea-Floor Spreading
What is the outermost layer of Earth? Core
What is the movement of matter that results from differences in density? Convection
What is located between the core and the crust? Mantle
What extends from below the mantle to the center of Earth? Core
What element makes up most of Earth's core? Iron
What is the liquid layer of Earth's core? Outer core
What is dense and is in the center of Earth and extends from the bottom of the outer core to the center of Earth? Inner core
What are the huge trenches on Earth's seafloor? Ocean Trenches
What pushes the rest of a plate away from the mid-ocean ridge? Ridge Push
What is the portion of motion of a tectonic plate that can be accounted for b the portion of motion of a tectonic plate that can be accounted for by its subduction? Slab Pull
What is the slow creeping motion of Earth's solid silicate mantle caused by convection currents carrying heat from the interior of the Earth to the surface? Mantle Convection

Geography Crossword

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is a scale model of the Earth globe
is a symbolic represntation of all or part of the plant map
to create maps that are not interrupted, makers, or cartographers
traveling along a great circle is called following a great circle route
making a map projection
shows the earth centered in such a way planar
is based on the projection of the globe onto a cylinder cylindrical
comes from placing a cone over part of a globe conic
the basic tool for answering the question is location
theses lines cross one another forming a pattern called a grid system
is one of the halves into which the earth is divided hemisphere
lines of parallels or latitude
lines of meridians or longitude
these lines measure distance east or west of the prime meridian
every place has a global address, or absolute location
everything north of the equator is in the northren hemisphere
everything south of the equator is in the southren hemisphere
everything east of the prime medridian for 180 degrees is in the eastren hemisphere
everything west of the prime medridian for 180 degrees is in the western hemisphere
is a proportional relationship between the measurements shown on the map scale
lists and explains the symbols, colors, and lines used on the map key
is measured at 0 degrees latitude equator

Geography Vocabulary Crossword

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Description of the formations of the earth, mountains, valleys, rivers, and lakes Physical Geography
Description of the boundaries of states & regions, the location of cities & towns, and other aspects of human society that have to do with geography Political Geograhpy
A map that shows a specific topic theme or spacial distribution of an activity Thematic Map
Imaginary lines that run east to west around the globe and measure distance north and south of the equator Latitude
Imaginary lines that run north to south around the globe and measure distance east and west of the prime meridian Longitude
The exact position of a place on earth often stated in latitude and longitude Absolute Location
A location of a place in relation to another place Relative Location
The imaginary circle around the earth, halfway between the north and south poles. Equator
It points which way is north, south, east, west, and some intermediate directions on the map. Compass Rose
A small table accompanying the map that explains the symbols that are used on the map. Legend
The ratio between the distance between two points found on the map as compared to the actual distance between these points in the real world. Map-Scale
The line that passes through Greenwich, England. (0 degrees longitude) Prime Meridian

Blood Spatter Crossword

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What types of patterns are made from the force of gravity? passive
the location in three dimensional spaces from which blood that produced a blood stain originated point of origin
The transfer of blood from a moving source onto an unstained surface. Swipe
An absence of strains in an otherwise continuous bloodstain pattern void
blood directed back toward the source of the force that caused the spatter back spatter
blood directed back toward the source of the force that caused the spatter cast off
blood directed back toward the source of the force that caused the spatter angle of impact
an impact spatter pattern created by a force traveling at 100 feet per second or faster and producing drops with diameters less than 1 millimeter high velocity
an impact spatter pattern created by a force traveling at 100 feet per second or faster and producing drops with diameters less than 1 millimeter medium velocity
an impact spatter pattern created by a force traveling at 100 feet per second or faster and producing drops with diameters less than 1 millimeter low velocity
patterns that occur when the force is applied to the source of the blood projected
a bloodstain pattern produced when an object makes forceful contact with a source of blood, projecting drops of blood outward from the source impact
Evidence that liquid blood has come into contact with a surface bloodstain
The pointed or elongated stains which radiate away from the central area of a bloodstain. spine
The common point (area), on a two dimensional surface, over which the directionality of several blood drops can be retraced. point of convergence