Unit 1-Geography:its nature & perspectives Crossword

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Jan 7, 2017
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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

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Unit 1 Geography : It's nature & perspectives Crossword

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Jan 9, 2017
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A force or process that involves the entire world and results in making something worldwide in scope. Globalization
Conducts research, operates factories and sells products in many countries, not just where the headquarter and share holders are located. transitional corporation
The arrangement of a feature in space distribution
The frequency with which something occurs in space. density
The extent of a feature's spread over space. concentration
The third property of distribution, which is the geometric arrangements of objects in space. pattern
Describes the reduction in time it takes for something to reach another place. Space-time compression
East-west lines separating townships Base lines
A square of 6 miles on each side. Township
The north-south lines separating townships. Principal meridian
Tp perfect the science of map making by using computers and satellite imagery. Cartography
The relationship between the portion of earth being studied and earth as a whole. Scale
The physical gap or interval between two objects. Space
An area of earth distinguished by a distinctive combination of cultural and physical features. Region
A specific point on earth distinguished by a particular characteristic. Place
Relationships among people and objects across the barrier of space. Connections
The scientific method of transferring locations on earth surface to a flat map. projection
It divided much of the country into a system with townships and ranges to facilitate the sale of land t settlers in the west. Land ordinance of 1785
The system that accurately determines the precise position of something on earth Global positioning system
Something that is divided and numbered and can be from last to west and north to south Sections
The acquisition of data about the earth surface from a satellite orbiting earth or from other long distance methods. Remote sensing
A computer system that can capture store, query, analyze, and display geographic data. Geographic information systems
To describe a features place on earth. Location
A name give to a place on earth. toponym
The second way that geographers describe locations of a place. Site
The location of a place relative toothed places. Situation
An arc drawn between the north and south poles. Meridian
The location of each meridian is identified on earths surface by a numbering system. Longitude
A circle drawn around the globe parallel to the equator and at right angles to the meridian. parallel
Numbering system to indicate the location of a parallel. latitude
The contemporary cultural landscape approach in geography. regional studies
A region drives its unified character. cultural landscape
An area which everyone shares in common one or more distinctive characteristics. formal region
An area organized around a node or focal point. functional region
A perceptual region that people believe exists as part of their culture identity. Vernacular region
Geographic study of human-environment relationship. cultural ecology
Humboldt and Ritter concentrated on physical environment causes social development. environmental determinism
People have the ability to adjust to human environment. Possibilism
A piece of land that is created by draining water from an area. polder
Training off phenomenom distance decay
The process by which a characteristic spreads across space from one place to another over time. diffusion
The spread of an idea through physical movement of people from place to another. relocation diffusion
The spread of feature from one place to another in a snow balling process. expansion diffusion
The spread of an idea from person or node of authority or power. hierarchical diffusion
The rapid, widespread dissuasion of a characteristic of a population . contagious diffusion
The spread of an underline principal even tho a characteristic itself apparently fails to defuse. stimulus diffusion
The increasing gap of economic conditions between regions and core. uneven development
a model of the real world. map
North-south lines used for survey control in a large region which divides two townships. principal meridian
An imaginary line of longitude on the Earth's surface located 180 degrees east of Greenwich Meridian. International date line

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Five Themes of Geography Crossword

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Mar 30, 2016
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materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and fertile land naturalresources
a planet's meridian adopted as the zero of longitude primemeridian
people changing and affecting a enviroment humaninteraction
imaginary line drawn around the earth equally distant from both poles, dividing the earth into northern and southern hemispheres equator
angular distance of a place north or south of the earth's equator latitude
particular place or position location
angular distance of a place east or west of the meridian longitude
a half of a sphere hemisphere
a particular position or point in space place
act of changing physical location or position movement
weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a long period climate
arrangement of the natural and artificial physical features of an area topography
area or division, especially part of a country or the world region
science or practice of drawing maps cartography
any of the 24 longitudinal areas into which the world is divided and within which the same standard time is used timezone

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Latitude and Longitude Crossword

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Oct 25, 2016
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number of degrees in the northern hemisphere ninety
0 degrees latitude is the _________ equator
lines that run east and west but measure north and south latitude
Another name for line of latitude parallels
Another name for line of longitude meridians
lines that run from north to south but measure east and west longitude
latitude and longitude together are the ________ of a place coordinates
Using latitude and longitude together gives us an _________ __________on the earth exact location
0 degrees longitude in the _________ ____________ prime meridian
number of degrees in the western hemisphere one hundred eighty
total number of degrees of longitude on the earth three hundred sixty
Total number of degrees of latitude on the earth one hundred eighty
half of the earth hemisphere
latitude and longitude is measured in _________ degrees

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5 Themes of Geography Key Terms Crossword

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Aug 14, 2016
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Study of the human and nonhuman features of Earth. Geography
North, South, East, and West Cardinal Directions
Directoins Northeast, Northwest, Southeast, and Southwest. Intermediate
Distance north or south of the Equater. Latitude
Distance east or west of the Prime Meridian Longitude
Each half of the Earth; Northern, Southern, Eastern, Western hemispheres Hemisphere
A place's exact location on Earth. absolute location
Location of a place in relation to another place. Relative location
The mix of human and nonhuman features at a given location. Place
An area with atleast one unifying physical or human feature. Region
How people, goods, and ideas get from one place to another. Movement
Height above sea level. Elavation
Map that shows physical, or natural features, such as mountains, rivers, and oceans Physical map
Map that shows political units, such as countries or cities. Political map
Line of latitude at 0 degrees; imaginary line that divides the northern and southern hemispheres. Equater
Line of longitude at o degrees; imaginary line that divides the eastern and western hemispheres Prime Meridian

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Map Vocabulary Crossword

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Jul 28, 2016
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Usual weather in a place over time Climate
Map feature showing location of north compass rose
Central line of latitude Equator
Half of the Earth Hemisphere
Imaginary line that circles Earth from east to west Latitude
Map feature that show each symbol and its meaning (key) Legend
Imaginary line that circles Earth from north to south Longitude
A measure of how many people live within a set land area, like a square mile or kilometer Population density
The central line of longitude Prime meridian
Number of people in a population who are born each year out of 1000 Birth rate
Spread of ideas and practices from place to place Cultural diffusion
Number of people in a population who die each year out of 1000 Death rate
Number of babies who die before reaching age one out of 1,000 births Infant mortality rate
Number of years a person can expect to live Life expectancy
Movement of people from place to place Migration
Geographic model showing populations by age bands and gender Population pyramid

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Astronomy Crossword Puzzle

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Oct 20, 2016
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A large cloud of gas and dust, spread out in an immense volume. nebula
A contracting cloud of gas and dust with enough mass to form a star. protostar
An object whose gravity is so strong that nothing, not even light can escape. blackhole
The brilliant explosion of a dying supegiant star. supernova
An imaginary pattern of stars in the sky. constellation
The blue-white hot core of a star that is left behind after its outer layers have expanded and drifted out into space. whitedwarf
The tendency of an object to resist any change in its motion. inertia
The force that pulls objects towards each other. gravity
A huge, reddish loop of gas that protrudes from the sun's surface, linking parts of sunspot regions. prominences
A dark area of gas on the sun's surface tht is cooler that surrounding gases. sunspots
Rocky objects revoloving around the sun that are too small and numerous to be considered a planet. asteroids
A loose collection of ice, dust, and small rocky particles, typically with a long, narrow orbit. comet
The solid inner core of a comet. nucleus
The fuzzy outer layer of a comet. coma
The small, dense remains of a high-mass star after a supernova. neutronstar
The study of moons, stars, and other objects in space. astronomy
The apparent change in position of an object when seen from different places. parallax
All of space and everything in it. universe
A huge group of a single stars, star systems, star clusters, dusts, and gas bound together by gravity. galaxy
One of the small asteroid-like bodies that formed the building blocks of the planets. planetesimals
The movement of an object around another object. revolution
The spinning motion of a planet on its axis. rotation
A small, old, relatively coolo star. reddwarf
An artificial body placed in orbit around the earth or moon or another planet in order to collect information or for communication. satellite
A stream of electronically charged particles that emanate from the sun's corona. solarwind

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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

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World Geography Review #1 Crossword

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Oct 25, 2017
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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

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World Geography Crossword

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The exact latitude and longitude at which a place is found absolute location
High flat plains where the Andes are widest altiplanos
Located in south Ameria and drains the Amazon Basins amazon river
Mountain range running along the western edge of South America, world's longest mountain range andes
Latin American forces were led across the Andes to win independence for Chile and Peru argentinain dependendance
Dense continuous layer of leaves canopy
The Atacama desert is one of the ______ places in the world driest
A community of plants and animals that depends upon one another and heir surrounding ecosystem
An ____ is a place where a tide meets a river current estuary
Caused by hot weather and lack of rain making grass and wood dry forest fire
A _____ is a cowhand that rid the pampas herding livestock guacho
The pampas consist primarily of ______ grasslands
Cultural geography, studies human activities and their relationship to the environment human geography
Provided by navigable rivers hydroelectric power
Made up by oceans rivers lakes and other bodies of water hydrosphere
Led by Miguel Hidalgo mexican independance
Important waterway that cuts through the isthmus of Panama panama canal
Focuses on the study of earth's physical features physical geography
Occurs when large masses of rock are broken down into smaller pieces physical weathering
Lies between sea level and 2,500 feet tierra cailiente
Potatoes and barley grow at these elevations tierra fria
He southernmost latitude to receive the sun's direct rays tropic of capricorn
The Mato Grosso plateau is part of the ____ of South America valleys
A plateau formed from Hills and lower flatland in Argentina patagonia
Mountain range that many of the Caribbean islands are part of central highlands
Where plates have collided for millions of years pacific ring of fire
Parallel mountain ranges cordilleras
Haiti won its independence from France haitian revolt
Describe a lace's location in relation to another place relative location
a common phrase said at the end of a story the end

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Geography Voc. 1 Basic Elements Crossword

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Feb 4, 2016
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units of latitude or longitude degrees
an imaginary line that runs around the center of Earth, halfway between the North and South Poles at 0 latitude equator
lines of longitude meridians
imaginary lines on Earth that run between the North and south Poles meridians
the point on Earth located at 90 degrees north latitude, where the lines of longitude meet NorthPole
lines of latitude parallels
imaginary lines on Earth that run parallel to the equator parallels
imaginary line that runs from the North Pole to the South Pole of Earth at 0 degrees longitude primemeridian
point on Earth located at 90 degrees south latitude where the lines of longitude meet SouthPole
a pattern of lines that form squares grid
alphabetical listing of place names on a map and the grid squares in which they are found index
map that shows natural landforms and waterways on Earth's surface physicalmap
southern parts of the Atlantic, Indian, and Pacific Oceans are often referred to Southern Ocean
mapmaker cartographer
half of the Earth hemisphere
description of a place using grid coordinates absolute location
latitude and longitude address of a place on a map coordinates
intersecting pattern formed by the lines of latitude and longitude geographic grid
descriptionof a place using the relation of one place to another relative location
system of mapping the round Earth on a flat surface projection
sharing an edge or boundary; touching contiguous
line of latitude that runs through northern North America, northern Asia, and northern Europe ArcticCircle

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