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Crossword
Description

The exact position of an object. Absolute Location
What is possible to reach a certain location from other locations Accessibility
The space within daily activity occurs Activity Space
Cause to produce by humans Anthropogenic
Globe with a flat top and bottom Azimuthal Projection
The science of map making Cartography
Thematic map in which things are presented in color Choropleth Maps
Spreads unequally through contact Contagious Diffusion
Belief and customs of a certain group of people Culture
Prevailing cultural attitude creating a divide between groups Cultural Barrier
Expansion of a culture Cultural Diffusion
A geographic approach which has human environment interaction Cultural Ecology
The farthest from the hearth the less likely to keep the same culture Distance Decay
The environment determines human activity Environmental Determinism
Accurate computation of the Earth's circumference Erathosthenes
Uses longitude and latitude Exact Location
Everything spreads equally out Expansion Diffusion
Visiting places and observing how people interact Fieldwork
Location, Region, Place, Movement, and Human Environment Interaction Five Themes of Geography
Definition of regions based on certain things Formal region
The closer things are the more interaction there will be Friction of distance
Area organized around a node point Functional Region
A system designed to store, capture, and manage geographical data Geographic information system
Used for absolute locstion Global positioning system

Geography Unit 1 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Unit 1-Geography:its nature & perspectives Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Unit 1 Geography : It's nature & perspectives Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Five Themes of geography Crossword

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Crossword
Description

The study of Earth. geography
The directions north, south, east or west. Cardinal direction
The distance in degrees norther south of the Equator. Latitude
The distance in degrees east or west of the Prime Meridian. Longitude
Each half of the Earth. Hemisphere
A line of longitude. Parallel
A line of longitude. Meridian
Geographers study place by finding its location. Location
When places have something in common such as people, history climate or land. Regions
Both human and physical features of a specific location. Place
Tells us how people, goods and ideas get from one place to another. Movement
How people change the environment and how the environment changes people . Human environment interaction

World Geography Review #1 Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

5 Themes of Geography Key Terms Crossword

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Crossword
Description

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

Geography Vocabulary Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

World Geography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

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

Ecology Crossword Puzzle

Type
Crossword
Description

large geographical region that contains similar ecosystems. Biome
a group of members of the same species that live in a particular area. population
made up of populations of different species that live and interact in an area. Community
all living parts of the ecosystem. Biotic Factors
taking responsibility for managing & protecting the environment. Stewardship
the part of the planet where life exist. Biosphere
a group of similar organisms. Species
all living things & non- living things on earth & their interactions with one Environment
the layer of gasses that surrounds the earth. Atmosphere
a group of individual parts that work as a whole to accomplish a task. System
the study of how organisms interact with each other and the environment. Ecology
all the non living factors (physical things) Abiotic
populations of living organisms continue to interact and reproduce or survives & works well overtime. sustainability
a place or environment where an organism lives. Habitat
a complex self regulating system which living things interact with non living things. Ecosystem
the earth's solid outer layer. Lithosphere
all the different types of organisms in an area. Biodiversity
all water on the earth. Hydrosphere
the role that a given species plays in its environment. Niche
to look at the whole picture everything is considered Holistic Approach

AP Human Geography Exam Review Crossword #1

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Crossword
Description

This man is known as the Father of the Green Revolution Norman Borlaug
War, famine, and natural disasters are all examples of this Push factor
Unlike Gross Domestic Product, this can be generated by a country's citizens regardless of location Gross National Income
In the isogloss of the Southern United States, this term for Coca-Cola is used Coke
Maquiladoras are American-owned factories in which country? Mexico
In trading, English is the main Lingua franca
What is the first step in the evolution of boundaries? Definition
Choropleth maps shades areas on a map using Color
The flu virus is an example of this type of diffusion Contagious diffusion
The Bible Belt, Rust Belt, and Sun Belt are all examples of what type of region Functional region
This language was created by the creolization of French and English Cajun
Goods switch forms of _____ in break-of-bulk points Transportation
Gerrymandering redraws _____ in such a way as to give one political party maximum political advantage Voting districts
Neo-Malthusians believed there would be a lack of Natural resources
New Orleans has a good _____ due to its access to rivers allowing trade Situation
There are currently no countries in this stage of the Demographic Transition Model Stage One
What was the biggest exchange of food all at one time? Columbian Exchange
The Human Development Index uses GDP, literacy rate, and amount of Education
Another name for shifting cultivation Slash and burn
This is the final stage of Rostow’s model of economic development High Mass Consumption
This country implemented a system of racial segregation known as apartheid South Africa
As women become more educated, the total fertility rate Decreases
The _____ increases as countries go through the stages of the Demographic Transition Model Standard of living
Judaism, Hinduism, and Daoism are all examples of this Ethnic religion
This job sector includes fishing, lumbering, and oil drilling Primary sector