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