Environmental geography

geography practice test subafrica

T or F: The Bulge of Africa is in the west, the Horn is in the east. True The physical geography of the African land mass is unusual because: the landmass is cut by a system of rift valleys that extends from the northern end of the Red Sea to Swaziland in Southern Africa The […]

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Latin America – Study Geography & Human Environment Interaction

Aztec A group of native Americans who migrated to the valley of Mexico and settled on islands in Lake Texcoco Chinampas A method of agriculture which used small, rectangular areas of fertile arable land to grow crops on the shallow lake beds in the valley of Mexico European The dominant ethnic group of Southern South […]

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Geography Ch. 4 Study Guide

What is the correct order of zones that make up the Altitudinal Zonation model, from lowest elevation to highest elevation? Tierra Caliente, Tierra Templada, Tierra Fria, and Tierra Helada Which of the following is not a classification of altitudinal zonation? Tierra Plata In what country can both Mediterranean and Marine Coastal climates be found? Chile […]

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AP Human Geography – Folk and Popular Culture Ch. 4

Artifact The Material manifestation of culture, including tools, housing, systems of land use, clothing, and etc. Built Environment The part of the physical landscape that represents material culture, including buildings, roads, bridges, and etc. Core-domain-sphere model The place where concentration of culture traits that characterizes a region is greatest. Cultural Convergence The tendency for cultures […]

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EDEXCEL IGCSE Geography – Fragile Environment

Agro-forestry The growing of trees for the benefit of agriculture, as windbreaks or as protection against soil erosion. Alternative energy Renewable sources of energy, such as solar and wind power, that offer an alternative to the use of fossil fuels. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Chemicals once used in foams, refrigerators, aerosols and air-conditioning units. It is responsible […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 1 Quiz

Which map would have the largest scale? a. world b. state c. city d. country e. continent c. city An area distinguished by one or more unique characteristics is a a. ecosystem b. uniform unit c. region d. landscape d. biome c. region The study of how humans and the environment interact is called a. […]

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Chapter 1 Geography

Cartography Mapmaking, that began to develop the Age of Exploration Physical Geography The study of Earth’s physical features. Human Geography Study of human activities and their relationship to the environment Direct Observation Going to a geographic location to see what it is like. What do geographers use? Direct observation, mapping, interviewing, statistics, technology. Geographic Information […]

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6th Grade World Geography Unit 5: HEI

Cultural Adaptation Patterns of behavior that enable a culture to cope with its surroundings or when an individual modifies his/her customs to fit in to a particular culture. Cultural Landscape The visible features of an area of land as modified by humans showing the imprint of a cultural group. Human-Environment Interaction The geographic theme that […]

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AP Human Geography Chapter 1 Vocabulary

Fieldwork the study of geographic phenomena by visiting and observing how people interact with and thereby change those places. Human Geography One of the two major divisions of Geography; the spatial analysis of human population, its cultures, activities, and landscapes. Globalization the expansion of economic, political, and cultural processes to the point that they become […]

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Southwest Asia geography human environment interaction’s religion and culture

Political Relieved to government determined by government such as boundaries for independent nations Physical Visible environmental mountains rivers lakes seas and oceans are all examples Ethnic group People who may share common such as language physical traits customs and traditions Religious group People who share a common set of beliefs usually in the supernatural being […]

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Geography: Russia and Central Asia

oil, gas and coal What type of natural resources does Russia have? Ural Mountains What divides Europe from Asia? root vegetables What is the staple food for Russia? They had a command economy, which means the government controlled the population, and no one can own land. What type of government did Russia have from 1917-1990 […]

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World Geography Part 3

Aside from English what other language is widely spoken in Canada? French What enables U.S citizens to consume a disproportion large amount of products compared to the rest of the world? high per capita income Which city in the U.S is most well known for making auto mobiles? Detroit Which area lies directly east of […]

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World Geography 902 Part 1

emigration leaving one’s homeland to settle in a new place immigration the movement of people to a new country migration the movement from one place to another birth rate number of live births per one thousand people in a year death rate number of deaths per one thousand people in a year Population growth can […]

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Geography Chapter 2

The Moon orbits Earth every 29 1/2 days Most stars are grouped together in huge bodies called galaxies Which area of Earth receives the most solar energy? the tropics Which of the following planets is not terrestrial? Saturn Which of the following planets does not have an atmosphere or lithosphere? Mercury When does the fall […]

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Physical Geography: The Global Environment Units 1-6

spatial relates to the distribution of physical components of the natural environment geomorphology subfield of physical geography relating to geology climatology subfield of physical geography relating to meteorology biogeography subfield of physical geography relating to biology plant geography subfield of physical geography relating to botany zoogeography subfield of physical geography relating to zoology soil geography […]

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AP Human Geography Unit 3 (Pop and Folk Culture)

Adaptive Strategies technology, ecology, demography, and economies that define human behavior Anglo-American Landscape an American, especially an inhabitant of the United States, whose language and ancestry are English Built Environment the man-made surroundings that provide the setting for human activity Folk Songs traditionally sung by the common people of a region and forms part of […]

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World Geography: North America

Cultural Pluralism Cultural Diversity How is America and Canada population increasing? America’s realm is due to natural increase and immigration. Canada is affected more by immigration. Physiographic regions (province) A region within which there prevails substantial natural-landscape homogeneity, expressed by a certain degree of uniformity in surface relief, climate, vegetation, and soils. High-relief regions Pacific […]

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Geography- Central Asia

Caspian Sea world’s largest lake Taliban extreme fundamentalist Islamic organization Dalai Lama leader of Buddhist religion (led Tibet in Theocracy) Alluvial Fan fan-shaped deposits of sediment dropped by streams flowing out of the mountains; fertile area Loess fertile, silty soil deposited by the wind Theocracy religious state (Tibet) Reason why environment is relatively clean in […]

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AP human geography 5 themes of geography

Five themes of geography Gives us a way to look at the world spatially. Movement, region, location, interaction (human environment) place Location Where is it? The positioning of something on Earth’s surface. Absolute location EXACT LOCATION on the earth using latitude and longitude, a grid system, or an address. These don’t change and are unique […]

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Cultural Geography Test 1

geography the study of place; physical and human characteristics -studies space: the location and distribution of features on the Earth’s surface (movement) -studies human activity, the natural environment, and the relationship between the two cultural geography learned patterns of human behavior held in common by a group of people -studies the relationships between space, place, […]

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Ms. Edward SS Class Geography

? Important!!! Relative Location The location of our place compared to another, Uses cardinal directions or words such a as next to. Absolute Location The exact location of something. Uses latitude and longitude. Latitude ? The lines on the map that run east to west, and measures Equator? A line of latitude that runs thought […]

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