Spatial systems can be the basis for defining a region.
Who reputedly coined the term, "geography"?
The Muslim scholar Idrisi compiled a major geographic treatise for Roger II, the Christian king of Sicily. That such interaction could take place reflects in part what locational attribute of 12th century Sicily?
The cardinal direction of north is this type of direction:
Two stores are equally spaced in linear distance from your residence. However, you choose to shop at the store that it takes less time to reach. Your decision reflects using a temporal measure of distance that also can be called _______.
There are two routes between your residence and the library which are equal in both mileage and in the time it takes to cover that distance. One route, however, is perceived as being less safe than the other one and is avoided by you. Such a decision demonstrates what type of transformation of distance?
Scale is not important within the study of human geography.
Overcoming the friction of distance between two places exemplifies dealing with _________.
A network of places implies the existence of connectivity.
Density is the same as dispersion when analyzing a spatial distribution.
Stating that a county has 100 persons per square mile is a measure of ____________.
A geographic distribution's pattern which emphasizes items agglomerated around a single node is said to be ___________.
|E)||"B" and "C"|
A region is characterized by which of these attributes?
|E)||All of the above|
What type of region is based on the distribution of a single physical or human feature or by the distribution of a small number of such features?
Using a spatial system's interconnections and network as criteria results in what type of region?
A perceptual region is rigorously structured and based upon highly objective data.
The larger the scale of a map, the smaller an area is covered and generally with greater detail.
Latitude measures distance east and west of the prime meridian.
A highway map is what type of map?
An isometric map uses _________ that connect points of equal value.
Can you lie with maps?
A Geographic Information System (GIS) is the same as computer-assisted cartography.
Your ability to navigate from your residence to your campus and from building to building on your campus is part of your internalized mental map.
Mathematical location is also known as __________________.
What does the term globalization refer to?
|A)||The gradual population of the earth by humans.|
|B)||The increasing interconnection of peoples in all parts of the world.|
|C)||The spread of geographic literacy.|
|D)||The period of European expansion from the 15th to 19th centuries.|
Which of the following is an example of remote sensing?
|A)||Photos taken from balloons and kites|
|D)||All of the above are examples of remote sensing.|
A map that presents the range that the local mass transit (such as a bus or subway) can travel in 5-minute intervals from a terminal is referred to as
If you were able to read Roger's Book you would be reading about
|A)||the philosophical narrative arguing for the existence of geography.|
|B)||Irdidis' collection of information collected for the first world map.|
|C)||the process of creating the lines of longitude and latitude for the 1st map of the world.|
|D)||the recreation of the Egyptian Ptolemy's geographical work.|
Businesses located along an elongated strip, such as in Las Vegas, Myrtle Beach, Niagara Falls, or Sevierville/Pigeon Forge, TN (Smokey Mountains) create a
Data presented as an average on a pre-existing areal unit (average income by zip code, for example) is presented as
|A)||a graduated circle map.|
|B)||a dot distribution map.|
|C)||an isopleths map.|
|D)||a chloropleth map.|