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Spatial

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How things are related or arranged across the earth’s surface

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Scale

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The ratio of the distance b/w 2 places on a map, and actual distance b/w those 2 places on the earth’s surface

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realm

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-functional Interaction-divided by transition zones rather than political boundaries-they have and always will change over time

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region

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a differentiated segment of earth-space

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Formal Regions

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regions which display a measurable and visible homogeneity

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Functional Region

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regions based on a structured, urban, central system of interaction with a core & periphery

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Functional interaction

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interaction b/w humans and the natural environment

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Absolute Location

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location using the latitudinal/ Longitudinal grid (mathematical)

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Relative location

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Location with reference to other regions

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Culture

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the negotiated process and product of the discourses through which humans signify their experiences to themselves and other

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Cultural Landscape

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the forms superimposed on the physical landscape by the activities of man

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Sequent Occupance

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term to describe the view of geography as a succession of stages of human occupance

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Population Density

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Number of people per unit area

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Cartogram

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Maps where the size and shape of the landmasses is based upon specific data

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States vs state

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Capital S is for internal States and lowercase s is for countries.