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1

What is Connection?

-the relationship among people and objects across the barrier of space.

2

How long have humans practiced geography?

-to possibly prehistoric times

3

What is Remote Sensing?

-the acquisition of data about earths surface from a satellite orbiting earth or from other long distance methods

4

GIS
(Geographic Information Science)

-analysis of data about earths surface through satellite and other electronic information technologies

5

What is Cartography?

-the science of mapmaking

6

What is GPS and what is it used for?

(Global Positioning System) its used to determine the precise location of something on Earth and used for Navigation