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Flashcards in Chapter 1: A Geographers World Deck (10):
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Geography

The study of the word, its people, and the landscapes they create

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Landscape

All the human and physical features that make it unique

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Social science

A field that studies people and the relationships among them

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Region

Is part of the world that has one or more common features that distinguish it from surrounding areas

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Map

A drawing of all or a part of the world

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Globe

A ball shaped map

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Physical geography

The study of the world physical features

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Human geography

The study of people

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Cartography

The science of making maps

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Meteorology

The study of weather and what causes it