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Accessibility

How easily one place can be reached from another

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Diffusion

How people or things move in certain directions at certain speeds

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Complimentary

The mutual exchange of people all goods among places usually occurs over those shortest possible distances

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Mental Map

Information of place information from memory

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Population Map

Helps people understand the overall distribution of population of a particular area, such as a region, city or entire world

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Topographic

Generally represents a small area with a lot of detail, including elevation with contour lines, natural features, and man-made features

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Physical Map

Has colors that make natural patterns stand out; the colors can stand for types of vegetation, mountain, and natural features

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Navigational Map

Maps and GPS

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Historic Map

Shows information about past events and where they occurred

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GIS

Is a system or tool for displaying in analyzing data related to positions on the Earth's surface

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Ecosystem

The relationship among all living and nonliving things that exist within a certain area

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Habitat

A place or area where organism lives

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Perceive/Perception

To recognize, discern, envision or understand

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Alter/Modify

To change

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Adaptation

To adjust one so if two different conditions, environment, etc.

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Urbanization

Huge growth of cities

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Site

The actual location of a settlement oh placement of a building on the earth influenced by landforms, vegetation etc

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Situation

The location of a place wanted to would surroundings and other places; influenced by the accessibility of the location

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Core

The area of greatest concentration of traits or characteristics of an area

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Periphery

The outer influence of culture or economic traits of an area

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Formal Region

The defining features of the region extend clearly and consistently from border to border

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Functional Region

Regions where the defining feature of the Legion is based around a central place or feature where is strongest, but usually becomes less evident or weaker towards the edges of the region

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Perceptual Region

Imaginary regions with no officially agreed upon boundaries

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Industrialization

the large-scale introduction of manufacturing, advanced technical enterprises, and other productive economic activity into an area, society, country, etc.

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Immigration

to come to a country of which one is not a native

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Migrate

to go from one country, region, or place to another.

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Diversity

Variety; a range of different cultures

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Culture

the behaviors and beliefs characteristic of a particular social, ethnic, or age group

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Distinctive

characteristic of one person or thing, and so serving to distinguish it from others.

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Cultural Diversity

the variety of human societies or cultures in a specific region, or in the world as a whole.