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 GEOGRAPHY   SPACE (SPATIAL VARIATION) BASIC CONCEPTS  MAP 
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WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY? Me m o rizing  pla c e s  and  phys ic al fe a ture s ? Ma king  m aps ?
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WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY?  It is a science   Studies the relationships between human and physical features  Studies the spatial distribution of human and physical features Spatial: Related to physical space and distribution of things within it.
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SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION / SPATIAL VARIABILITY
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SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION / SPATIAL VARIABILITY Human Development Index
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WHY ARE MAPS IMPORTANT ? To place locations Maps are one of the most important tools in Geography. They help us:  To visualize the “spherical” world on which we live
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To represent physical or human features (at different scales) Global Continental Regional Ex: Physical features (precipitation distribution)
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Global Continental Ex: Human features (population density) Regional
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