Chapters 1&2 Vocabulary

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Aggregation Choropleth map Core Culture Culture region Culture traits Domain Dot maps Formal region GIS Isoline maps Cultural Landscape Ecological trilogy Functional regions Human Geography Human- environmental interactions
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Legend Location Map Map projection Map scale Movements Place Primary data Region Secondary data Simplification Spatial data Sphere Symbols Perceptual region Proportional symbol map Reference maps Regional identity
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Syncretism Thematic maps
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A region defined by similar culture traits and cultural landscape features A defining characteristic of the culture that is shared by most, if not all, members. A thematic map in which a dot represents some frequency of the mapped variable An area of near uniformity (homogeneity) in one or several characteristics A region created by the interactions between a central node and surrounding locations A thematic map with lines that connect points of equal value The level of detail for diving a thematic map into geographic units, ranging from a coarse division (e.g., countries) to a fine division (e.g. zip codes) A thematic map in which ranked classes of some variable are depicted with shading patterns
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course GCU GCU 102 taught by Professor Kuby during the Spring '09 term at ASU.

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