sldes200-10 - SOME BASIC GEOGRAPHIC QUESTIONS It is the...

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SOME BASIC GEOGRAPHIC QUESTIONS It is the Spatial Perspective that distinguishes the discipline of Geography from other disciplines Geography has been defined in shorthand as the « why of where » (M. Mikesell) Basic questions are … of course, WHERE ? (location) – answer may be approached in a variety of ways WHY are places and things where they are ? does it matter that there are differences ? WHAT . role does a place play at different geographic scales ? (local, regional, national, continental, global) .. does that mean to people ? is the impact of human activity on the natural environment HOW do locations affect one another, interact ?? are people affected ? is nature affected ?? … of course there are many others FOR EX. What… are solutions ? Key Terms related to the above questions Note : All terms can be further explored/defined in the Glossary at the end of the course textbook (Fouberg et al, Ninth Edition) LOCATION (SPATIAL) DISTRIBUTION PATTERN (SPATIAL) DIFFUSION INTERACTION
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This note was uploaded on 04/20/2010 for the course GEOG geog200 taught by Professor Bernard during the Spring '10 term at Concordia Canada.

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