Chap 1 prac test - Unfiled Notes Page 5 The friction of distance explains why increased distance makes people less likely to travel to a location

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Sunday, September 12, 2010 4:54 PM Unfiled Notes Page 1
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Remote sensing is similar to aerial photography: it collects data about the Earth's surface from a distance. The flow and movement of people, goods, and ideas between places creates interdependency. Unfiled Notes Page 2
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Absolute space is space measured mathematically. Unfiled Notes Page 3
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All of these are examples of places serving as the backdrop and conduit for people as they express themselves to others. All of these examples of ways that place influences one's decisions. A hyperglobalist view thinks that there should be no regulations preventing free trade and movement across borders. Unfiled Notes Page 4
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Only hierarchical diffusion occurs seemingly despite physical location and spread first in these global cities, then elsewhere. Functional regions, also known as nodal regions, have overall economics, political, and social coherence. Geographers rarely study the molecular scale, particularly social processes at this scale.
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Unformatted text preview: Unfiled Notes Page 5 The friction of distance explains why increased distance makes people less likely to travel to a location. Unfiled Notes Page 6 Time and space converge to create the feeling of a shrinking world. Unfiled Notes Page 7 With larger scales of production come economic savings. Although corporations have increased locational flexibility, this does not necessarily mean that all consumers and all producers are separated by ever greater distances. Besides, the term "producer" does not just refer to the producer of ideas, art, knowledge, and any number of other tangible and intangible things. This describes the spread of a single multinational corporation around the world. This is NOT a supranational organization. Unfiled Notes Page 8 All of these are ways that people create a sense of place either through routine activities or through the creation of symbols of a shared identity. Unfiled Notes Page 9...
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This note was uploaded on 09/18/2010 for the course ENGL 1102 taught by Professor Cantremember during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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Chap 1 prac test - Unfiled Notes Page 5 The friction of distance explains why increased distance makes people less likely to travel to a location

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