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Unformatted text preview: Absolute value such as miles b-Or via time c-$ distance d-Social distance class and cultural differences i.e. situational identity-conform to context-bridge different qualities e-Friction of distant overcome $ or obstacles f-Distance Decay further you move away from something, the less influence it has on you. “Buffalo and California” • Formal Region- same in form- same in social and physical/cultural features a-Area is contiguous-CONCRETE RULE b-Boundaries and shared characteristics are user defined c-MEGALOPOSIS- Boston to Washington-continued urban space b/c of uniformity • Functional Region- Because of shared function a-May or may not be continuous b-Only common feature may be shared function I.e. Districted High School(formal too). Supermarket w/ parking lot. SCALE DEPENDANT • Vernacular Region- overlaps others a-Known as common person’s speech b-Usually formal and can be functional i.e. tristate area...
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This note was uploaded on 02/11/2011 for the course GEOG 101 taught by Professor Pavlovskaya during the Fall '08 term at CUNY Hunter.
- Fall '08