GPH 111

GPH 111 - Introduction to Geography

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GPH Lab Quiz 1 06:11 Scale Spatial = in space Temporal = over time Map Scale Ratio of image on a map on Earth’s surface Fractional scale = 1:48,000 or 1/48,000 ground Verbal scale = 48,000in/12=4,000   1 inch is equal to 4,000 feet. Time Zones Each 15º meridian = 1 hour LONG +/- LONG ÷ 15 o 120ºW, 60ºW 120 – 60 = 60 / 15 = 4 HOUR DIFFERENCE Daylight Savings Time 1 hr ahead in Spring 1 hr back in Fall Map Projection Standard Line = point where map “touches” the globe Equal Area = equal area relations Conformal = preserve shape Equidistant = maintain distance between points Conformal Conic Oblique = small regions in mid-latitudes Conformal Cylindrical Equatorial = ship navigation
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