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GEOG105-course - Click to edit Master subtitle style Geography 105 The Digital Earth Click to edit Master subtitle style What is Geography Geo =

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Unformatted text preview: Click to edit Master subtitle style Geography 105 The Digital Earth Click to edit Master subtitle style What is Geography? Geo = Earth graphia = description/picture/write Geography is an integrative approach that brings together the physical and human dimensions of the world in the study of people, places, environments – and interactions among those elements. Click to edit Master subtitle style A Simple Definition Study of the Earth’s surface and man’s interaction with everything that goes on there. Examples of the Study of Geography monitoring habitat areas as land use changes border conflicts as a result of historical settlement patterns settlement and migration patterns of specific population segments (e.g. elderly, Hispanics) site assessment for big-box retailers (BestBuy, Geography is all of this –and more BUT It is the relationship between: the physical features of the earth and their location and distribution and the people, mammals, birds, etc. and their location, distribution and activities!!...
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This note was uploaded on 06/14/2011 for the course GEOG 105 taught by Professor Shirley during the Fall '10 term at South Carolina.

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