Geography Notes 11.23.2011 1

Geography Notes 11.23.2011 1 - • Can also be thought of...

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Political Geographic Entities o In everyday common usage we frequently use the term nation as a country o Nation: Group of people with a common ancestry or cultural Or believed to be so Self identify as a nation Have current or historical claims to the earths surface Called the homeland Can be thought of as a thematic regio Cultural variables would define the limits of the thematic
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Unformatted text preview: • Can also be thought of cognitive • What people think of it • Almost 200 states in the world o States: an example of an administrative region • Usually call them countires • Bounded territory • Internationally recognized • Independently run • Soveregn control • 200 in the world • Not everyone must recognize • States in the US equal provinces...
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This note was uploaded on 12/26/2011 for the course GEOG 5 taught by Professor Montello during the Fall '07 term at UCSB.

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