3-Thinking Geographically-Spatial Arr

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Unformatted text preview: Thinking Geographically Spatial Arrangements Why is each point on Earth unique ? Tradition? Identity? Belief? Custom? Architecture ? Religion? Urban/Rural? What is it that makes each place unique? Us? Four Ways to Indicate Location: 1. Mathematical (geographic grid) Place 2. Site: Characteristics of a specific place. 3. Situation: Regional setting and relationship 4. Names (Toponyms): Local and sometimes colorful Is every place truly unique or can we find patterns on the landscape? … We can think of patterns on the landscape as spatial arrangements Spatial Arrangement Density (# per unit area) Distribution (concentration) Change density by adding or removing the dots Change concentration by moving dots together or apart Spatial Arrangement Density (# per unit area) Distribution (concentration) Change density by adding or removing the dots Change concentration by moving dots together or apart Spatial Arrangement Density (# per unit area) Distribution (concentration) Pattern: Cluster, Line, Bull’s Eye, Disjointed Network and Node Change density by adding or removing the dots Change concentration by moving dots together or apart Spatial Arrangement Density (# per unit area) Distribution (concentration) Pattern: Cluster , Line, Bull’s Eye, Disjointed Network and Node Change density by adding or removing the dots Change concentration by moving dots together or apart Spatial Arrangement Density (# per unit area) Distribution (concentration) Pattern: Cluster, Line , Bull’s Eye, Disjointed Network and Node Change density by adding or removing the dots Change concentration by moving dots together or apart Spatial Arrangement...
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This note was uploaded on 02/20/2012 for the course GEOG 140 taught by Professor Tom during the Spring '10 term at UNL.

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