Unformatted text preview: ic realms change over time.
•Where geographic realms meet, transition zones,
not sharp boundaries, mark their contacts. TRANSITION ZONES An area of spatial change where peripheries of
two adjacent realms or regions join
Marked by a gradual shift (rather than a sharp
break) in the characteristics that distinguish
neighboring GEOGRAPHICAL CLASSIFICATION CONCEPT OF SCALE
Regions REGIONS Areas of the earth’’s surface marked by
certain Scientific devices that enable us to make
spatial Based on criteria we establish
Based Criteria can be: Human (cultural) properties Physical (natural) characteristics or Both REGIONS All regions have: Area Boundaries
Location Location, Location, Location!
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- Spring '10
- Geography, geographic realms, Spatial Criteria