1 Intro to Geography(1)

Time where geographic realms meet transition zones

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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 An spatial two adjacent realms or regions join two Marked by a gradual shift (rather than a sharp Marked gradual break) in the characteristics that distinguish neighboring realms neighboring GEOGRAPHICAL CLASSIFICATION CONCEPT OF SCALE The World Realms Regions REGIONS Areas of the earth’’s surface marked by s certain properties certain Scientific devices that enable us to make Scientific spatial generalizations 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! Loca...
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