AP Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 2 - Cultural Ecology Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relationships Cultural Landscape

AP Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 2 - Cultural...

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Cultural Ecology:Geographic approach that emphasizes human-environment relationshipsCultural Landscape:Fashioning of a natural landscape by a cultural groupCulture:The body of customary beliefs, social forms, and material traits that together constitute a group of people’s distinct traditionEnvironmental Determinism:A nineteenth- and early twentieth- century approach to the study of geography that argued that the general laws sought by human geographers could be found in the physical sciences. Geography was therefore the study of how the physical environment caused human activities.Formal Region:(or uniform / homogenous region) an area in which everyone shares in one or more distinctive characteristicsFunctional Region:An area organized around a node or focal pointGlobalization:Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result in making something worldwide in scopeGreenwich Mean Time:The time in that time zone encompassing the prime meridian, or 0 degrees longitude

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