AP Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 1 - Land Ordinance of 1785 divided much of the United States into a system of townships and ranges to

AP Human Geography Vocab Textbook Chapter 1 - Land...

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Land Ordinance of 1785:divided much of the United States into a system of townships and ranges to facilitate the sale of land to settlers in the westConnections: relationships between people and objects across the barrier of spaceCartography: mapmaking Bass Line: divides up an area on a map, run east-westGIS:a computer system that can capture, store, query, analyze and display geographic dateGPS: a system that accurately determines the precise position of something on earthRemote sensing:the acquisition of data about Earth’s surface from a satellite orbiting Earth or from other long-distance methodsLocation:the term geographers use to identify a feature’s place on earthMap:a two-dimensional or flat-scale model of Earth’s surface, or a portion of it

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