2 key concepts in human geography ii sept 16 2013

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Unformatted text preview: distribution & relationships Key concepts or tools in human geography – See Ch. 2 Key Concepts in Human Geography II – Sept. 16, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture • Concepts: Regions Region: a part of the earths surface that displays internal homogeneity and is relatively distinct (different or heterogeneous) from surrounding areas according to some criteria/criterion. - Criteria may be: human geographic or physical geographic or a combination of both – – – – Internal homogeneity (uniformity) vs. external heterogeneity (difference) ex: North American continent and the similarities are the climate at a specific area Ex: Annual precipitation area Could be human geographic area (people speak french in specific area) and the other people speak mostly english over here. Or Key Concepts in Human Geography II – Sept. 16, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Concepts: Regions • Human/Cultural Regions: Coke/Pop/Cola/S oda • Physical Geographic Regions: Hot, dry, cold, wet One represents...
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This note was uploaded on 01/26/2014 for the course GEOG 1HA3 taught by Professor Peace during the Fall '08 term at McMaster University.

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