Each cultural group imprints itself on the landscape

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Unformatted text preview: ture Concepts: Landscapes • Cultural Landscape: the outcome of interactions between people & their environments; the visible human imprint on the land. Each cultural group imprints itself on the landscape in different ways. - Many cultures = many distinct cultural landscapes – • • • Consider: Southern Ontario - Rural Areas - Urban/Suburban Areas • Modified urban areas in many distinct ways. Key Concepts in Human Geography II – Sept. 16, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Concepts: Landscapes • • These are evidence of our modification of the natural environment Key: Key Concepts in Human Geography II – Sept. 16, 2013 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Concepts: Diffusion • • Diffusion: the movement/spread of a geographic phenomena across space & over time e.g. – – • • • Ex: Epidemic...
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