Introduction to Physical Geography
Assignment #2 Geomorphology and Landforms (Due by Noon on Nov. 4, 2015)
For this assignment you are expected to make liberal use of either Google Maps and/or Google Earth.
Both are free. If you do not know how, i
A cartogram is a map in which some thematic mapping variable such as travel time, population,
or Gross National Product is substituted for land area or distance. The geometry or space of the
map is distorted in order to convey the informatio
One of the most important prehistoric cultures of Europe, the Vina culture, evolved within the Belgrade
area in the 6th millennium BC. In antiquity, Thraco-Dacians inhabited the region, and after 279 BC Celts
Forward looking view of the world that emphasizes reason, scientific rationality,
creativity, novelty, and progress.
View of the world that emphasizes an openness to a range of perspectives in social
inquiry, artistic expression, a
A generalized increase of output, income, and business activity
The spread of a feature or trend from one key person or node of authority or power to
the other persons or places; spread of culture from one important/large area to an
sum of the inventions, institutions, and relationships created and reproduced by human
beings across particular places and times
physical objects or artifacts, activities, or processes and knowledge or know-how.
Information about births, deaths, marriages, divorces, and the incidence of certain
Describes age distribution and how individuals are spread over the environment
The number of worke
A characteristic and tangible outcome of the complex interactions between a human
group and its natural environment.
Has own practices, preferences, values, and aspirations.
An area where certain cultural pract
Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
An estimate of the total value of all materials, foodstuffs, goods, and services that are
produced by a country in a particular year
Gross National Income (GNI)
A measure of income that flows to a country from production where
Specific geographic setting with distinctive physical social, and cultural attributes.
Places are interdependent
Events effect other places
Dynamic and complex
Structure daily routines of people's economic and social activity.
Why does the top of a rotational slide tilt back into
The slide mass rotates on a circular curving surface, so everything on it rotates back.
What is the difference between a rotational slide and
a translational slide?
Translational slides a
What can happen to heat, pressure, and water
content to melt rock and create magma?
Add heat, decrease pressure (dry), or add water to cause melting.
What factors control the violence or style of an
Amount of water (more water, more violent erup