1. The etymology of the word Geography, the language it derived
from and its meaning.
Geo = earth (in Greek)
Graphein = to write
Geography = writing earth
The why of where
Similar to history insofar as the central focus is on a perspective (space instead
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Physical Geography 1:
Why do we have the Earth
that we do?
W AT E R
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How is water distributed across space and through
How is water used and manipulated?
Is water in short supply? Why? Where?
What are the environmen
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What is Development?
Development includes a number of dierent
Transporta2on networks, plumbing, sanita2on, public
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Reaction Papers and how theyll work.
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A Brief History of
Final Exam Review Questions
Chapter 9 (Q1 revised 5 May, 2014)
In general, are developed countries currently more urban (i.e., higher population living in cities than in
rural areas) than developing countries or are developing co
Exam I Review Questions
What is geography? (class notes)
What are the two (2) main branches of geography? (class notes)
Describe the increase in human population from 1960, 1975, 1987, 1999, and today. (p. 2)
What is poverty? What
Exam 2 Review Questions
What is demography? (p. 161)
What is population density? What is physiological population density? (class notes)
Who is Thomas Malthus? What were his views on human population growth? How do the
Exam 2 Study Guide
Three Types of Plant Life
- Single tall woody stem
- Multiple short woody stems
- Non-woody stem
- trees with a contiguous canopy
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e arth vs. moon-> suggesting water (75% of the earth is covered with water) - The earth has an atmosphere where the moon des not Earth has water Earth has vegetation (contrast between vegetative areas and non vege