World geography Notes
Different and similar world
If you compared places, you would find
what the different is.
what the common is.
Different and Changing Worlds
Political, economic, and social experience and expectations
are rapidly change nowadays.
The Arctic Economy Then and Now Notes
Gold discoveries in the Yukon in the 1890s and mining finds
in the 1930s brought more significant settlements.
In recent years, oil and gas exploration in the Beaufort Sea
and Arctic Ocean have brought more people
Prairie Economics Notes
Primary industries include agriculture (wheat, barley, canola,
oats), and cattle and sheep ranching.
Also, natural resources such as tar sands (Fort McMurray,
Alberta) and other forms of oil production can be found on
Globalization vs Localization Notes
Globalization is increasing level of interconnections
among people throughout the world.
The speed and intensity of globalization, in terms of
world trade and the flow of financial investments,
Flow feature Notes
Flows within and among
regions include population migrations
information from the media, Internet, or publications
movements of money
technology innovations in manufacturing process,
information processing, or new transportation modes
New approaches to teaching tourism Notes
Based on Butlers 1980 model first published in Canadian
Geographer : Butler, R. (1980) The concept of a tourist area cycle
of evolution. Canadian Geographer. 24, 512. See:D.Leat (Ed):
Thinking through Geography. Ch
Introduction to the lithosphere Notes
The lithosphere is in constant, though slow motion.
The surface of the earth and the location of its land masses have
therefore had a continuously changing history.
The scene of history is continuously moving land mas
Environmental issues at varied scales Notes
Earth is marked by a variety of natural environments that
create differences among regions
Natural environments affects human events at global, world
regional, country, and local scales.
world regional, country,
Western Cordillera Notes
The Western Cordillera runs along the west coast of North
America. The Rocky Mountains are the eastern boundary,
but in the US, the Western Cordillera runs into the interior of
the continent. This region is made up of new rugged
Diverse Globalization Notes
Despite of globalization, the World remained diverse
Political activity: Countries Act
1950-1991 Cold war
North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) vs. Soviet
Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) vs.
Distance and Direction Notes
Meridian and parallel is the basic of time, distance and direction
Map and Scale
Size of Scale Representative Franction (RF)
1:25,000 or larger
1:1,000,000 to 1:25,000
1:1,000,000 or smalle
Dividing line between Europe and Asia Notes
So, why is Europe a continent?
European scholars of the nineteenth century decided that it
should be one.
One of the benefits of having power in the world is that you
get to name things!
The dividing line betwee
The Physical Geography of Canada Notes
Canadian Facts, Eh?
Canada is the second largest country in the world (space
wise, not population)
It is slightly smaller than all of Europe which is made up of
Canada is 4,800 kilometres from north to
The Geography of Global History Notes
We need a mental picture of the whole world, not just certain
parts of it. This is big geography.
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Scenes in the Great Arid Zone of Afroeurasia Notes
Extreme dryness -Ahaggar Mts., Sahara Desert
Semi-aridity- Grassy steppes of Mongolia
Herders in Mongolia
Historically, peoples who herd animals as a way of life have
inhabited many parts of the Gre