*Ring of Fire
It was isolated but modern technology brought it together
Central Highlands Panama
4,500 miles long
20,000 feet high
-sovereignty: supreme power or Authority
Where is the power:
Autocracy-one person: monarch, dictatortotalitarianism: control over education,
economy, media, religion, resources-technolo
Chapter 2 Notes
Inner Planets- rocky planets
-Asteroid belt separates the inner and outer planets
Outer Planets- Gas giants
Dwarf Planets- *ceres
*Comet hit Russia in 1908? (Tungusta Event)
-Resulted as if it was 10-15 megatons of TNT
Chapter 5 Geography Review
~ Continental Divide: also known as the Great Divide, is a high point or ridge that
determines the direction in which rivers flow.
~Fossil fuel: a resource formed in the earth by plant and animal remains.
Chapter 3 Review
*Weather- condition of the atmosphere in one place during a short
period of time
*Climate- weather patterns typical for an area over a long period of
*Axis- an imaginary line that runs through the center of the Earth
Chapter 4 Review
-Birthrate: the number of births per year for every 1,000 people
-Death rate: the number of deaths per year for every 1,000 people
-Doubling time: the number of years it takes a population to double in
-Population Distribution: the
World Geography Chapter 1 Notes
Section 1: Geography Skills Handbook
*Globe- a scale model of the Earth; most accurate depiction of geographic info.
such as area, distance, and direction. Shows little close-up detail.
*Map- a printed symbolic representati
Chapter 2 Review
-Vocabulary*Hydrosphere-the watery areas of the Earth, including oceans, lakes, rivers, and
other bodies of water.
*Lithosphere- surface land areas of the Earths crust, including continents and
*Atmosphere-the layer o gasses
Chapter 8 Geography Review
~Mexican Plateau: central plateau in Mexico between the Sierra Madre Occidental
and the Sierra Madre Oriental; home to Mexico City
~Cordillera: parallel chains or ranges of mountains
~Llano: fertile grassland in inland areas of
Geography notes chapter 3 section 1
Climate is what you expect, weather is what you get.
-axis; the earth tilting
-latitude: equator, cancer, Capricorn
-summer: june 21
-fall: September 23
-Winter: December 21
-Spring: march 21
Chapter 26 review
~What kind of economy does China have?
- Market Economy?
~The Ring of Fire and its affect on the region
-The ring of fire causes many earthquakes, volcanic eruptions to occur.
Major Earthquakes & Tsunamis cause major da
Chapter 1 Study Guide
1) The five themes of geography are: location, place-physical & human, region,
movement, and human-environment interaction.
2) The difference reference points for geographers are: relative and absolute
3) *Longitude- up and