Assignment re Europe 2 for Third Study Component
Concise World Atlas:
Europe, p. 84-85 <> Physical Europe, p. 86-87 <> Political Europe, p. 88-89 <>
European resources, p. 90-91 <>
The Iberian peninsula, p. 104-105 <> The Italian peninsula
INTRO and BASIC CONCEPTS
Maps are the main tool that geographers use to interpret both nature and human
endeavor. The definitions, class notes, and study guides are intended to further
assist geography students in gaining geographic literacy:
= Use definitions, notes, Study Maps folder, atlas, any search engine =
Define the word geography.
Literally, geography means to write about the earth .
How old is the practice of geography? Geography is a
ECUMENE the habitable portions of the earths surface where permanent human settlement is occurring
PATTERN the geometric arrangement of a spatial distribution
DISPERSION the extent to which a spatial distribution has spread