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Lecture Notes for GEOG 06201 - Geography of the United States and Canada with Ontko at Rowan (RU)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Professor:Ontko
Class:GEOG 06201 - Geography of the United States and Canada
Subject:Geography
University:Rowan University
Term:Fall 2009
Keywords:
  • Physiography
  • Inceptisols
  • Secondary Activities
  • Nova Scotia
  • Glacial Drift
  • The Economy
  • Food Clothing
  • Agriculture
  • Low Temperatures
  • Territories
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Geography of the United States and Canada Geography- Spatial relationships. Longitude- The distance East or West of the Prime Meridian. Latitude- The distance North or South of the Equator. Elevation- Height above sea level. Geography Physical- The study of the natural features of the earth's surface, especially in its current aspects, including land formation, climate and currents. “Physiography” Human-The study of the characteristics and phenomena of the earth's surface that relate directly to human activities. Regional- A method of study used by geographers to describe and analyze the spatial and environmental patterns and related processes of particular places on earth. Economic- the branch of geography concerned with the production and distribution of commodities Cultural- characteristics of the people in a location, such as language, predominant religion and ethnic/racial group(s), education, life style, architecture, foods, clothing, etc. Historical- The study of geographies of the past and how a ...

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