# Geography Grade 7 Chapter 1 How Geographers Look at the World

 .remove_background_ad { border: 1px solid #555555; padding: .75em; margin: .75em; background-color: #e7e7e7; } .rmbg_image { max-height: 80px; } A spherical representation of the Earth. Globe A representation, usually on a flat surface, of the whole or part of an area. map One who makes maps. Cartographer An imaginary line that follows the curve of the Earth and represents the shortest distance between two points. Great Circle Route A mathematical formula used to represent the curved surface of Earth on the flat surface of a map. map projections Pattern formed as the lines of latitude and longitude cross one another. Grid system Half of a sphere or globe, as in the Earth's Northern and Southern hemispheres. hemispheres The distance north or south from the equator measured in degrees (a horizontal line). Latitude The distance measured by degrees or time east or west from the prime meridian. (a vertical line) longitude The parallel of 0 degrees latitude from which other latitudes are calculated. (This line of latitude divides the Earth into the Northern and Southern hemispheres). Equator The meridian of 0 degrees longitude from which other longitudes are calculated. (It divides the globe into the eastern and western hemispheres.) Prime meridian The exact position of a place on the Earth's surface. Absolute location Location in relation to other places. relative location Map that shows the location of natural features such as mountains and rivers; can also show cities and countries. physical map Shape of the Earth's physical features. topography A map that shows the boundaries and locations of political units such as countries, states, counties, cities, and towns. Political map Maps that use colors, symbols, lines, or dots to show information related to a specific idea. Qualitative maps Map that shows the movement of people, animals, goods, ideas, and physical processes like hurricanes and glaciers. flow-line map The complex community of interdependent living things in a given environment. ecosystem Substance from the earth that is not made by people but can be used by them. Natural Resources Weather patterns typical for an area over a large period of time. climate The natural occurring plants that occupy a major habitat. biome What factors affect the study of physical geography? natural resourcestopographyclimatebiomes Relating to the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services. economics A city environment. Urban A country environment. Rural What factors affect the physical geography? religionarteducationeconomicsurban/ruralhealth/life expectancysocial status, how attainedstatus of minorities, womengovernment/politicsinternational relationstravel/mobilitytechnologyrecreation leisure Know the changes in the last 10 - 20 years. Check you notes .remove_background_ad { border: 1px solid #555555; padding: .75em; margin: .75em; background-color: #e7e7e7; } .rmbg_image { max-height: 80px; } Authorbdoering ID348322 Card SetGeography Grade 7 Chapter 1 How Geographers Look at the World Description7th Grade Geography Chap. 1 Updated2019-08-26T02:17:33Z Show Answers