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Cultural Geography Lecture 1 Notes

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Cultural Geography Lecture 1 Notes GEOG 100S

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Cultural Geography
Dr. Jonathan Leib

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These notes cover and simplify the first lecture in Geography 100S "Introduction to Human/Cultural Geography." The most important concepts and ideas are highlighted and are broken down by key concept.
Cultural Geography
Dr. Jonathan Leib
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geography, human geography, cultural geography, GEOG 100S




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This 0 page Class Notes was uploaded by Alexa Wolf on Tuesday January 19, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to GEOG 100S at Old Dominion University taught by Dr. Jonathan Leib in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 20 views. For similar materials see Cultural Geography in Geography at Old Dominion University.


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Date Created: 01/19/16
GEOG 1008 Cultural Geography Introduction to HumanCultural Geography Geography Greek To write about the Earth Through exploration geography also played a Geography is The Variable of the The of the 0 The complex between the and the they have built and in which they The complex between Subdivisions of Geography Human geography Physicalenvironmental geography Regional geography Geographic techniques Geographic inquiry focuses on the spatial perspective of places and phenomena human and physical Why do things happen where they do and so what the study of how people make places how we organize space and society how we interact with each other in places and across space and how we make sense of others and ourselves in our locality region and world 1 Location 2 HumanEnvironment Interaction 3 Place 4 Region 5 Movement Additional Important Three Scale Diffusion 3 Landscape I Location 0 the I 0 degrees at the equator I 0 degrees at prime meridian 0 the location of a I Ex Norfolk is 200 miles southeast of Washington DC I EX Norfolk is four hour drive from DC of a place on the surface of the earth GEOG 1008 Cultural Geography 0 I The apparent compression of distance by I HumanEnvironment Interaction 0 How the over time How s environment 0 0 Maj or factors contributing to environmental change 0 Humans responding to environmental change I Place 0 All spaces on earth have their own that combine to make them unique 0 subjective construction that gives a sense of to a place I Region 0 An area on earth in which places within that area share 0 An area marked by a degree of formal functional or perceptual homogeneity of some phenomenon 0 Tarea which is homogeneous with respect to a I an area where the of the region is 0 an area that has been organized to function socially or economically defined by of activity I the or focus of activity I Movement 0 The mobility of people goods and ideas across the surface of the earth 0 An expression of the interconnectedness of places 0 Spatial interaction between places is dependent on two things I Distance I AccessibilityConnectivity I Scale 0 The of geographical resolution at which a given phenomenon is thought about acted on or studied I Ex Local regional national global I Diffusion o The from its point of origin to other places I The spread of an innovation from its I The spread of an innovation from its and then I Landscape GEOG 1008 Cultural Geography 0 The the complex of natural features human structures and other tangible objects that give a place a particular form 0 The comprised of a combination changes I Cultural Landscape that something is there I Sequent Occupancy of imprints in a cultural landscape that 0 The cultural landscape can be seen as a kind of text that into the and priorities of its various occupants


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