GEO135 - Week 1 Notes
GEO135 - Week 1 Notes GEO 135
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Shannon Surell on Sunday August 23, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to GEO 135 at Illinois State University taught by David Johnson in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 69 views. For similar materials see World Geography in Education and Teacher Studies at Illinois State University.
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Date Created: 08/23/15
11 12 Geology 135 David Johnson Tuesday August 18 2015 Africa Little areas with good agriculture Lower population Abovebelow the equator Things DON T die because of climate Most soil is suitable only for herding NOT for large scale agriculture Europe Better agricultural land Larger population North of the equator Things die because of climate Many peninsulas and has lots of area near or touching the ocean Where you are located geographical determinism changes what your life is going to be like Conformal shape on map looks like shape of the real thing Thursday August 20 2015 Six elements of geography The World in spatial terms 0 Places and Regions Realms almost like continents but not always Regions smaller area of realms 0 Physical systems Things depicted on the map physical geography BESIDES national borders Ex low lands plains rivers oceans depressions etc 0 Human systems Humans acting one way or another Ex migration patterns 0 Environment and society People have wanted to modify their geography How people live and the things they do Ex types of government political systems religions etc The Language of Map Maps vs Charts 0 Maps depicts physical features Ex continents elevation of mountains rivers etc 0 Charts map people have added data to Ex amount of annual precipitation 0 Scale Size of map vs what it depicts 5101520 miles Use this method if you pick any form 9 1100000 0 Location Absolute used a coordinate system to define and describe where something is Relative talking about the location of something in relation to something else England decided what were directions and their trade Prime meridian 0 degrees running through England 0 Coordinate system Longitude lines run North to South but describe where you are East and West in respect to prime meridian o 0 degrees to 180 degrees West and East 0 Opposite side of the globe across from 0 degrees is 18 degrees longitude International date line 180 degrees meridian 0 Where 24 hours of a day begin
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