- 1.1: Explain the meaning ofeach of the followingterms. geography hemisph...
- 1.2: REGION Review the notes youtook for this section. What is a region?...
- 1.3: a. What are the five themesof geography?b. How is place differentfr...
- 1.4: Geographic ThinkingMaking GeneralizationsHow is the study of geogra...
- 1.5: latitude
- 1.6: . longitude
- 1.7: globe
- 1.8: map
- 1.9: cartographer
- 1.10: map projection
- 1.11: Which of the above terms indicate imaginary parallel lines thatcirc...
- 1.12: . Which term marks the beginning of longitude?
- 1.13: Which of the above terms has 180 in each hemisphere?
- 1.14: How may hemispheres be divided?
- 1.15: What imaginary line separates the Northern Hemisphere from theSouth...
- 1.16: . Which term is also known as a meridian line?
- 1.17: Would a cartographer work on a map or a globe?
- 1.18: Why are map projections needed?
- 1.19: Which of the above terms are associated with the geographicgrid?
- 1.20: Which term characterizes the study of the use of land space?
- 1.21: How is absolute location different from relative location?
- 1.22: What are some examples of information that would be included in apl...
- 1.23: How is place different from region?
- 1.24: Why do geographers study movement?
- 1.25: What is the purpose of a map?
- 1.26: . How do satellites aid in mapmaking?
- 1.27: Why is GIS a valuable tool for examining the geography of a place?
- 1.28: Using Your Notes Use your completed chart to answer these questions...
- 1.29: In what ways may relief be shown on a map
- 1.30: What are three types of thematic maps?
- 1.31: . Geographic Themesa. REGION Write a sentence describing a region t...
- 1.32: Identifying ThemesInto which two hemispheres would an island at 50S...
- 1.33: Drawing ConclusionsWhy was it necessary for geographers to develop ...
- 1.34: Seeing PatternsInto which formal region, functional region, andperc...
- 1.35: Continents of the WorldUse the map to answer the followingquestions...
- 1.36: LOCATION What is the relative location of South America?
- 1.37: PLACE What body of water is locatedat 45 N, 45 W?
Solutions for Chapter 1: The Five Themes of Geography
Full solutions for World Geography
the proposition that if private parties can bargain without cost over the allocation of resources, they can solve the problem of externalities on their own
goods that are rival in consumption but not excludable
spending by households on goods and services, with the exception of purchases of new housing
individuals who would like to work but have given up looking for a job
the study of how society manages its scarce resources
factors of production
the inputs used to produce goods and services
internalizing the externality
altering incentives so that people take account of the external effects of their actions
spending on capital equipment, inventories, and structures, including household purchases of new housing
law of supply
the claim that, other things being equal, the quantity supplied of a good rises when the price of the good rises
an economy that allocates resources through the decentralized decisions of many firms and households as they interact in markets for goods and services
the production of goods and services valued at current prices
an economy that interacts freely with other economies around the world
a theory of exchange rates whereby a unit of any given currency should be able to buy the same quantity of goods in all countries
the amount of a good that sellers are willing and able to sell
the path of a variable whose changes are impossible to predict
deposits that banks have received but have not loaned out
the number of percentage points of annual output lost in the process of reducing inflation by 1 percentage point
Tragedy of the Commons
a parable that illustrates why common resources are used more than is desirable from the standpoint of society as a whole
the percentage of the labor force that is unemployed
velocity of money
the rate at which money changes hands