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 Climate and Tourism: Geo= the study of e____ as the home of m____. It is concerned with the combo of factors that make each place u_____. We study in attempt to understand the u___ of each place The uniqueness results from a combo. of p____ c____. Physical Characterisitcs: Uniqueness from the following- 1.) c____ 2.) l____ 3.) r____ 4.) c____ p____ created by r____: (building, economy, dress, religion, politics, etc.) earth, mankind, unique uniqueness physical characteristics 1.) climate 2.) landforms 3.) resources 4.) Cultural Phenomena Location and Space- There is a need to measure a place on earth by it's e____ l____!!! Map Projections: developed to aid in keeping specific locations a_____! Common Projection= UTM The larger the amount of infom on the map, the larger the amount of d_____! Higher l______ in UTM= more distortion, as well Latitude and Longitude: Lines of Latitude - p_____ - begin at 0 degrees at E____ end at 90 degree poles - approx. ___ miles apart - Indy= __ degrees N latitdue Exact Location accurate Universe Transverse Mercator distortion - parallels - Equator - 69 - 40 degrees Lines of Longitude= - m______ - all meridians c_______e at the poles - not p____ - Prime Meridian is located clost to G____, E_____ and are measures e___ and w___ of there - distance between v____ - Indy is located at ___ degrees W longitude TIME: - 180 degrees east of Greenwich marks the IDL - Traveling east from PM, clocks advance _ hour/s until you reach 180 degress, then the day changes to the p____ day - Earth's surface divided into ___ time zones - Time of initial 0 begins at ___ - Each succedding zone is __ degrees farther from Greenwich -meridians - converge - parallel - Greenwich, England: east and west - varies - 86 - International Date Line - 1, preceding - 24 - PM - 15 Location: A____ Location or site= identifies each location as a P____ point on the Earth's surface (lat. and long c___) R____ Location= examines the location of places in r____ to o____ places Relationship between a place and the rest of the world depends on the r___ location, d_____ from other places, its a_____, and potential for c_____ Places that have desired characteristics and important cultural attractions near large pop. centers= tourist c____ P_____= important element in the m_____ of people absolute, precise, coordinates Relative- respect to other relative, distance, accessibility, contact center Perception- movement Place and Space Physical Characteristics: Climate defined by: a.) l_____ b.) distribution of l___ and s___ areas c.) r____ Climate affects the s___ of place - s____ temperature: what our bodies s____ the temp. to be (what we actual feel like) -Climatic Elements= T,S,W,P,A -Continentality= land masses heat more r____ in summer and cool more r_____ in winter: than water a.)latitude b.) land and sea c.) relief -sensible, sense -rapidly, rapidly Climate- places at the same latitude can have very d____ temps ( must consider c___ or m____) World Climates: 1.) Hu___ T___= e_____, tw, and t____ w__! 2.) H__,D__= d___ and s___ (away from water) 3.) W___, H___= M____ and M___ west coast (fairly low l____) 4.) C___, T____: mid-to-upper l_____ (not hot or cold- London, Seattle, Portland, etc.) 5.) C____ c___: c___ winters, warm s____: m__-latitudes (large land mass= center to e_____) 6.) c___d___: s___ maritime, sub antarctic (always c__ and close to w___) 7.) C___, d___: subarctic c____, p____ climates (larger land mass, no w___) 8.) H___ c____: t____ highlands, m___latitudes (diff. temps based on a_____) different, continental, maritime 1.) Humid Tropics: equatorial, trade wind, tropical wet 2.) Hot Dry (desert, steppe) 3.) Warm, humid= Mediterranean, Marine 4.) Cool, Temperate= latitudes 5.) Continental Cold: cold, summers, mid (east) 6.) cold damp: subarctic (cold, water) 7.) cold dry: continental, polar, (water) 8.) Highland Climates: tropical, mid, (altitudes) Place and Space: Vegetation- patterns of veg. correlate with c___. -Decidous trees: loose their l____ and the r___ - Coniferous: n___ trees (Evergreen, Pine) c___ climates Landforms- surface features of spec. place give c____ to place and affect type of a______ and tourism found there combo of landforms= t_____ climate - leaves, regrow - needle (colder) character, activities topography