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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


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


Universe Transverse Mercator


- 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

- 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
- converge
- parallel
- Greenwich, England: east and west
- varies
- 86
- International Date Line
- 1, preceding
- 24
- PM
- 15
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


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
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_____
- leaves, regrow
- needle (colder)

character, activities