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An area of the earth's surface with similar characteristics
Region
The study of the distribution and interaction of physical and human features on earth
Geography
Includes the physical features and cultural characteristics of a location
Place
Half of the earth
Hemisphere
The imaginary line that divides the earth east and west
Prime meridian
The imaginary line that divides the earth equally north from south
Equator
Imaginary lines that measure distance east and west of the prime meridian
Longitude
Location describes where something is and place describes what it is like there
How is place different than location?
Imaginary lines that measure distance north and south of the equator
Latitude
Formal, functional, perceptual
Three types of region
The five themes of geography
Location, place, region, human-environment interaction, movement