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Geography
study of people, their environments, and their resources
Location
position of a place on the Earth's surface
Latitude
distance north or south of the Equator
Longitude
distance east or west of the Prime Meridian
Export
goods sent to markets outside a country
Import
goods brought into a country
Interdependence
mutal dependance of countries on goods, resources, and knowledge from other parts of the world
Map Projection
way of showing the curved Earth on a flat surface
Topography
physical features of a place or region
Vegetation
plant life of a place or region
Mountian
high, rugged land that rises above the other land
Elevation
eight above sea level
Hill
area of faised land thatis lower and less steep than a mountain
Plain
large area of level or gently rolling land
Plateau
large area of high flat, or gently rolling land
Climate
average weather of a place over a period of 20-30 years
Culture
all the things that make up a people's entire way of life
Technology
skills and tools a people use
Diffusion
movement of customs or ideas from one place to another
Subculture
group of people within a society who have their own seperate beliefs, values, and customs