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carl RITTER
[germany:1779-1859]
-Cultural Geographer

-"Die Erdkunde" 19 volumes about africa + asia
19 volumes
Alexander VON HUMBOLDT
[prussia:1760-1859]
-Modern Geography

-1797, traveled S.america then to mid america

-COSMOS
1797
PTOLOMY
[rome:2nd century AD]
-Astronomer

-map projections

-gazetteer
gaz
mary SHELLEY
wrote frankenstein in 1818
frank
isaac CLINE
involved in hurricane in Galveston TX,

- head of Galveston Area

- home was shelter to 50 other relatives. wife died. he + children survived
galveston
wyvilled THOMPSON
-HMS challenger

-1st to reach ANARCTIC CIRCLE and cross the ice barrier
hms
thomas MALTHUS
[england:1766-1834]
-POPULATION

-theology background

-wrote "ESSAY ON PRINCIPLE OF POPULATION"

thinks pop. will be controlled in 4 ways
-war
-diseases
-famine
-natural disasters
4 major ways
johann VON THUNEN
[germany:1783-1850]
-economic geographer

-landlord in estate of germany

-AGRICULTURAL PROFIT

-wrote "ISOLATED STATE" (farm to market/the RING theory)[pg357]
the ring theory
william morris DAVIS
[america:1850-1934]
1st noted geographer/geologist

-focus on GEOMORPHOLOGY(land form features)

-cycle of erosion theory [youth, maturity, old age]

-founded the AAG
*Assocation of American Geographer- 1904
cycle of erosion
carl o. SAUER
[missouri ozarks:1889-1975]
-cultural geographer(human activity and environment)

-president 2 times for AAG

-wrote "AGRICULTURAL ORIGINE + DESPERSAL" [domestication of plants and animals.]
prof. at berkley, liked visual learning.
ellen SEMPLE
[louisvilled, KY:1868-1932]
1st female geographer

-ANTHROPOGEOGRAPHER
*thinks religion helped shaped environment

-wrote "INFLUENCES OF GEOGRAPHIC ENVIRONMENT" -1911

-president of AAG in 1921
female
walter CHRISTALLER
[germany:1893-1960]
wrote "CENTRAL PLACES OF SOUTHERN GERMANY"

-the central place theory: spatial urban theory of urban center. (the hexagon patter/hierarchial urban pattern) pg404
fred b. KNIFFEN
[michigan:1900-199]
founder + father of FOLK GEOGRAPHY

-ANTHROPOGEOGRAPHY

125 books over folk, housing, bridges, etc...
studied under sauer
jack DANGERMOND
introduced ESRI
*Environmental Systems Research Institute