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a science that deals with the description, distribution, and interaction of the diverse physical, biological, and cultural features of the earth's surface
geography
perspective
The way a person looks at something
landscapes
Scenery of places, including physical, human, and cultural features
cartography
Study of maps and mapmaking
meteorology
study of weather
region
area with one or more common features that make it different from surrounding areas
formal region
region with one or more common features that make it different from surrounding areas
functional region
region made up of different places that are linked and function as a unit
perception
our awareness and understanding of the environment around us
perceptual regions
regions that reflect human feelings and attitudes
grid
lines crisscrossing each uther in uniform intervals to create a pattern of squares
climate graph
graphs showing average temp. and precipitation in a place
parallels
line of latitude
meridians
lines of longtitude