5 Themes of Geography

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5 Themes of Geography
World Geography
August 21, 2007
Theme #1: Location, location,
location!!
• Absolute Location:
Precise position on
globe
• Latitude (Ladder)
– Equator: 0
– Poles: 90
-Tropic of Cancer: 23 ½
N
– Tropic of Capricorn: 23
½S
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Longitude
• Long Ladder
• Runs in N/S
parallels around
the globe
• Prime Meridian
in Greenwich, England
• Up to 180 degrees
in each direction
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Theme #2: Place!!
• What’s it like there?
– Stuff like: soil, animals, land, weather
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Theme #3: Human/Environment
Interaction
• Relationship between people and env.
• Warm, sunny places- why might people
live there?
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Human/Environment Interaction
Continued
• Cold places: why live there?
• Any other examples?
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Theme #4: Movement
• Why do people migrate?
– Better land
– Freedom
– More money
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Theme #5: Region
• Refers to general
location
• Midwest,
Central Illinois
Middle East, Southwest
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