THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY

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THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
LOCATION
PLACE
HUMAN-ENVIRONMENT INTERACTION
MOVEMENT
REGION
I will demonstrate the five themes
using Sheridan, WY.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
I will demonstrate the five themes
using Sheridan, WY.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
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LOCATION
Sheridan’s absolute location is
about (44° N and 107° W).
relative location - Sheridan is in
the north central part of
Wyoming, it is southeast of
Billings, MT and northwest of
Casper, WY.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
PLACE
Sheridan is a small town with lots of
trees. It has a main street with twostory buildings on each side and is
home to the Historic Sheridan Inn. It
also has the Big Horn Mountains in
its landscape.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
Human-Environmental Interaction
The people in Sheridan can fish, camp,
ski, four-wheel, and hunt in the Big
Horn Mountains. They eat a lot of
beef because of all the cattle
ranches in the area. They have built
huge coalmines and also created the
Tongue River Reservoir just north of
Sheridan. Both of these have
changed the landscape of this area.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
MOVEMENT
They have the Sheridan Press,
which is their local newspaper, and
several radio stations, such as
KROE, KWYO, and Z94 fm. The
people in Sheridan get products from
all over the world delivered by trucks
from Interstate 90.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
REGION
Sheridan is in the Northern and Western
Hemispheres, on the North American
Continent. Sheridan is in the United
States and in the NE part of the state
of Wyoming. It is a part of the Rocky
Mountain Region.
THE 5 FUNDAMENTAL
THEMES OF GEOGRAPHY
LOCATION
PLACE
HUMAN-ENVIRONMENTAL
INTERACTION
MOVEMENT
REGION
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