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World Geography
~Unit 1 Study Guide~

Key Terms
The Five Themes
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Geography


Climate


Weather


The Sun/Impact on Earth


Aurora Borealis


Rotation


Revolution


Earths Tilt/Seasons
Arctic Circle


Antarctic Circle


Tropic of Cancer


Tropic of Capricorn


Equator


Solstice


Equinox


Ocean Currents


Wind


Precipitation


Condensation Precipitation


Orographic Precipitation


Frontal Precipitation




Amazon River Basin


Congo River Basin


Deciduous


Coniferous


Chaparral


Savannas


Prairies


Steppes/Pampas


Biome


Tundra


Population Density


Adaptation


Population Growth Rate


Urbanization

Culture


Language


Monotheism


Polytheism


Cultural Hearth


Discrimination


Convergence


Diffusion


Gross Domestic Product


Free Market Economy


Command Economy


Mixed Economy