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World Geo Notes

12 Realms North Am, South Am, Cent Amer, Europe, Russia, SS Africa, North Af/ South
west Asia, Austral, East Asia, Southeast Asia, pacific, south asia
Formal Region Wheat bowl
Functional is Nodal city to surronding affected area, Hinterlands and suburbia
Landforms
Contential drift
Tectonic plates
Subduction zones
Pacific ring of fire
Weathering
Erosion
Climate
Hydrologic cycle
precipitation patterns
Climate zones
Humid Equatorial A
Dry B
Humid Temperate C
Humid cold D
Cold polar E
Highland H
Cultural Heaths
Sources of ideas, innovation, civilizations, ect
Language and religion
Ethnicity

Four major population groupings


East Asia, South asia, Europe, Eastern North America
Globalization
Global economic systems
Homogenization
Winners and losers
Europe
5 Regions 40 countries 594.9 million size is 2,289,783 Square miles
Realm Western, British isles, Northern, South, East
Western has high degrees of specializations and a center of influence lots of nation states
manufactoring superpowers
Alps, pyrenenees in Italy, Apenines
Von Thurenn's isolated state agrarian revolution that revlutionized land ownership
James watt's steam engine
1780 steam engine
Weber's model centers of heavy industry that are dispersed based on resources
Agglomeration
Dieglomeration
Political Revolution 1648 – 1806
Peace traty of Westphalia in 1648, ended decades of war recoginized boundries of soviengtries and
countries
Neatherlands, Britain, Scandinavia, And France
Parlimentary reforms
Frencg rev 1789-95
Germanic, Romantic, And Slavic groups
Spatial interaction
Structure that links everything
Through Complmentarity, Transferability, and intervening opportunity
Comp, Two different goods are traded that the other nation can't get as easily
Trans, Ease of moving goods
Int opp, A closer source that diminshes the attractiveness of other options
CBD Central Business district
Primate cities largest in country, always dispropotianally bigger than the second largest city
Highest pop density
SuperNationialism A venture involing three or more nations, started in 1944
Rhone- Alps of France
Lombardy in Italy
Catalona in spain
Someplace in Germany
France-62.6 mill, paris
96 political divisions in france, Marseille, lorraine, lille, Lyon. Probs with immigrant intergration
lots of nuke power
Benelux countries, Netherlands-Amsterdam, Belgium -Brussels EU HQ, Luxemburg-Luxemburg
Grand Duke of Luxumburg Banks and Finance
Flemish, name and language, south French
Alpine States: Austria-Vienna, Microstate of Lichenstein-Lichenstein, Switzerland- Bern- completly
neutral
Czech Republic-10.4 mil, Prague, Broke up wirh Czechoslovakia, high qual goods manufactoring
British Isles, Britain-London,Wales,Scotland, North Ireland , Ireland-Dublin
Medi- Spain-Madrid, Portugal-Lisboa, Italy-Rome/Milan,Turin, Naples, Greece-Athens
Vatican in Rome as a independent state
Malta-Valleta, in the Iberian Penninsula with Spain and Portugal, Tourist site
Scandinavia, Norway-Oslo, Sweden-Stockholm, Denmark-Copenhagen
Finland-Helsinki
Estonia-Talinn
Iceland-Reykjavik
Slovakia-Bratislava
Poland-Warsw
Moldova
Transylvania
Romania-Bucharest
Bolivia
Yugoslavia broke up into six countries
1Serbia
1Croatia
1Macedonia
1Montenegro
1Bosnia
1Slovenia-Lju
Hungray-Budapest
Centrifugal forces tear apart a state
Centripital pull together
Irredentism, culural extension/political expansion that pushes to get other countries groups to break
free and slowly expand via ethnic absorbtion
Balkans a center of old Ethnic Cleansing
Shatter Belt- zone of perpetual political and ethnic splintering
Devolution, states demand more power form central govt to the point where center power sucks ass
Cyprus- Nicosia
Latvia
LithuaniaVilnius
Ukraine
Belarus