Chapter 1 (Rubenstein 11 th ed.). Basic Concepts of Geography. Key Issue 1. A map of the US based on movie titles & state location. How Do Geographers Describe Where Things Are? . Maps. Geography = Greek word Geo = earth; graphy = to write
Basic Concepts of Geography
A map of the US based on movie titles & state location
How Do Geographers Describe Where Things Are?
Map of Chicago’s neighborhoods
Street map of Chicago
Public transportation in Hong Kong
All maps are of Saint Viator High School
Spatial Association at Various Scales
Death rates from cancer in the U.S., Maryland, and Baltimore show different patterns that can identify associations with different factors.
2012 Presidential Election
Blue = Obama
Red = Romney
Why is IL a “blue” state?
More counties voted for Romney.
What is at:
N 42o 5’ 40”
W 87o 58’ 11”
Northerly Island in Chicago is a man-made peninsula.
FC Barcelona jersey