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  1. The Five Themes of Geography A tool geographers use to study the earth.

  2. Texas is south of Oklahoma • Location • Movement • Place • Region

  3. The Great Plains used to be a wide open area with no settlements or farms. Today towns and cities dot the Great Plains, and much of the land is used for farming. • Movement • Human-Environmental Interaction • Place • Region

  4. Areas that receive very little rainfall are called deserts. • Movement • Place • Region • Location

  5. Hawaii is made up of islands, and it offers a variety of tourist attractions • Location • Movement • Place • Region

  6. Goods are shipped in large tractor-trailer trucks across interstate highways • Location • Movement • Place • Region

  7. Maine has many different economic areas, including heavy forests and tourist areas. • Location • Place • Region • Human-Environmental Interaction

  8. One way to communicate information is to write letters to out friends and relatives. • Movement • Place • Location • Region

  9. The building of new houses on areas that had always been forests frequently makes it difficult for animals to find homes. • Human-Environmental Interaction • Place • Region • Movement

  10. Swiss chalets and high mountains called the Alps are two of the ways we can identify the country of Switzerland. • Region • Location • Movement • Place

  11. The country Guam is at 13 degrees north latitude and 145 degrees east longitude • Movement • Place • Location • Human-Environmental Interaction