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The way people are spread over the earth is called …?
Population distribution describes the way people are spread across the earth. Population density is the number of people in a given area (usually given as persons per sq. km.)
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Population distribution is shown on a map by …?
Population distribution is shown by dots on a distribution map. Dot maps are advantageous when mapping distributions that change smoothly over a space, as the dot maps will visually match such distribution changes.
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What false impression can dot distribution maps create?
Dots show population concentrations well but can give the impression some areas have no people.
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The number of people in a given area is called …?
Population density is the number of people in a given area (usually given as persons per sq. km.). Population distribution describes the way people are spread across the earth.
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What kind of map is used to show population density?
Population density can be shown on a choropleth map which shows the average density across regions.
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What causes uneven population distribution?
An uneven distribution of population is caused by both physical and human reasons. Human factors may predominate in some contexts but even so there will always be physical influences.
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Population distribution is shown on a map by …?

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Population distribution is shown by dots on a distribution map. Dot maps are advantageous when mapping distributions that change smoothly over a space, as the dot maps will visually match such distribution changes.

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What false impression can dot distribution maps create?

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The number of people in a given area is called …?

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What kind of map is used to show population density?

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