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Geograph revision for tests May 2013

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Physical Geography
Earth's nature, eg. mountains, sea and beach.
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Environmental Geography
Wind turbines, rubbish. How we affect our surroundings
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Human Geography
Houses, farms, hotels, things that we affect. How and where we live
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Scale
Local, reigional, national, global
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Mental map
A map drawn in your head
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Northern and Southern Hemispheres
The areas of the Earth on different sides of the equator
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Latitude
Latitude measures the distance in degrees form the Equator
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Longitude
Measures the distance in degrees from the Meridian, which passes through Greenwich, London
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Mercator's map
Helped 16th century sailors. Has straight grid lines right across the world. The equator is 2/3 of th eway down and the richer countries are larger.
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Peter's map
Fair map of the world. Equator shown in correct place and shows the true size of countries. Is stretched at odd angles.
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British Isles
United Kingdom (UK) and Republic of Ireland (ROI)
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United Kingdom
England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
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English Regions
South East, London, South West, West Midlands, East Midlands, North East and North West
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Weather
Rain, sun, clouds- day to day changes
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Climate
Humidity, Dry (air) - what we expect the average to be
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Relief Rainfall
When wather vapour rises to go over an object but cools and it rains on the side of the hill the cloud first goes over
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Wettest areas (Britain)
West coast, high land
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Driest areas (Britain)
South East, lower land and higher population
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EU
A group of 27 countries (28 in July) who have a 'club' where they all agree to rules and uses money to change the way people live and work in Europe
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Euro users
24 countries use the Euro
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Asylum seeker
A person who leaves their country and flees to safety in another
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Emigrant
A person who leaves his/ her country to settle in another
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Immigrant
A person who moves here from another country to live
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Refugee
A person who has ben forced to flee from danger
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Migrant
A person who moves to another country to work for a while
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Push factor
Makes someone want to leave a place
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Pull factor
Makes someone want to move to a place
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Primary Work
farming, fishing ect
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Secondary work
Build/ make things
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Tertiary Work
Provide a service
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Quaternary
Hi- tevh research
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Temporary Housing
Somewhere only lived in for part of the year
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Permenant
Somewhere lived in at all times
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Hamlet
A few houses in a rural area
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Conurbation
Where cities have grown to swallow up other cities
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Village
A rural settlement with a collection of houses and few amenities
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City
A population centre with a large population
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Town
A population centre smaller than a city but larger than a village
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Emigrant
A person who leaves his/ her country to settle in another
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Immigrant
A person who moves here from another country to live
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Refugee
A person who has ben forced to flee from danger
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Migrant
A person who moves to another country to work for a while
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Push factor
Makes someone want to leave a place
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Pull factor
Makes someone want to move to a place
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Primary Work
farming, fishing ect
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Secondary work
Build/ make things
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Tertiary Work
Provide a service
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Quaternary
Hi- tevh research
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Temporary Housing
Somewhere only lived in for part of the year
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Permenant
Somewhere lived in at all times
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Hamlet
A few houses in a rural area
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Conurbation
Where cities have grown to swallow up other cities
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Village
A rural settlement with a collection of houses and few amenities
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City
A population centre with a large population
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Town
A population centre smaller than a city but larger than a village
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Rural
A countryside location
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Urban
Auilt up areas including towns and cities
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Linear
A settlement based in a narrow band along a road or other feature
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Nucleated
Settlements based around a focus point
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Dispersed
Settlements where few buildings are based around a large area
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Site
The land a settlement is built on
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Situation
The position of a settlement in relation to features
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Settlement
A place where people live
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Wind turbines, rubbish. How we affect our surroundings

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Houses, farms, hotels, things that we affect. How and where we live

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Local, reigional, national, global

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A map drawn in your head

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