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					Basic Concepts:
Place
Built Landscape
Sequent Occupance
Cultural landscape
Density
Arithmetic density
Physiological density
Diffusion:
Hearth
Relocation diffusion
Expansion diffusion
Hierarchical diffusion
Contagious diffusion
Stimulus diffusion
Direction:
Absolute direction
Relative direction
Dispersion/concentration
Dispersed
Scattered
Clustered
Agglomerated
Distance
Absolute distance
Relative distance
Distribution
Environmental determinism
Location:
Absolute location
Relative location
Site
Situation
Place name
Patterns:
Linear
Centralized
Random
Physical attributes
Natural landscape
Possibilism
Regions:
Formal/uniform regions
Functional/nodal regions
Perceptual/vernacular
   regions
Scale
Size
Spatial (pertaining to space on or near Earth’s surface)
Spatial interaction
Accessibility
Connectivity
Network
Distance Decay
Friction of Distance
Time-space compression

Geographic Tools:
Distortion
Geographic Information
    System (GIS)
Global Positioning System
     (GPS)
Grid:
North/South poles
Latitudes
Parallel
Equator
Longitude
Meridian
Prime Meridian
International date line
Maps:
Thematic maps
Statistical maps
Cartogram
Dot maps
Choropleth maps
Isoline maps
Mental maps
Map scale
Models
Projection
Remote sensing
Time zones

				
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