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Chapter 1, Part 1?Thinking Geographically? Mr. Chad Guge, Instructor AP Human Geography 2012-13 Top 10 ?You Should Know?s Cartography and Map projection Map Scale and how it works US Land Ordinance of 1785 (Townships and Ranges) Contemporary tools of Geography (GIS, GPS and Remote Sensing) Concepts of Site and Situation Concepts of Latitude/Longitude and creation of Time Zones Types of Regions (Formal, Functional, Vernacular) Concept of ?culture,? how it spreads, and how the environment shapes it Influences on Cultural Diffusion Population patterns and distributions Cartography and Map Projections Def: The Science of Map-Making Early Mapmaking Earliest maps drawn by Babylonians on clay tablets around 2300 B.C., but art of mapmaking is suspected to be even older

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