Jacob Burg

5 Themes of Meography


Definition: There are two types of location absolute and relative.

Absolute location is- An absolute location is a specific location such as your address and your street. The coordinates of Avon,MN are 45.6092° N, 94.4517° W.

Relative location is- An approximate location such as east of, west of etc. A relative location for Avon, MN would be 20 miles away North West of St.Cloud.

Citation: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=latitude%20and%20longitude%20of%20avon%20mn


Definition of place: It's an area defined by everything in it. There are two types of place Human and Physical Characteristic's.

Human- What is put in place by human's such as building's,food and clothing. Five human features of my home are: our Garden, our chicken coop, Fencing and our fireplace in our backyard.

Physical- Physical features include landforms,climate and all natural features. My home physical features include: A hill, trees, grass, leaves and lots of flowers.

Citation: https://www.google.com/maps/@45.5860946

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Human Environmental Interaction

Definition: How people adapt to, modify and depend on the environment. There are three kinds of HEI.

Adapt- How you make something suitable to make your life easier. One thing I adapt to the weather by wearing the appropriate clothes.

Modify- When you modify something you make a small fixture to an object. I modify our world by planting trees and our garden every year.

Depend- When you depend on something you rely on it for support. I depend on many things such as trees for oxygen and plants and animals for food.


Definition: The way that people, goods, ideas and information move from one place to another.

Transportation- I move around the world by car, bike and walking

Goods- I receive rice from India, soy sauce from China and my backpack is from Vietnam.

Communicate- I communicate in this world by speaking, texting/calling and writing letters.


Definition: A area defined by certain, similar and unifying characteristics.

- One physical feature of the Midwest is the Mississippi River.

- One human feature of the Midwest is the Twin Cities.

Citation: http://www.aprilsmith.org/

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