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Chapter 1.1: 

Chapter 1.1 Destination Geography

Destination Geography: 

Destination Geography Includes knowing about Human Nature!

Geography . . .: 

Geography . . . The science of how the earth and its life interact

Travel and Tourism Questions: 

Travel and Tourism Questions Where is it? What does the destination look like? How does it relate to other destinations?

Questions cont. . .: 

Questions cont. . . When is the best time to go? What are the local customs? How do I find information? What’s happening?

Place Names Describe: 

Place Names Describe Geographic Features Historical Events An event in the background of the Original Inhabitants

WHERE IS IT?: 

WHERE IS IT? ???????????????????

Basic Tools : 

Basic Tools The geographer’s traditional and most valued tool is a MAP.

Egocentrism: 

Egocentrism Putting one’s own country in the center of a map!

MAPS: 

MAPS An atlas is a collection of flat maps bound together for ease of use.

Mapmaker: 

Mapmaker A CARTOGRAPHER is a MAPMAKER

GIS vs GPS: 

GIS vs GPS Geographic Information System (GIS) uses computers to store, revise, analyze, manipulate, model, and display geographic data. Global Positioning System (GPS) uses radio signals broadcast by satellites to know where you are. It was developed for the military.

TODALSIGS: 

TODALSIGS Title Orientation Date Author Legend Scale Index Grid Surrounding Places

International Date Line: 

International Date Line The International Date Line is located in the Pacific Ocean

What Does the Destination Look Like?: 

What Does the Destination Look Like? ???????????????????????

H20 - Water: 

H20 - Water 70% of the earth’s surface is water. Oceans in size order: Pacific, Atlantic, Indian, Artic

Waterfalls: 

Waterfalls Waterfalls attract millions of people each year. Some of the most popular are: Angel Falls – Venezuela Niagara Falls – Canada/U.S. Waterfalls in Yosemite National Pack

Islands: 

Islands The five types of Islands: ■ Barrier Islands ■ Continental Islands ■ Coral Islands ■Tectonically formed Islands ■Volcanic Islands

Forest: 

Forest Evergreen Forest are trees that retain their leaves year-round Deciduous Forest are trees that shed all leaves at certain times each year

Deserts: 

Deserts Deserts cover 1/5 of the earth The largest desert in the world is The Sahara

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