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Department
Geography
Course
GEOG 1HB3
Professor
Walter Peace
Semester
Fall

Description
Lecture 1: Human Geographies: City and Economy September 7th 2012 What is geography? - "Geography is a flavour" _________________? - "The geography might be a little difficult to arrange." _________________? - Geography - the study of patterns and processes on the earth's surface - Root words: - Geo (Greek) - earth or world - Graphei (Greek) - to write Two sub-disciplines of geography: - Physical geography: - The study of patterns and processes in the physical environment - e.g., landforms, climate, hydrology,… - Human geography: - The study of patterns and processes in the human environment - e.g., society, culture, economy, settlement,… - Urban-economic geography: - A branch of human geography dealing with patterns and processes related to cities and economic activities - e.g., (1) What factors underlie urban land use patter
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