Presentation on theme: " Absolute location-The exact location of a place measured by it’s longitude and latitude Relative location-describes a place with respect to its environment."— Presentation transcript:
Absolute location-The exact location of a place measured by it’s longitude and latitude Relative location-describes a place with respect to its environment and its connection to other places.
Longitude-Measured east or west of the Prime Meridian line in Greenwich, England. Lines run up and down around the globe Latitude-Lines of measurement that measure north and south of the Equator. Lines run sideways across the globe
Not exact location of a place Related to another place The United States is on Earth Colorado is in the United States Longmont is in Colorado St. John’s is in Longmont
Easy to use directions Longmont is North of Denver Kansas is East of Colorado
1. What is the relative location of Longmont from Boulder? 2. What is the relative location of Fort Collins from Longmont? 3. What is the relative location of Estes Park from Fort Collins? 4. What is the relative location of Breckenridge from Estes Park? 5. What is the relative location of Colorado Springs from Breckenridge? 6. You are now in Colorado Springs, what direction do you need to travel to get back home?
Ideas, fads, goods, resources, and communication all travel distances. Movement studies spread and migration across the planet. How culture, foods, goods become popular in different areas from where they originated.
Is place where people believes exists as part of their cultural identity. Perceive, or see, the characteristics of the region in the same way Human feelings and attitudes about areas These are very subjective, meaning that they are based more on opinions than facts