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5 Themes of Geography

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Gabriel DeAses

on 22 September 2013

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5 Themes of Geography

Absolute location of Paris
48.8567° N, 2.3508° E
Relative Location of Paris
Located in western Europe, France is geographically positioned in the northern, as well as the eastern and western hemispheres.
Absolute location is a way of describing the position of an object or place on the earth surface.
Physical Characteristics
The land itself is relatively flat, the highest area being the hill of Montmartre. The area is called le bassin parisien (Paris' basin), being sort of a plain wedged between the surrounding plateaus circing the region (not of a very high elevation themselves, but the "basin" is even lower).
The Seine river (France's second longest river, 777 km) runs in the middle of the city. The shores of the river and the islands have been permanently inhabited during the 2,500 previous years, and the earliest traces of occupation date back to 4,000 BC.
Paris is the French capital and France's largest town (either for the urban area and the city proper). The whole area is urbanized, except for the large woods of Vincennes and Boulogne, on its eastern and western borders.
Absolute location is a new way of describing the
position of an object or place on the earth.
Place describes the human and physical characteristics of a location.
Human-Environment Interaction
Human environment interaction in Paris is close to most other large cities. Whenever we do anything to change the environment, that is interaction.

Building Roads
Building Houses
Cutting Down Trees
Planting Crops
Building Subways
Throwing Litter
Negative Impacts of
Positive H.E.I

In France, the people use many nuclear plants to produce energy.
the plants produce mass amounts of smoke and chemicals.
these chemicals produce pollution for France. The bio product of the nuclear"
The moving of people (migration)
An area in a country or part of the world
Functional Region
Determined by population, language and livelihood

Perceptual region
Constructs that reflect human feelings and attitudes about areas
Formal Region
A region that has borders
Paris has about 40.7 square miles or 105.4 km.
Functional Region of Paris
Perceptual Region of Paris
Paris is in central Europe
Human Characteristics
Human designed cultural features of a place; land use, architectural forms of livelihood, religion, food, transportation and comm. network.
Paris has a lot of buses and trains for transportation. Paris is best known for their food including cheese, bread, croissants and etc. Paris has a lot of tourist attractions but the most famous are the Eiffel Tower and the river walk.
The population of Paris is 2.234 million. The official language of Paris is French. People who live in Paris love the city because of the food, people, the city and etc.
Human Migration in Paris

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by Christian Waiters and Gabriel DeAses

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Formal Region of Paris
There wasn't much human migration in Paris
but all types of people lived in Paris including Americans other Europeans Asians and etc.
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