WHAT IS GEOGRAPHY ?
· Geography (from greek-geographia), geo- is the study of the earth and graphia- story about earth example its lands, features, inhabitants, and phenomena.
· Geography is unique in bridging the social sciences( human geography) with the natural sciences (physical geography)
· The study of the characteristics and phenomena of the earth’s surface that relate directly to ar are due to human activities
· the study of the physical world, its inhabitants, the interaction between the two, and the patterns and systems involved.
· the study of relationships between humans and their environment by emphasizing a spatial and environmental perspective at a variety of scales.
· a spatial discipline,it is a perspective that seeks to understand patterns on Earth and the processes that created them.
· the study of humans interacting with their environment including the physical environment, the built environment and socially constructed spaces; and
· a spatial perspective of all human and physical phenomena.
1- physical geography
· Physical Geography' is the natural features of our environment.
2- human geography
· Human geography (sometimes called Cultural geography) considers all human aspects.
WHAT IS PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY ?
· Physical geography is a sub-discipline of two much large fields of study, geography and earth science.
· Physical geography (also know as geosystem or physiography) is one of the two major subfield of geography, as opposed to the cultural and built environment the domain of human geography.
· The main purpose of physical geography is to explain the spatial characteristics of the various natural phenomena associated with the earth hydrosphere, biosphere,atmosphere, and lithosphere.
· Physical geography is the study of the physical features of Earth's surface. For example, we can study how volcanoes, V-shaped valleys or waterfalls are formed.
· Physical geography is the natural features of our environment. E.g- mountain, rainforests,lakes, seas, and oceans.
WHAT IS HUMAN GEOGRAPHY
· Human geography (sometimes called Cultural geography) considers all human aspects (immigration, demographics, culture, farming, health, industry, etc).
· human geography focuses on how we make places, how we organize space and society, how we interact with each other in places and across space, and how we make sense of others and ourselves in our locality, region, and world.
· Human geography places human in their physical setting it studies their relationship with that environment as well as their conscious activities and continuous progress in adapting themselves to it (and to other human) and in transforming their environment to their need.
· Human geography is features, building or structure made by human. Example include houses, towns, cities, some forests, roads, footpath and shops.