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  1. Based on either physical or human characteristics REGIONS 4 Types: Formal Cultural Functional Perceptual

  2. Clear Boundaries or borders” • Usually defined by a single characteristic such as low rainfall” • Same area can belong to several different regions” • Same landform and climate are common formal regions” • Regions can change” Formal

  3. Sahara Desert

  4. FORESTS

  5. Redwood Forest

  6. Major Landforms

  7. Defined by the common characteristic of people that live there” • Distinct beliefs, traditions, history…” • The way people live” Cultural regions

  8. AMISH IN PENNSYLVANIA

  9. Religion

  10. An area defined by one function that may cross into and over lap political or geographical regions” Functional Regions

  11. Services or Management

  12. Texas Voting Congressional Districts

  13. Based on people’s attitudes and emotions about a place” Perceptual

  14. Examples of Perceptual Regions • Big Apple = New York City” • Dixie = Deep South” • Texans” • Latin Americans” “Houstonians”

  15. STAAR PRACTICE QUESTION : TICKET OUT