categories of spatial analysis

PAULA ELENA SLIM TECUANHUEY
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PLACE The smallest category of analysis. It refers to a specific and unique place Places can be reached through their coordinates or by their common name. It might lack established limits
ENVIRONMENT It is the result of the interactions between nature and society. It is the space in which human beings carry out their economic activities.
Landscape It is the area where the layout of the geographic space we perceive, such as mountains, houses, roads, factories, fields, etc. There are basically two types of landscapes:
Natural: Elements with no human intervention Cultural ones: Whose original components have been modified in their entity as a result of human activity
REGION It is a continuous extension of earth's surface that has homogenous and unique characteristics; therefore the region is similar in its geographic components. Could be NATURAL, CULTURAL AND ECONOMIC
ECONOMIC REGION CULTURAL REGION
TERRITORY Refers to a geographically limited Space with Historical or political view. Depending on the scale, can be a country, a federal entity, a county or borough
Country Federal entity
County or borough Thank you!!!
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