Relative Distance in Geography: Definition & Overview


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Which of the following is the least important when deciding relative distance of two places?

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1. The pretend cities of Treetown and Grasstown have very similar social and economic values, culture and politics. They are 100,000 miles apart. Which of the following statements are true about Treetown and Grasstown?

2. In the Middle East, Syria is the much larger northeastern neighbor of Israel, which is a long country to the east of the Mediterranean Sea. Both countries share very different religious, cultural and social viewpoints. Which of the following statements is accurate about Israel and Syria?

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Your knowledge about relative distance will be assessed by this quiz. In addition, you will need to be able to identify information as true or false to complete several questions on this quiz.

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  • Understand factors associated with relative distance
  • Determine facts about distance
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