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Five Themes of Geography

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Knowing Movement

The Grand Canal, Suzhou, China, Asia

The Grand Canal, Suzhou, China
The Grand Canal, Suzhou, China, Asia. Photography.Encyclopædia Britannica Image Quest. Web. 11 Aug 2012. 

What is "Movement"?

Movement answers the question

"How is a place connected to other places?"


Movement is the mobility and migrations of people and animals. It includes movement of goods and ideas.


Several aspects of geographical movement include

  • Transportation
  • Communication
  • Voyages of discovery and exploration
  • Trade and global interdependence

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