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Portlandness Blog 1 * Both books emphasize the study of place. Define the geographic concept of “place”. Illustrate the concept by describing the place where you are this summer. A place is defined by the physical and human characteristics of … Continue reading

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Portlandness

Portland 1 The concept of “place” refers to the ideas, characteristics and perceptions people associate with certain geographical areas or people in these geographical areas. These can be physical, in terms of landmarks and features of the earth, or human, … Continue reading

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Portlandness Reflections

Portland 1 Place is an area of land distinguished from surrounding land in some way. Sometimes that defining factor causes the definition of a place, other times the definition of the place gives rise to the defining factors. For example, … Continue reading

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Portlandness

Portland 1 1.  Place can be defined as the combination of all of the geographic and human aspects that are found in a specific area.  These aspects are often intertwined and can be tied to other geographic places.  I am … Continue reading

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Portland 1, Portland 2-4

Jack DeAngelis Portland 1: Read the introductory material (pages 1-29) and answer the following questions (no more than a short paragraph per answer) * Both books emphasize the study of place. Define the geographic concept of “place”. Illustrate the concept … Continue reading

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Portlandness

Portlandness Portland I. Geographic “place” is the intersection of one’s subjective interpretation of a location (past experiences, comfort) with the location’s objective, physical characteristics. I’m working at a Boy Scout camp called Raven Knob this summer. It’s in a valley … Continue reading

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Portland’s food carts! Portland 1: Read the introductory material (pages 1-29) and answer the following questions (no more than a short paragraph per answer): * Both books emphasize the study of place. Define the geographic concept of “place”. Illustrate the … Continue reading

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Portland 1-4

Parr McQueen   Portland 1: Both books emphasize the study of place. Define the geographic concept of “place”. Illustrate the concept by describing the place where you are this summer. Place is what makes a location different. There are many … Continue reading

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Portland 1-4

Portland 1 Place is a location that one associates a unique meaning or characteristic towards in order to distinguish it from other locations. However, Banis and Shobe argue that there are many different framings and viewpoints that can be associated … Continue reading

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Portland 1 Both books emphasize the study of place. Define the geographic concept of “place”. Illustrate the concept by describing the place where you are this summer. A place can be defined by countless characteristics including mountains, rivers, buildings, and … Continue reading

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