Geography as a Spatial Science
Operational definition of geography: GEOGRAPHY IS THE STUDY OF THE SPATIAL DISTRIBUTION OF GEOGRAPHICAL FACTS AND HOW THESE FACTS ARE SPATIALLY INTERELATED AND AERIALLY ASSOCIATED AT DIFFERENT SCALES OF REFERENCE.
Characteristics of geographical facts.
Types of spatial distributions.
Characteristics of spatial distributions.
Scales of geographic reference.
An example of the variations in the characteristics of a discrete distribution: septic tanks and water wells.
Types of spatial relationships.
An example of areal associations: Minnesota/Wisconsin Water Connection