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human geography

[¦yü·mən jē¦äg·rə·fē]
(geography)
The study of the characteristics and phenomena of the earth's surface that relate directly to or are due to human activities. Also known as anthropogeography.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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