1. What problem does Meinig address at the beginning of the article?
Meining says “any landscape is composed not only of what lies before our eyes but what lies within our heads.” by which he means the complex problem with landscape is that nobody sees the landscape exactly the same way. Even though you may be on the same hillside looked over the town, if you’re in a separate location most distinctive details will be different.
2. What is meant by “landscape as Nature”?
“Landscape as Nature” means that even though man has built many cities, public works, and tourist locations, that it does not even compare to what mother nature created that original landscape to look like. And although man has produced many powerful things, man cannot control the sky, the water, or the everlasting hills.
3. What is meant by “landscape as habitat”?
“Landscape as Habitat” means that although sometimes man takes advantage of the earth and does not always appreciate the earth, that the earth heals and mankind learns. Together the earth and human beings create a bond to use the habitat for their needs.
4. What is meant by “landscape as system”?
“Landscape as System” means that man does not look at particles of the earth for just what they are but how they can use them in the “system” of what we now call everyday life. Man looks at earth like a big laboratory to experiment with and see how they can create something new with hesitating on the repercussions.
5. What is meant by “landscape as problem?
“Landscape as Problem” explains how humans most times take advantage of the earth and use it how they want without thinking about the long term damage of what they are doing. They look at earth as one big playground without always thinking of the damage that is being done. This has created a problem that some...