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Place where people live

Settlement

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Spread out because of the space taken up by the fields

Dispersed Settlement

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Follow the shape of the land

Linear Settlement

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Buildings clustered round a central point

Nucleated Settlement

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May have a square or crescent shape among other

Planned Settlement

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Settlements that are at the boundaries of a territory

Peripheral Settlement

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Organization of streets that lie perpendicular to one another

Grid Settlement

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Assembly of residences group together to create a community

Cluster settlement

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Formed by the enclosure of a number of dwelling of other separate units of accommodation

Compound Settlement

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Grows over time without being planned in advance

Organic Settlement

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Similar to nucleated but settlements are not clustered spaces between them; farm lands kept them apart

Loose Knit Settlement

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T or F: Nature is the biosphere and environment that provides the basic needs

True

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T or F: Society makes the decision on what to do with the resource around them

False. Man

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T or F: Shells are the agglomeration of people that creates an interaction and relationships governed by social artifacts

False. Society

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T or F: Shells contain human activities and provide protection

True

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T or F: Nature is the channels through which people, energy and information flow

False. Network

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Refers to actual piece of ground on which settlement is built

Site

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What are the Site Factors

Water Supply
Relief
Defense
Transport
Soil
Resources

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What are the kinds of settlement according to function

Industrial Towns
Market Towns
Ports
Seaside Resorts

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1 or 2 buildings or families in it

Isolated Dwelling

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Settlement with a tiny population. <100

Hamlet

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Population of 100 to 1000

Village

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Population of 1000 to 20,000

Small town

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Population of 20 000 to 1 000 000

Large town

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Over 100 000 people; urban area with a large population and a particular administrative, legal and historical status

City

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Urban area or agglomeration comprising a number of cities, large town and larger urban areas

Conurbation

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Mental/ visual picture of a countryside as how it is perceived

Rural Landscape

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Areas of open land retained around city where development is restricted

Green Belt

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Decentralization where an increasing number of urbanities

Counterurbanisation

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Decrease in population of rural areas by out migration and falling birth rates

Rural Depopulation