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1

What does the Hoyt's model combine?

They contain concentric rings with sectors of land use.

2

What do the Burgess model and the Hoyt's model have in common?

They contain the same 5 land-use zones.

3

Which model was designed first?

The Burgess model.

4

Why did Victorian factory workers live close to the factories?

They were unable to afford high travel costs to work.

5

Where are land costs the highest?

In the CBD.

6

What sort of businesses can afford to locate in the CBD?

Businesses that make high profits such as departments stores or chain stores.

7

Why is accessibility the easiest in the CBD?

Becuase most roads and local rail routes meet here.

8

What does accessibility mean?

It is a certain place which can be easily approached or reached.

9

Why are land costs the highest in the CBD?

The land is in short supply and there's a lot of competition for land.

10

Why do land values decrease away from the city centre?

There is more land available and accessibility ir reduced.

11

What is meant by the term land values?

The measure of how much a plot of land is worth depending on its location.

12

Why are most shops and offices found in the CBD?

They need to be accessible to as many people as possible they're also found in high rise buildings so land costs are cheaper

13

Why are some shops and offices moving to the outskirts of cities?

The land is cheaper and more people are living in the suburbs of urban areas.

14

What is meant by the term distance decay?

Geographical term which describes the effect of distance on cultural of special interactions

14

Places on the edge of a city are accessible for who?

Local people but not to those who live on the opposite side of that urban area.

15

Where are the industrial zone located?

They are located along major roads or railway lines.

15

In which model is there a very small high class sector located near the CBD?

In the model of an LEDC city.

16

The suburbs of MEDC cities contain which type of housing?

Middle and upper class housing estates.

17

Which is the largest zone in an urban model of a LEDC city?

The zone of the shanty towns.