5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- What are other names for clustered rural settlements?
- What are clustered rural settlements?
- What 2 things determine the size of a market area?
- Where do periodic markets provide their goods?
- What were the disadvantages to dispersed settlements?
- a areas where a number of families live in close proximity with fields surrounding the collection of houses and farms
- b lost time moving between fields, had to build more roads to connect the small lots, and farmers had been restricted to what they could plant
- c to residents of LDCS and in rural areas of MDCS with small populations and low incomes
- d Range and threshold
- e Hamlet or village
5 Multiple choice questions
- the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium
- the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted
- explains how services are distributed and why a regular pattern of settlements exists (in MDCS)-proposed by Walter Christaller
- A region with a core where the characteristic is most intense
- Circles leave gaps and can cause overlapping. With a square, the distance from the center varies among points along a square
5 True/False questions
What pattern should a rank-size rule have on a graph? → the country's nth-largest settlement is 1/n the population of the largest settlement (the 2nd largest is 1/2 the size of the largest)
What is the best shape to use for market areas and why? → Range and threshold
What are the three main types of services → the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement
What are the 2 patterns the gravity model takes into account? → 1. the greater the number of people living in an area, the greater the number of potential customers 2. the farther people are from a particular service, the less likely they are to use it
What is a threshold → the minimum number of people needed to support the service