5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Why did dispersed rural settlements become more popular?
- What do consumer services do and examples
- What are the 2 patterns the gravity model takes into account?
- Why did New England cluster settlements become dispersed?
- What is the market area/hinterland?
- a cultural bonds had weakened, descendants of original settlers grew less interested in the religious and cultural values.
- b the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted
- c 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
- d They are considered more efficient
- e provide services for people who desire it (don't NEED it) and can pay for it (ex: Retail, leisure activities- restaurants and hotels, education-private and college, health- fitness and plastic surgery)
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- In the Great Plains- aren't heavily industrialized or interrupted by major physical features (rivers/mountains)
- A region with a core where the characteristic is most intense
- A market center for the exchange of goods and services by people attracted from the surrounding area
- Something that fulfills a want or need to return $ to those who provide it
5 True/False Questions
What is the rank-size rule? → the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement
What are the three main types of services → the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement
What does a regular hierarchy mean for the U.S and a lack of rank-size in LDCS? → the maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service- small range: convenience store, large range: sports stadium
Where are services clustered → in settlements
What is the best shape to use for market areas and why? → Range and threshold