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  1. Why did dispersed rural settlements become more popular?
  2. What do consumer services do and examples
  3. What are the 2 patterns the gravity model takes into account?
  4. Why did New England cluster settlements become dispersed?
  5. What is the market area/hinterland?
  1. a cultural bonds had weakened, descendants of original settlers grew less interested in the religious and cultural values.
  2. b the area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted
  3. 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
  4. d They are considered more efficient
  5. 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

  1. In the Great Plains- aren't heavily industrialized or interrupted by major physical features (rivers/mountains)
  2. A region with a core where the characteristic is most intense
  3. A market center for the exchange of goods and services by people attracted from the surrounding area
  4. Tertiary
  5. Something that fulfills a want or need to return $ to those who provide it

5 True/False Questions

  1. What is the rank-size rule?the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement


  2. What are the three main types of servicesthe largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the 2nd ranking settlement


  3. 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


  4. Where are services clusteredin settlements


  5. What is the best shape to use for market areas and why?Range and threshold


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