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APHG Unit 7 Study Guide
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what would be found in a US CBD?
retail stores, restaurants, markets
What is a primate city?
the largest city in its country or region
According to the rank-size rule, if the largest city in a country has a population of 10 million, the next largest city will have a population of...?
international company headquarters, significant global financial functions, and a polarized social structure are characteristics of
which of the following characteristics is currently shared by Switzerland, Canada, and New Zealand? (URBAN)
low population growth
what are reasons for rapid suburbanization in the US after the Second World War?
according to the sector model of North American city structure, members of low-income groups tend to live in which part of cities?
linear residential areas radiating out from the center city
"BOSNYWASH" is a good example of a(n)?
the US Bureau of Statistics defines a central country or countries with at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more, plus adjacent outlying countries with a large number of residents that commute in as an?
Metropolitan statistical area
as you travel from center city to the outskirts of the city, the cost of land-rents (bid-rents) usually?
which of the characteristics do the concentric zone and sector models of urban land use have in common?
both show CBD's
which models of urban land use illustrate that large cities develop by spreading from several nodes of growth, each with its own special function?
one major difference between land use in European and US cities is that?
The UK has established greenbelts around certain cities to precent what?
According to Ullman and Harris's multiple nuclei model, what develops at the outskirts of core cities?
what city were the concentric zone model and the sector model based on when they were developed in the early 20th century?
What one characteristic links megacities?
population is over 10 million
Homer Hoyt's sector model is based on what fundamental principle?
development is centered around transportation routes
which is the illegal process by which banks will not offer loans to specific areas, based upon income levels and/or racial diversity?
what theory suggests that in an urban setting, the farther a neighborhood is from the central business district, the greater its wealth is?
Edge cities would most likely be associated with which urban model?
concentric zone model
which cities would be classified as a world city?
what is the biggest downside to gentrification?
causes the wealthy to become wealthier and changes cultural aspects of a community
a barrio is an example of a(n)?
a Spanish-speaking country or town
shopping malls, planned communities, and in many cases a popular landscape are representative of what geographic factor?
what is the term applied to an area when the majority population when moves out of the area after a minority begins to move in?
the organization made up of countries owning 60% of the world's oil known as?
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