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AP Human Geography Chapter 9 - Urban Geography
Urban Morphology
City
Urban
Agricultural Village
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including…
a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the po…
Urban Morphology
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
City
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
56 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 9 - Urban Geography
Urban Morphology
City
Urban
Agricultural Village
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
entire built-up, nonrural area and its population, including…
a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the po…
Urban Morphology
study of the physical form and structure of urban places
City
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
40 terms
AP Human Geography / Urban Vocabulary
Morphology
Auto-Centered City
Bedroom Communities
Central Business District
The form of a city, which varies but often includes an urban…
With the rapid growth of vehicle use, cities developed automo…
Commuter towns inhabited by people who drive or take public t…
In a city, the point with the greatest access to offices, ban…
Morphology
The form of a city, which varies but often includes an urban…
Auto-Centered City
With the rapid growth of vehicle use, cities developed automo…
75 terms
AP Human Urban Geography
Agglomeration
Blockbusting
Central Business District (CBD)
Centrality
A process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
Rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks…
The downtown heart of a central city that is marked by high l…
The strength of an urban center in its capacity to attract pr…
Agglomeration
A process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
Blockbusting
Rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks…
AP Human Geography Urban Models
Concentric Zone Model
Sector Model
Multiple Nuclei Model
Urban Realms Model
Concentric Zone Model
Sector Model
103 terms
AP Human: Urban Geography
city
urban
agricultural villages
what did the housing of the agricultur…
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
the buildup of the central city and the suburban realm
-relatively small in size and in population... -everyone involve…
-shows that they are egalitarian (sharing of goods in common…
city
conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
urban
the buildup of the central city and the suburban realm
AP Human Geography Urban Patterns Vocabulary
Annexation
Census Tract
Central Business District (CBD)
City
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States.
An area delineated by the U.S. Bureau of the Census for which…
The area of a city where retail and office activities are clu…
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
Annexation
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States.
Census Tract
An area delineated by the U.S. Bureau of the Census for which…
82 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Patterns
Annexation
Census Tract
Central Business District
City
The adding of a region to the territory of an existing politi…
An area deliniated by the us beureau of the census for which…
The area of the city where consumer, business, and public ser…
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
Annexation
The adding of a region to the territory of an existing politi…
Census Tract
An area deliniated by the us beureau of the census for which…
45 terms
AP Human Geography - Urban Geography
morphology
city
urban
agricultural village
the physical layout of a city
a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
the city and its surrounding environs connected to the city;…
a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the po…
morphology
the physical layout of a city
city
a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
39 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Vocabulary
Complementary regions
Concentric zone model
Councils of government
Disamenity sector
where each individual urban center and its merchants have a s…
a model of the internal structure of the cities in which soci…
cooperative agencies consisting of representatives from local…
the very poorest parts of cities that in extreme cases are no…
Complementary regions
where each individual urban center and its merchants have a s…
Concentric zone model
a model of the internal structure of the cities in which soci…
57 terms
"Urban Vocabulary" AP Human Geography
basic industry
business services
central place
Central Place Theory
an industry that sells its products of services primarily to…
services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
a market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
a theory that explains the distribution of services based on…
basic industry
an industry that sells its products of services primarily to…
business services
services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
100 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Geography
Urban Areas/Urbanism
Similarity between cities and towns
Difference between cities and towns
Suburbs
They are nucleated, with on one or more clear core areas. Peo…
Nucleated settlements... Have residential and non-residential fu…
cities are usually surrounded by suburbs, ares that are less…
Are not self-sufficient and would not exist except for their…
Urban Areas/Urbanism
They are nucleated, with on one or more clear core areas. Peo…
Similarity between cities and towns
Nucleated settlements... Have residential and non-residential fu…
53 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Vocabulary
Basic Industries
Business Services
Central Place
Central Place Theory
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
A market center for the exchange of services by people attrac…
A theory that explains the distribution of services based on…
Basic Industries
Industries that sell their products or services primarily to…
Business Services
Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses, i…
45 terms
AP Human Geography - Urban Geography Vocabulary
Agglomeration
Bid-rent theory
Blockbusting
CBD (Central Business District)
a cluster of similar businesses or things. Ex: A shopping mal…
a theory that suggests that the further you get from the cent…
the practice of persuading owners to sell property cheaply be…
the commercial/business center of an urban area, often charac…
Agglomeration
a cluster of similar businesses or things. Ex: A shopping mal…
Bid-rent theory
a theory that suggests that the further you get from the cent…
AP HUMAN GEOGRAPHY URBAN MODELS
Concentric Zone Model
concentric zone model
created the concentric zone model
when the concentric zone model was cre…
CBD, Zone of transition, Zone of independent workers homes, z…
as the city grew land converted into zones around the outside…
Burgess
1920's
Concentric Zone Model
CBD, Zone of transition, Zone of independent workers homes, z…
concentric zone model
as the city grew land converted into zones around the outside…
18 terms
Ap Human Geography: Urban Geography Vocabulary
Central business district
Central place theory
Edge cities
Central city
The core, center, or downtown area of a city. High land value…
Term associated with Walter Christaller. He wanted to show ho…
Suburban cities that surround larger cities. These have their…
The part of an urban area that lies within the outer ring of…
Central business district
The core, center, or downtown area of a city. High land value…
Central place theory
Term associated with Walter Christaller. He wanted to show ho…
AP Human Geography Urban Patterns Vocabulary
Annexation
Census Tract
Central Business District
City
The process of legally adding land area to a city
An area delineated by the U.S. Census Bureau of the census fo…
The area of a city where retail and office activities are clu…
An urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
Annexation
The process of legally adding land area to a city
Census Tract
An area delineated by the U.S. Census Bureau of the census fo…
AP Human Geography Urbanization Vocabulary
urbanization
city
urbanized areas
metropolitan statistical area (MSA)
the process by which the population of cities grows
an urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
the central city and the surrounding built-up suburbs
a geographical region with a relatively high population densi…
urbanization
the process by which the population of cities grows
city
an urban settlement that has been legally incorporated into a…
47 terms
AP Human Geography: Urbanization Vocabulary
Agglomeration
Bid-Rent Theory
Blockbusting
Central Business District
Grouping together of many firms from the same industry in a s…
Suggests that only commercial landlords an afford the land wi…
A process by which real estate agents convince owners to sell…
The commercial center of an urban area.
Agglomeration
Grouping together of many firms from the same industry in a s…
Bid-Rent Theory
Suggests that only commercial landlords an afford the land wi…
65 terms
Unit 8 Urban Geography AP Human Geography
Urban
City
Agricultural village
Urbanization by the numbers
-the built up area in and around a city... -an ______ area is no…
-an agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together…
-small in size and population... -everyone living in the village…
-in 1800 only 5% of the world lived in cities... -in 1950 only 1…
Urban
-the built up area in and around a city... -an ______ area is no…
City
-an agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together…
AP human Geography Urban vocabulary
Social Stratification
Rank-size Rule
Central Place Theory
Sunbelt Phenomenon
Seperation of society into classes based on wealth, power, pr…
A pattern of settlements in a country such that the nth settl…
Theory that explains the distribution of services based on th…
The movement of people from North and northeastern states to…
Social Stratification
Seperation of society into classes based on wealth, power, pr…
Rank-size Rule
A pattern of settlements in a country such that the nth settl…
AP Human Geography Urban
Urban Areas/Urbanism
Similarity between cities and towns
Difference between cities and towns
Suburbs
They are nucleated, with on one or more clear core areas. Peo…
Nucleated settlements... Have residential and non-residential fu…
cities are usually surrounded by suburbs, ares that are less…
Are not self-sufficient and would not exist except for their…
Urban Areas/Urbanism
They are nucleated, with on one or more clear core areas. Peo…
Similarity between cities and towns
Nucleated settlements... Have residential and non-residential fu…
AP Human Urban Geography
Agglomeration
Blockbusting
Central Business District (CBD)
Centrality
A process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
Rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks…
The downtown heart of a central city that is marked by high l…
The strength of an urban center in its capacity to attract pr…
Agglomeration
A process involving the clustering or concentrating of people…
Blockbusting
Rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks…
36 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 13: Urbanization and Urban Networks Vocabulary
agglomeration economies
binary rank-size distributions
built environment
concentration of labor
Different economic activities tend to locate next to each oth…
the population of the top cities overwhelm the rest in terms…
human-made environmental elements, including buildings, monum…
a large population of workers in close proximity to factories…
agglomeration economies
Different economic activities tend to locate next to each oth…
binary rank-size distributions
the population of the top cities overwhelm the rest in terms…
51 terms
AP Human Geography: Urbanization
Agglomeration
Barriadas
Bid-Rent Theory
Blockbusting
Grouping together of many firms from the same industry in a s…
Squatter settlements found in the periphery of Latin American…
How the price and demand on real estate changes as the distan…
A process by which real estate agents convince white property…
Agglomeration
Grouping together of many firms from the same industry in a s…
Barriadas
Squatter settlements found in the periphery of Latin American…
36 terms
AP Human Geography Chapter 13: Urbanization and Urban Networks Vocabulary
agglomeration economies
binary rank-size distributions
built environment
concentration of labor
Different economic activities tend to locate next to each oth…
the population of the top cities overwhelm the rest in terms…
human-made environmental elements, including buildings, monum…
a large population of workers in close proximity to factories…
agglomeration economies
Different economic activities tend to locate next to each oth…
binary rank-size distributions
the population of the top cities overwhelm the rest in terms…
55 terms
AP Human Geography: Chapter 9 - Urban Geography
Urban Morphology
Mesopotamia
Nile River Valley
Indus River Valley
The layout of a city, its physical form and structure.
Chronologically, the first of the five urbanization hearths.…
Chronologically, the second of the five urbanization hearths.…
Chronologically, the third of the five urbanization hearths.…
Urban Morphology
The layout of a city, its physical form and structure.
Mesopotamia
Chronologically, the first of the five urbanization hearths.…
ap human urban geography
urban hierarchy
historic city functions
3 key components of city location
central place theory
hamlet... village... town... city... metropolitan area... megalopolis
-commerce centers (Fresno,Venice, New York)... -industrial citie…
population... trade area... distance
each central place has a surrounding complementary region, an…
urban hierarchy
hamlet... village... town... city... metropolitan area... megalopolis
historic city functions
-commerce centers (Fresno,Venice, New York)... -industrial citie…
55 terms
AP Human Geography Urbanization Vocabulary
Annexation
Auto-dominated city
Basic Industries
Blockbusting
Whaley... Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
Whaley
Whaley... Industries that sell their products or services primar…
Whaley... A process by which real estate agents convince white p…
Annexation
Whaley... Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
Auto-dominated city
Whaley
21 terms
AP Human Geography Vocabulary: Urban Geography
Central Business District (CBD)
Synekism
Urban
City
a concentration of business and commerce in the city's downtown
conditions that derive from dwelling together in a particular…
the built up space of the central city and suburbs
an agglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
Central Business District (CBD)
a concentration of business and commerce in the city's downtown
Synekism
conditions that derive from dwelling together in a particular…
45 terms
AP Human Geography Urbanization Vocabulary
hamlet
village
megalopolis
Market Area/Hinterland
a community of people smaller than a village
a clustered human settlement larger than a hamlet and general…
an extensive concentration of urbanized settlement formed by…
the area surrounding a central place from which people are at…
hamlet
a community of people smaller than a village
village
a clustered human settlement larger than a hamlet and general…
56 terms
AP Human Geography: Urban Geography Vocabulary
Urban Hearth Area
Gateway Cities
Globalization
Zoning
A region in which the world's first cities evolved
Cities that, because of their geographic location, act as por…
Actions or processes that involve the entire world and result…
Dividing an area into zones or sections reserved for differen…
Urban Hearth Area
A region in which the world's first cities evolved
Gateway Cities
Cities that, because of their geographic location, act as por…
81 terms
AP Human Geography: Urban Geography Vocabulary
Urban hierarchy
Hamlet
Village
Town
ranking of settlements according to their size and economic f…
lowest level of settlements (often not urban); offers few if…
clustered human settlement larger than a hamlet and generally…
clustered human settlement larger than a village; may range f…
Urban hierarchy
ranking of settlements according to their size and economic f…
Hamlet
lowest level of settlements (often not urban); offers few if…
Urbanization Vocabulary AP Human Geography
Barriadas
Bid-rent theory
Blockbusting
CBD (Central Business District)
a neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class (many of the La…
explains that the price/demand for land increases closer to t…
A process by which real estate agents convince white property…
The area of a city where retail and office activities are clu…
Barriadas
a neighborhood, usually a slum or lower class (many of the La…
Bid-rent theory
explains that the price/demand for land increases closer to t…
60 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Unit
blockbusting
CBD
census tract
cityscapes
the profiteering practice by unscrupulous real-estate agents…
central business district
An area deliniated by the us beureau of the census for which…
similar to a landscape, yet of a city (often show the city's…
blockbusting
the profiteering practice by unscrupulous real-estate agents…
CBD
central business district
24 terms
AP Human Geography: Urban Patterns
Annexation
Census Tract
Concentric Zone Model
Council of Government
Definition: Legally adding land area to a city in the United…
Definition: An area delineated by the U.S. Bureau of the Cens…
Definition: A model of the internal structure of cities in wh…
Definition: A cooperative agency consisting of representative…
Annexation
Definition: Legally adding land area to a city in the United…
Census Tract
Definition: An area delineated by the U.S. Bureau of the Cens…
AP Human Geography Vocabulary Urban Development
Bid Rent Theory (Land Rent Theory)
Blockbusting
Break of Bulk
CBD (Central Business District)
Geographical economic theory that refers to how the price and…
Rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks…
A location along a transport route where goods must be transf…
The downtown heart of a central city. Marked by high land val…
Bid Rent Theory (Land Rent Theory)
Geographical economic theory that refers to how the price and…
Blockbusting
Rapid change in the racial composition of residential blocks…
39 terms
AP Human Geography Barron's Vocabulary Chapter 7: Urban Geography
Action Space
Beaux Arts
Blockbusting
Central Business District
The geographical area that contains the space an individual i…
This movement within city planning and uban design that stres…
As early as 1900, real estate agents and developers encourage…
The downtown or nucleus of a city where retail stores, office…
Action Space
The geographical area that contains the space an individual i…
Beaux Arts
This movement within city planning and uban design that stres…
AP Human Geography Urban Models
Concentric Zone Model
Sector Model
Multiple Nuclei Model
Urban Realms Model
Concentric Zone Model
Sector Model
(7/8) AP Human Geography: "Urban Geography"
The __ ___ theory holds that all marke…
The market areas of settlements, or __…
Who developed the central place theory?
Central Place Theory Picture on reverse.
central place
hinterlands
Walter Christaller
...
The __ ___ theory holds that all marke…
central place
The market areas of settlements, or __…
hinterlands
34 terms
Ap Human Geography Chapter 13: Urban Patterns
Annexation
Concentric Zone (Burgess) Model
Conurbation
Density Gradient
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
A Model of the internal structure of cities in which social g…
An extended urban area, typically consisting of several towns…
The change in density in an urban area from the center to the…
Annexation
Legally adding land area to a city in the United States
Concentric Zone (Burgess) Model
A Model of the internal structure of cities in which social g…
Ap Human Geo Urban Geography
Central Place Theory
Hinterlands
Urban Hierarchy
Threshold
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
remote countryside
a ranking of settlements according to their size and economic…
The minimum number of people needed to support the service
Central Place Theory
A theory that explains the distribution of services, based on…
Hinterlands
remote countryside
AP Human Geography: Urban Geography
Agricultural Hearths
Surplus Crops
Feudal System
Renaissance Period
location of world's first cities
more food than a farmer's family could eat
system in Europe that discouraged urbanism and confined more…
period after the Hundered Years War when urban growth acceler…
Agricultural Hearths
location of world's first cities
Surplus Crops
more food than a farmer's family could eat
55 terms
AP Human Geography: Urban Geography
Urban Morphology
City
Urban
Agricultural Village
the study of the physical form and structure of urban places
conglomeration of people and buildings
buildup of the central city and the suburban realm
farmers lived together in a village, producing just enough fo…
Urban Morphology
the study of the physical form and structure of urban places
City
conglomeration of people and buildings
45 terms
AP Human Geography - Urban Geography
morphology
city
urban
agricultural village
the physical layout of a city
a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
the city and its surrounding environs connected to the city;…
a relatively small, egalitarian village, where most of the po…
morphology
the physical layout of a city
city
a conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together t…
35 terms
AP Human Geography: Urban Patterns
Acid Deposition
Acid Precipitation
Active Solar Energy Systems
Air Pollution
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Precipitation, such as rain, sleet, or snow, that contains a…
Solar energy systems that collect energy through the use of p…
Concentration of trace substances, such as carbon monoxide, s…
Acid Deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides, emitted by burning fossil…
Acid Precipitation
Precipitation, such as rain, sleet, or snow, that contains a…
39 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Models
Sector Model
What does the Sector Model explain?
Strengths of the Sector Model
Weaknesses of the Sector Model
Area of Use: Cities... Author: Homer Hoyt in 1939
The city develops in a series of sectors, not rings. Certain…
-Allows for an outward progression of growth in each of the s…
-Based on central railroad transportation and not cars
Sector Model
Area of Use: Cities... Author: Homer Hoyt in 1939
What does the Sector Model explain?
The city develops in a series of sectors, not rings. Certain…
27 terms
Urban Patterns: AP Human Geography
annexation
central business district (CBD)
concentric zone model
conurbation
the process of legally adding land area to a city
the commercial center of an urban area; the downtown region o…
established by urban geographers Robert Park, Ernest Burgess,…
an extended urban area, typically consisting of several towns…
annexation
the process of legally adding land area to a city
central business district (CBD)
the commercial center of an urban area; the downtown region o…
106 terms
Urban Geography- AP Human Geo
Annexation
CBD... (Central Buisiness District)
Command & Control Centers
Concentric zone model
The formal act of aquiring something (especially territory) b…
The downheart of a city central. A concentration of business…
Second level of cities that contains the headquarters of many…
A model of the internal structure of cities in which social g…
Annexation
The formal act of aquiring something (especially territory) b…
CBD... (Central Buisiness District)
The downheart of a city central. A concentration of business…
52 terms
AP Human Geography Urban Geography
central business district (CBD)
synekism
urban
city
The downtown heart of a central city, the Central Business Di…
The possibility of change that results from people living tog…
the entire build-up, nonrural area and its population, includ…
Conglomeration of people and buildings clustered together to…
central business district (CBD)
The downtown heart of a central city, the Central Business Di…
synekism
The possibility of change that results from people living tog…
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