Factors of early settlements

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  • Factors of early settlements
    • Wet point (Good for water but suffers of floods)
    • Dry point (lack of water but no floods)
    • Building materials nearby
    • Defence (tall, river etc...)
    • Nearby wood to have fuel
    • Food supply (animal to hunt and land to grow crops)
    • Nodal point (meeting point)
    • Bridging point (thinnest place to build a bridge so its cheaper)
    • Shelter and aspects (direction of sun and protection from natural hazards)


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