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A settlement is a place The site of a settlement is its
where people live exact location
The situation is its location in relation
to its surroundings.
Site factors:
Dispersed settlements- Water Supply
buildings that are not
near each other.
Settlements Flat land
Fuel
Linear settlements
Settlements in a line
Soil
Transport
Buildings which are
grouped together
around main interest. A conurbation has
grown to engulf
Nucleated settlements surrounding settlements…read more

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Market town - function
Hierarchy is Settlement Hierarchy
the
arrangement
of data into
an order of
importance A resort - function
Settlement
function-
What the
settlement
does. A port - function
Counterurbanisation-
moving away from
the city
Industrial town
Urbanisation ­ moving into the city…read more

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