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  • Created on: 08-12-13 11:04
Regular
Where the features are more or less equally spaced
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Random
Where the features are scattered across the map at irregular distances from each other
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Clustered
Where the features are grouped together in one area
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Linear
Where the features all fall along a line
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Urban Sprall
The un-planned, uncontrolled growth of urban areas into the surrounding countryside
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Greenbelts
An area of land around a large urban area where the development of housing and industry is severely restricted and the countryside is protected for farming and recreation
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Brownfield site
Disused and deralict land in existing urban areas
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Greenfield site
In the countryside, including places in the greenbelt
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NIC
Newly industrialised country
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Site
The land on which the industrial unit is to be built. Factors like size, flatness, whether is it a brown or green field site may be considered.
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Situation
The land surrounding the site. How the site is located in relation to transport links, available labour force or amenities and pleasant surroundings for the
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High-tech industry
An industry using advanced information technology and/or processes involving micro-electrics
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Footloose industry
An industry which is not tied to any raw materials, has a free choice of location
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Where the features are scattered across the map at irregular distances from each other

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Random

Card 3

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Where the features are grouped together in one area

Back

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Card 4

Front

Where the features all fall along a line

Back

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Card 5

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The un-planned, uncontrolled growth of urban areas into the surrounding countryside

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