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What are the basic factors that imfluence a choice of settlement?
protection from flooding, access to other places, access to food and water
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List the hierachy of settlements from top to bottom
city, large town, small town, large village, small village, hamlet, individual farm
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what would you find in a city?
railway station, shopping centre, hospital, airport
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what would you find in a village?
small supermarket, pubs, village shop, school
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if contour lines are spread out will the hill be steep or flat?
flat
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name the compass directions
north, e
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if the contour lines are really close to each other will the hill be steep?
yes
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name the main countries in the British Isles
Ireland, Scotland, England and Wales
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Name 4 typical natural imputs on a farm
seeds, soil, sun and water
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Name 4 typical man made inputs on a farm
tractor, machinery, pesticide and herbicide
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Name 2 outputs to stay on a farm
seeds and stubble
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name 3 outputs to be sold
wheat, barley and oats
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what is a settlement?
land where people have built buildings and homes and populated it with people
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what are more modern factors in choosing a settlement now?
water supply, links to other cities, how busy, clean and non toxic ground
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in a city where is the most expensive land found
in the centre by the train stations and links to other settlements
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why is there need for more housing in the uk?
because families are having more babies, people are divorcing and people are living longer
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name the two locations where housing can be built
greenfied and brownfield sites
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name the 4 types of farming
Pastoral, Horticulture, Mixed and Arable
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Pastoral means...
keeping animals (sheep and cattle)
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Horticulture means...
growing fruit, veg and flowers
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Mixed means...
keeping animals and growing crops
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Arable means...
growing cereal and root crops
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name the types of farming in the farming quadrant
commercial, extensive, subsistence, intensive
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intensive means...
lots of hard work
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commercial means...
for money
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extensive means...
little work
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subsistence means...
for self and family
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3 problems subsistence farmers face in Ghana
no food in dry season, diseases, doesn't rain for long
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what would you find in a village?

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if contour lines are spread out will the hill be steep or flat?

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