Geography 6.1a - Urban Environments

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Agglomeration
Concentration of people & economic activities at locations e.g estuaries
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Suburbanisation
Towns grow, expand outwards. Due to improvements, suburbs appear inc houses, employment & services
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Commuting
People to rural areas and travel to work. Called dormitory settlement. Leading cause of counter-urbanisation
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Urban Regeneration
Reusing old parts of city - abandoned as businesses move to suburbs
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Counter Urbanisation
People, businesses, services move further out than suburbs to small towns/rural areas
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Urban Re-imaging
Regeneration of e.g. warehouse into upmarket office - facelift
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Urbanisation of suburbs
Low density development. Rural areas eroded so businesses make use of suburban areas. No longer just residential, becoming urban centre
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Towns grow, expand outwards. Due to improvements, suburbs appear inc houses, employment & services

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Suburbanisation

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People to rural areas and travel to work. Called dormitory settlement. Leading cause of counter-urbanisation

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Reusing old parts of city - abandoned as businesses move to suburbs

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People, businesses, services move further out than suburbs to small towns/rural areas

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