GEOGRAPHY - CORE AND PERIPHERY

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C O R E
Is usually rich and urban. where all the big businesses, industries and governments and their headquarters are. most people live here and services are good.
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P E R I P H E R Y
is poor and often rural. it is often where the core gets its materials from.
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ADVANTAGES of CORE regions:
-fertile soils. -closer to markets. -healthy climate. -river and sea ports providing trade.
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DISADVANTAGES of PERIPHERY regions
-poor soils. -distance from core and trade routes. -difficult communications especially by road. -disease, eg, malaria. -climate hazards, eg droughts and floods.
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multiplier effect (core)
means that core regions get richer and richer as development occurs.
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downward spirals (periphery)
means that periphery regions become poorer as anyone who can leave, does leave.
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is poor and often rural. it is often where the core gets its materials from.

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ADVANTAGES of CORE regions:

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DISADVANTAGES of PERIPHERY regions

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multiplier effect (core)

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