Land use in MEDC's

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  • Created on: 12-12-13 17:40
Residential
Land use for housing. This takes up the largest area. Most cities have many residential areas.
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Open space
Land used for parks and playgrounds. Usually found in older more central areas.
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Commercial
Land use for shops, offices and businesses. The biggest concentration is in the central business district (CBD)
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Green Belt
Many cities are protected by a green belt where new building is restricted. The aim is to reduce Urban Sprawl.
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Conurbation
If cities are allowed to keep growing they will merge into other cities and cause a conurbation.
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Land used for parks and playgrounds. Usually found in older more central areas.

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Open space

Card 3

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Land use for shops, offices and businesses. The biggest concentration is in the central business district (CBD)

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Card 4

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Many cities are protected by a green belt where new building is restricted. The aim is to reduce Urban Sprawl.

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Card 5

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If cities are allowed to keep growing they will merge into other cities and cause a conurbation.

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Preview of the back of card 5

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