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GEOGRAPHY GCSE CASE STUDIES AND NOTES

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AS and A Level Population & Settlement

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GEOGRAPHY GCSE CASE STUDIES AND NOTES

Use geographical terms in your answers wherever possible

Understand meaning of terms used in questions:-

explain = give reasons for

describe = say what it shows

distribution = how things are arranged, where they can be found

relief = shape of the land

layout = where things are

pattern/trend = things that are the same

site = actual position

situation = its surroundings

rural/urban = country/town

input/output

housing tenure/density = ownership/how many in a given area

ecosystem = area sharing common characteristics

Theme 3 - Settlement

Settlements

dispersed, linear, nuclear

Models:-

Burgess (concentric circle)

focal point CBD, newer buildings towards city boundary

Hoyt (sector model)

CBD in centre, with industrial/residential zones in segments

Harris & Ullman (more than one CBD)

Shopping Hierarchies

increased mobility - cars to wider range of shops, offering more stock

accessibility - urban roads & motorways improved

bulk buying - cheaper, shop once/twice a month (paid monthly)

space - shopping centres need space, therefore often edge-of-city locations

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