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Standard Grade Geography - Settlements Unit
What are the five main types of settlements?
Farm, Hamlet, Village, Town and City
The bigger the settlement the ______ there are?
What are the main areas of a city?
CBD, Inner city, Suburbs, Outskirts/Greenbelt
How do you recognise the inner city on a OS map?
The buildings are densely packed
Housing (tenements) is close to the old factories (which on an OS map are Wrks)
There is little greenery
There may be waste tips nearby
Very narrow streets set out in a grid iron square pattern
Factories are found beside railway lines, railway sidings or canals (they were used to transport raw materials)
How do you recognise Suburbs on an OS map?
Detatched or semi-detatched housing
Houses with gardens
Streets in the shape of cresents, cul-de-sacs, etc
How do you recognise the CBD on an OS map?
Main roads meeting
Oldest part of town so many churches
Most expensive land so little greenery, lots of buildings packed in together
Tourist information places
High order services - large sphere of influence
What are some solutions to traffic congestion?
Park and ride schemes
One way streets
What is a dormitory village?
Villages in which most people live there but travel to work in the nearby cities
What is a commuter?
People who live in the counrtyside but travel to work in the cities