URP3001paper1 - Another way in which site might establish the morphology of a city is through the climate in which the city is surrounded by A city

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Shawn Bowlus URP 3001 Section 6708 Assignment 1 Site may determine the morphology of a city because the site may have different characteristics that affect the way the city is built upon the land. One way in which site may determine the morphology of a city is through boundaries of the elevation of the land due to tall hills or mountains. If the site of a city has tall hills and mountains, the city has a disadvantage in developing on the sides of those hills and mountains where building is too difficult, expensive, and dangerous. These boundaries might limit the density of development of the city as well.
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Unformatted text preview: Another way in which site might establish the morphology of a city is through the climate in which the city is surrounded by. A city will be much less populated in an area that has snow all year round than an area that has temperatures of 70 to 80 degrees most of the year. These cities will have much less development going on and much smaller businesses in them too. Site determines the layout on which the city is built upon and whether the city will be dense or not. Site also establishes the size of the city and the amount of development as well....
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course URP 3001 taught by Professor Yearwood during the Spring '07 term at University of Florida.

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