Unformatted text preview: population. Factors affecting a fall in the threshold population are 1. A decrease in population 2. Change in tastes 3. Introduction of substitutes Conclusions That Can be Made About Central Places 1. The larger the settlements, the fewer their number 2. The larger a settlement, the farther away a similar size settlement is 3. The Range increases as the population increases 4. The larger the settlement, the higher the order of its services. Deviations to this rule are: o Tourist resorts that have a small population but large number of functions. o Dormitory towns that have a large population but a small number of functions....
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- Fall '09
- Central Place Theory, Central Place, high order, low order, low order services