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Unformatted text preview: what factors determine how urban areas develop? The worlds population is almost evenly split between rural and urban areas. 6. What are major resource and environmental problems faced by urban areas? Loss of cropland Loss of forests and grasslands Loss of wetlands Loss and fragmentation of wildlife habitats Increased wildlife roadkill Increased soil erosion 7. How do transportation systems shape urban areas and growth, and what are the advantages and disadvantages of various forms of transportation? Land availability determines what kind of transportation a city will be most reliant on. 8. How can cities be made more sustainable and more desirable places to live? Chapter 7: Overviews Bradley Clark...
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