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Chapter 6: Spatial Perspectives,  Making Sense of Place 
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Urban Geography The most populous North American metropolitan  areas illustrates that geography and climate are  determining factors in locating a city. Most big cities located by water.  Urban areas develop 
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Factors Influencing Cities  1) Environment  Access to food, water, building materials 2) Economics  Driving force (ports)
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Seven Social Factors  They include whether a city (1) is situated at a  natural regional crossroads 2) is located at “break-of-bulk” point (where goods  are transferred from one type of transportation to  another) 3) has access to some valuable raw material 4) offers some unique amenity
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5) serves an administrative or political purpose 6) has a strategic military location 7) offers a religious or educational advantage It is the combination of physical and social factors  that explain the development of cities
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course SYD 3410 taught by Professor Staff during the Summer '08 term at University of Florida.

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