GEOG 1HA3-2012W-Lecture 14 - Urban I - Rural Settlement - student-A2L

6 2012 human geographies society culture rural

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Unformatted text preview: banization 3. Forms of settlement: • Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Patterns • Rural Settlement: patterns of rural settlement range between extremes of dispersion and nucleation ( clustering) • Dispersed Settlement started from the transition from feudalism to capitalsim. In england, rural landscape trasformed by encolusre, which means land consolidation (combing pieces of land into one) new field boundaries, and construction of dispersed dwellings ( shelters). As a result loss of social interaction, people experienced a sense of loss of place. – Agricultural activity and land-ownership – Canadian (& American) pioneer experience – In USA government surveyed the land and divided into discrete lots before building even began. GEOMETRIC PATTERNS DEVELOPED Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Patterns Cities & Settlements I: Rural Settlements – Mar. 6, 2012 Human Geographies: Society & Culture Rural Settlement: Patterns • Clustered Settlement- historically, nucleated patterns dominated – Nucleated (clustered) rural settlement some are planned and r...
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