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Chap. 12 APHG
AP Human Geography Chapter 12 Study Guide - Services
|The area of the city where the retail and office activities are clustered is the what?
|Central Business District (CBD)
|Retail activities which tend to concentrate in the CBD include those which have what for office workers?
|The CBD attracts offices primarily because of its what?
|Land values are high in the CBD primarily because of what?
|Competition for limited sites due to accesibility
|As a result of high land costs, the American CBD is characterized by construction of what?
|What activity tends to locate on the street-level floor of a sky-scraper in a typical North American CBD?
|Walk-in trade (retail)
|European CBDs are similar to those in North America because they both contain what?
|Retail and office activities
|A land use typically excluded from a North American CBD is what?
|Public transportation is better suited for commuting to the CBD primarily because of what?
|Each traveler takes up less space
|Because so few people live in the CBD, urban areas are characterized by a high degree of what?
|What is not a cultural reason for establishing a settlement?
|Home for women and children
|The most important religious reason for the origin of settlements was a place to do what?
|Bury the dead
|The most important political reason for the origin of settlements was a place to do what?
|Protect the group's assets
|Economic reasons for settlements include what?
|Warehousing, trading, and agriculture
|Residents of rural settlements are more likely than residents of urban settlements to work in what?
|Rural settlements differ from urban settlements primarily according to which type of activity?
|A place where farm buildings, homes, and churches are found close together is what kind of settlement?
|Most people in the world live in what type of settlement?
|The French long-lot system was developed primarily because of what?
|Need for river access
|The most significant impact on the rural landscape of Great Britain's enclosure movement was what?
|The most significant anticipated benefit of the enclosure movement was to what?
|Have greater agricultural efficiency
|Clustered rural settlements were most common in which region of colonial America?
|The plantation was a common form of rural settlement in which region of colonial America?
|The fall of the Roman Empire in the fifth century AD brought about what change in rural settlements?
|Reduction in urban population
|The typical medieval European urban settlements were characterized by what?
|The placement of buildings around a central market square
|The city-state is an example of a state dominated by what?
|Its major city
|Banking is an example of what kind of service?
|Producer services provide what kind of services?
|To help people conduct other business
|The area surrounding a service from which customers are attracted is what?
|The maximum distance people are willing to travel for a service is called what?
|The minimum number of people needed to support a service is what?
|In a linear community, the best location for a service is where?
|According to the gravity model, the potential use of a service at a location is related directly to what and inversely to what?
|The geometric pattern which geographers use to represent market areas is what?
|Larger settlements are what numerous and what apart than smaller ones?
|If a country follows the rank-size rule if the largest city has 1,000,000 inhabitants, how many people live in the fifth largest city?
|If a country's largest city has 1,000,000 inhabitants and the second largest city has 200,000 inhabitants, the country follows what distribution?
|Why is the absence of a rank-size distribution significant in a country like Romania?
|Not all consumers can access goods and services
|A market area is a good example of what kind of region?
|A firm that sells its products primarily to consumers outside its settlement is what?
|A basic industry