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APHG Chpt 12 KTs
Chapter 12 Key Terms Rubenstein
|Farmers living on large private farms far away from other families. Found mainly in developed countries
|dispersed rural settlement
|The move from clustered settlements in Great Britain between 1750 and 1850 to dispersed rural settlements
|Services that provide for the well-being and personal improvement of individual consumers.
|Services that primarily help people conduct business.
|A market center for the exchange of services by people attracted from the surrounding area.
|The area surrounding a central place, from which people are attracted to use the place's goods and services.
|The area of the city where retail and office activities are clustered
|central business district
|Services that diffuse and distribute services.
|transportation and information services
|Industries that sell their products primarily to consumers in the community.
|The minimum number of people needed to support the service
|Businesses that provide services primarily to individual consumers, including retail services andpersonal services.
|Services that provide goods for sale to consumers.
|A theory that explains the distribution of services
|central place theory
|Services that primarily meet the needs of other businesses.
|Industries that sell their products or services primarily to consumers outside the settlement.
|The largest settlement in a country, if it has more than twice as many people as the second ranking settlement.
|A pattern of settlements in a country, such that each settlement is half the size of the next largest.
|A pattern of settlements in a country, such that the largest settlement has more than twice as many people as the second-ranking settlement.
|primate city rule
|The maximum distance people are willing to travel to use a service.
|A settlement where a small number of families live close together. Most people in the world live in this kind of settlement.
|clustered rural settlement
|A community's collection of basic industries.
|An activity that fulfills a human want or need and returns money to those who provide it.
|Services offered by the government to provide security and protection for citizens and businesses
|A sovereign state comprising a city and its immediate hinterland
|A model that holds that the potential use of a service at a particular location is directly related to the number of people in a location and inversely related to the distance people must travel to reach the service.
|A permanent collection of buildings and inhabitants.
|The kind of job where workers are paid by the government to provide for basic needs like education, health and safety.