Patterns in the Distribution of Towns

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Patterns in the Distribution of Towns
1 Settlement pattern
1.1 the way in which settlements are distributed in an area
1.2 dispersed
1.3 linear/ribbon
1.4 nucleated/clustered
1.5 can be related to:
1.5.1 Historical/Social Factors
1.5.2 Physical Factors
2 Historic Factors
2.1 Viking Towns
2.1.1 east+south
2.1.1.1 sea traders
2.1.2 linear pattern along coast
2.2 Norman Towns
2.2.1 east and south
2.2.2 fertile land
2.2.3 near rivers
2.2.4 defensive sites
2.3 The Primacy of Dublin
2.3.1 primate city
2.3.1.1 economic life
2.3.2 some towns cluster around dublin
2.3.2.1 tallaght/leixlip/swords/bray
2.3.3 towns along roads leading to dublin
2.3.3.1 linear pattern
3 Physical Factors
3.1 Altitude and Relief
3.1.1 lowlands
3.1.1.1 towns in lowland areas
3.1.1.2 flat/gently sloping
3.1.1.2.1 easy to build on
3.1.1.3 warmer/less windy
3.1.1.3.1 more pleasant to live in
3.1.1.4 transport routes
3.2 Land Quality
3.2.1 deep and fertile soils
3.2.2 towns
3.2.2.1 market centres
3.3 Drainage
3.3.1 Well-drained Areas
3.3.2 Rivers
3.3.2.1 towns in linear pattern along large rivers
4 How Rivers Influence the Location of Towns
4.1 Riverside locations
4.1.1 water
4.1.1.1 drinking/cooking/other domestic purposes
4.2 large rivers
4.2.1 transport routes
4.3 dry-point sites
4.3.1 short distance from rivers that flood
4.4 bridging points
4.4.1 roads converge
4.4.2 people meet
4.4.2.1 business develops

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