FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE DEVELOPMENT OF LINEAR SETTLEMENT PATTERN

FACTORS THAT INFLUENCE THE DEVELOPMENT OF LINEAR SETTLEMENT PATTERN

Settlement is the place where people live. Also, settlement can be defined as organized human habitation it can be a single home or bustling metropolis.




factors that influence the development of a linear settlement pattern

  • People settle along rivers for water provision
  • people settle along roads and railways for ease of transport
  • people settle along forest for accessing forest products such as firewood and charcoal
  • people settle along ridges for easy house construction and security
  • people settle along lakes or seashores for fishing activities
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