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					               Definitions
• Settlement – a place where people live
• Settlement site – the exact location of a
  settlement
• Settlement factors – the reasons why the
  people chose to build their settlement
  there
                                           Water supply
                              Relief

             Fertile soil


                                                         Fuel

  Dry land
                            Settlement
                             Factors
                                                         Defence
Building materials




                                       Transport links
A good water supply for washing, drinking, cooking and transportation
Wood is a source of building materials to build houses and tools.
Wood is a supply of fuel for cooking and heating the houses.
A site on crossroads, river or coast makes it easier to access
other settlements.
Flat land is easier to build on (relief).
A Hilltop site for defence against any attackers.
Dry land that wont flood.
Water source for drinking, cooking and transport.   Good farmland.
But steep land is hard to build on and it might flood!!

				
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