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12: Human Settlements

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    • Understand the similarities and differences between rural and urban
    • Explain urban origins and how the earliest settlements developed independently in the various hearth areas
    • Describe the models of rural and urban structure, comparing and contrasting urban patterns in different regions of the world
    • Connect the nature and causes of the problems associated with overurbanization in developing countries