Maharashtra State BoardHSC Arts 12th Board Exam
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Differentiate between : Nucleated and Dispersed Settlement - Geography

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Distinguish Between

Differentiate between :

Nucleated and Dispersed Settlement

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Solution

Nucleated Settlement

Dispersed Settlement

(i) Settlement where buildings or houses are grouped or clustered around a central point or nucleus is known as nucleated settlements.

(i) Settlement where buildings or houses are scattered or dispersed, is known as a dispersed settlement.

(ii) Houses or buildings are very close to each other. There may be a common wall between two houses.

(ii) Houses or buildings are far from each other. One house may be at a distance of half a kilometre from the other.

(iii) Geographical factors are favourable such as spring or fertile river valley.

(iii) Geographical factors are not favourable such as extreme climate, barren land etc.

(iv) For example, settlements in river valleys.

(vi) For example, settlements in the desert of Rajasthan.

Concept: Types of Settlement
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Balbharati Geography 12th Standard HSC Maharashtra State Board
Chapter 3 Human Settlements and Land Use
Exercise Q.5 | Q 4 | Page 30
SCERT Maharashtra Question Bank 12th Standard HSC Geography Maharashtra State Board 2022
Chapter 3 Human Settlements and Land Use
Differentiate between | Q 6
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