N Klassifikasiestelsel Vir Die Omgewingsligging Van Sentrale Plekke

Towns created as central places may be classified according to the physical elements of their situations. The following types may be recognised: A. plain towns, B. hill-and-valley towns, C. bankeveld (cuesta) towns, D. plain-and-mountain towns, E. piedmont towns. F. escarpment-foot towns, G. valley...

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Published in: South African geographical journal Vol. 50; no. 1; pp. 40 - 44
Main Author: Zyl, J. A. Van
Format: Journal Article
Language: Afrikaans
English
Published: Taylor & Francis Group 01-01-1968
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Summary: Towns created as central places may be classified according to the physical elements of their situations. The following types may be recognised: A. plain towns, B. hill-and-valley towns, C. bankeveld (cuesta) towns, D. plain-and-mountain towns, E. piedmont towns. F. escarpment-foot towns, G. valley towns, H. intermontane towns. I. mountain towns, J. escarpment-edge towns. K. watershed towns. L. desert-edge towns and M. coastal towns. Central places may also be classified according to the significance of the human element of the situation at the time of their establishment: 1. pioneer towns, 2. supplementary towns, 3. route towns, 4. nodal towns, 5. transportation-gap towns and transportation-neck towns. 6. mountain pass towns. 7. river crossing towns and 8. border towns.
ISSN: 0373-6245
2151-2418
DOI: 10.1080/03736245.1968.10559430