Different types of human settlements include hamlets, villages, small towns, large towns, isolated places, cities and conurbations. In some systems, types of human settlements are broken up into urban, suburban and rural... More »

Settlements in geography are human settlements ranging from a small village with a population in the hundreds to large cities with a population in the tens of millions, according to National Geographic. These human settl... More »

Dispersed or scattered settlements are evenly-settled human-inhabited areas with low population density, such as a farm or a frontier home. An area containing scattered settlements is sometimes called a bocage, though th... More »

According to the Canadian Museum of History, one of the primary ways geography affected early civilizations was in determining the location of settlements. Since early humans needed access to water and fertile ground for... More »

There are many advantages to living in a city, such as more cultural events, a broader diversity of people, better medical facilities, more jobs and more restaurants and shopping; however, there are many disadvantages to... More »

Although in the United States people are often asked to self-identify as either white, Hispanic, African American, Asian or Native American, advanced understanding of DNA reduced the amount of races accepted by scientist... More »

Examples of the types of human adaptation include the development of legs and feet, lactose intolerance and skin pigmentation. Each of these adaptations manifested as a result of evolution. More »