Daily Archives: October 22, 2018

Von Thunen Model of Land Use Around a Central Town

 Johann Heinrich von Thünen´s (1783-1850) model of agricultural land from the first half of the 19th century is considered the first ever location model. Von Thünen observed the distribution of various agricultural activities in space and, using the general assumptions … Continue reading

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