Settlement takes into account the physical and geographical factors of a targeted area and dwellings are placed generally in the upper sectors of small watersheds. These represent the most uniform territorial entities from a geographic and strategic perspective. On a large scale, the situation is similar regarding the villages within large watersheds. The same principles have applied to settlement location throughout history.
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- natural hazards
Romanescu, G., & Cristi, N. (2015). Evolution of human settlements and natural risk factors. A case study of Chalcolithic archaeological sites in the Valea Oii watershed (Romania). Archaeologia Polona, 53, 608-611. http://journals.iaepan.pl/apolona/issue/view/23