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Application of von Thünen's model today

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Why was the second ring of von Thünen's original model more important prior to the industrial revolution than it is today?

A

There are refrigerated train cars and trucks so horticulture and dairy can last longer and doesn’t need to be as close to the city.

B

Wood is no longer needed as an energy source so it doesn’t matter if it’s close to the city.

C

The land was cheaper back then so animals could graze in larger spaces near the city.

D

The crops planted today are different so they can be further from the city.

E

All of the above