Geography Comes from a Greek wordsGEO – EarthGRAPHIEN –To write ordescribe
Countries                          RegionsContinents     Land Forms          Water FormsWay of Life of the the People in t...
Change of ParadigmParadigm   One that serves as a pattern or model.ParadigmShift
Change of Paradigm
Geocentric
The world before…
The Pamirs
Pacific Ring of Fire
Asia’s Deserts               Empty QuarterRub-al-Khali   Saudi Arabia
Garaqum-Black Sand          Turkmenistan
Qyzlkum or Red Desert     Uzbekistan
Gobi Desert Mongolia   Coldest
Plateaus    …also called a high plain or    tableland, is an area of highland,    usually consisting of relatively    flat...
Anatolia - Turkey                    Iranian PlateauArabian Plateau
Rivers and Lakes             Yellow River /             Huang Ho               Yangtze River               Yuan River     ...
YELLOW RIVER
IRAQEUPRATES          TIGRISRIVER             RIVER
INDUS RIVER BHAMAPUTRAGANGES RIVER
Mekong River(South East Asia)
LAKESDead Sea -   Israel/Palestine               Deepest lake in the world
Caspian Sea              Largest in the World
Lake Baikal                RussiaOldest and Deepest in the World
Artic Ocean                 Pacific                 Ocean  Indian Ocean
Boundaries/Regions
What determines…        Boundaries/Regions?                   1. Culture                   2. Location
Egypt        Geographically: Africa               Culturally: Asian
Natural Resources andBasic Information about     CHINA
CHINA Mongolia                    MAINLAND CHINATibet                       TAIWAN            MACAU        HONGKONG
CHINA: The Middle    Kingdom      Zhongguo
Forbidden Kingdom -Beijing
Most populous country      One child policy
Distribution of Chinese         populationPattern?
Loess : Sediments
Huang Ho River   China’s Sorrow
Agriculture in China1. Rice2. Vegetables3. Cotton4. Tea5. Wheat6. Corn7. Goat8. Pig9. Sheeps
What will be the future for this?                               Uncertain            Precarious         Danger
10% Forest      Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
Minerals in ChinaIron Ore        Steel
ElectricityFushun Province   Coal   Heat
Sufficient in oil - Szechwan
Peony: Symbol of wealth    and nobleness
Hydropower resources: 680 million kilowatts
Taiwan : Formosa
TaiwanChinese Taipei
Hong Kong
Hong KongBritish Colony since 1843.Lease to Great Britain in 1898 for a period of 99 yearsReturned to China in 1997
Hong Kong SpecialAdministrative Region
Hong Kong(Fragrant Harbor)                Hilly                Mountanous                Steep slopes
Scarcity of Land:  Reclamation
Poor in Natural Resources(except minerals) but theydevelop their INDUSTRIES:   textiles, plastics and        technology   ...
Macau - China
Macau, China   Macau was the first European base in the Far East.Macau Special Administrative Region of China – Dec.20, 19...
Macau
Macau : Flat terrain,reclamation, no arable land.
Fishing Industry
Macau’s economy hasremained one of the mostopen in the world. Tourism   and liberalization of    gaming industry.
Mongolia : Landlocked     country
JapanJapan is the Land of the Rising Sun    The Japanese call their country: NIPPON              “SUN ORIGIN
4 MAIN ISLANDS - JAPANSOUTH: Humid Sub-TropicalNorth: Humid Continental
AgricultureNot suitable for Agriculture: too mountianousor not suitable for farming 80%Rice, Potatoes, Tea
Agriculture
Fisheries
Economic Miracle in 1945Japan became one of theWorld’s leading industrial superpower
Assignment:Kyoto Protocol    Background    Objectives    What countries considered to be the    Top-10 emitters.
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
Physical Features of Asia
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  1. 1. Geography Comes from a Greek wordsGEO – EarthGRAPHIEN –To write ordescribe
  2. 2. Countries RegionsContinents Land Forms Water FormsWay of Life of the the People in the area
  3. 3. Change of ParadigmParadigm One that serves as a pattern or model.ParadigmShift
  4. 4. Change of Paradigm
  5. 5. Geocentric
  6. 6. The world before…
  7. 7. The Pamirs
  8. 8. Pacific Ring of Fire
  9. 9. Asia’s Deserts Empty QuarterRub-al-Khali Saudi Arabia
  10. 10. Garaqum-Black Sand Turkmenistan
  11. 11. Qyzlkum or Red Desert Uzbekistan
  12. 12. Gobi Desert Mongolia Coldest
  13. 13. Plateaus …also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.Deccan Plateau - India
  14. 14. Anatolia - Turkey Iranian PlateauArabian Plateau
  15. 15. Rivers and Lakes Yellow River / Huang Ho Yangtze River Yuan River CHINA
  16. 16. YELLOW RIVER
  17. 17. IRAQEUPRATES TIGRISRIVER RIVER
  18. 18. INDUS RIVER BHAMAPUTRAGANGES RIVER
  19. 19. Mekong River(South East Asia)
  20. 20. LAKESDead Sea - Israel/Palestine Deepest lake in the world
  21. 21. Caspian Sea Largest in the World
  22. 22. Lake Baikal RussiaOldest and Deepest in the World
  23. 23. Artic Ocean Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean
  24. 24. Boundaries/Regions
  25. 25. What determines… Boundaries/Regions? 1. Culture 2. Location
  26. 26. Egypt Geographically: Africa Culturally: Asian
  27. 27. Natural Resources andBasic Information about CHINA
  28. 28. CHINA Mongolia MAINLAND CHINATibet TAIWAN MACAU HONGKONG
  29. 29. CHINA: The Middle Kingdom Zhongguo
  30. 30. Forbidden Kingdom -Beijing
  31. 31. Most populous country One child policy
  32. 32. Distribution of Chinese populationPattern?
  33. 33. Loess : Sediments
  34. 34. Huang Ho River China’s Sorrow
  35. 35. Agriculture in China1. Rice2. Vegetables3. Cotton4. Tea5. Wheat6. Corn7. Goat8. Pig9. Sheeps
  36. 36. What will be the future for this? Uncertain Precarious Danger
  37. 37. 10% Forest Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  38. 38. Minerals in ChinaIron Ore Steel
  39. 39. ElectricityFushun Province Coal Heat
  40. 40. Sufficient in oil - Szechwan
  41. 41. Peony: Symbol of wealth and nobleness
  42. 42. Hydropower resources: 680 million kilowatts
  43. 43. Taiwan : Formosa
  44. 44. TaiwanChinese Taipei
  45. 45. Hong Kong
  46. 46. Hong KongBritish Colony since 1843.Lease to Great Britain in 1898 for a period of 99 yearsReturned to China in 1997
  47. 47. Hong Kong SpecialAdministrative Region
  48. 48. Hong Kong(Fragrant Harbor) Hilly Mountanous Steep slopes
  49. 49. Scarcity of Land: Reclamation
  50. 50. Poor in Natural Resources(except minerals) but theydevelop their INDUSTRIES: textiles, plastics and technology Import Raw Materials From other countries Tourism
  51. 51. Macau - China
  52. 52. Macau, China Macau was the first European base in the Far East.Macau Special Administrative Region of China – Dec.20, 1999-One country, two systems (China’s socialist economicsystem will not be practiced in Macau. 1987)-Macau will have a high degree of autonomy in allmatters except foreign And defense affairs for the next 50 years.
  53. 53. Macau
  54. 54. Macau : Flat terrain,reclamation, no arable land.
  55. 55. Fishing Industry
  56. 56. Macau’s economy hasremained one of the mostopen in the world. Tourism and liberalization of gaming industry.
  57. 57. Mongolia : Landlocked country
  58. 58. JapanJapan is the Land of the Rising Sun The Japanese call their country: NIPPON “SUN ORIGIN
  59. 59. 4 MAIN ISLANDS - JAPANSOUTH: Humid Sub-TropicalNorth: Humid Continental
  60. 60. AgricultureNot suitable for Agriculture: too mountianousor not suitable for farming 80%Rice, Potatoes, Tea
  61. 61. Agriculture
  62. 62. Fisheries
  63. 63. Economic Miracle in 1945Japan became one of theWorld’s leading industrial superpower
  64. 64. Assignment:Kyoto Protocol Background Objectives What countries considered to be the Top-10 emitters.

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