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  • Using cup cones to show different landforms on the teacher’s desk.
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  • What is the relief of China like? Activity 2 – One country, three levels of relief Lesson 1 1
  • What is relief [ 地勢 ]?
    • Relief describes the shape [ 形狀 ] and height [ 高度 ] of the land.
  • Do you know about these relief features [ 特徵 / 面貌 ] ?
    • Mountain range [ 山脈 ]
    • Plateau (Gaoyuan) [ 高原 ]
    • Basin (Pendi) [ 盆地 ]
    • Plain (Pingyuan) [ 平原 ]
    • Mountain range [ 山脈 ]
      • A continuous line of highland reaching great heights
    • Plateau (Gaoyuan) [ 高原 ]
      • A large area of high, flat [ 平坦的 ] land
    • Basin (Pendi) [ 盆地 ]
      • A large area of flat land surrounded [ 包圍 ] by mountains or highland.
    • Plain (Pingyuan) [ 平原 ]
      • A large area of flat land with low relief
  • Alluvium [ 沖積物 ] Rivers carry away soil and rocks . Soils and rocks rest on the lowland . They are called alluvium.
  • Fig.1 喜馬拉雅山脈 青藏高原 雲貴高原 四川盆地 長江中、下游平原 華北平原
  • Fig. 2
  •  
  • 1(a) In which location do you think each of the photographs in Fig. 1 was taken? Correctly match these photographs with the location A to F in Fig.2. Write your answer on the answer lines below.
    • Photograph Location
    • 1 B
    • 2 A
    • 3 D
    • 4 C
    • 5 F
    • 6 E
    • The Himalayas [ 喜瑪 拉 亞山脈 ]
    • Qingzang Gaoyuan [ 青藏高原 ]
    • Yungui Gaoyuan [ 雲貴高原 ]
    • Sichuan Pendi [ 四川盆地 ]
    • Changjiang Zhongxiayou Pingyuan [ 長江中、下游平原 ]
    • Huabei Pingyuan [ 華北平原 ]
  • (b) What are the relief characteristics of these locations? Draw lines to join to their respective characteristics.
  • Answers
    • The Himalayas [ 喜瑪 拉 亞山脈 ]
    • Qingzang Gaoyuan [ 青藏高原 ]
    • Yungui Gaoyuan [ 雲貴高原 ]
    • Sichuan Pendi [ 四川盆地 ]
    • Changjiang Zhongxiayou Pingyuan [ 長江中、下游平原 ]
    • Huabei Pingyuan [ 華北平原 ]
    • Photograph 1: B
    • The Himalayas ( 喜馬拉雅山脈 )
    • It is the world’s largest mountain range ( 山脈 ), and has the highest peak in the world, the Qomolangma Feng ( 珠穆朗瑪峰 ).
    • Photograph 2: A
    • Qingzang Gaoyuan ( 青藏高原 )
    • It is the largest plateau ( 高原 ) in China, which rises to over 4500m in height.
    • Photograph 3: D
    • Yungui Gaoyuan ( 雲貴高原 )
    • It is a lower plateau ( 高原 ) (about 1000m to 2000m high) found to the east of the western plateaus and mountain ranges.
    • Photograph 4: C
    • Sichuan Pendi ( 四川盆地 )
    • It is a large basin ( 盆地 ) located in the southwest of China, which is famous for its agriculture ( 農業 ).
    • Photograph 5: F
    • Changjiang Zhongxiayou Pingyuan ( 長江中、下游平原 )
    • Photograph 6: E
    • Huabei Pingyuan ( 華北平原 )
    • It is a large and flat lowland ( 低地 ) (lower than 1000 m) formed by a large amount of alluvium ( 沖積物 ) brought by the river.
  • Key words and knowledge
    • Relief ( 地勢 )
    • Some relief features of China:
    • - mountain range
    • - plateau (Gaoyuan)
    • - basin (Pendi)
    • - plain (Pingyuan)
  • Next lesson
    • Activity 2 – Q.2,3