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Lesson 3   Physical Geography Of South Asia
 

Lesson 3 Physical Geography Of South Asia

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    • South Asia The Physical Geography
    • Standard 8.2.1
      • You should be able to identify the major political features of the region
      • Demonstrate mastery by successfully labeling the following countries on a map:
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    • Pakistan Capital: Islamabad
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    • India Capital: New Delhi
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    • Sri Lanka Capital: Colombo
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    • Nepal Capital: Kathmandu
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    • Bhutan Capital: Thimphu
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    • Bangladesh Capital: Dhaka
    • Check for Understanding
      • On the handout given to you by the teacher, label the countries in the map to follow under the section titled “Standard 8.2.1 Checking for Understanding”
    • 2. 1. 3. 4. 5 6.
    • 2. India 1. Sri Lanka 3. Bangladesh 4. Nepal 5. Bhutan 6. Pakistan
    • Standard 8.2.2
      • You should be able to IDENTIFY and LOCATE the major physical features of the region
        • Mountains (Himalaya, Hindu Kush, Vindya Range, Eastern and Westerh Ghats)
        • Plains/Plateaus (Indo-Gangetic, Chota Nogpur, Deccan, Karnataka)
        • Islands (Sri Lanka and Maldives)
        • Rivers (Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra)
    • Let’s Begin
      • Use the section titled “The Land” in your handout to take notes
    • A Separate Land
      • Subcontinent
      • Large, distinct landmass
      • joined to a continent
      • Natural barriers
      • 1/2 the size of the United States
    • Mountains: The Himalaya
      • Plate tectonics
      • Subcontinent collided with Asia - 60 million years ago
      • 1000 miles across northern edge
      • Mt. Everest - world’s highest peak
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    • As seen from Space Do you remember what a rain shadow is?
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    • Mt. Everest
    • 29,035 Feet
    • Karakoram Mountains
      • Northernmost part of South Asia
      • Connect with Himalayas
    • Hindu Kush
      • Completes chain in the west
      • Kept India isolated and protected
      • Khyber Pass - only way in for many years
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    • Vindhya Range
      • Central India
      • Divides India into Northern and Southern regions
      • Two distinct Indian cultures have emerged
    • Eastern and Western Ghats
      • Triangle of rugged hills
      • Eroded hills
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    • Plains and Plateaus
      • Deccan Plateau
      • Once covered in Lava
      • Rich black soil
      • Semi-arid
      • Western Ghats prevent rain from reaching it
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    • Karnataka Plateau
      • South of the Deccan
      • Receives more rain
      • Dense rain forest
    • Tha Ganges Plain
      • Indo-Gangetic Plain
      • Holds 1/10th of human population
      • Fertile plain
      • World’s largest alluvial plain
      • Watered by Ganges, Indus and Brahmaputra
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    • Chota Nogpur Plateau
      • Northeast India
      • High tableland
      • Forest
    • Sri Lanka
      • Tear Drop shape
      • Broke away from subcontinent
    • Maldives
      • 116 Sq. miles of land area
      • Cover 35,000 miles of ocean
      • Southernmost nation of South Asia
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    • Rivers - 3 Major Systems
      • Indus River
      • Mostly in Pakistan
      • Empties into Arabian Sea
      • Important transportation route
      • “ Cradle of Ancient India”
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    • The Brahmaputra River
      • From Himalaya into India and Bangladesh
      • Joins Ganges at the delta
      • Empties into Bay of Bengal
      • Ships can navigate as far as 800 miles
      • Hydroelectricity - 50% of Bangladesh’s power
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    • The Ganges River
      • Most important
      • Summer monsoons cause massive flooding
      • Hindus consider its waters sacred
      • Most densely populated plain
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    • Foldable Summary
      • Create a four door foldable (Like the one used for the Climate and Vegetation of Sub Saharan Africa)
      • 1st, create a two door foldable
      • Next, divide each door into two doors
      • Label each door using the following: Mountains, Islands, Rivers, and Plains/Plateaus