Chao Phraya:The River of KingsA PowerPoint PresentationforM. 5 Students
The River
• Thailand is aunique country- It’s main interiordrainage systemis not shared withother countries.
- The Chao Phraya drainage system consists ofa number of rivers and canals (klongs) whichboth drain and connect the country.
- The rivers form a branch like pattern thatflows from the northern border to the southwardGulf of Thailand known as Dendr...
Watershed:- Thailand’s watershed (at the Central Plains) covers over35% of the whole country.
River Basin
What is the difference between aRiver Basin and a Watershed?•River Basin: A large river where allwater drains.•Watershed: ...
Location ofmajor riverbasinsin Thailand
Watershed
River Delta- are triangular in shape- Low flat areas- Formed by deposits from river; very rich in alluvial soils- Used for...
Settlement Patterns• Villages were established along the Chao Phraya riverbanks for survival and defense• Cities grew spre...
Major cities along the Chao Phraya River• Nakhon Sawan• Uthai Thani• Chainat• Singburi• Ang Thong• Ayuthaya• Pathum Thani•...
THE END!
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  1. 1. Chao Phraya:The River of KingsA PowerPoint PresentationforM. 5 Students
  2. 2. The River
  3. 3. • Thailand is aunique country- It’s main interiordrainage systemis not shared withother countries.
  4. 4. - The Chao Phraya drainage system consists ofa number of rivers and canals (klongs) whichboth drain and connect the country.
  5. 5. - The rivers form a branch like pattern thatflows from the northern border to the southwardGulf of Thailand known as Dendritic RiverSystems.
  6. 6. Watershed:- Thailand’s watershed (at the Central Plains) covers over35% of the whole country.
  7. 7. River Basin
  8. 8. What is the difference between aRiver Basin and a Watershed?•River Basin: A large river where allwater drains.•Watershed: Smaller area of land thatdrains to a smaller stream, lake orwetland
  9. 9. Location ofmajor riverbasinsin Thailand
  10. 10. Watershed
  11. 11. River Delta- are triangular in shape- Low flat areas- Formed by deposits from river; very rich in alluvial soils- Used for agriculture- Chao Phraya Delta is found between the Tha Chin andChao Phraya Rivers.- Most famous:Nile Delta River: formed by centuries of deposits at themouth of Nile River (just out of the Mediterranean Sea.
  12. 12. Settlement Patterns• Villages were established along the Chao Phraya riverbanks for survival and defense• Cities grew spread out and expanded to follow the shapealong the river.
  13. 13. Major cities along the Chao Phraya River• Nakhon Sawan• Uthai Thani• Chainat• Singburi• Ang Thong• Ayuthaya• Pathum Thani• Nonthaburi• Bangkok• Samut Prakan
  14. 14. THE END!
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