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The Land  of Japan Created by Mr. Raponi
Japan,  A Chain of Islands <ul><li>Japan is an  </li></ul><ul><li>________________, or a chain of islands. </li></ul><ul><...
olding ands inging araoke H H S K
The Land <ul><li>Japan has an area of 145,370 sq miles. Which is slightly smaller than  </li></ul><ul><li>________________...
 
The Ring of Fire
Earthquakes <ul><li>Japan experiences  </li></ul><ul><li>about __________ earthquakes a year. </li></ul><ul><li>People in ...
 
Tsunamis
Land of Japan <ul><li>About 70% to 80% of the country is forested, mountainous, and unsuitable for agricultural, industria...
Mountains <ul><li>Rugged mountains and steep hills cover most of Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Rocky gorges and narrow valleys c...
The Symbol of Japan <ul><li>The most famous mountain peak in Japan  </li></ul><ul><li>is _______________, which is Japan’s...
 
 
 
Seas of Japan <ul><li>No part of Japan is more than </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ from the ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>One ...
Plains <ul><li>Squeezed between the seacoast and the mountains are the plains area. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest plains a...
Climate <ul><li>______________  </li></ul><ul><li>and ____________ currents affect Japan’s climate </li></ul><ul><li>The t...
A Wall of Water: Tsunamis
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  1. 1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
  2. 2. The Land of Japan Created by Mr. Raponi
  3. 3. Japan, A Chain of Islands <ul><li>Japan is an </li></ul><ul><li>________________, or a chain of islands. </li></ul><ul><li>Four major islands make up Japan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>______________ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>These islands are actually the peaks of mountains that rise from the floor of the Pacific Ocean. </li></ul>Archipelago Hokkaido Honshu Shikoku Kyushu
  4. 4. olding ands inging araoke H H S K
  5. 5. The Land <ul><li>Japan has an area of 145,370 sq miles. Which is slightly smaller than </li></ul><ul><li>________________. </li></ul><ul><li>___________________, an area surrounding the Pacific ocean where the earth’s crust often shifts. Many earthquakes and volcanic eruptions are caused. </li></ul>California Ring of Fire
  6. 7. The Ring of Fire
  7. 8. Earthquakes <ul><li>Japan experiences </li></ul><ul><li>about __________ earthquakes a year. </li></ul><ul><li>People in Japan also have to deal with </li></ul><ul><li>_______________, which are huge sea waves that are caused by undersea earthquakes. </li></ul>5,000 Tsunamis
  8. 10. Tsunamis
  9. 11. Land of Japan <ul><li>About 70% to 80% of the country is forested, mountainous, and unsuitable for agricultural, industrial, or residential use. </li></ul><ul><li>This is due to the generally steep elevations, climate and risk of landslides caused by earthquakes, soft ground and heavy rain. </li></ul><ul><li>This has resulted in an extremely high population density. </li></ul>
  10. 12. Mountains <ul><li>Rugged mountains and steep hills cover most of Japan </li></ul><ul><li>Rocky gorges and narrow valleys cut through the mountains. </li></ul>
  11. 13. The Symbol of Japan <ul><li>The most famous mountain peak in Japan </li></ul><ul><li>is _______________, which is Japan’s highest mountain and national symbol. </li></ul><ul><li>It is a ______________ (inactive) volcano that last erupted in 1708. </li></ul><ul><li>Located on the island of Honshu, the mountain rises, 12,388 feet above the sea. </li></ul>Mount Fuji Dormant
  12. 17. Seas of Japan <ul><li>No part of Japan is more than </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ from the ocean. </li></ul><ul><li>One of Japan’s most important seacoast areas lies along a body of water called </li></ul><ul><li>the ______________. </li></ul>70 Miles Inland Sea
  13. 18. Plains <ul><li>Squeezed between the seacoast and the mountains are the plains area. </li></ul><ul><li>The largest plains area of the country is known as the </li></ul><ul><li>_____________ plain and is located on the east coast of Honshu. </li></ul>Kanto
  14. 19. Climate <ul><li>______________ </li></ul><ul><li>and ____________ currents affect Japan’s climate </li></ul><ul><li>The type of climate varies significantly throughout the island country. </li></ul>Ocean Wind
  15. 20. A Wall of Water: Tsunamis

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