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Geography Of China Gn

  1. 1. Geography of China Pages 100-103
  2. 2. A Land of Differences <ul><li>Difference between Egypt and China: </li></ul><ul><li>-Ancient China very similar to Modern China. </li></ul><ul><li>-China is the Largest country in Asia </li></ul><ul><li>-China is the 3 rd largest country in the World </li></ul><ul><li>-More People live in China than anywhere else in the world </li></ul>
  3. 3. North China Plain <ul><li>Historians trace human settlement and culture in China to the North China Plain </li></ul><ul><li>North China Plain: Heavily populated </li></ul><ul><li>Very Fertile Land— Loess : Yellowish brown soil that blows in from the desert </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Winters: Cold </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Summers: Hot </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. People of the North China Plain <ul><li>Things they Grew: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Terraces: platforms of Earth that looks like stairs. </li></ul></ul>
  5. 6. China’s Sorrow <ul><li>Very important River in China: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Huang He River Cuts through the: </li></ul></ul>North China Plain
  6. 7. Huang He River <ul><ul><li>Length: 3,400 miles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-How does this River compare with the Nile? </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>3,000 b.c.: Early Civilizations made their homes in the Huang River Valley </li></ul></ul>
  7. 8. Two Nicknames for the Huang <ul><li>“Yellow River” </li></ul><ul><li>“China’s Sorrow” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Floods a lot, causing crops to be destroyed and people to become homeless </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>*A river that is similar to the Huang He is ____? </li></ul></ul>
  8. 9. Another very important River <ul><li>Chang Jiang </li></ul><ul><li>River </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Also known as </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>the “Yangtze </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>River” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Located: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>-Empties into: </li></ul></ul>
  9. 10. Important Mountain Range <ul><li>Qinling Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Separates China </li></ul><ul><li>into Northern and </li></ul><ul><li>Southern China </li></ul>
  10. 11. Guangzi Zhungzu <ul><li>Region of China: </li></ul>
  11. 12. Guangzi Zhungzu <ul><li>Very good Climate for farming </li></ul><ul><li>Farmers use: Double Cropping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Two crops are grown on the same land in the same year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fishing Important!! </li></ul></ul>
  12. 13. Roof of the World <ul><li>Tibetan Plateau located in Western China </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Very Rocky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Largest minority in China </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contain the Himalayan Mts. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tallest peak on Earth </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 15. Personal Writing <ul><li>Write about where you live and its surroundings </li></ul><ul><li>5 minute writing </li></ul>

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