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Physical Features of Asia

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Physical Features of Asia

  1. 1. Geography Comes from a Greek wordsGEO – EarthGRAPHIEN –To write ordescribe
  2. 2. Countries RegionsContinents Land Forms Water FormsWay of Life of the the People in the area
  3. 3. Change of ParadigmParadigm One that serves as a pattern or model.ParadigmShift
  4. 4. Change of Paradigm
  5. 5. Geocentric
  6. 6. The world before…
  7. 7. The Pamirs
  8. 8. Pacific Ring of Fire
  9. 9. Asia’s Deserts Empty QuarterRub-al-Khali Saudi Arabia
  10. 10. Garaqum-Black Sand Turkmenistan
  11. 11. Qyzlkum or Red Desert Uzbekistan
  12. 12. Gobi Desert Mongolia Coldest
  13. 13. Plateaus …also called a high plain or tableland, is an area of highland, usually consisting of relatively flat terrain.Deccan Plateau - India
  14. 14. Anatolia - Turkey Iranian PlateauArabian Plateau
  15. 15. Rivers and Lakes Yellow River / Huang Ho Yangtze River Yuan River CHINA
  16. 16. YELLOW RIVER
  17. 17. IRAQEUPRATES TIGRISRIVER RIVER
  18. 18. INDUS RIVER BHAMAPUTRAGANGES RIVER
  19. 19. Mekong River(South East Asia)
  20. 20. LAKESDead Sea - Israel/Palestine Deepest lake in the world
  21. 21. Caspian Sea Largest in the World
  22. 22. Lake Baikal RussiaOldest and Deepest in the World
  23. 23. Artic Ocean Pacific Ocean Indian Ocean
  24. 24. Boundaries/Regions
  25. 25. What determines… Boundaries/Regions? 1. Culture 2. Location
  26. 26. Egypt Geographically: Africa Culturally: Asian
  27. 27. Natural Resources andBasic Information about CHINA
  28. 28. CHINA Mongolia MAINLAND CHINATibet TAIWAN MACAU HONGKONG
  29. 29. CHINA: The Middle Kingdom Zhongguo
  30. 30. Forbidden Kingdom -Beijing
  31. 31. Most populous country One child policy
  32. 32. Distribution of Chinese populationPattern?
  33. 33. Loess : Sediments
  34. 34. Huang Ho River China’s Sorrow
  35. 35. Agriculture in China1. Rice2. Vegetables3. Cotton4. Tea5. Wheat6. Corn7. Goat8. Pig9. Sheeps
  36. 36. What will be the future for this? Uncertain Precarious Danger
  37. 37. 10% Forest Zhangjiajie National Forest Park
  38. 38. Minerals in ChinaIron Ore Steel
  39. 39. ElectricityFushun Province Coal Heat
  40. 40. Sufficient in oil - Szechwan
  41. 41. Peony: Symbol of wealth and nobleness
  42. 42. Hydropower resources: 680 million kilowatts
  43. 43. Taiwan : Formosa
  44. 44. TaiwanChinese Taipei
  45. 45. Hong Kong
  46. 46. Hong KongBritish Colony since 1843.Lease to Great Britain in 1898 for a period of 99 yearsReturned to China in 1997
  47. 47. Hong Kong SpecialAdministrative Region
  48. 48. Hong Kong(Fragrant Harbor) Hilly Mountanous Steep slopes
  49. 49. Scarcity of Land: Reclamation
  50. 50. Poor in Natural Resources(except minerals) but theydevelop their INDUSTRIES: textiles, plastics and technology Import Raw Materials From other countries Tourism
  51. 51. Macau - China
  52. 52. Macau, China Macau was the first European base in the Far East.Macau Special Administrative Region of China – Dec.20, 1999-One country, two systems (China’s socialist economicsystem will not be practiced in Macau. 1987)-Macau will have a high degree of autonomy in allmatters except foreign And defense affairs for the next 50 years.
  53. 53. Macau
  54. 54. Macau : Flat terrain,reclamation, no arable land.
  55. 55. Fishing Industry
  56. 56. Macau’s economy hasremained one of the mostopen in the world. Tourism and liberalization of gaming industry.
  57. 57. Mongolia : Landlocked country
  58. 58. JapanJapan is the Land of the Rising Sun The Japanese call their country: NIPPON “SUN ORIGIN
  59. 59. 4 MAIN ISLANDS - JAPANSOUTH: Humid Sub-TropicalNorth: Humid Continental
  60. 60. AgricultureNot suitable for Agriculture: too mountianousor not suitable for farming 80%Rice, Potatoes, Tea
  61. 61. Agriculture
  62. 62. Fisheries
  63. 63. Economic Miracle in 1945Japan became one of theWorld’s leading industrial superpower
  64. 64. Assignment:Kyoto Protocol Background Objectives What countries considered to be the Top-10 emitters.

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