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The Geography of the Indian subcontinent
South Asia
Satellite View of South Asia
The Size of South Asia
Countries India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Bhutan Sri Lanka Afghanistan China Myanmar Iran
cities New Delhi Madras Benares Calcutta Kabul Bombay Dacca Lahore Colombo Kathmandu Thimbu Karachi Islamabad
Topography of South Asia
South Asia: Physical Map
Bodies of Water Indus R. Ganges R. Brahmaputra R. Arabian Sea Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
The Ganges River System 1,560 miles long
“ Mata Ganga” (Mother Ganges)
The Brahmaputra River System 1,800 miles long
Floods on the Brahmaputra:  2003
Flooding on the Brahmaputra
The Indus River System 1,975 miles long
Valleys / Plains Indo-Gangetic Plain
Elevation Levels
Mountains & Peaks Himalayas Mt. Everest ▲ Karakoran Mts. Hindu Kush Vindhya Hills Eastern Ghats Western Ghats Khyber Pass ...
Hindu Kush
The Khyber Pass
The Himalayas <ul><li>“ him” [snow] </li></ul><ul><li>“ aalaya” [home] </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. Everest is   29,035 feet. It ...
The Himalayas
“ Fire Rim of the Pacific”
Earthquake Zones in India
2004 Earthquake In Indonesia: Tsunami  Devastates Indian Ocean Coastlines!
the  Tsunami’s  Devestation 100,000s dead!
Deserts / Plateaus Thar Desert Deccan Plateau Tibetan Plateau
The Deccan Plateau <ul><li>31,800 square miles in size. </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation range:  2,000 – 8,000 feet high. </li>...
The tibetan Plateau <ul><li>The “Roof of the World” </li></ul><ul><li>average elevation is 16,400 feet </li></ul>
The Thar Desert <ul><li>The Great Indian Desert </li></ul><ul><li>200  - 1500 feet in elevation </li></ul><ul><li>up to 12...
Other Punjab Kashmir
Completed Map Indus R. Ganges R. Brahmaputra R. Arabian Sea Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal Himalayas Mt. Everest ▲ Karakoran M...
Climate of South Asia
Climate Regions of South Asia
Winter Monsoons:  Nov.-April
Summer Monsoons:  May-Oct.
Temperature
Global Areas of Malaria
Vegetation of South Asia
Major Farming Systems of South Asia
Economic Activities & Resources
Demographic Data for South Asia
Indian States &  Union Territories
Population Density
Population Density
Language Families in South Asia
Per Capita Income in India
Language in India alone
Literacy Rate in India
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  1. 1. The Geography of the Indian subcontinent
  2. 2. South Asia
  3. 3. Satellite View of South Asia
  4. 4. The Size of South Asia
  5. 5. Countries India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Bhutan Sri Lanka Afghanistan China Myanmar Iran
  6. 6. cities New Delhi Madras Benares Calcutta Kabul Bombay Dacca Lahore Colombo Kathmandu Thimbu Karachi Islamabad
  7. 7. Topography of South Asia
  8. 8. South Asia: Physical Map
  9. 9. Bodies of Water Indus R. Ganges R. Brahmaputra R. Arabian Sea Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal
  10. 10. The Ganges River System 1,560 miles long
  11. 11. “ Mata Ganga” (Mother Ganges)
  12. 12. The Brahmaputra River System 1,800 miles long
  13. 13. Floods on the Brahmaputra: 2003
  14. 14. Flooding on the Brahmaputra
  15. 15. The Indus River System 1,975 miles long
  16. 16. Valleys / Plains Indo-Gangetic Plain
  17. 17. Elevation Levels
  18. 18. Mountains & Peaks Himalayas Mt. Everest ▲ Karakoran Mts. Hindu Kush Vindhya Hills Eastern Ghats Western Ghats Khyber Pass I I
  19. 19. Hindu Kush
  20. 20. The Khyber Pass
  21. 21. The Himalayas <ul><li>“ him” [snow] </li></ul><ul><li>“ aalaya” [home] </li></ul><ul><li>Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet. It is the highest mt. peak in the world. </li></ul>
  22. 22. The Himalayas
  23. 23. “ Fire Rim of the Pacific”
  24. 24. Earthquake Zones in India
  25. 25. 2004 Earthquake In Indonesia: Tsunami Devastates Indian Ocean Coastlines!
  26. 26. the Tsunami’s Devestation 100,000s dead!
  27. 27. Deserts / Plateaus Thar Desert Deccan Plateau Tibetan Plateau
  28. 28. The Deccan Plateau <ul><li>31,800 square miles in size. </li></ul><ul><li>Elevation range: 2,000 – 8,000 feet high. </li></ul><ul><li>From the Sanskrit word, “dakshina” [“the south”]. </li></ul>
  29. 29. The tibetan Plateau <ul><li>The “Roof of the World” </li></ul><ul><li>average elevation is 16,400 feet </li></ul>
  30. 30. The Thar Desert <ul><li>The Great Indian Desert </li></ul><ul><li>200 - 1500 feet in elevation </li></ul><ul><li>up to 127ºF in July </li></ul>
  31. 31. Other Punjab Kashmir
  32. 32. Completed Map Indus R. Ganges R. Brahmaputra R. Arabian Sea Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal Himalayas Mt. Everest ▲ Karakoran Mts. Hindu Kush Vindhya Hills Eastern Ghats Western Ghats Khyber Pass I I Thar Desert Deccan Plateau Tibetan Plateau Indo-Gangetic Plain Punjab Kashmir
  33. 33. Climate of South Asia
  34. 34. Climate Regions of South Asia
  35. 35. Winter Monsoons: Nov.-April
  36. 36. Summer Monsoons: May-Oct.
  37. 37. Temperature
  38. 38. Global Areas of Malaria
  39. 39. Vegetation of South Asia
  40. 40. Major Farming Systems of South Asia
  41. 41. Economic Activities & Resources
  42. 42. Demographic Data for South Asia
  43. 43. Indian States & Union Territories
  44. 44. Population Density
  45. 45. Population Density
  46. 46. Language Families in South Asia
  47. 47. Per Capita Income in India
  48. 48. Language in India alone
  49. 49. Literacy Rate in India

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