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Silk road power_point3

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  1. 1. The Silk Road A slideshow to accompany the article and lesson “ From Isolation to Globalization: Taking the First Steps Along the Silk Road” OCSS Review , Summer 2006
  2. 2. Slideshow overview <ul><li>This slideshow is designed to </li></ul><ul><li>Illustrate the physiographic features at various points along the Silk Road(s). </li></ul><ul><li>Provide oblique angle digital illustrations from Google Earth along with ground-level photographs of those locations. Together, these should give students a better sense of the challenges faced by travelers. </li></ul><ul><li>Take the viewer on a journey from east to west along one common route of the Silk Road. </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth is available for free at http://earth.google.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Google Earth provides you the opportunity to </li></ul><ul><li>mark and label any place on a globe </li></ul><ul><li>draw routes between places </li></ul><ul><li>Produce “fly by” videos of a route at various angles and altitudes. </li></ul><ul><li>Display physiographic features of a location or set of locations, drawn from satellite imagery. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Viewing the Silk Road from Space
  4. 4. Beijing X’ian Dunhuang Ksahgar Samarkan Merv Antioch
  5. 5. Common “Silk Road” Routes
  6. 6. The Road Ahead: Begin Your Journey in China West East
  7. 7. Heading West from Beijing
  8. 8. Heading West from Beijing
  9. 9. Next Stop…X’ian Beijing X’ian
  10. 10. Looking West from X’ian
  11. 11. Looking West from X’ian
  12. 12. Next Stop…Dunhuang Dunhuang Beijing X’ian
  13. 14. Mogao Caves Near Dunhuang
  14. 15. Keep Moving West to Kashgar Dunhuang Kashgar Beijing X’ian
  15. 16. Dunhuang to Kashgar: Go Around the Takla Makan Desert
  16. 17. … and Cross the Tien Shan Mountain Range
  17. 18. Arriving at Kashgar
  18. 19. Now…On to Merv Dunhuang Kashgar Merv Beijing X’ian
  19. 20. Kashgar to Merv: More Deserts and Mountains Bactrian Desert Pamirs Ancient Merv
  20. 21. Your Journey So Far: <ul><li>You have traveled over 3,000 difficult miles </li></ul><ul><li>You have crossed the Takla Makan Desert, the Tien Shan Mountain Range, passed through territories of hostile warriors, crossed the Pamir Mountains and the Bactrian Desert. </li></ul><ul><li>Only 1,532 miles to go!!! </li></ul>
  21. 22. The Road Ahead…
  22. 23. Plains and Mountain Ridges
  23. 24. Zagros Mountains
  24. 25. Your Final Hurdle to Antioch… the Sultan Mountain Range
  25. 26. Finally…Antioch

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