Landforms Of Asia

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Landforms Of Asia

  1. 1. Asia Landforms Location and Facts
  2. 2. Directions <ul><li>Write down the name of each landform on your outline </li></ul><ul><li>Write down the relative location. </li></ul><ul><li>Write down facts about the different physical features. </li></ul>
  3. 3. South Asia
  4. 4. I The Indian Subcontinent <ul><li>A. Called a subcontinent because it is separated from the rest of Asia by mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>B. Mountains play giant role in where people live, and the seasons of South Asia. </li></ul><ul><li>C. Mountains also are where the headwaters are for the major rivers of the area. </li></ul>
  5. 5. II Northern Landforms <ul><li>A. Himalaya Mountains. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>B. Karakoram Mountains </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>C. Hindu Kush </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>D. Khyber Pass </li></ul>
  9. 9. Major Rivers <ul><li>E. Indus River </li></ul><ul><li>F. Ganges River </li></ul><ul><li>G. Brahmaputra River </li></ul>
  10. 10. Deserts and Water <ul><li>H. Thar Desert </li></ul><ul><li>Bay of Bengal </li></ul><ul><li>J. Indian Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>K. Arabian Sea </li></ul>
  11. 12. III Central and Southern Landforms <ul><li>A. Eastern and Western Ghats </li></ul><ul><li>B. Deccan Plateau </li></ul><ul><li>C. Sri Lanka and Maldives Islands </li></ul>
  12. 13. East Asia
  13. 14. I A continent, A Peninsula, and Islands <ul><li>A. China and Mongolia make up most of the land area of East Asia </li></ul><ul><li>B. The Korean Peninsula extends off of mainland China </li></ul><ul><li>C. Japan is an Archipelago of volcanic Islands </li></ul><ul><li>D. Taiwan is an Island off the east coast of China. China still claims ownership to Taiwan. Taiwan is not a part of the United Nations </li></ul>
  14. 15. I Mountains, Highlands, and Lowlands <ul><li>A. Pamirs, </li></ul><ul><li>B. Tian Shan </li></ul><ul><li>C. Altay Shan </li></ul><ul><li>D. Himalayas </li></ul><ul><li>E. Plateau of Tibet </li></ul><ul><li>F. Taklimakan Desert </li></ul><ul><li>G. Gobi Desert </li></ul>
  15. 16. II Rivers <ul><li>A. Huang He (yellow river) </li></ul><ul><li>B. Chang Jiang (Yangtze River) </li></ul>
  16. 17. III Seas, Peninsulas and Islands <ul><li>A. Korean Peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>B. Japan and Taiwan </li></ul><ul><li>C. Sea of Japan </li></ul><ul><li>D. Yellow Sea </li></ul><ul><li>E. East China Sea </li></ul><ul><li>F. South China Sea </li></ul><ul><li>G. Pacific Ocean </li></ul>
  17. 18. South East Asia
  18. 19. I Peninsulas and Islands <ul><li>A. Malay Peninsula </li></ul><ul><li>B. Island Nations and Archipelagos </li></ul><ul><li>C. Java, Sumatra, and Borneo </li></ul>
  19. 20. II Rivers and Seas <ul><li>A. Irrawaddy river </li></ul><ul><li>B. Red River </li></ul><ul><li>C. Mekong River </li></ul><ul><li>D. Indian Ocean </li></ul><ul><li>E. Java Sea </li></ul><ul><li>F. Philippine Sea </li></ul><ul><li>G. Gulf of Tonkin </li></ul><ul><li>H. Gulf of Thailand </li></ul><ul><li>I. Strait of Malacca </li></ul>Red River Mekong River Irrawaddy River

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