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Japanese Geography P Pt

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Geography of Japan

Japanese Geography P Pt

  1. 1. The Geography of Japan By: Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
  2. 2. Topography
  3. 3. Nippon -- “Land of the Rising Sun”
  4. 4. Japan and the United States
  5. 5. Japan’s Regions
  6. 6. Japan’s Prefectures
  7. 7. Japan’s Topography
  8. 8. Bodies of Water Sea of Japan Ishikari R. Korean Straits Pacific Ocean Inland Sea Tone R. Shinano R.
  9. 9. Kitani Mts. Kitakami Mts. Mikuni Mts. Chugoku Mts. Kyushu Mts. Mt. Fuji Mountains And Peaks
  10. 10. Plains Kanto Plain Nobi Plain Ishikari Plain Osaka Plain
  11. 11. Islands Hokkaido Honshu Shikuku Kyushu Okinawa
  12. 12. Countries Russia China N. Korea S. Korea
  13. 13. Cities Sapporo Hiroshima Kobe Tokyo Nagasaki Kyoto Yokohama Nagoya Osaka
  14. 14. Final Map Sea of Japan Ishikari R. Korean Straits Pacific Ocean Inland Sea Tone R. Shinano R. Kitani Mts. Kitakami Mts. Mikuni Mts. Chugoku Mts. Kyushu Mts. Mt. Fuji Kanto Plain Nobi Plain Osaka Plain Ishikari Plain Hokkaido Honshu Shikuku Kyushu Okinawa Russia China N. Korea S. Korea Sapporo Hiroshima Kobe Tokyo Nagasaki Kyoto Yokohama Nagoya Osaka
  15. 15. Fast Travel Throughout Japan Shinkansen : Bullet Train Bullet Train National Lines
  16. 16. Very Mountainous: Little Arable Land
  17. 17. Hells Lake Pool in Beppu
  18. 18. Mt. Fuji
  19. 19. Swift-Moving Rivers: Hydroelectric Power
  20. 20. Japan’s Land Area and Utilization
  21. 21. Japan by Satellite
  22. 22. Mt. Aso -- Active Volcano
  23. 23. Shiranesan Caldera
  24. 24. Global Tectonic Plates Japan -- On the “Fire Rim of the Pacific”
  25. 25. Japan’s Sub-Oceanic Trenches
  26. 26. Japanese Earthquakes: 1961-1994
  27. 27. Ginza Ruins After The Great Kanto Earthquake -- Tokyo, 1923 Over 100,000 dead!
  28. 28. Kobe Earthquake -- January 17, 1995 <ul><li>7.2 Richter scale </li></ul><ul><li>5,500 deaths </li></ul>
  29. 29. Kobe Earthquake -- January 17, 1995
  30. 30. Tsunamis – Tidal Waves
  31. 31. Climate
  32. 32. Japan and the United States
  33. 33. Japan’s Oceanic Currents
  34. 34. Average Monthly Precipitation in Three Cities
  35. 35. Precipitation
  36. 36. Average January Temperature
  37. 37. Average July Temperature
  38. 38. Different Climates and Seasons in Japan Fall Winter Spring Summer
  39. 39. Vegetation
  40. 40. Igawa Town on the Izumo Plain
  41. 41. Rice Farmer’s Farmhouse: Okutsu Town, Okayama Prefecture
  42. 42. Terrace Farming of Rice
  43. 43. The Japanese Farm the Sea Tokyo Fish Market
  44. 44. Raw Materials and Resources
  45. 45. Natural Resources
  46. 46. Raw Materials
  47. 47. World Contributions to Global Warming
  48. 48. Demographics
  49. 49. Japan’s Population Density
  50. 50. Japan’s Population Trends
  51. 51. Population Comparisons
  52. 52. Japan’s Population Over 65 versus the United States
  53. 53. Japan’s Growing Older 20.9% 60 and over years 63.3% 15 – 59 years 15.8% Under 15 years Japan’s Age Breakdown
  54. 54. SAYONARA

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