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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>TheGeographyof theIndian subcontinentSouth Asia</p> <p>Satellite View of South Asia</p> <p>TheSize ofSouthAsia</p> <p>TopographyofSouth AsiaSouthAsia:</p> <p>PhysicalMap</p> <p>Bodies of Water</p> <p>Indus R.Ganges R.Brahmaputra R.Arabian SeaIndian OceanBay ofBengalThe Ganges River System</p> <p> 1,560 miles longMata Ganga (Mother Ganges)</p> <p>The Brahmaputra River System 1,800 miles long</p> <p>Floods on the Brahmaputra: 2003</p> <p>Flooding on the Brahmaputra</p> <p>The Indus River System</p> <p> 1,975 miles longValleys / Plains</p> <p>Indo-GangeticPlainHindu Kush</p> <p>The Khyber Pass</p> <p>The Himalayas</p> <p> him [snow] aalaya [home] Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet. It is the highest mt. peak in the world.The Himalayas</p> <p>Deserts / Plateaus</p> <p>TharDesertDeccanPlateauTibetanPlateauThe Deccan Plateau 31,800 square miles in size. Elevation range: 2,000 8,000 feet high. From the Sanskrit word, dakshina [the south].</p> <p>The Tibetan Plateau The Roof of the World. average elevation is 16,400 feet.</p> <p>The Thar Desert The Great Indian Desert 200 - 1500 feet in elevation. up to 127F in July.</p> <p>Completed Map</p> <p>Indus R.Ganges R.Brahmaputra R.Arabian SeaIndian OceanBay ofBengalHimalayasMt. Everest</p> <p>Karakoran Mts.Hindu KushVindhya HillsEastern GhatsWestern GhatsKhyberPassI ITharDesertDeccanPlateauTibetanPlateauIndo-GangeticPlainPunjabKashmirClimateofSouth AsiaClimate Regions of South Asia</p> <p>Winter Monsoons: Nov.-April</p> <p>Summer Monsoons: May-Oct.</p> <p>Global Areas of Malaria</p> <p>VegetationofSouth AsiaMajor Farming Systemsof South Asia</p> <p>Economic Activities&amp; ResourcesSilk Cultivation</p> <p>DemographicDataforSouth AsiaPopulation Density</p> <p>Population Density</p> <p>Literacy Rate in India</p> <p>Satellite View of China</p> <p>China vs. the U. S. in Size</p> <p>ChinaUnited StatesSOURCE: Topic 5: The Awakening Giant by Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dept. of Economics &amp; Geography, Hofstra University.Comparing China &amp; the U. S.ChinaUnited StatesSize3.7 million square miles3.6 million square milesMain physical barrierHimalayasRockiesMain RiverYangtze / East - WestMississippi / North SouthPopulationEast CoastEast CoastConnectivity problemsNorth - SouthEast - WestCountries &amp; Regions</p> <p>TibetMongoliaSoutheast AsiaIndian SubcontinentRussiaN. KoreaS&gt; KoreaTaiwanPhilippines</p> <p>CitiesBEIJINGHarbinNanjingGuangzhouXianShanghaiTaipeiLhasaHongKong</p> <p>Macao</p> <p>Completed Political Map</p> <p>BEIJINGHarbinNanjingGuangzhouXianShanghaiTaipeiLhasaHongKong</p> <p>Macao</p> <p>TibetMongoliaSoutheast AsiaIndian SubcontinentN. KoreaS&gt; KoreaTaiwanPhilippinesTopographyChinas Topography</p> <p>Bodies of Water</p> <p>Huang-He RiverYellow SeaYangtze RiverPacific OceanAmur RiverXi RiverSouthChinaSeaSea of JapanThe Polluted Yellow River!</p> <p>Mountains &amp; PeaksTian ShanAltai Mts.Greater KhinganKunlun ShanHimalayan Mts.The Great Wall of China</p> <p>Deserts &amp; PlateausTibetan PlateauTaklamakan DesertGobi Desert</p> <p>Valleys / Plains / BasinsManchurian PlainNorth China PlainTarim BasinSichuan BasinNorth China Plain</p> <p>Agricultural Regions in ChinaShabdong PeninsulaGrand CanalGreat WallCHUNG KUOCompleted Topographic Map</p> <p>Huang-He RiverYellow SeaYangtze RiverPacific OceanAmur RiverXi RiverSouthChinaSeaSea of JapanTian ShanAltai Mts.Greater KhinganKunlun ShanHimalayan Mts.Tibetan PlateauTaklamakan DesertGobi DesertManchurian PlainNorth China PlainTarim BasinSichuan BasinShabdong PeninsulaGrand CanalGreat WallCHUNG KUOClimateChinas Climate Zones</p> <p>Monsoon Precipitation Patterns</p> <p>Winter Monsoons</p> <p>Summer Monsoons</p> <p>Precipitation in China</p> <p>VegetationAgricultural Regions in China</p> <p>Arable Land</p> <p>Brown China vs. Green China</p> <p>Rice DominantWheat DominantPasture and OasisDouble-crop riceSOURCE: Topic 5: The Awakening Giant by Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dept. of Economics &amp; Geography, Hofstra University.South China</p> <p>NaturalResourcesMajor Chinese Industries</p> <p>Fuels, Power, Minerals, &amp; Metals in China</p> <p>DemographicsChina as % of World Population</p> <p>Top 10 Populated Nations</p> <p>20012050Population Density</p> <p>TheGeographyof Japan72The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Topography73The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Nippon -- Land of the Rising Sun</p> <p>74The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japan and the United States</p> <p>75The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Topography</p> <p>76The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.BodiesofWater</p> <p>Sea of JapanIshikari R.Korean StraitsPacific OceanInland SeaTone R.Shinano R.77The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.</p> <p>Kitani Mts.Kitakami Mts.Mikuni Mts.Chugoku Mts.Kyushu Mts.Mt. FujiMountainsAndPeaks78The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Plains</p> <p>Kanto PlainNobi PlainIshikari PlainOsaka Plain79The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Islands</p> <p>HokkaidoHonshuShikukuKyushuOkinawa80The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Cities</p> <p>SapporoHiroshimaKobeTokyoNagasakiKyotoYokohamaNagoyaOsaka81The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.FinalMap</p> <p>Sea of JapanIshikari R.Korean StraitsPacific OceanInland SeaTone R.Shinano R.Kitani Mts.Kitakami Mts.Mikuni Mts.Chugoku Mts.Kyushu Mts.Mt. FujiKanto PlainNobi PlainOsaka PlainIshikari PlainHokkaidoHonshuShikukuKyushuOkinawaRussiaChinaN. KoreaS. KoreaSapporoHiroshimaKobeTokyoNagasakiKyotoYokohamaNagoyaOsaka82The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Very Mountainous: Little Arable Land</p> <p>83The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Mt. Fuji</p> <p>84The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Swift-Moving Rivers: Hydroelectric Power</p> <p>85The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.</p> <p>Japans Land Area and Utilization86The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japan by Satellite</p> <p>87The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Global Tectonic PlatesJapan -- On the Fire Rimof the Pacific</p> <p>88The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japanese Earthquakes: 1961-1994</p> <p>89The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Ginza Ruins After The Great Kanto Earthquake -- Tokyo, 1923</p> <p>Over 100,000 dead!90The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Kobe Earthquake -- January 17, 1995</p> <p> 7.2 Richter scale 5,500 deaths91The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Kobe Earthquake -- January 17, 1995</p> <p>92The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Tsunamis Tidal Waves</p> <p>93The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Climate94The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Oceanic Currents</p> <p>95The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.</p> <p>Average Monthly Precipitation in Three Cities96The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Precipitation</p> <p>97The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Different Climates and Seasons in Japan</p> <p>FallWinterSpringSummer</p> <p>98The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Vegetation99The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Igawa Town on the Izumo Plain</p> <p>100The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Rice Farmers Farmhouse:Okutsu Town, Okayama Prefecture</p> <p>101The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Terrace Farming of Rice</p> <p>102The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.The Japanese Farm the Sea</p> <p>TokyoFish Market103The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Raw Materialsand Resources104The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Natural Resources</p> <p>105The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Raw Materials</p> <p>106The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Demographics107The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Population Density</p> <p>108The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Population Trends</p> <p>109The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Population Over 65 versus the United States</p> <p>110The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Growing OlderJapans Age BreakdownUnder 15 years15.8%15 59 years63.3%60 and over years20.9%111The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.SAYONARA</p> <p>112The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.</p>