2 East and South East Asia Physical Geography What do the following have in common? Parachute, kite, umbrella, paper, wheelbarrow, fishing reel, playing cards, and fireworks?
3 East Asia East Asia Map: Chapter 29 Page 613 What 6 countries are included in this region?-China-Mongolia-Taiwan-North Korea-South Korea-JapanBonus Q: Which countries are the most developed?
4 4th largest country in the world China4th largest country in the world
5 Capital Beijing “Forbidden City” Pagoda -religious structure represents Buddhism
6 *Garden = peaceful = whisper *Tiered tower= religious structure*Some pagodas = tombsWooden five-story pagoda of Hōryū-ji in Japan, built in the 7th century, one of the oldest wooden buildings in the world
7 Great Shwedagon Pagoda located in Yangon, Myanmar. The whole structure is coated with 60 tons of pure gold
8 The Bombardier Pagoda at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
9 Landforms: Mountains and Plateaus Map Page 620 What is the process that forms this rugged terraincollision of tectonic plates.Results of these natural barriers:-limit movement-increase isolation
19 Huang He River AKA: Yellow River -silt “China’s Sorrow” -terrible floods
20 Yangtze River *AKA: Chang Jiang river China’s Longest River World’s 3rd Longest
21 Flows eastward & forms an estuary Xi Jiang (West) RiverFlows eastward & forms an estuary
22 Three Gorges Dam World’s largest dam / 600 ft high / spans 1 mile Pages+ effects:Control floodingProvide electric powerEasier to ship goodseffects:Expensive $$$Relocation of peopleHistory lostEnvironmental concerns
24 The Great Wall of China Construction began in 400’s B.C. Built mostly betweenApproximately 4,000 miles long25’ high / 25’ wide at base / 15’ wide at topWatchtowers yards apart / 40’ highFoundations made of graniteSides made of stone and brickTop paved with brickFilled inner walls with dirt
29 Population Control Measures to control began in 1950’s One-child policy 1st applied in 1979
30 JAPAN -enormous economic power Dense population Page 630-631 -60% of people live on 3% of land-clustered along the narrow flat coastal plains
31 South East AsiaWhat 11 countries are included in this region?
32 Association of South East Asian Nations ASEANAssociation of South East Asian NationsNAFTA is to North America as ASEAN is to South East Asia
33 SOUTH EAST ASIA Mainland and Islands 2 important peninsulas: Indochina Malay-serves as a land bridgebetween mainland andislands
34 Mekong River -begins in China and ends in Vietnam -natural boundary between Myanmar and Laos and between Laos and Thailand-people rely on Mekong for farming and fishing
35 Irrawaddy RiverSource in HimalayasForms a DeltaCreates an Estuary
36 A chain or a group of islands is called an _________. archipelagoCheck out how an island is formed:Image on page 690
37 ` _____________ chain of volcanoes that line the Pacific rim. Ring of FireSee map on page 662.
38 “Economic Tiger” -countries with strong economic growth Singapore: Smallest nation of SE Asia Microstate“Economic Tiger” -countries with strong economic growthSingapore wished to be independent b/c most of the people of Malaysia were Muslim, while the people of Singapore were mainly Chinese and Buddhists.
39 Impact of industrialization of the city! Indonesia = World’s 4th largest populationJakarta (On Java Island) = Capital of IndonesiaWorld’s largest population of MuslimsImpact of industrialization of the city!