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
7Great Shwedagon Pagoda located in Yangon, Myanmar. The whole structure is coated with 60 tons of pure gold
8The Bombardier Pagoda at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway
9Landforms: 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
19Huang He River AKA: Yellow River -silt “China’s Sorrow” -terrible floods
20Yangtze River *AKA: Chang Jiang river China’s Longest River World’s 3rd Longest
21Flows eastward & forms an estuary Xi Jiang (West) RiverFlows eastward & forms an estuary
22Three 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
24The 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
25Tomb of Emperor Shi Huangdi https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RsUE-ZtcUFg
26Compare climates of E. Asia & N. America A tropical storm that occurs in western Pacific—similar to a hurricane is called a…TYPHOONCompare climates of E. Asia & N. AmericaPage 626
27Ethnic Groups More than 50 groups Han is most popular with 94% of population
29Population Control Measures to control began in 1950’s One-child policy 1st applied in 1979
30JAPAN -enormous economic power Dense population Page 630-631 -60% of people live on 3% of land-clustered along the narrow flat coastal plains
31South East AsiaWhat 11 countries are included in this region?
32Association of South East Asian Nations ASEANAssociation of South East Asian NationsNAFTA is to North America as ASEAN is to South East Asia
33SOUTH EAST ASIA Mainland and Islands 2 important peninsulas: Indochina Malay-serves as a land bridgebetween mainland andislands
34Mekong 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
35Irrawaddy RiverSource in HimalayasForms a DeltaCreates an Estuary
36A 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.
39Impact 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!