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SS7G9 The student will locate selected features in Southern and Eastern Asia. Locate on a world and regional political/physical map: Ganges River, Huang.

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1 SS7G9 The student will locate selected features in Southern and Eastern Asia.
Locate on a world and regional political/physical map: Ganges River, Huang He (Yellow River), Indus River, Mekong River, Yangtze (Chang Jiang) River, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Sea of Japan, South China Sea, Yellow Sea, Gobi Desert , Taklimakan Desert, Himalayan Mountains, and Korean Peninsula. b. Locate on a world and regional political/physical map the countries of China, India, Indonesia, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Vietnam.

2 Southern and Eastern Asia

3 Physical Features of S & E Asia

4 The Ganges River

5 - The Ganges River (Ganga River) is 1,560 mi in length.
- For most of its course it is a wide and sluggish stream, flowing through one of the most fertile and densely populated regions in the world.

6 The Huang He (Yellow) River
Ganges R.

7 - The Huang He is China’s second longest river, with a length of 3,395 miles.
- The word huang (“yellow”) is a reference to the fine loess sediments that the river carries to the sea.

8 Huang He (Yellow) R. The Indus River Ganges R.

9 - The Indus River is some 1800 miles in length.
- The river’s annual flow is … twice that of the Nile River...

10 Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Ganges R. The Mekong River

11 - The Mekong is about 2,700 mi in length.

12 Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Ganges R. The Yangtze River Mekong R.

13 - The Yangtze River flows for 3,915 miles.
- For over two centuries the Yangzte has served as a transportation highway and commercial thoroughfare.

14 The Bay of Bengal Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Ganges R.
Mekong R. The Bay of Bengal

15 - The Bay of Bengal (largest bay in the world,) forms the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean.
- The climate of the Bay of Bengal is dominated by the monsoons.

16 The Indian Ocean Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay Of
Ganges R. Bay Of Bengal Mekong R. The Indian Ocean

17 - The Indian Ocean is the third largest of the world's five oceans (after the Pacific Ocean and Atlantic Ocean, but larger than the Southern Ocean and Arctic Ocean).

18 The Sea of Japan Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay Of Bengal Mekong R.
Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Ganges R. Bay Of Bengal Mekong R. Indian Ocean

19 - The Sea of Japan influences the climate of Japan because of its relatively warm waters.

20 The South China Sea Sea Of Japan Yangtze R. Bay Of Bengal Mekong R.
Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Ganges R. The South China Sea Bay Of Bengal Mekong R. Indian Ocean

21 - The South China Sea is one of the most important trade routes in the world.

22 The Yellow Sea Sea Of Japan Yangtze R. Bay South Of China Bengal Sea
Huang He (Yellow) R. The Yellow Sea Indus R. Yangtze R. Ganges R. Bay Of Bengal South China Sea Mekong R. Indian Ocean

23 - The Yellow Sea is famous for its fishing grounds.
- The rivers that flow into the Yellow Sea carry so much mineral-rich soil that the water actually turns yellow. - The Yellow Sea is famous for its fishing grounds.

24 The Gobi Desert Sea Of Japan Yellow Sea South China Bay of Bengal Sea
Huang He (Yellow) R. Yellow Sea Indus R. Yangtze R. Ganges R. South China Sea Bay of Bengal Mekong R. Indian Ocean

25 - The Gobi Desert is the largest desert in Asia
- The Gobi Desert is the largest desert in Asia. - A rain shadow desert, Gobi suffers from having most of its rain blocked by the Himalyas. Temperatures can fall as far minus-40 degrees Fahrenheit in the winter. Summer is no picnic, either, with the heat occasionally rising to 122 degrees Fahrenheit.

26 The Taklamakan Desert Gobi Sea Desert Of Japan Yellow Sea South China
Huang He (Yellow) R. Yellow Sea Indus R. Yangtze R. Ganges R. South China Sea Bay of Bengal Mekong R. Indian Ocean

27 - Takla Makan Desert is China's largest desert.
- In Uigur language, Takla Makan means 'you can get into it but can never get out' and the desert has another name 'the Sea of Death'.

28 The Himalayan Mountains
Gobi Desert Sea Of Japan Taklamakan Desert Huang He (Yellow) R. Yellow Sea Indus R. The Himalayan Mountains Yangtze R. Ganges R. South China Sea Mekong R. Bay of Bengal Indian Ocean

29 - The Himalayas include the highest mountains in the world.
- The name Himalaya means the House of Snow and it consists of several parallel mountain ranges.

30 The Korean Peninsula Gobi Desert Taklamakan Desert Yellow Sea
Of Japan Taklamakan Desert Huang He (Yellow) R. Yellow Sea Himalayas Indus R. Ganges R. Yangtze R. South China Sea Bay of Bengal Mekong R. Indian Ocean

31 - Nighttime images of the Korean Peninsula

32 Physical Features of S & E Asia w/ Labels
Korean Peninsula Gobi Desert Sea Of Japan Taklamakan Desert Huang He (Yellow) R. Yellow Sea Indus R. Himalayas Yangtze R. Ganges R. South China Sea Bay of Bengal Mekong R. Indian Ocean

33 Countries of S & E Asia

34 China

35 - China is the fourth largest country in area (after Russia, Canada, and the U.S.). - China is the world's most populous country with more than 1.3 billion people. - China's geography causes an uneven population distribution; 94 percent live in the eastern third of the country.

36 China India

37 - India includes a peninsula extending into the Indian Ocean and is a land of great contrasts in geography. - India is second only to China in country population but India is growing faster.

38 China India Indonesia

39 - Indonesia is a vast equatorial archipelago of 17,000 islands.

40 Japan China India Indonesia

41 - Japan, a country of 4 large islands and over 4000 smaller islands, extends along the Pacific coast of Asia. - Only an estimated 18 percent of Japan's territory is suitable for settlement—so Japan's cities are large and densely populated.

42 North Korea Japan China India Indonesia

43 - The Democratic People's Republic of Korea, or North Korea, occupies the northern part of the Korean peninsula in East Asia, with mountains covering more than 80 percent of the land.

44 N. Korea Japan South Korea China India Indonesia

45 - The Republic of Korea, or South Korea, consists of the southern half of the Korean peninsula in East Asia and many islands lying off the western and southern coasts.

46 N. Korea S. Korea Japan China India Vietnam Indonesia

47 - Vietnam, in Southeast Asia, stretches 1,000 miles north to south, but is only about 25 miles wide at its narrowest point near the country's center.

48 Countries of S & E Asia w/ Labels
N. Korea S. Korea Japan China India Vietnam Indonesia

49 Sources Slide 5: Slide 7: Slide 9: Slide 11: Slide 13: ; Slide 15: Slide 17: Slide 19: Slide 21:

50 Sources (cont’d) Slide 23: Slide 25: Slide 27: Slide 29: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himalayas; Slide 31: Slide 35: Slide 37: Slide 39:

51 Sources (cont’d) Slide 41: Slide 43: Slide 45: Slide 47:

52 Blank S&E Asia Map

53 S&E Asia Rivers

54 S&E ASIA Large Bodies of Water

55 S&E ASIA Bodies of Water

56 S&E Asia Landforms

57 S&E Asia Physical Features

58 S & E Asia Countries


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