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SS7G9 The student will locate selected features in Southern and Eastern Asia. a.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. a.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 word huang (“yellow”) is a reference to the fine loess sediments that the river carries to the sea. - The Huang He is China’s second longest river, with a length of 3,395 miles.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

22 Ganges R. Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay Of Benga l Sea Of Japa n The Yellow Sea Sout h Chin a 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.

24 Ganges R. Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay of Bengal Indian Ocean Sea Of Japa n Sout h Chin a Sea Mekong R. Yello w Sea The Gobi Desert

25 - 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 Ganges R. Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay of Bengal Indian Ocean Sea Of Japa n Sout h Chin a Sea Mekong R. Yello w Sea The Taklamakan Desert Gobi Deser t

27 - 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'. - Takla Makan Desert is China's largest desert.

28 Ganges R. Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay of Bengal Indian Ocean Sea Of Japa n Sout h Chin a Sea Mekong R. Yello w Sea The Himalayan Mountains Gobi Deser t Taklamaka n Desert

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 Ganges R. Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay of Bengal Indian Ocean Sea Of Japan Sout h Chin a Sea Mekong R. Yello w Sea The Korean Peninsula Gobi Deser t Taklamaka n Desert Himalaya s

31 - Nighttime images of the Korean Peninsula

32 Ganges R. Huang He (Yellow) R. Indus R. Yangtze R. Bay of Bengal Indian Ocean Sea Of Japa n Sout h Chin a Sea Mekong R. Yello w Sea Physical Features of S & E Asia w/ Labels Gobi Deser t Taklamaka n Desert Himalaya s Korean Peninsula

33 Countries of S & E Asia

34 China

35 - China's geography causes an uneven population distribution; 94 percent live in the eastern third of the country. - 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.

36 China Indi a

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 Indones ia India

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

40 China Japan 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 China Nort h Kore a India Indonesia Japan

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 China Sout h Kore a India Indonesia Japan N. Korea

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 China Vietna m India Indonesia Japan N. Korea S. Korea

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

49 Sources Slide 5: http://deltas.usgs.gov/rivers.aspx?river=ganges; http://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-89348; http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/225359/Ganges-Riverhttp://deltas.usgs.gov/rivers.aspx?river=gangeshttp://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-89348 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/225359/Ganges-River Slide 7: http://www.china-tour.cn/China-Maps/Yellow-River-Map.htm; http://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-87915; http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/274303/Huang-Hehttp://www.china-tour.cn/China-Maps/Yellow-River-Map.htmhttp://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-87915 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/274303/Huang-He Slide 9: http://rivertours.weebly.com/physical-setting.html; http://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-89035; http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/286872/Indus-Riverhttp://rivertours.weebly.com/physical-setting.htmlhttp://kids.britannica.com/elementary/art-89035 http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/286872/Indus-River Slide 11: http://deltas.usgs.gov/rivers.aspx?river=Mekong; http://www.japanfocus.org/-Milton-Osborne/3286http://deltas.usgs.gov/rivers.aspx?river=Mekonghttp://www.japanfocus.org/-Milton-Osborne/3286 Slide 13: http://www.africanwater.org/yangtze.htm ; http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/art-55203/Yangtze-Riverhttp://www.africanwater.org/yangtze.htm http://kids.britannica.com/comptons/art-55203/Yangtze-River Slide 15: http://www.sea-seek.com/?geo=1802; http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coastal_India_topographical.jpg; http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/60740/Bay-of-Bengalhttp://www.sea-seek.com/?geo=1802http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coastal_India_topographical.jpg http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/60740/Bay-of-Bengal Slide 17: http://geography.about.com/library/cia/blcindian.htm; http://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/outlaws/piracy- maersk-alabama/15.htmlhttp://geography.about.com/library/cia/blcindian.htmhttp://www.trutv.com/library/crime/gangsters_outlaws/outlaws/piracy- maersk-alabama/15.html Slide 19: http://www.earthweek.com/2009/ew090116/ew090116g.html; http://www.freeworldmaps.net/asia/japan/map.html; http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/300960/Sea-of-Japanhttp://www.earthweek.com/2009/ew090116/ew090116g.htmlhttp://www.freeworldmaps.net/asia/japan/map.html http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/300960/Sea-of-Japan Slide 21: http://www.eia.gov/countries/regions-topics.cfm?fips=SCS; http://blog.risingbricsam.com/?p=1331http://www.eia.gov/countries/regions-topics.cfm?fips=SCShttp://blog.risingbricsam.com/?p=1331

50 Sources (cont’d) Slide 23: http://www.birdskorea.org/Habitats/Wetlands/BK-HA-Korea-threatened-Wetlands.shtml; http://ariseasia.blogspot.com/2010/11/is- america-provoking-korea-conflict-for.html;http://www.birdskorea.org/Habitats/Wetlands/BK-HA-Korea-threatened-Wetlands.shtmlhttp://ariseasia.blogspot.com/2010/11/is- america-provoking-korea-conflict-for.html http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/652686/Yellow-Seahttp://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/652686/Yellow-Sea; http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/yellow_sea/http://wwf.panda.org/what_we_do/where_we_work/yellow_sea/ Slide 25: http://earthistheaim2.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/part-5-the-people-of-the-gobi-chapter-1-the-valley-of-the-gobi/; http://www.bikeabout.co.uk/blog/cycling-through-the-gobi-desert-an-overview/; http://gobidesert.org/http://earthistheaim2.wordpress.com/2012/08/15/part-5-the-people-of-the-gobi-chapter-1-the-valley-of-the-gobi/ http://www.bikeabout.co.uk/blog/cycling-through-the-gobi-desert-an-overview/http://gobidesert.org/ Slide 27: http://tranquanghai.info/p3298-gs-tran-van-khe-%3A-con-duong-to-lua,-con-duong-doi-thoai.html; http://www.workingdogweb.com/bronze-mirrors.htm; http://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/xinjiang/korla/taklamakan.htmhttp://tranquanghai.info/p3298-gs-tran-van-khe-%3A-con-duong-to-lua,-con-duong-doi-thoai.html http://www.workingdogweb.com/bronze-mirrors.htmhttp://www.travelchinaguide.com/attraction/xinjiang/korla/taklamakan.htm Slide 29: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himalayas; http://www.adventure-cafe.com/Content/ForeignAdventure/Himalayas.asp; http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/266037/Himalayas; http://www.himalayamountains.com/https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Himalayashttp://www.adventure-cafe.com/Content/ForeignAdventure/Himalayas.asp http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/266037/Himalayashttp://www.himalayamountains.com/ Slide 31: http://todaysinsightnews.blogspot.com/2013/02/dialogue-is-first-step-to-peace-us-must.html; http://dmarron.com/2011/12/19/north- koreas-economic-failure-in-one-picture/http://todaysinsightnews.blogspot.com/2013/02/dialogue-is-first-step-to-peace-us-must.htmlhttp://dmarron.com/2011/12/19/north- koreas-economic-failure-in-one-picture/ Slide 35: http://askakorean.blogspot.com/2013/01/how-do-koreans-feel-about-chinese.html; http://www.travel-direct.com/visas/china; http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/china-facts/http://askakorean.blogspot.com/2013/01/how-do-koreans-feel-about-chinese.htmlhttp://www.travel-direct.com/visas/china http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/china-facts/ Slide 37: http://www.goes-r.gov/users/comet/tropical/textbook_2nd_edition/navmenu.php_tab_9_page_8.2.0.htm; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/India; http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/india-facts/http://www.goes-r.gov/users/comet/tropical/textbook_2nd_edition/navmenu.php_tab_9_page_8.2.0.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indiahttp://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/india-facts/ Slide 39: http://news.naij.com/27502.html; http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/indonesia-facts/http://news.naij.com/27502.htmlhttp://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/indonesia-facts/

51 Sources (cont’d) Slide 41: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/japan-guide/; http://www.freeworldmaps.net/asia/japan/http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/japan-guide/http://www.freeworldmaps.net/asia/japan/ Slide 43: http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/northkorea/map.html; http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kp.htm; http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/north-korea-facts/http://www.pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/northkorea/map.htmlhttp://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kp.htm http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/north-korea-facts/ Slide 45: http://geography.howstuffworks.com/asia/geography-of-south-korea1.htm; http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kr.htm; http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/south-korea-facts/http://geography.howstuffworks.com/asia/geography-of-south-korea1.htm http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/kr.htmhttp://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/south-korea-facts/ Slide 47: http://data.un.org/CountryProfile.aspx?crName=Viet%20Nam; http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/vn.htm; http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/vietnam-facts/http://data.un.org/CountryProfile.aspx?crName=Viet%20Namhttp://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/asia/vn.htm http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/vietnam-facts/

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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