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1 Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

2 Satellite View of China

3 Chinas Provinces

4 ChinaAsias Superpower

5 China vs. the U. S. in Size China United States SOURCE: Topic 5: The Awakening Giant by Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dept. of Economics & Geography, Hofstra University.

6 Comparing China & the U. S. China United States Size 3.7 million square miles 3.6 million square miles Main physical barrier HimalayasRockies Main River Yangtze / East - West Mississippi / North – South Population East Coast Connectivity problems North - South East - West

7 Countries & Regions Tibet Mongolia Southeast Asia Indian Subcontinent Russia N. Korea S> Korea Taiwan Philippines

8 CitiesCities BEIJING Harbin Nanjing Guangzhou Xian Shanghai Taipei Lhasa Hong Kong Macao

9 Completed Political Map BEIJING Harbin Nanjing Guangzhou Xian Shanghai Taipei Lhasa Hong Kong Macao Tibet Mongolia Southeast Asia Indian Subcontinent N. Korea S> Korea Taiwan Philippines

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11 Chinas Topography

12 Percentages of Different Landforms

13 Pacific Rim of Fire

14 Bodies of Water Huang-He River Y e l l o w S e a Yangtze River Pacific Ocean Amur River Xi River South China Sea Sea of Japan

15 The Polluted Yellow River!

16 The Yangtze River

17 Mountains & Peaks Tian Shan Altai Mts. Greater Khingan Kunlun Shan Himalayan Mts.

18 The Great Wall of China

19 Deserts & Plateaus Tibetan Plateau Taklamakan Desert Gobi Desert

20 Valleys / Plains / Basins Manchurian Plain North China Plain Tarim Basin Sichuan Basin

21 North China Plain

22 Agricultural Regions in China Shabdong Peninsula G r a n d C a n a l G r e a t W a l l CHUNG KUO

23 Completed Topographic Map Huang-He River Yellow Sea Yangtze River Pacific Ocean Amur River Xi River South China Sea Sea of Japan Tian Shan Altai Mts. Greater Khingan Kunlun Shan Himalayan Mts. Tibetan Plateau Taklamakan Desert Gobi Desert Manchurian Plain North China Plain Tarim Basin Sichuan Basin Shabdong Peninsula Grand Canal Great Wall CHUNG KUO

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25 Chinas Climate Zones

26 Monsoon Precipitation Patterns

27 Winter Monsoons

28 Summer Monsoons

29 Precipitation in China

30 Summer Rainfall

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32 Agricultural Regions in China

33 Arable Land

34 Brown China vs. Green China Rice Dominant Wheat Dominant Pasture and Oasis Double-crop rice SOURCE: Topic 5: The Awakening Giant by Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue, Dept. of Economics & Geography, Hofstra University.

35 South China

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37 Major Chinese Industries

38 Fuels, Power, Minerals, & Metals in China

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40 China as % of World Population

41 Top 10 Populated Nations

42 The Population of China thousands

43 Population Projections thousands

44 Population Density

45 Male/Female Birth Population

46 Life Expectancy at Birth by Sex

47 Infant Mortality Rate

48 Main Chinese Nationalities

49 Ethno-Linguistic Groups in China

50 Total Population with No Education

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52 Monthly Value of Imports & Exports 2004

53 Total Carbon Emissions [in millions of tons]


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