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1 Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

2 South Asia

3 Satellite View of South Asia

4 The Size of South Asia

5 Countries India Pakistan Bangladesh Nepal Bhutan Sri Lanka Afghanistan China Myanmar Iran

6 cities New Delhi Madras Benares Calcutta Kabul Bombay Dacca Lahore Colombo Kathmandu Thimbu Karachi Islamabad

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8 South Asia: Physical Map

9 Bodies of Water Indus R. Ganges R. Brahmaputra R. Arabian Sea Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal

10 The Ganges River System 1,560 miles long

11 Mata Ganga (Mother Ganges)

12 The Brahmaputra River System 1,800 miles long

13 Floods on the Brahmaputra: 2003

14 Flooding on the Brahmaputra

15 The Indus River System 1,975 miles long

16 Valleys / Plains Indo-Gangetic Plain

17 Elevation Levels

18 Mountains & Peaks Himalayas Mt. Everest Karakoran Mts. Hindu Kush Vindhya Hills Eastern Ghats Western Ghats Khyber Pass I I

19 Hindu Kush

20 The Khyber Pass

21 The Himalayas him [snow] aalaya [home] Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet. It is the highest mt. peak in the world.

22 The Himalayas

23 Fire Rim of the Pacific

24 Earthquake Zones in India

25 2004 Earthquake In Indonesia: Tsunami Devastates Indian Ocean Coastlines!

26 the Tsunamis Devastation 100,000s dead!

27 Deserts / Plateaus Thar Desert Deccan Plateau Tibetan Plateau

28 The Deccan Plateau 31,800 square miles in size. Elevation range: 2,000 – 8,000 feet high. From the Sanskrit word, dakshina [the south].

29 The tibetan Plateau The Roof of the World. average elevation is 16,400 feet.

30 The Thar Desert The Great Indian Desert feet in elevation. up to 127ºF in July.

31 Other Punjab Kashmir

32 Completed Map Indus R. Ganges R. Brahmaputra R. Arabian Sea Indian Ocean Bay of Bengal Himalayas Mt. Everest Karakoran Mts. Hindu Kush Vindhya Hills Eastern Ghats Western Ghats Khyber Pass I I Thar Desert Deccan Plateau Tibetan Plateau Indo-Gangetic Plain Punjab Kashmir

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34 Climate Regions of South Asia

35 Winter Monsoons: Nov.-April

36 Summer Monsoons: May-Oct.

37 Temperature

38 Global Areas of Malaria

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40 Major Farming Systems of South Asia

41 Economic Activities & Resources

42 Silk Cultivation

43 Tiger regions

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45 Indian States & Union Territories

46 Population Density

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48 Language Families in South Asia

49 Per Capita Income in India

50 Language in India alone

51 Literacy Rate in India


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