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Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NYThe Geography of the Indian subcontinent Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
Satellite View of South Asia
The Size of South Asia
Countries Afghanistan China Iran Bhutan Nepal Pakistan Myanmar IndiaBangladesh Sri Lanka
cities Kabul Islamabad Lahore Kathmandu New Delhi Benares ThimbuKarachi Dacca Calcutta Bombay Madras Colombo
Topography of South Asia
South Asia: Physical Map
Bodies of Water Indus R. Brahmaputra R. Ganges R. Bay of BengalArabian Sea Indian Ocean
The Ganges River System1,560 miles long
“Mata Ganga” (Mother Ganges)
The Brahmaputra River System1,800 miles long
Floods on the Brahmaputra: 2003
Flooding on the Brahmaputra
The Indus River System 1,975 miles long
Valleys / Plains Indo-Gangetic Plain
Mountains & Peaks Hindu Kush Khyber Pass I I Karakoran Mts. HimalayasMt. Everest ▲ Himalayas Vindhya Hills Eastern Ghats Western Ghats
The Khyber Pass
The Himalayas “him” [snow] “aalaya” [home]Mt. Everest is 29,035 feet. It is the highest mt. peak in the world.
“Fire Rim of the Pacific”
Earthquake Zones in India
2004 Earthquake In Indonesia: Tsunami Devastates Indian Ocean Coastlines!
the Tsunami’s Devastation100,000s dead!
Deserts / Plateaus Tibetan Plateau Thar Desert Deccan Plateau
The Deccan Plateau 31,800 square miles in size.Elevation range: 2,000 – 8,000 feet high. From the Sanskrit word, “dakshina” [“the south”].
The tibetan Plateau The “Roof of the World.”average elevation is 16,400 feet.
The Thar Desert The Great Indian Desert 200 - 1500 feet in elevation.up to 127ºF in July.
Other Kashmir Punjab
Completed Map Hindu Kush Khyber Pass I I Karakoran Mts.Tibetan Plateau Kashmir Mt. Everest ▲ Punjab Indus R. Himalayas Brahmaputra R. Indo-Gangetic Plain Thar Desert Ganges R. Vindhya Hills Bay of Bengal Deccan Plateau Eastern Ghats Western Ghats Arabian Sea Indian Ocean
Climate of South Asia
Climate Regions of South Asia
Winter Monsoons: Nov.-April
Summer Monsoons: May-Oct.
Global Areas of Malaria
Vegetation of South Asia
Major Farming Systems of South Asia
Economic Activities & Resources
Demographic Data for South Asia
Indian States & Union Territories
Language Families in South Asia
Per Capita Income in India
Language in India alone
Literacy Rate in India
The Geography of Asia.
Geography of South Asia. South Asia extends far into the Indian Ocean as a diamond-shaped land. It is considered a subcontinent. Subcontinent-
India Pakistan Afghanistan Nepal Bhutan Bangladesh Sri Lanka SOUTH ASIA.
Geography of South Asia
Ms. Susan M. Pojer edited by Mrs. Browne Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY.
Physical Geography of South Asia TULOSO-MIDWAY HIGH SCHOOL.
South Asia The Physical Geography. Standard You should be able to identify the major political features of the region Demonstrate mastery by successfully.
Geography of the River Valley Civilizations. Mesopotamia -The Tigris & Euphrates River System Mesopotamia: “Land Between the Two Rivers” Marsh Arabs,
South Asia Physical Features.
Review. Q: What large landmass split up millions of years ago, resulting in India’s collision with the rest of Asia? A: Gondwanaland.
Physical Processes of South Asia
South Asia Landforms and Resources
The Geography of Select Nations of South, East, and Southeast Asia
Chapter 7 Sec. 1 & 2 Study Guide Geography of the Indian Subcontinent.
South Asia Geography. Nickname for South Asia? “The Indian subcontinent” “The Indian subcontinent” Subcontinent: a large land mass that is smaller than.
1.6 billion people One of the most densely populated regions on Earth India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives,
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