Ppt on earth movements and major landforms in china

Notes Chapter 7: People and Nature

Nile River. Even today, most cities are located near a major body of water. How People are Affected by the Environment Landforms. People are also affected by landforms. People generally settle in flat, fertile valleys and plains, where they can build homes and grow crops easily. Fewer people live in mountains, swamps, or desert areas. However, even in these harsher environments, different groups often develop their own way/


Physical Map Requirements Great Rift Valley Nile River and Basin Mt. Kilimanjaro Atlas Mountains Oceans/Seas/Gulf(s) Kalahari Desert Great Rift Valley.

giant plateau- Savannah Grasslands Great Rift Valley- a fault or break in the earth’s crust from the Red Sea to the Zambezi River Giant cataracts or falls dominate as land moves from plateau to coastal elevations. Landforms of Africa Rivers are numerous and provide water, fish and hydroelectric power The Nile- The longest in the world @4160 miles The Congo-drains central Africa…The Jungle/


Year 11 GCSE PLATE TECTONICS. Learning intention The Earth’s crust is unstable: The tectonic plates may move together or move apart At plate boundaries.

past each other at a passive plate boundary (Pacific and N.American). An example of a passive plate boundary is the San Andreas fault in California. Earthquakes occur along the fault. What Landforms are found at plate boundaries? How are fold mountains formed? Fold mountains form along plate boundaries as a result of great Earth movements. The general theory is: Two plates with landmasses on/


Thinking Geographically Chapter 1. Warm-Up Thought Journal Give at least one example of a geographical characteristic, and a cultural characteristic for.

transferring locations on the Earth’s surface to /and depletion of natural resources are concerns. Physical Processes: Landforms Topographic maps show landforms. Relief is the distance in elevation between two points and/ 3) Major distribution (sales and service… can have 6) Research and development /in an area. (If measuring people, would take # of people and divide by area) A large population does not necessarily mean a high arithmetic density. China/of an idea through physical movement of people from one /


Why is Each Point on Earth Unique? Regions Areas of Unique Characteristics.

and depletion of natural resources are concerns. Physical Processes: Landforms Topographic maps show landforms. Relief is the distance in elevation between two points and/Johannesburg, South Africa Shanghai, China Scale… from global to local. /Major distribution (sales and service… can have 6) Research and development (can have 2) Manufacturing (can have 3) Our regional headquarters (3) HQ Major distribution (6) MD Research and/Spread of an idea through physical movement of people from one place to/


6GEO4 Unit 4 Tectonic Activity and Hazards

energy that generate seismic waves Most occur along faults (cracks in the earth’s crust) which become ‘locked’ Opposing tectonic forces push/and faults Tectonic movements and movements along faults (which generate earthquakes) also produce distinctive landforms and relief: Note: diagram not to scale 3. Tectonic hazards human impacts Living in areas of tectonic risk? Ignorance of the risks and/000 Ancash earthquake Peru 1970 69,197 Sichuan earthquake China 2008 86,000 Kashmir earthquake Pakistan 2005 100,000 /


Angie Ruth Social Studies Mrs. Ruth. Table of Contents Assignment Page# Rules and Procedures 1 7 th Grade Syllabus 2 Grade Sheet 3 Warm Ups 1-20 4 World.

earth from the Prime Meridian in either direction, you will come to the 180 degrees meridian-the INTERNATIONAL DATELINE. Landforms and Bodies of Water Quiz 16 Agent D: Latitude and Longitude 17 Using Latitude and Longitude 18 Latitude and /physical and human characteristics of an area. 3. Movement-How do people in one area relate to people in other areas? ;people, ideas, goods and information move from place to place 4. Human Environment Interaction- How does the relationship between people and their/


1 st 4 Week Review World Geography. Tectonic plate movement Tectonic plate movement may be caused by slab pull, ridge push and convection.

vegetation. Summer It is summer in China on the June 21st solstice. Revolution Revolution of the Earth around the Sun is responsible for the different seasons on Earth. Tilt The Northern Hemisphere has the warmest climate when it is tilted most directly towards the Sun. The Great Plains The Great Plains region has climate, elevation and landforms in common. Sustainable Society A major concern in the development of technology/


Geography. 5 Themes of Geography Location –Absolute –Relative Place –Cultural characteristics –Physical characteristics Region Movement Human and Environment.

. Examples –Immigration from Latin America to US. –War in Iraq (troops, supplies, ideas, people) –MySpace, Facebook (ideas) Movement The movement of people, the import and export of goods, and mass communication (ideas) have all played major roles in shaping our world. People everywhere interact. They travel from place to place and they communicate. We live in a global village and global economy. Movement Not only do humans move but also ideas/


Splash Screen. Chapter Menu Introduction Section 1: Section 1: The Land Section 2: Section 2: Climate and Vegetation Visual Summary.

.A B.B C.C Section 1 Why is the Mekong River so important in this region? A.Source of life B.Dependable travel C.Both A and B apply The Land Section 1 Tectonic plate movement and volcanic activity created the landforms of Southeast Asia millions of years ago. Landforms Peninsulas and islands: –Indochina Peninsula –Malay Peninsula Section 1 About half of Southeast Asia’s 11/


East Africa. The region is home to the Serengeti Plain, as well as Kilimanjaro, Mount Kenya, and the Great Rift Valley. This region includes, Burundi,

tectonic plates. The formation of the Great Rift Valley began millions of years ago when faults, or breaks in Earth’s crust, were formed by the movement of plates below Earth’s surface. Landforms of East Africa The Western Rift Valley cuts through Tanzania, Burundi, Rwanda, and Uganda. Running the length of the rift, through the center of the Western Rift Valley, is Lake Tanganyika, one/


Introduction to Geography

surrounding areas? Obviously geographers already know the answers. Do you know them? Speaking of differences, the earth surface is absolutely fascinating and diverse From big cities like New York, Manhattan, NY Beijing To rural areas like this farm in the U.S. Or this rural area in Southwest China Or picturesque rural India, Things are just very different! Then there are somewhat artificial places like/


Geology and Nonrenewable Mineral Resources

PLATE CARIBBEAN PLATE CHINA SUBPLATE ARABIAN PLATE AFRICAN PLATE PHILIPPINE PLATE PACIFIC PLATE SOUTH AMERICAN PLATE NAZCA PLATE INDIA-AUSTRALIAN PLATE SOMALIAN SUBPLATE Figure 15.4 Natural capital: the earth’s major tectonic plates. The extremely slow movements of these plates cause them to grind into one another at convergent plate boundaries, move apart from one another at divergent plate boundaries, and slide past one/


Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals Chapter 14. Environmental Effects of Gold Mining Gold producers South Africa Australia United States Canada Cyanide.

the shores of oceans or lakes  Slow movement  Fast movement  Rockslides  Avalanches  Mudslides : 1970 – Peru, buried the town of Yungay and killed 17,000 people  Effect of human activities on such geological events:  forest clearing, road building, crop growing, building houses Earth’s Rocks are Recycled……..  The three major types of rocks found in the earth’s crust—sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic—are recycled very slowly by the/


Manual on Module V – Trends and Issues in the Tourism and Hospitality Industry.

Heritage, Mixed (Cultural and Natural) Heritage, Heritage of Cultural Landscape and Oral and Intangible Cultural Heritage. See Appendix 1 for additional information on the protection and preservation of cultural and natural heritage in China and Hong Kong. Requirements for/ offer similar products. Lack of environmental hygiene. Distance from major tourist source markets. Children working in tourism Employing children, in particular young children in the various sectors of the tourism industry is a double-/


Maps, Scale, Space, and Place. Absolute distance- The distance that can be measured with a standard unit of length, such as a mile or kilometer. Absolute.

and the actual size of that same area on the earth’s surface. Site- The absolute location of a place, described by local relief, landforms, and other cultural or physical characteristics. Situation- The relative location of a place in relation to the physical and cultural characteristics of the surrounding area and the connections and/ particular area or country. Internal migration- The permanent or semi-permanent movement of individuals within a particular country. Intervening obstacles- Any forces or /


Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals Chapter 15. Environmental Effects of Gold Mining Gold producers South Africa Australia United States Canada Cyanide.

the shores of oceans or lakes  Slow movement  Fast movement  Rockslides  Avalanches  Mudslides : 1970 – Peru, buried the town of Yungay and killed 17,000 people  Effect of human activities on such geological events:  forest clearing, road building, crop growing, building houses Earth’s Rocks are Recycled……..  The three major types of rocks found in the earth’s crust—sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic—are recycled very slowly by the/


Objective: To understand how civilizations began. Focus: How did civilizations arise? What was Michael Jordan’s major in college?

-physical features (landforms, bodies of water, soil quality, inhabitants, population density, economic activities, religion, language and other cultural aspects). Human-environment interaction Human-environment interaction Movement- the moving of people, goods, and ideas Movement- the moving of people, goods, and ideas Region-how geographers divide the world Region-how geographers divide the world Culture And Nature vs. Nurture Activity: 1) List elements of culture in your lives that/


World Studies Notes People and Regions of the Eastern Hemisphere Mr. Nichols.

! World Geography  Helps us understand our world, our history, and the people.  Physical geography-landforms  Political geography-boundaries  Hemispheres-Half of the earth  North / South divided by latitude – Equator  East / West divided by longitude – Prime Meridian  Geography SHAPES life-where you live determines HOW you live!  5 Themes of Geography (Mr. Lip)  Movement-people, goods, and ideas move(migration, trade)  Region-describes an area-mountain/


Spring Semester Review.  What was the cause of World War I in Europe? –Assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand  Which of the following were.

to each other  What are landforms? Give examples –Physical features Ex: mountain, peninsula, isthmus  What is a physical/transportation barrier and list examples –Natural barriers that block movement/transportation –EX: Mountains, Deserts, and Oceans  Which information is needed to determine population density? - Population & size of area  List the 5 largest countries in the world: –Russia; Canada; USA; China; Brazil  What is the relative location of Europe/


Geology and Nonrenewable Mineral Resources Chapter 14 Iron Ore Note- ad Phelps Dodge story ($155 mill land for $875.

movement Collision between two continents Tectonic plate Oceanic tectonic plate Oceanic crust GEOLOGIC PROCESSES  Major features of the earth’s crust and/ upper mantle. next Fig. 15-4a, p. 338 EURASIAN PLATE NORTH AMERICAN PLATE ANATOLIAN PLATE JUAN DE FUCA PLATE CHINA/and on gravity. Wind, rain, weathering, erosion Tend to wear the earth’s surface down and produce a variety of landforms formed by eroded topsoil, sand, and/in the earth’s crust vary in their abundance and/


Regions of the world An overview. What defines a region? –Regions are areas defined by specific factors, like vegetation, river systems, and climate,

Have the world oldest unarmed border Share many landforms and vegetation, such as the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. Share many landforms and vegetation, such as the Great Plains and the Rocky Mountains. Population: over 331 million Population: over 331 million Major Languages: English, French, and Spanish Major Languages: English, French, and Spanish Latin America Is Mexico, Central America, South America, and the Caribbean Islands. Is Mexico, Central America, South/


 September 14, 2015   After coming in to class and quietly taking your seat, take out your WG binder and turn to the Go Geography! Section. Do Now…

to the lands on the Western Pacific Rim, causing increases in precipitation in places like India Natural and Human Processes in Latin America   Hurricanes:  a storm that forms over warm, tropical ocean water  Global climate change:  the ongoing change in the global average of the Earth’s temperature; global warming  Earthquakes:  a sometimes violent movement of the earth, produced when tectonic plates grind or slip past each other/


Connecting Themes Used In 7 th Grade Social Studies Unit One.

Movement-Studies movement and migration across the planet. 5. Human-Environment Interaction-How humans adapt to and modify the environment LOCATION- Place on a map ABSOLUTE LOCATION- Uses Latitude and Longitude/landforms and climate of an area. GEOGRAPHIC FEATURES (LANDFORMS) Mountain River Valley Ocean Sea Plateau Island Archipelagos Peninsula Gulf Plain Volcano Plain Desert Rainforest Savannah Delta Canal Strait Rift Valley Basin Continent Climate- There are 3 major climate zones on earth. Temperatures in/


5 Themes of Geography. Geography is … a social science that focuses on the spatial distribution of human and physical phenomena; the study of the physical.

Places are linked to one another and the world Movement: The movement of people, the import and export of goods, and mass communication have all played major roles in shaping our world. People everywhere interact. They travel from place to place and they communicate. We live in a global village and global economy. People interact with each other through movement. Humans occupy places unevenly on Earth because of the environment but also/


Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals Chapter 15. Environmental Effects of Gold Mining Gold producers South Africa Australia United States Canada Cyanide.

the shores of oceans or lakes  Slow movement  Fast movement  Rockslides  Avalanches  Mudslides : 1970 – Peru, buried the town of Yungay and killed 17,000 people  Effect of human activities on such geological events:  forest clearing, road building, crop growing, building houses Earth’s Rocks are Recycled……..  The three major types of rocks found in the earth’s crust—sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic—are recycled very slowly by the/


Europe & Russia. Ch 11 Sec 1 – Landforms and Resources 1. I can Analyze ways Europe’s geography has shaped its history and Explain how landforms have.

Spain. The younger mountains of southern Europe are high and jagged. The most famous mountain range in Europe is the Alps. It restricts movement between Italy and the center of Europe. Mont Blanc, the highest peak in the Alps, is over 15,771 feet (4,/major river, flows from Germany’s Black Forest to the Black Sea. The Main-Danube Canal, completed in 1992, links the North Sea and the Black Sea. Russia and the Republics occupy nearly one-sixth of the earth’s land surface. Stretching across parts of Europe and/


Geography Objective: Know the 5 themes of geography Differentiate the characteristics of a region. Utilize maps and their essential components (legend,

a specific nation other than the United States. - Landforms - Water and other natural resources - Climate - Location 2.Choose a country, other than the United States, and describe four of its cultural characteristics. If you were /charts, and other geographic data tell about the expansion of civilizations and societies? 10.How does the movement of people influence a group of people? 11.Why do religions vary in civilizations, societies, and regions? VocabularyDefinition MuhammadFounder and major prophet/


Southeast Asia. Aside from physical commonalities, peninsula and island countries of SE Asia share deep cultural past, related to but separate from.

plantations … Disruption of local food production systems caused severe famines and provoked resistance that often took form of Islamic religious movements. Late 18th century - British established colonies at key ports on Malay Peninsula for trade and to protect Strait of Malacca (shortest passage between Britain’s empire in India and China). 19 th century- Britain extended rule over rest of modern Malaysia to benefit from tin/


6. Food And Soil. Soil Ch 9: 225-231 Soil: the foundation for agriculture Land devoted to agriculture covers 38% of Earth’s land Agriculture = practice.

Andes Mountains) -Magma erupts through the surface in volcanoes Continental collision = two plates of continental crust collide -Built the Himalaya and Appalachian Mountains Plate tectonics produces Earth’s landforms Tectonics builds mountains -Shapes the geography of oceans, islands, and continents -Gives rise to earthquakes and/ it spurred a reversal in national pesticide policy, which led to a nationwide ban on DDT and other pesticides, and it inspired a grassroots environmental movement that led to the /


CHAPTER 41 “INTRODUCING EAST AND SOUTHEAST ASIA”.

were once controlled by European countries. countries. 4. Buddhism is the major religion in 4. Buddhism is the major religion in Thailand, Burma, Tibet, Laos, Thailand, Burma, Tibet, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, and Mongolia. Cambodia, Vietnam, and Mongolia. 5. China’s religions are a mixture of 5. China’s religions are a mixture of Buddhism, Taoism, and Buddhism, Taoism, and Confucianism. Confucianism. 6. The Japanese mainly practice Shinto 6. The Japanese/


Welcome To Ms. Marko’s class, please sit in your assigned seat.

the earth’s surface on a flat map. Interdependence Interdependence - the economic, political and social /and Borneo ( East to West) Physical Map Physical Map - map that shows landforms and elevations Political Map Political Map - map that shows cities and/ characteristics that are the same in an area (ex. Language, religion, economy) Movement - how and why people and goods move and how they affect people (ex/major religion in the middle east __________________ 4. Mongolia is south of Russia and north of China/


China Mr. Giesler Global History.

. Greater Khingan Tian Shan Kunlun Shan Himalayan Mts. China’s Topography Percentages of Different Landforms Pacific “Rim of Fire” Climate Monsoon Precipitation Patterns Winter Monsoons Summer Monsoons Precipitation in China Summer Rainfall Arable Land “Brown” China vs. “Green” China Wheat Dominant Pasture and Oasis Rice Dominant Double-crop rice China as % of World Population Early Civilizations, Dynasties, and Rulers of China Yu and Xia Rulers: approx 2000 B.C., however, little/


 Observe the 3 mountain ranges below. Write a description of each mountain and predict how they might have formed.  Today’s Schedule  1. Ch. 7 Section.

constantly pulled, pushed, folded and rearranged. The San Andreas fault in CA is one of the most jagged and rugged areas in the world because it is constantly being shifted and uplifted by plate movement.  In this lab you will research the types of landforms created near plate boundaries.  You will construct these landforms using modeling clay.  Everyone in the group will participate in the lab and create their own models.  Materials/


“To understand world cultures, it is important to see the connections between people and their environment.”

or economic )  Position on earth’s surface or  Relative or/ characteristics  Physical characteristics include landforms, climate, soil & animal / WWII and even more so since the 70s. So many changes in technology…REVOLUTION! Like industrial revolution- major effect on lives & societies.  Communication, Transportation & Space  What technological advancements have been made in this arena?  What have the effects of this been?  How is MOVEMENT involved here? o Healthcare  What/


Chapter 2: United States and Canada

areas of South Some movement back to the South Social and racial biases Redlining Disparities in resources for education and housing City residents trapped in older residential areas Less social infrastructure World Regional Geography, Tenth Edition Hispanic Americans Hispanic—Not a racial group South American culture Demographics Population large and growing Concentrated along Hispanic-American borderland Some major urban agglomerations Higher than average fertility rate Large proportion/


Geography Unit One Chapters 1-4.

to produce goods and services Where is most of the manufacturing take place in China? In the East What is the main economic activity in Western China? Nomadic Herding Contour/Earth The Solar System The Earth is the third planet in our solar system Water, Land, and Air Water: Hydrosphere Land: Lithosphere Air: Atmosphere Landforms Continents There are 7 Continents Europe Asia North America South America Africa Australia Antarctica The Earths Heights and Depths The highest point on earth is Mt. Everest in/


Chapter 15 Eolian Processes and Arid Landscapes Geosystems 5e An Introduction to Physical Geography Robert W. Christopherson Charlie Thomsen.

, homogeneous deposits named loess. Loess deposits form some complex weathered badlands and some good agricultural land. 11. Name a few examples of significant loess deposits on Earth. Answer: In Europe and North America, loess is thought to be derived mainly from glacial and periglacial sources. The vast deposits of loess in China, covering more than 300,000 km2, are thought to be derived from desert rather than/


East Asia China, Japan, North & South Korea, and maybe even a little Mongolia.

of driest places on earth. ◦M◦Major ways of life is herding and farming. The Southwest Almost entire region is made up by Tibet. ◦Tibet used to be an independent country. ◦China invaded Tibet in the 1950s and took over. ◦Tibet /China had a lot of issues—population, food shortages, no money—and Mao struggled to fix them. Addressing China’s Issues Mao enacted 2 movements to address China’s problems: ◦1. The Great Leap Forward ◦2. The Cultural Revolution Each was an attempt to destroy the “old” system in China/


FRESH and SALTWATER SYSTEMS ‘blue planet’ Our ‘blue planet’ - as viewed from space - is unique among the planets in our solar system, because 74% of its.

support any life at all (it dies). Water exists in all three forms on the Earth: solid, liquid and gas. It is found underground, on the surface and in the air. Water affects living and non-living things within the Earth’s environments. Water in its various states affects Earth’s landforms and climate. The Water Cycle The Water Cycle Water on Earth is always changing. Its repeating changes make a cycle/


Who or What am I? Review. What am I? I can be found in Asia – South Asia I am a large landmass I am just smaller than a continent The following countries.

am I? I am a landform I can be found in Asia I border Nepal and China I stretch over 1,500 miles! I am home to Mount Everest – (highest mountain peak on earth!) What am I? I /civilization What am I? I am a major world religion Some consider me monotheistic Some consider me polytheistic I am the largest religion in India I am the basis for the/and fasting to help earn freedom from Britain for my fellow Indian people I inspired MLK Jr. with my non-violence movement Who am I? I am Gandhi What am I? I happened in/


Southwest Asia. Answer on Front Bottom Right corner of SW Asia Pack What natural features create the border of Israel and Jordan? What natural features.

River and Garza Strip In 1960s, the Palestine Liberation Movement (PLO) was formed to regain Palestine In 1960s, the Palestine Liberation Movement (PLO) was formed to regain Palestine Led by Yesser Arafat Led by Yesser Arafat Used military means to regain their lands from Israel Used military means to regain their lands from Israel KEY POINT #14: Palestinian Effort to create a homeland is a major/


Hofstra University, Department of Global Studies & Geography GEOG 113C – Geography of East and Southeast Asia Professor: Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue Topic 7.

in resources. © Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue 3. Indonesia ■ Colonial History Trading area between China and India: Cultural and religious influence mainly came from the outside. Malayo-Polynesian Animism (ca. 500 BC): –Mixed with indigenous beliefs. –Ancestor worship and of nature. –Sacredness of the earth. Early Hindu and/ majority. East Timor: Christians successfully gained independence (2002). Irian Jaya: Independence movements. © Dr. Jean-Paul Rodrigue 3. Indonesia ■ East Timor: an ethnic and religious/


Central, Southwest, South, East, and Southeast. Central Asia I.Central Asia is made up of five countries (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan,

Landforms and Rivers A.The eastern Mediterranean region is part of an area often called the Middle East. It consists of six countries: Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, and the island of Cyprus. B.The region lies on two continents. A small portion of Turkey is located in Europe with the majority of the country located in/around 1300 A.D. and renamed the area Palestine. During World War II, German Nazis murdered six million Jews in what became known as the Holocaust. C.A movement known as Zionism began /


YEAR 7 GEOGRAPHY Miss Vidler

and human environments Biosphere: zone of life on Earth. All ecosystems Atmosphere: the air and gases, climate and water Lithosphere: the Earth’s surface rocks, soils and landforms Hydrosphere: water in oceans, seas, rivers and lakes Worksheet! Physical and human environments Interaction of the physical and human elements! New topic: Geographical Research and Fieldwork In/. Geoscience Australia monitors regional earthquake risk by measuring the movement of tectonic plates. What are the different types of /


All students are capable of getting a 3 out of a 5 on the thematic and DBQ essay addressing the task and developing a well -organized essay which provides.

is the study of the Earth and its features and includes movement, human and environmental interaction, location and place. It is where /in the world, a permanent peace is impossible. Hassan Nasrallah When it comes to combating imperialism we are all Stalinists. Nikita Khrushchev Egypt, Assyrian, Greece, Hellenistic, China ( Tang/Yuan), Maurya, Aztecs, Incas, Mongols, Sudanic Kingdoms, Mughal, Ottoman, Spain, Portugal, England, France, Dutch, German, Austrai-Hungary, United States, Russia, Japan, China/


GEOLOGY and the Rock Cycle. GEOLOGIC PROCESSES  The earth is made up of a core, mantle, and crust and is constantly changing as a result of processes.

to wear down Earth’s surface and produce a variety of landforms by the buildup of eroded sediment  Erosion  Weathering Wearing Down and Building Up the Earth’s Surface  Weathering is an external process that wears the earth’s surface down. Figure 15-6 EROSION  Process by which material is dissolved, loosened or worn away from one part of the earth’s surface and deposited in other places  Streams/


Section 2 Appearance and Formation of Modern Geographical Environment Demonstrate by CAI Formation of Modern Geographical Environment Relationship of Natural.

Birthplace of ancient human in China Tooth fossil in Pleistocene stratum,1700 thousand a.B.P, was found in Yuanmou basin Yuanmou County Yuanmou Homo Erectus Site 全程 CAI 演示讲解 Formation of Modern Geographical Environment One explanation about the ancient human It suddenly became cold in the ice age, resulting the decrease of forest. The new tectonic movement was rather active and intense. With the complex landform, types of life/


South East Asia. 11 Countries in south east Asia Burma Brunei Cambodia Indonesia Singapore Thailand Laos Vietnam Malaysia Philippines Papua New Guinea.

, a long civil war ended the monarchy, when the Communist Pathet Lao movement came to power in 1975. PHILIPINES Philippines is composed of many islands. Philippiness history started when Spain conquered it and converted its peoples to Christianity. It was a major center of trade. It transferred silver from Latin America to China. Philippines was later conceded to the United States. Philippines there after has/


Brian I. Daniels, Ph.D. Director of Research and Programs Penn Cultural Heritage Center University of Pennsylvania Museum.

Criteria: (viii) to be outstanding examples representing major stages of earths history, including the record of life, significant on-going geological processes in the development of landforms, or significant geomorphic or physiographic features; (ix) to be outstanding examples representing significant on-going ecological and biological processes in the evolution and development of terrestrial, fresh water, coastal and marine ecosystems and communities of plants and animals; (x) to contain the most/


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