3 Mountains and Plateaus This area is referred to as the “subcontinent,” because it is smaller than a continent, but has one fifth of the world’s population.What natural barriers are found here that would prevent movement from one country to another?HINDU KUSH, HIMALAYAS, INDIAN OCEAN, ARABIAN SEA, BAY OF BENGAL
4 Mt. Everest The world’s tallest mountain Located among 2 landlocked nations: Nepal and BhutanAmong the Himalayas, made up of nearly 24 peaks over 24,000 feet highWatch this next video about Everest
9 THESE THREE RIVERS HAVE THEIR ORIGINS IN THE MOUNTAINS NORTH OF INDIA. BRAHMAPUTRAGANGESINDUSTHESE THREE RIVERS HAVE THEIR ORIGINS IN THE MOUNTAINS NORTH OF INDIA.LOOK ON PAGE 552.WHAT IS THE NAME OF THE PLAIN THAT LIES BETWEEN THE DECCAN PLATEAU AND THE MOUNTAINS RANGES?
10 WRITE A DEFINITION OF ALLUVIAL PLAINS IN YOUR NOTES WHEN RIVERS OVERFLOW THEIR BANKS, THEY DEPOSITSILT ON THE SURROUNDING PLAINS.THESE PLAINS ARE SOME OF THE RICHEST FARMLANDSIN THE WORLD.THE INDO-GANGETIC PLAIN HOLDS THREE FIFTHS OFINDIA’S POPULATION AND ITS LARGEST CITIES.WRITE A DEFINITIONOFALLUVIAL PLAINS INYOURNOTES
11 DESERTS THE THAR DESERT, OR GREAT INIDAN DESERT, IS LOCATED BETWEEN THE GANGES AND INDUS RIVERS.HOW IS THE THAR DESERT A RAIN SHADOW?
12 THE ISLANDS OF MALDIVES AND SRI LANKA WERE FORMED WRITE THESE TERMS ANDDEFINITIONS IN YOUR NOTES:ARCHIPELAGOATOLLTHE ISLANDS OF MALDIVESAND SRI LANKA WERE FORMEDBY VOLCANOES AND ARESURROUNDED BYCORAL REEFSONLY ABOUT 200 OF THE 1200MALDIVES ISLANDSARE INHABITED.
13 RESOURCES Look on page 554 and 555. What are resources that the region has from its water and soil? Minerals, hydroelctricityWhat problem has resulted from the forest industry? deforestationWhat minerals are mined in this region? Copper, coal, mica, natural gasWhat resource is abundant in Sri Lanka?- diamonds
14 Look at the map on page 554 WHY ARE THERE NO RESOURCES IN NEPAL? WHAT IS INDIA’S MAJOR MINERAL RESOURCE?WHAT ENERGY RESOURCES ARE FOUND IN PAKISTAN?
15 CLIMATE AND VEGETATION IN SOUTH ASIA CHAPTER 24 PART 2CLIMATE AND VEGETATION IN SOUTH ASIA
16 SOUTH ASIA WET AND DRY, HOT AND COLD This region has areas of seasonal rains, where the land is dry for 6 months and flooded for the other 6 months.There are regions of very low land in Bangladesh and countries with very high elevation, Nepal and Bhutan.
17 CLIMATE REGIONS Highland Desert Semiarid Humid Subtropical Tropical Wet and DryTropical Wet
18 WHAT IS A MONSOON? MONSOONS ARE THE SEASONAL WINDS OCTOBER TO FEBRUARY IS DRYJUNE TO SEPTEMBER IS RAINYTURN TO PAGE 598 TO SEE HOW THE WINDS SHIFT.
25 VEGETATION LOOK AT THE MAP ON PAGE 557 RAIN FOREST- BANGLADESH AND WESTERN INDIASAVANNA- MOST OF INDIADESERT- PAKISTAN AND NW INDIASTEPPE- NORTHERN PAKISTANMIXED FOREST- NORTHERN REGIONHIGHLAND- NORTHERN MOUNTAINS
26 Human-Environment Interaction South AsiaChapter 24 Part 3
28 Daily Life Along the Ganges The Ganges provides water for drinking, farming, transportationThe Hindus believe that the river brings life to India’s people and has healing powersPilgrims come to the river banks to drink, bathe, and to scatter the ashes of family members in the riverAs the sun rises, they pray and celebrate their faith