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South Asia - Physical GeographyChapter 2 Section 1 South Asia - Physical Geography
Section 1- South Asia Physical Geography
Himalayas Natural boundary between South Asia and the rest of Asia
India Largest nation in South Asia Pakistan and Afghanistan- westNepal and Bhutan- north Bangladesh- east Sri Lanka and Maldives- south
Rivers Ganges River Indus RiverGanges flows east and empties into Bay of Bengal Indus flows west from Himalayas into Pakistan
Plains and Plateaus Plains cover northern part of Indian subcontinentAlluvial plains- made of soil deposited by rivers Have rich, fertile soil Deccan Plateau- south of Indian plains
Monsoons Summer Monsoons- from June to October- blow in from the Arabian Sea and Indian Ocean Winter Monsoons- winter months- monsoons change direction, winds blow from frigid northeast
Land Use 70% of population live in rural areas Cash cropsIron ore and coal plentiful Small amount of oil Rely on hydroelectricity and nuclear power Most people live in coastal areas
The Land Where Continents Collided
The Physical Geography of South Asia
Physical Processes of South Asia ©2012, TESCCC World Geography Unit 10, Lesson 01.
South Asia India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldives and Bhutan.
Chapter 24 Physical Geography of South Asia The Land Where Continents Collided Objective: Assess key features of South Asia’s physical geography, climate/vegetation,
Geography of South Asia. South Asia extends far into the Indian Ocean as a diamond-shaped land. It is considered a subcontinent. Subcontinent-
Unit 4: South, East and Southeast ASIA
NB# 28 Chapter 23 South Asia: The Land. Gangetic Plain Most of India’s population lives here World’s longest alluvial plain- a plain where flooding occurs.
Geography, climate, and resources
South Asia The Physical Geography. Standard You should be able to identify the major political features of the region Demonstrate mastery by successfully.
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.
South Asia Landforms and Resources
Physical Geography of South Asia
Chapter 7 Sec. 1 & 2 Study Guide Geography of the Indian Subcontinent.
Ch. 24 Notes: Physical Geography
Geography of South Asia
1.6 billion people One of the most densely populated regions on Earth India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, the Maldives,
Geography of South Asia. A Diamond Breaks Away This area is called a subcontinent because it is so large and separated by water from other land areas.
Geography of India India is located on a subcontinent in South Asia that juts into the Indian Ocean. A subcontinent is a large landmass that juts out from.
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