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Copy of ASIA REPORT

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Transcript of Copy of ASIA REPORT

NORTH AMERICA
ASIA
SOUTH AMERICA
EUROPE
AUSTRALIA
&
OCEANIA
AFRICA
Kyrgystan
Uzbekistan
Turkmenistan
Georgia
Armenia
Azerbaijan
China
Kazakstan
Tajikistan
North Korea
Japan
South Korea
Taiwan
Philippines
Hongkong
Macau
Laos
Vietnam
Myanmar
Thailand
Cambodia
Malaysia
Singapore
Indonesia
Russia
Mongolia
Cyprus
Bahrain
Qatar
U.A.E
Oman
Yemen
Saudi Arabia
Kuwait
Iraq
Iran
Jordan
Israel
Syria
Lebanon
Turkey
Palestinian Territories
Maldives
Sri Lanka
India
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Bhutan
Bangladesh
Nepal
British Indian Ocean Territory
Brunei
ANTARCTICA
INDIAN OCEAN
MEDITERRANEAN SEA
ARCTIC OCEAN
PACIFIC OCEAN
300,000 km²
148.5966667 x bigger
The
Gobi Desert
is the largest desert region located in Asia. It covers an area of approximately 500,000 square miles.
Landforms
MOUNT EVEREST
Height: 29,028 feet, or 5 and a half miles above sea level. This is equivalent to the size of almost 20 Empire State Buildings.
Location: part of the Himalaya mountain range; straddles border of Nepal and Tibet.
Named for: Sir George Everest, a British surveyor-general of India.
Age: approximately 60 million years old.
Other names: called "Chomolongma" by Tibetans and Sherpas, which means "Mother Goddess of the Earth." And in Nepal the mountain is known as "Sagarmatha", meaning “forehead of the sky”
Mount Fuji
is the tallest mountain in Japan, standing at 3,776 meters (12,380 feet). It is an active volcano, sitting on a "triple junction" of tectonic activity.
Water forms
Mayon
, the most famous of the active volcanoes of the Philippines, is a perfect stratovolcano rising to 2462 m on Luzon Island. It erupts very frequently.
Asia's Population : 4,282,816,000
44,579,000 km²
Hence the name, there is no marine life in the
Dead Sea
. The high mineral and salt content of the waters make it impossible for fish or plants to live. It is the second saltiest body of water in the world, with a salt content of 33%. It is 377 m (1,237 ft) deep, making it the deepest hypersaline lake in the world.



Kelimutu Volcano
in central Flores, Indonesia, is famous for its 3 colorful acid crater lakes, where different salts and oxides in suspension or solution give the lakes varying colors ranging from blue and dark green to intense red.
Winding about 3,964 miles,
Yangtze River
is the largest in China and the third largest in the world.
The
Ganges River
is sacred to Hindus. The river is worshiped by Hindus as the goddess Ganga, and all along its course Hindus bathe in its waters.
The river is heavily polluted with human and industrial waste. This threatens the lives of not only humans (who use the river as their source of drinking water) but to fish and other animals.
The
Indus River
is one of the longest rivers in the world, with a length of some 1,800 miles (2,900 km). It is the most important water supply for Punjab and Sindh, needed for agriculture and food production for Pakistan.
Flora and Fauna
Rafflesia
is the world’s largest, the heaviest, the rarest and one of the most stinkiest flowers in the world. It can grow to be 3 feet across and weigh up to 15 pounds.
the
Titan arum
is not a single flower. It is a cluster of many tiny flowers, called an inflorescence. It has the largest unbranched inflorescence of all flowering plants. The plant can reach heights of 7 to 12 feet and weigh as much as 170 pounds!
The
pitcher plant
is a type of plant that eats insects, also called a carnivorous plant. They are rare, unique and quite interesting.

Singapore Changi International Airport (SIN)
Incheon International Airport (ICN)
Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)
Beijing Capital International Airport (PEK)
Tokyo International Airport (HND)
Chubu Centrair International Airport (NGO)
Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KUL)
Narita International Airport (NRT)
Kansai International Airport (KIX)
Shanghai Hongqiao International Airport (SHA)
Lar Gibbons
are much admired for their remarkably fast, yet seemingly effortless, suspensory motion through the trees.
They are all tailless, and their long coats vary from cream to brown to black.
The prehistoric-looking
Javan Rhinoceros
is one of the world’s rarest large mammals. They have a hairless skin.
Snow leopards
have very large paws that act as snowshoes and keep them from sinking into the snow. Their paws are also completely fur-covered, protecting them from the cold.
Face and Built
Tourist Destination
The world’s largest Buddhist structure,
Borobudur
is rigged by mountains and is swallowed by jungles. Now that it has gone through the necessary restorations, this structure has been looked to symbolize the formless nirvana.
Taj Mahal
was world famous structure took 22 years to construct and stands to this day as a testimony of the love of Emperor Shah Jahan to his late wife. This was built during the 17th century and is considered as one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Petronas Towers
or twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, are the world's tallest twin towers. Standing 1,483 ft (452 m) high, they were designed by the Argentinean-American architect Cesar Pelli.The sky-bridge is the highest two story bridge in the world

Phuket Island itself is mainly granite, with low forested mountains and a series of fine white-sand beaches, mostly on the west coast.
The
Burj Khalifa
stands at 828 meters (2,716.5 feet) tall, soaring over Dubai. It’s three times as tall as the Eiffel Tower. And it is the tallest building in the world.
Tubbataha Reef is a unique example of an atoll reef with a very high density of marine species. It is one of the best dive sites in the world.
Halong Bay
is famous for its more than 1960 limestone, rocky, tall islands which are rich in tropical vegetation.
Pamukkale
is one of Turkey’s top attractions and a precious in the world with its cotton-look terraces. The area has been used as a health spa for more than 2000 years, the minerals in the water were recommended to treat everything from high blood pressure to skin diseases.
Economic Activities
Philippines
Afghanistan
Cambodia
North Korea
Lebanon
Thailand
Israel
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