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Copy of ASIA REPORT
Transcript of Copy of ASIA REPORT
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is the largest desert region located in Asia. It covers an area of approximately 500,000 square miles.
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”
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.
, 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
Hence the name, there is no marine life in the
. 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.
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,
is the largest in China and the third largest in the world.
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.
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
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.
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!
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)
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.
is one of the world’s rarest large mammals. They have a hairless skin.
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
The world’s largest Buddhist structure,
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.
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.
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.
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.
is famous for its more than 1960 limestone, rocky, tall islands which are rich in tropical vegetation.
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.