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South Asia Unit Visuals #1

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South Asia
Human Geography
Physical Geography
Human-Environment Interaction
Cultural Influences
Population
Physical Features
Settlement Patterns
Climates
Physical Processes
Nepal
Sri Lanka
Maldives
Bangladesh
India
Pakistan
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Mt. Everest
Himalayas
Indian Ocean
1. How do the effects of physical processes shape the physical environment in South Asia?

2. How does the physical environment affect settlement patterns?
Micro-lending
Kolkota
Delhi
Mumbai
Humid Subtropical Climate
Tropical Wet Climate
Tropical Wet&Dry Climate
Arid Climate
Agriculture
Karachi
Indus R. Valley
Ganges R.
Summer Monsoon Winds= heat and rain
Winter Monsoon = cool and dry
Indus River Valley
Himalayas
Ganges River
Kashmir
Bhutan
large island and coastline
A vibration of the earth’s surface (lithosphere) that follows a release of energy in the earth’s crust.
Can be on land or sea (TSUNAMIS)
Tectonic Movement
A graph that shows average temperatures and rainfalls for a city or country
What is a climograph?
Where is the rain shadow?
Orographic Effect
(Draw the diagram in your notes)
Environmental Concerns
Polluted air
Deforestation
Unsanitary water
Housing
Stilts to avoid flooding
Earthquake proof foundations
Agriculture
Drought resistant grasses and grains
Human-Environment Interaction
(Cultural Changes)
Most responsible for the geographic formations in the Northern Indian subcontinent
Tectonic Movement
Caused by:
Spring snowmelt
Monsoon rains
Located:
along river systems
In low-lying areas
Seasonal Flooding
A seasonal wind that brings rain in the summer and dry weather in the winter.
What is a monsoon?
Himalayas
Indian Ocean
Gobi Desert
The Himalayas
mountain in center of island
Indian Ocean for trading
warm climate all year = easy to adapt
Farming and fishing
No resources
No major cities, most people live on coasts
Native People
Tourism Market
Rising Ocean Levels
The Maldives
Rising ocean levels have forced people to move/ change jobs
Directions: Show the effects of the physical environment on South Asia's landscape and people.
Make at least 6 notes on the map about the effects on the map. Colorcode your notes.
Then, write a summary of your annotated map on the lines below.
Everest Preview
Make five mountain peaks like this:
What are the obstacles to climbing Everest?
Answer these questions...
Who climbs Everest?
When is the best time to climb?
Where is Everest?
Why do people want to climb Everest?
Causes:
Tectonic movement
Volcanoes
Man-made explosions
Earthquakes
http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-18563_162-57440514/traffic-jam-at-the-top-of-the-world-hundreds-risk-their-lives-to-summit-everest/
Mt. Everest Article/Video
Use these images to help you answer your questions about Monsoons.
winter monsoon
flood wall
river dam
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