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South Asia Unit Visuals #1
Transcript of South Asia Unit Visuals #1
1. How do the effects of physical processes shape the physical environment in South Asia?
2. How does the physical environment affect settlement patterns?
Humid Subtropical Climate
Tropical Wet Climate
Tropical Wet&Dry Climate
Indus R. Valley
Summer Monsoon Winds= heat and rain
Winter Monsoon = cool and dry
Indus River Valley
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)
A graph that shows average temperatures and rainfalls for a city or country
What is a climograph?
Where is the rain shadow?
(Draw the diagram in your notes)
Stilts to avoid flooding
Earthquake proof foundations
Drought resistant grasses and grains
Most responsible for the geographic formations in the Northern Indian subcontinent
along river systems
In low-lying areas
A seasonal wind that brings rain in the summer and dry weather in the winter.
What is a monsoon?
mountain in center of island
Indian Ocean for trading
warm climate all year = easy to adapt
Farming and fishing
No major cities, most people live on coasts
Rising Ocean Levels
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.
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?
Mt. Everest Article/Video
Use these images to help you answer your questions about Monsoons.