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East and South East Asia

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East and South East Asia
LANDFORMS
East Asia
South East Asia
COUNTRIES
East Asia
South East Asia
Myanmar (Burma)
Thailand
Laos
Cambodia
Vietnam
Indonesia
Malaysia
Philippines
*Vietnam*
Mongolia
China
North Korea
South Korea
Japan

most of East Asia's population lives on fertile lowlands (plains)
In the Pacific Ocean there is an archipelago (chain of islands)
Millions of years ago, volcanic activity formed islands (including Japan and Taiwan). East and SE Asia are part of the Ring of Fire. Many earthquakes, volcanoes, and tsunamis occur in this area.
Mainland SE Asia is crossed by cordilleras (mountain ranges that run side by side)
Fertile river plains and deltas separate the ranges
archipelago
fertle lowlands
SEAS AND RIVERS
East Asia
South East Asia
Huang He (Yellow River)
Chang Jiang (Yangtze River)
Huang He (Yellow River)
Called the Yellow River because it carries yellow-brown soil called loess
Often floods the land, destroying homes, and drowning many people
Chang Jiang (Yangtze River)
Longest river in Asia
flows through many gorges
an important trade route
gorge
Irrawaddy River
Chao Phraya
Mekong River
Salween River
CLIMATE
The climate in this area is shaped by several different air masses:
Cold, dry air from the Arctic region
Cool, dry air from the west
Warm, moist air from the Pacific Ocean
The result = GREAT VARIETY IN CLIMATE ZONES!!
warm, moist air
cool, dry air
cold, dry air
Turn to page #696
Start filling in your blank climate zone map
dry
midlatitude
tropical
Steppe & Desert
Dry summer followed by a harsh winter is called a
dzud
The Gobi
is a "place without water"
humid subtropical & humid continental
[China, North Korea, & Japan]
Snowy, cold winters; Warm summers
the climate here is excellent for growing rice
Southeast Asia
Sees little change in temperature during the year
Sea breezes and high altitude keep temperatures low in tropical areas
Heavy rainfall
Rainforest: 14,000 species of flowering plants

Preview of all of the countries we'll study!
Capital: Phnom Penh
Religion: Buddhism
Language: Khmer
Population: 15,205,539
Cambodia
Capital: Beijing
Largest City: Shanghai
Language: Standard Chinese, Mongolian, Tibetan, various others
Population: 1,350,695,000
China
Japan
Capital: Bangkok
Language: Thai
Population: 66,720,153
Thailand
Capital: Seoul
Language: Korean
Population: 50,219,669
Government: Unitary presidential consitutional republic
South Korea
Capital: Vietiane
Language: Lao, Thai, Hmong
Population: 6,696,166
Laos
Capital: Manila
Language: Filipino
Population: 99,348,600
Philippines
Capital: Naypyidaw
Language: Burmese
Population: 61,120,000
Myanmar (Burma)
Capital: Ulan Bator
Language: Mongolian
Population: 2,921,287
Mongolia
Capital: Kuala Lumpur
Language: Malaysian
Population: 30,018,242
Malaysia
Capital: Pyongyang
Language: Korean
Population: 24,554,000
North Korea
Capital: Jakarta
Language: Indonesian
Population: 237,424,363
Indonesia
Capital: Taipei
*Governed by China*
Language: Standard Chinese
Population: 23,373,517

Taiwan
Angkor
vast temple
Silver Pagoda
Royal Palace with national treasures
Great Wall of China
the Forbidden City
Temple of Heaven
Beijing
Shanghai
Mt. Fuji
Capital: Tokyo
Language: Japanese
Population: 126, 659,683
Tokyo Tower
Tokyo Imperial Palace
Pha That Luang
In Vietiane
Borcay
Chocolate Hills
Manila
Manila after 2013
Typhoon Haiyan
Shwedagon Pagoda
Naypyidaw
Mahamuni
Buddah Temple
Flaming Cliffs
Gobi National Park
Ulan Bator
Gov: Single-Party State
Pyongang
Borobudur
[Buddhist Temple]
Lake Toba
Bali, Indonesia
Taipei
Island of Taiwan
http://www.glencoe.com/video_library/index_with_mods.php?PROG RAM=9780078745768&VIDEO=2405&CHAPTER=25&MODE=2
http://www.glencoe.com/video_library/index_with_mods.php?PROGRAM=9780078745768&VIDEO=2406&CHAPTER=25&MODE=2
PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY
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