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Pakistan's 5 Themes of Geography

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Jason Profeta

on 13 March 2013

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Transcript of Pakistan's 5 Themes of Geography

5 Themes of Geography Pakistan (5 Themes of Geography) -General Location: Pakistan is located within Southwest Asia and has an area of 803,940 square kilometers (310,401 square miles)

-Absolute Location: 33° 43' N, 73° 3' E as of Pakistan's capital Islamabad

-Relative Location: Pakistan borders the countries of Afghanistan, China, India, and Iran PhysicalCharacteristics: More than 2/3 of Pakistan is either arid or semi-arid. The western side of is dominated by the Baluchistan plateau, consisting of arid plains and ridges. Rivers, streams, and lakes exist only seasonally; except the Indus River is the principal river of Pakistan and runs a total length of 3,200 kilometers (1,988 miles), and its main tributaries consist of Jhelum, Chenab, Ravi, and Sutlej, however there are no major lakes known to the area. The Punjab plains support about 60% of the country's population. The rest of the population consists of being elsewhere. The northern areas of Pakistan consist of many mountainous and rocky areas including sixty peaks straining over 6,700 meters. Pakistan's climate is dry and hot near the coast, becoming progressively cooler toward the northeastern uplands. The mangrove forests of the coastal region give way to the mulberry, acacia, and date palms of the sparsely vegetated south. The foothills support phulai, kao, chinar, and wild olive, and the northern forests have stands of oak, chestnut, walnut, pine, ash, spruce, yew, fir, birch, dwarf willow, and juniper are the plants and vegetation found in Pakistan. However, Pakistan's wide range of animal life includes the Siberian ibexes, wild sheep, buffalo, bears, wolves, jackals, foxes, wildcats, musk cats, hyenas, porcupines, gazelles, peacocks, pythons, and even boars are found here as well.

Human Characteristics: Languages of Pakistan consist of Pakistan Movement Region Place Location Human-Environment Interaction
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