The Geography of East Asia

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The Geography of East Asia. The Geography of China. Satellite View of China. Chinas Provinces. China vs. the U. S. in Size. China. United States. Comparing China & the U. S. The Great Wall of China. Topography. Percentages of Different Landforms. Mountains & Peaks. Greater Khingan. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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The Geography of Japan

The Geography of East Asia

TheGeographyof ChinaSatellite View of China

Chinas Provinces

China vs. the U. S. in Size

ChinaUnited StatesComparing China & the U. S.ChinaUnited StatesSize3.7 million square miles3.6 million square milesMain physical barrierHimalayasRockiesMain RiverYangtze / East - WestMississippi / North SouthPopulationEast CoastEast CoastConnectivity problemsNorth - SouthEast - WestThe Great Wall of China

TopographyPercentages of Different Landforms

Mountains & PeaksTian ShanAltai Mts.Greater KhinganKunlun ShanHimalayan Mts.

Deserts & PlateausTibetan PlateauTaklamakan DesertGobi DesertClimateChinas Climate Zones

Precipitation in China

Monsoon Precipitation Patterns

VegetationAgricultural Regions in China

Arable Land

Brown China vs. Green China

Rice DominantWheat DominantPasture and OasisDouble-crop riceNaturalResourcesMajor Chinese Industries

DemographicsChina as % of World Population

Top 10 Populated Nations

20012050Population Projections

thousandsWhy?Answer: Chinas One Child Law!Population Density

TheGeographyof Japan28The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Nicknamed Land of the Rising Sun

29The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japan by Satellite

30The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japan and the United States

31The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Regions

32The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Topography33The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Physical Map of Japan

34The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.

Kitani Mts.Kitakami Mts.Mikuni Mts.Chugoku Mts.Kyushu Mts.Mt. FujiMountainsAndPeaks35The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Mt. Fuji

36The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Very Mountainous: Little Arable Land

37The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Islands

HokkaidoHonshuShikukuKyushuOkinawa38The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.

Japans Land Area and Utilization39The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Climate40The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Precipitation

41The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Different Climates and Seasons in Japan

FallWinterSpringSummer

42The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Average January Temperature

43The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Average July Temperature

44The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Raw Materialsand Resources45The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Natural Resources

46The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Industries

47The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Terrace Farming of Rice

48The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.The Japanese Farm the Sea

TokyoFish Market49The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Demographics50The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Japans Population Density

51The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Population Comparisons

52The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.TheKoreanPeninsula

The Two Koreas:North Korea and South KoreaDivided in two at the 38th parallel

South Korea

Topography of South Koreamostly Hills & MountainsWest & South = Coastal Plains

South Korea Size ComparisonRegions of South Korea

South Korea is divided into 16 provincesPopulation Density

Land Use Chart

Natural ResourcesNorth Korea

North Korea

West = Coastal Plainsmostly Hills & MountainsNorth Korea Size Comparison

Mississippi and North Korea are similar in size

Regions of North KoreaNorth Korea is divided into 13 provincesPopulation Density

Land Use Chart

Natural Resources

Electricity: North Korea vs. South KoreaImpactOf East AsiaOn the Environment70The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.World Contributions to Global Warming

71The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.RainforestsOf Asia72The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.

Rainforest

Rainforests are located in Southeast AsiaNatural DisastersOfEast Asia74The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Asia the Pacific Rim of FireHome to: 75% of the worlds active volcanoes 90% of the worlds earthquakes

75The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.

Volcanoes!Japans Sub-Oceanic Trenches

77The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.

Earthquakes in AsiaEarthquakes in Japan: 1961-1994

79The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.

Earthquake Zones in IndiaTsunamis Tidal Waves

81The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.2004 Earthquake In Indonesia:

the Tsunamis Devastation

Estimated 100,000 dead!Japanese Tsunami: March 11, 2011

15,854 deaths, 26,992 injured, and 3,155 people missingGeographic and Health Issues In Asia85The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.Southeast Asia:Global Areas of Malaria

World Population ProjectionsSAYONARA!

88The next couple of slides are a comparison of the countries that we will be visiting. Notice how small all are compared to China.