The three countries of cambodia, laos, and vietnam represent indochina, located in southeast asia to the south of china and to the east of thailand like much of (2004) contemporary world regional geography: southeast asia and south pacific new york mcgraw-hill gabler, robert (1993) physical geography. Only in the past sixty years has “southeast asia” been used to refer to the region comprising modern-day burma (myanmar), thailand, laos, cambodia, vietnam, malaysia, singapore, indonesia, brunei, and the philippines these ten countries cover an area more than three times that of great britain, france, and germany. Unique online map games for asia - hear the names of countries and capitals pronounced plus maps of asia and information on asian countries, capitals, geography, history, culture, landmarks and more. Southeast asia physical features instructions locate the following countries on the physical map of southeast asia to check your location, click on the appropriate letter at the location that you have selected and read the location in the answer frame at the bottom of the page map quiz locations: land bodies [ l.
If you got to nscds and are in reo geo 9 then this should help, everything that's on the sheet. Can you name the physical features of southeast asia test your knowledge on this geography quiz to see how you do and compare your score to others quiz by mr_egan. Geography see also: golden triangle (southeast asia), list of southeast asian mountains, and zomia (geography) relief map of southeast asia indonesia is the largest country in southeast asia and it also the largest archipelago in the world by size (according to the cia world factbook.
Physical south asia is made up of three topographic regions: (see physical map) the himalaya, karakorum, and hindu kush mountain ranges and their southern slopes, the indo-gangetic plain, and the deccan plateau the himalaya, karakorum, and hindu kush mountain ranges separate the south asian subcontinent. Geography hạ long bay, a natural world's heritage site in vietnam chocolate hills in bohol, philippines geologically, the indonesian archipelago is one of the most active volcanic regions in the world geological uplifts in the region have also produced some impressive mountains.
Get information, facts, and pictures about southeast asia at encyclopediacom make research projects and school reports about southeast asia easy with credible articles from our free, online encyclopedia and dictionary. [source: peter white, national geographic, march 1971] southeast asian men have little body hair and very sparse beards northern asians are generally stockier and have lighter skin and thinner eyes than southern asians all skin contains about. This will be the first comprehensive and detailed volume on the physical environment of southeast asia and will be essential reading for geographers, ecologists, and environmental managers as the definitive reference work on the region it will cover all aspects of the biophysical environment and its. The purpose of this lecture is to introduce students to the main geographical features of southeast asia the list below presents 1990 census information and a few characteristics of each country for maps of each individual country and a short list of updated facts, you may contact the national geographic website.
This less mortal-centric perspective likely contributed to a greater emphasis on metaphysical mapmaking in early southeast asia than in the west, where philosophically-engendered geography, such as is epitomized by 't-o' maps or terra australis, used the earth rather than the cosmos as its vehicle indian and southeast. Kids learn about southeast asian countries the flags, maps, exports, natural resouces, geography, economy, landforms, islands, and languages of southeast asia. Identifying the boundaries the region between china, india, australia, and the pacific ocean is known as southeast asia southeast asia includes countries with political boundaries creating many shapes and sizes the political borders were created through a combination of factors, including natural features, traditional.
There are some differences in the physical environment of mainland and island southeast asia the first feature of mainland geography is the long rivers that begin in the highlands separating southeast asia from china and northwest india a second feature is the extensive lowland plains separated by forested hills and. Unit 10 southeast asia 704 unit 10 ngs online wwwnationalgeographiccom /education why it's important— southeast asia is a vital crossroads of trade and commercethe region is rich in natural resources such as tin, petroleum, rubber, tea, spices, and valuable woods in recent years, many southeast asians. Contains thailand and malaysia strait of malacco between malaysia and indonesia south china sea borders vietnam and the philippines gulf of tonkin bordered by vietnam and china mekong river found in china and flows into southeastern asia pacific ocean borders the philippines java sea.
Southeast asia is a region of peninsulas and islands the only landlocked country is the rural and remote country of laos, which borders china, vietnam, and thailand the physical geography of southeast asia includes beaches, bays , inlets, and gulfs the thousands of islands and remote places allow refuge for a wide. Because of the physical features and climate, people in asia can live on only a small part of the total land area the peninsulas of southeast asia and the islands along the equator have tropical climates one of the rub' al khali ( roob ahl-kah-lee) in southern saudi arabia is the world's largest continuous sand desert. Southeast asian geographical maps the map's likely source, is of the opinion that it was most likely a chinese prototype, possibly similar to one of the wubei zhi charts6 several prominent features on the left half of the map may be cited in support of a chinese prototype first, there are a number of small, distinctively.
Asia's physical geography, environment and resources, and human geography can be considered separately asia can be divided into five major these zones transition from the country's mountainous region in the north to the gobi desert on the southern border with china the rub' al khali desert,. A presentation by michael wanek created with haiku deck, free presentation software that is simple, beautiful, and fun. There is much to learn about in the different areas of our world in this lesson, we discuss the physical and human characteristics of southeast. A comprehensive powerpoint on the geography of the southeast asian region this was completed for a masters level course and is intended for community college.