Chapter 3 Southeast Asia Key Terms from Prentice Hall World Studies Asia Book

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from Prentice Hall World Studies Asia book

paddy

A level field that's flooded to grow rice, especially in Asia.

commercial farming

Raising crops and livestock for sale on the local or world market.

subsistence farming

Farming that provides only enough food for a family or village

Southeast Asia

Region that lies east of the Indian subcontinent and south of China.

Peninsula

Southeast Asia's mainland that juts south from the main area of Asia.

Forested

Much of mainland Southeast Asia is covered by ______ mountains

River Valleys

Most people in Southeast Asia live in narrow _____ ______ between mountain ranges.

Indian and Pacific

Islands of Southeast Asia extend east and west between these oceans.

The Ring of Fire

A region of volcanoes and earthquakes surrounding the Pacific Ocean

Volcanic Islands and Peninsula

Two major landforms in the region.

Agriculture

Major land use in this region.

Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Malaysia

The six mainland countries.

Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, Phillipines

The 5 Island Countries.

Jakarta

Capital of Indonesia

Manila

Capital of Phillipines

Bangkok

Capital of Thailand

Hanoi

Capital of Vietnam

Rainforests

Because of it's climate Southeast Asia is covered with...

Shelter, Irrigation Pipes, ropes, bridges

4 Uses for bamboo

Rice

Main vegetation in Southeast Asia

Coffee, Tea, Rubber

Cash crops in Southeast Asia

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