China makes up what percent of the land area in East Asia?
Which country occupies 13% of the land area of East Asia?
Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, and South Korea
The countries that take up the remaining (what, 7%?) land of East Asia.
South China Sea
Carries 1/3 of the world's shipping traffic.
huge tidal wave that grows higher as it approaches the coast
Plateau of Tibet
Southwest corner of China (Tibet) and the average elevation is 15,000 feet
Dry, cold desert in the interior of China
Asia's longest river, major transportation routes, and China's most important agricultural center.
Connects the Yellow and Yangtze rivers, construction began in 400 BC and is the longest canal in the world.
Northern China's major river.
Yellowish brown topsoil
What percent of China's land is arable?
The Southern lands of China produce how many harvests a year?
China is the leading producer of _______ in the world.
Climate of Taiwan, parts of China
The Korea's and Japan have what kind of climate?
Prevailing (seasonal) winds
Warm-water current that flows northward along the southern & southeastern coasts of the Japanese islands and adds moisture to the winter monsoon as it warms land.
Violent Storms (from interaction of ocean currents and winds)