Chapter 7: China Geography

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(A) Taklimakan Desert

The vast desert in northwestern China that helped isolate the country from West Asia

(B) East China Sea

The body of water bounded by Japan, China, and Taiwan

(C) South China Sea

The body of water surrounded by the Asia mainland and Taiwan, the Philipines, and Borneo

(D) Mount Everest

The tallest peak in the Himalayan Mountains

(E) Tian Shan Mountain Range

The mountain range in western China that separates it from Takzhikistan, Kirgizia, and Zazakhstan

(F) Turfan Basin

The lowland region west of the Gobi Desert that is, at 505 ft. below sea level, China's lowest point

(G) Mekong River

The river that rises on the Tibetan Plateau and flows southeast to the South China Sea

(H) North China Plain

The plain upon which China's capital, Beijing, is located

(I) Huang He River

The river that begins in the Plateau of Tibet and runs across the farmlands of northeastern China

(J) Plateau of Tibet

The plateau in the southwestern part of China that comprises approximately one fourth of the country

(K) Himalayan Mountains

The mountain range south of the Plateau of Tibet and extends 1,500 miles through six countries

(L) Yellow Sea

The body of water located between Korea and China

(M) Chang Jiang River

The river that flows from the plateau of Tibet across central and southern China to the East China Sea

(N) Gobi Desert

The desert that extends 1,000 miles through Southeast Mongolia and North China

(O) Yunnan Guizhou Plateau

The plateau in southern China where much of China's rice is grown (Could Not Find Picture)

(P) Sichuan Basin

The basin in central China that is south of the Qin Ling Mountains (Could Not Find Picture)

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