What are some physical features of china
Himalayas, plateau of tibet. Deserts and mountains take up two thirds of china.
what are some physical features of japan
many volcanoes, including mt. fuji. many earthquakes. japan is an archipelago.
What are some physical features of the koreas
It is a giant peninsula that extends into the yellow sea between china and japan
what are five major climate regions in East Asia
semiarid, arid, humid subtropical, humid continental, highland. the less major ones are subarctic, and tropical wet
why are summers cooler and winters warmer in japan and the koreas?
they have water surrounding them.
what causes rainfall during summer monsoons in japan
the pacific winds blow northwest and pick up moisture front the ocean
name 3 ways climate affects agriculture in east asia
what people can grow, how often people can grow, and how easily they can harvest
why must much of the plant life in East Asia be hardy
they have to stand seasonal differences in temperature
the japanese call the summer __________ the plum rain because it begins when the plums start to ripen
What are natural resources of China
copper, tin, iron, coal, oil, water, nickel, tungsten, phosphates, lead, petroleum,
how are the landforms in eastern china different than the landforms in western china
in the east there are rivers and lowlands and in the west there are mountains and deserts
name one type of landform in china where there is high population
the plains and coastal plains have high population density
how does the physical geography of East asia help explain why the eastern china is the most densely populated area
there are many rivers and fertile soil for farming, so more people move there.
what kind of winters and summers are found in humid subtropical regions
cool winters and hot summers with plenty of rain
how does climate affect what people eat in china
you can only grow certain things in certain areas so if you live in the north, you wouldn't be able to have rice because it only grows in warm weather. instead you would have flour products because they can grow in colder climate
how could a country develop its economy without a large supply of mineral resources?
a country could export or trade for resources or make up for it by planting crops. also they could trade for nice stuff like cars or electronics
what 2 farming techniques do East Asian farmers use to make up for a shortage of land
double cropping and terrace farming
why would east asian farmers be interested in learning about faster growing crop.
then they could get more food because they would plant more often and harvest more often.