10 terms

Japan & Korea

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Tsunami
A huge sea wave caused by underwater earthquakes
Shinto
ancient religion, commonly practiced in Japan that teaches a respect for nature, love of simple things, and concern for cleanliness and good manners
Mt. Fuji
the highest mountain in all of Japan and is also a national symbol.
Shogun
A strong-ruling military leader in early Japan
Samurai
powerful, land-owning warriors.
Peninsula
land surrounded by water on 3 sides, still connected to mainland
Archipelago
a group of islands.
Haiku
a form of Japanese poetry typically written about nature
Volcanoes
The islands of Japan were originally formed by
Ring of Fire
an area of the earth's surface where plates meet that often produces earthquakes and volcanoes.