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DRHS World Geo- South Asia 23-25 Use w/Great Race
Terms in this set (48)
a large, distinct landmass that is joined to a continent
the highest mountains in the world
A mountain pass connecting Afghanistan and Pakistan.
A fertile plains region in northern India traversed by the Ganges River
A river of South Asia that flows southeast from the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal.
an area of fertile soil deposited by river floodwaters
River that begins in Tibet, flows through northeast India and Bangladesh, joining with the Ganges to empty into the Bay of Bengal.
A river that flows from Tibet, through the Himalayas and Hindu Kush into the Arabian Sea.
swampy area in southwest bangladesh which has ebony trees, lush vines, and orchids
India's longest desert that runs along India/Pakistan border
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
winds around centers of low atmospheric pressure, same as hurricanes
Huge waves caused by underwater earthquakes
a group that defines one's occupation and social position
moral duty, or path
rebirth as another living being until overcoming personal weakness and earthly desires
good deeds- actions in accord with ones dharma-move one to reincarnation
an economic system of using colonies for supplying materials and markets to the colonizing country
political and economic domination
Hindu word for empire
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman during her childbearing years.
a religious group that incorporates elements of Hinduism and Islam
Most densely populated area in Nepal
Buddhist monk who consolidated his power over both religious and political realms
Buddhist domed shrines
farm products grown for sale or export
a fiber used to make string, rope and cloth (major cash crop for Bangladesh)
Agricultural revolution that increased production through improved seeds, fertilizers, and irrigation; helped to support rising Asian populations.
Plant materials and animal waste used especially as a source of fuel.
a business or manufacturing activity carried on in a person's home.
Benglaru & Hyderabad
India's Silicon Valley
tourism that encourages responsible interaction with the environment and endangered species
reliant on one another
using resources at a rate that does not deplete them for future generations
India's "tree-hugger" movement that protects forests through reforestation and by supporting limited timber production
Illegal hunting of protected animals
the spreading development of nuclear arms
Capital of India
Capital of Pakistan
Capital of Bangladesh
Capital of Bhutan
Capital of Nepal
the average number of children per woman (4)
3 rivers in South Asia
Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra
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