Like this study set? Create a free account to save it.

Sign up for an account

Already have a Quizlet account? .

Create an account

(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

(P) Sichuan Basin The basin in central China that is south of the Qin Ling Mountains (PICTURE NOT AVAILABLE)


(H) North China Plain
The plain upon which China's capital, Beijing, is located

(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

(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

(I) Huang He River
The river that begins in the Plateau of Tibet and runs across the farmlands of northeastern China

(N) Gobi Desert
The desert that extends 1,000 miles through Southeast Mongolia and North China

Flickr Creative Commons Images

Some images used in this set are licensed under the Creative Commons through
Click to see the original works with their full license.

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions and try again


Reload the page to try again!


Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

Voice Recording