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Physical Characteristics of East Asia

lesson 2
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In China, there are three river systems that are vital for the country's economic activities and the everyday life of its people.
Huang Ho River
Yangtze River
Xi Jiang River
is also known as the River of Sorrow. This is because the river brings destruction to lives and properties everytime severe floodings occur.
Huang Ho
this river is being utilized as a transportation route for shipping vessels in China. The city of Shanghai is also situated in the mouth of the river.
Yangtze
is the main water route toward Canton.
Xi Jiang
Japan is separated from mainland East Asia by the...
Korean Strait
Sea of Japan
is made up of four large islands and more than 3,000 smaller ones.
Japan
four large islands of Japan
Kyushu
Shikoku
Honshu
Hokkaido
true
80% of the total land area of Japan is mountainous.