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India Geography
Mount Everest
Indo-Ganges Plain
Indus River Valley
Deccan Plateau
The world's tallest mountain, located in the Himalayas.
A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Ri…
A valley and early civilization along the Indus River, one of…
A high area of land at the center of the Indian subcontinent.…
Mount Everest
The world's tallest mountain, located in the Himalayas.
Indo-Ganges Plain
A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Ri…
50 terms
Historical India
Subcontinent
Indus River valley writing
Mountains (Himalayas, Hindu Kush)
2 Great River Valleys (Indus, Ganges)
Large area of land that could be a continent
Sanskrit- can decipher
khyber pass in the Hindu Kush
•Indus floods and leaves good soil... •major growing areas... •larg…
Subcontinent
Large area of land that could be a continent
Indus River valley writing
Sanskrit- can decipher
14 terms
Historic India
located
how does alexander the greats army com…
taxila
Mauryan dynasty
lower ganges river
come through a kyber pass into the town of taxila.
trading center, poor & small town
chandragupta, defeats the greeks and founds the dynasty
located
lower ganges river
how does alexander the greats army com…
come through a kyber pass into the town of taxila.
29 terms
India Vocabulary and Historical Identifications
Hindu Kush Mountains
Dharma
Civil disobedience
Ganges River
A natural barrier, protecting the subcontinent from the rest…
In Hinduism, the duties and obligations of each caste.
Use of nonviolent means to resist civil laws considered being…
The most sacred body of water to Hindus.
Hindu Kush Mountains
A natural barrier, protecting the subcontinent from the rest…
Dharma
In Hinduism, the duties and obligations of each caste.
41 terms
Ancient India: Historical Understanding
Subcontinent
Monsoons
Harappan Civilization
Sanskrit
a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North A…
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
also known as The Indus Valley civilizations, because of the…
the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical lang…
Subcontinent
a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North A…
Monsoons
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
17 terms
Geography of India
Himalaya Mountain Range
Western Ghats
Eastern Ghats
Thar Desert
The highest mountain range in the world, boosts 14 of the hig…
Located along India's southwest coast
Located along India's southeastern coast.
Also known as the Great Indian Desert.
Himalaya Mountain Range
The highest mountain range in the world, boosts 14 of the hig…
Western Ghats
Located along India's southwest coast
10 terms
Historical Geography
new technology
Silk Road
Confucianism
Legalism
very advanced-... paper... harnesses 4 horses... plow... wheel borrow... wat…
a system of ancient caravan routes across Central Asia, along…
a system of philosophical and ethical teachings founded by Co…
dependence on moral law rather than on personal religious faith
new technology
very advanced-... paper... harnesses 4 horses... plow... wheel borrow... wat…
Silk Road
a system of ancient caravan routes across Central Asia, along…
14 terms
Historical geography
The Roman king Hadrian ordered the bui…
Which Aztec emperor was killed by Hern…
Which Egyptian city was famous in anci…
In which country was the Rosetta Stone…
United Kingdom
Montezuma
Alexandria
Egypt
The Roman king Hadrian ordered the bui…
United Kingdom
Which Aztec emperor was killed by Hern…
Montezuma
12 terms
India Geography
Mount Everest
Indo-Ganges Plain
Indus River Valley
Deccan Plateau
The world's tallest mountain, located in the Himalayas.
A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Ri…
A valley and early civilization along the Indus River, one of…
A high area of land at the center of the Indian subcontinent.…
Mount Everest
The world's tallest mountain, located in the Himalayas.
Indo-Ganges Plain
A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Ri…
14 terms
Geography of India
subcontinent
physical features
monsoon
Himalaya
-a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) ... -…
-natural characteristic of the earth's surface... -rivers, mount…
-a strong wind that brings heavy rain to southern Asia in the…
-Sanskrit word meaning "home of snow"... -highest mountains in t…
subcontinent
-a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) ... -…
physical features
-natural characteristic of the earth's surface... -rivers, mount…
45 terms
India Geography
Afghanistan
Pakistan
China
India
Afghanistan
Pakistan
8 terms
Geography of India
Himalayan Mountains
Hindu Kush Mountains
Thar Desert
Deccan Plateau
Mountain range that forms a natural border in northern India
Mountain range that stretches between Afghanistan and Pakistan
A large arid region in northwest India
A large plateau in southern India
Himalayan Mountains
Mountain range that forms a natural border in northern India
Hindu Kush Mountains
Mountain range that stretches between Afghanistan and Pakistan
31 terms
India Geography
Pakistan
Nepal
Bhutan
Bangladesh
Pakistan
Nepal
8 terms
Historical geography
Republic
Patricians
Plebians
Tribunes
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
In ancient Rome, a member of the wealthy, privileged upper cl…
In ancient Rome, one of the common farmers, artisans, and mer…
In ancient Rome, an official elected by the plebians to prote…
Republic
A form of government in which power is in the hands of repres…
Patricians
In ancient Rome, a member of the wealthy, privileged upper cl…
20 terms
Ancient India & India Geography
monsoons
plus of monsoons
minus or monsoons
Brahmaputra
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
provide water
floods, mudslides, drought
river - source in Himalayas, joins Ganges, mouth Bay of Bengal
monsoons
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons
plus of monsoons
provide water
19 terms
Geography of India
Arabian Sea
Bay of Bengal
Bombay
Calcutta
(noun) body of water west of India
(noun) body of water east of India
(noun) large English city in India that had a large port for…
(noun) the largest city in India, located on the eastern shore
Arabian Sea
(noun) body of water west of India
Bay of Bengal
(noun) body of water east of India
50 terms
India (and Historical Terms)
political
economics
religion
social
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
Study of how societies decide what to produce, how to produce…
A system of beliefs shared by a group with objects for devoti…
culture
political
A group of persons who seek to control government through the…
economics
Study of how societies decide what to produce, how to produce…
14 terms
historical geography
geography of greece
homer lliad
change over time of the Greek world
comparison of Athens and Sparta
...
...
...
...
geography of greece
...
homer lliad
...
10 terms
historical context india
caste system levels
dharma
karma
moksha
Brahmans, Kshatriya, vaisyas, sudras, pariah
your job based on birth and stuff
good=good bad=bad
system of incarnation
caste system levels
Brahmans, Kshatriya, vaisyas, sudras, pariah
dharma
your job based on birth and stuff
29 terms
India Vocabulary and Historical Identifications
Hindu Kush Mountains
Dharma
Civil disobedience
Ganges River
A natural barrier, protecting the subcontinent from the rest…
In Hinduism, the duties and obligations of each caste.
Use of nonviolent means to resist civil laws considered being…
The most sacred body of water to Hindus.
Hindu Kush Mountains
A natural barrier, protecting the subcontinent from the rest…
Dharma
In Hinduism, the duties and obligations of each caste.
41 terms
Ancient India: Historical Understanding
Subcontinent
Monsoons
Harappan Civilization
Sanskrit
a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North A…
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
also known as The Indus Valley civilizations, because of the…
the primary sacred language of Hinduism, a philosophical lang…
Subcontinent
a large, distinguishable part of a continent, such as North A…
Monsoons
a seasonal prevailing wind in the region of South and Southea…
60 terms
Historical Geography
Albert Gallatin proposed new transport…
interstate and defense highways act wa…
Pacific railway acts of _ and _ caused…
what did it do?
1807
Eisenhower, 1956
1862 and 1864 caused the proliferation of destruction of fore…
granted 12,800 acres of land for each mile rail track laid
Albert Gallatin proposed new transport…
1807
interstate and defense highways act wa…
Eisenhower, 1956
29 terms
India Vocabulary and Historical Identifications
Hindu Kush Mountains
Dharma
Civil disobedience
Ganges River
A natural barrier, protecting the subcontinent from the rest…
In Hinduism, the duties and obligations of each caste.
Use of nonviolent means to resist civil laws considered being…
The most sacred body of water to Hindus.
Hindu Kush Mountains
A natural barrier, protecting the subcontinent from the rest…
Dharma
In Hinduism, the duties and obligations of each caste.
14 terms
Ancient India - Historical Terms
Aryans
Indo-Europeans
Harappa
Mohenjo-Daro
-set of Indo-European people... -located approx. btwn. Caspian a…
-group of nomadic people ... -may have come from dry grasslands
-built in a precise grid system... -built on mud-brick platforms…
-major city in Indus Valley... -everyone had a private bathroom/…
Aryans
-set of Indo-European people... -located approx. btwn. Caspian a…
Indo-Europeans
-group of nomadic people ... -may have come from dry grasslands
40 terms
India (and Historical Terms)
Monsoons
Upanishads
Aryan
Brahmins
A seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons.
A group of writings sacred in Hinduism concerning the relatio…
group of people who may have destroyed the Indus River Valley…
Teachers and Priests; First Varna
Monsoons
A seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons.
Upanishads
A group of writings sacred in Hinduism concerning the relatio…
21 terms
Historical Geography
Why did people stop moving south in Al…
big game hunting (animals)
why did mega fauna go extinct
the year 1500 in Greenland
most of Alaska was dry so people most likely settled there an…
mastodons, saber tooth tigers, woolly mammoths
the younger dryas:... ice was melting but quickly began to refre…
temperature raised about 11 Fahrenheit degrees in a year
Why did people stop moving south in Al…
most of Alaska was dry so people most likely settled there an…
big game hunting (animals)
mastodons, saber tooth tigers, woolly mammoths
Historical geography
Location absolute
Relative location
Place
Human environment interaction
Tells us where something is on earth. We can have an exact lo…
More descriptive way of locating a particular place that tell…
All the physical and human characteristics at a particular lo…
Way people change or adapt depending on their natural setting
Location absolute
Tells us where something is on earth. We can have an exact lo…
Relative location
More descriptive way of locating a particular place that tell…
15 terms
Historical Geography
When and where did the first oil boom…
When and where did the second oil boom…
How did the oil booms affect the econo…
How did the discovery of oil fuel a bl…
1850's in Pennsylvania, but Ohio became the largest oil produ…
1920's with the discovery of fields in HB, Signal Hill, Santa…
32 refineries with 5000+ jobs. $327 million in refined petrol…
by late 1920's CA was producing 1/5 of the worlds oil so peop…
When and where did the first oil boom…
1850's in Pennsylvania, but Ohio became the largest oil produ…
When and where did the second oil boom…
1920's with the discovery of fields in HB, Signal Hill, Santa…
24 terms
India Geography
North boundary
South boundary
East boundary
West boundary
Himalaya Mountains
Indian Ocean
Bay of Bengal
Arabian Sea
North boundary
Himalaya Mountains
South boundary
Indian Ocean
15 terms
The historical development of geography
Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn-Battuta
Prince Henry the Navigator
John Harrison
Columbian Exchange
Traveler, geographer. Dictated details of his travels
Financed a series of expeditions to Africa
Created the first accurate time-keeping peice that helped in…
Crops, goods, germs etc. shared between the Old and New Worlds
Abu Abdullah Muhammad Ibn-Battuta
Traveler, geographer. Dictated details of his travels
Prince Henry the Navigator
Financed a series of expeditions to Africa
10 terms
India Geography
Bungalow
Sub-continent
Monsoon
Cantonment
One story house
A large landmass that is part of a continent; India is a sub-…
Heavy rain
Army base
Bungalow
One story house
Sub-continent
A large landmass that is part of a continent; India is a sub-…
8 terms
India Geography
Brahmaputra River
Deccan Plateau
Eastern and Western Ghats
Ganga (Ganges) River
Originates on the Tibetan plateau in northern India. It flows…
Located in the southern portion of the Indian subcontinent. L…
Lush, green highlands near the west and east coasts. They bor…
Originates in the Himalayan mountains.... Runs for more than 150…
Brahmaputra River
Originates on the Tibetan plateau in northern India. It flows…
Deccan Plateau
Located in the southern portion of the Indian subcontinent. L…
26 terms
India Geography
Kashmir
Turkmenistan
Uzbekistan
Tajikistan
Kashmir
Turkmenistan
10 terms
India Geography
The Himalayas
The Hindu Kush
The Khyber Pass
The Indus River
The mountain range that is the Northeast border of India (tal…
The mountain range that is the Northwest border of India (the…
The passage in the Hindu Kush that people and animals can go…
A large river in India that floods yearly and is crucial tho…
The Himalayas
The mountain range that is the Northeast border of India (tal…
The Hindu Kush
The mountain range that is the Northwest border of India (the…
8 terms
India Geography
Brahmaputra River
Deccan Plateau
Eastern and Western Ghats
Ganges River
Brahmaputra River
Deccan Plateau
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective 1
geography
cartographer
latitude
longitude
The study of the physical features of the earth
person who makes maps
The numbering system used to indicate the location of paralle…
The numbering system used to indicate the location of meridia…
geography
The study of the physical features of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
7 terms
India Geography
Indus River
Ganges River
subcontinent
summer monsoon
Site of earliest Indian Civilizations
Holiest river for Hindu Religion
Triangualar land mass located South of the Himalayas
Seasonal winds with moist, warm air and heavy rainfall.
Indus River
Site of earliest Indian Civilizations
Ganges River
Holiest river for Hindu Religion
33 terms
Earth Science Historical Geography
Principle of uniformitarianism
relative age
Law of Superposition
unconformity
a principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
the age of an object in relation to the ages of other objects…
the law that a sedimentary rock layer is older than the layer…
a break in the geologic record created when rock layers are e…
Principle of uniformitarianism
a principle that geologic processes that occurred in the past…
relative age
the age of an object in relation to the ages of other objects…
20 terms
Geography/Historical Perspective
geography
cartographer
Greenwich, England
meridian
The study of the earth
person who makes maps
The prime meridian passes through
A line of longitude that runs north-south. All lines of longi…
geography
The study of the earth
cartographer
person who makes maps
8 terms
India Geography
Aryans
Monsoon
Rajas
Caste System
immigrants who arrived at the Ganges river valley by the year…
Seasonal winds in India, dry in October-May, wet in June-Sept…
The Aryans loosely organized tribes were led by these rulers
System in India that gives every Indian a particular place in…
Aryans
immigrants who arrived at the Ganges river valley by the year…
Monsoon
Seasonal winds in India, dry in October-May, wet in June-Sept…
16 terms
Geography--India
Everest
Brahman
Harappa
monsoons
tallest mountain in the world
a word which could mean "supreme spirit" or "priest"
a major city in the Indus River Valley
season winds that affect rainfall
Everest
tallest mountain in the world
Brahman
a word which could mean "supreme spirit" or "priest"
15 terms
historical explorers to India
what route did portugal pursue in an a…
what route did spain use to reach india?
who was the navigator that attempted t…
when did christopher colombus make his…
around africa
sailing west around the globe
christopher colombus
1492
what route did portugal pursue in an a…
around africa
what route did spain use to reach india?
sailing west around the globe
12 terms
India Geography
Mount Everest
Indo-Ganges Plain
Indus River Valley
Deccan Plateau
The world's tallest mountain, located in the Himalayas.
A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Ri…
A valley and early civilization along the Indus River, one of…
A high area of land at the center of the Indian subcontinent.…
Mount Everest
The world's tallest mountain, located in the Himalayas.
Indo-Ganges Plain
A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Ri…
10 terms
India Geography
Brahmaputra River
Deccan Plateau
Eastern and Western Ghats
Ganges River
I join the Ganges River on the plains and run through the Him…
I am fairly dry with few rivers, but monsoons provide most th…
I am two long mountain chains near the coasts of India.
I flow across most of northern India. Melted ice from the Him…
Brahmaputra River
I join the Ganges River on the plains and run through the Him…
Deccan Plateau
I am fairly dry with few rivers, but monsoons provide most th…
217 terms
Historical Geography Final
waterfalls and rapids
mediterranean coastal areas
Tsetse fly
Fertile land of savannas
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
-deadliest creature ... -carries disease that is deadly... -plays a…
-largest amount of people live on savannas ... -covered w/ tall…
waterfalls and rapids
makes navigation to or from the coast impossible
mediterranean coastal areas
med. type of climates and fertile soil so there are alot of f…
8 terms
Geography: India
Brief
Elevated
Fertile
Intense
a short length of time
to raise
able to grow crops well
a very strong effect
Brief
a short length of time
Elevated
to raise
10 terms
Geography of India
subcontinent
monsoon
Deccan Plateau
plateau
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that…
A strong wind that brings heavy rains to aouthern Asia in the…
a high, flat mountain that makes up most of southern India
an area of high, flat land
subcontinent
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that…
monsoon
A strong wind that brings heavy rains to aouthern Asia in the…
14 terms
The Geography of India
China
Indus River
Ganges River
Mumbai
China
Indus River
India Geography
Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea
Asia
Hindu (Hinduism)
Persia, Afghanistan
What bodies of water surround India?
What Continent is India connected to?
What is the main religion in India?
What are the two countries west from India?
Bay of Bengal, Arabian Sea
What bodies of water surround India?
Asia
What Continent is India connected to?
31 terms
India geography
Pakistan
Nepal
Bhutan
Bangladesh
Pakistan
Nepal
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