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37 terms
South Asia
Ghandi
Dalai Lama
Himalayan mountains
Deccan Plateau
leader of non-violence independence movement in India
spiritual leader of Buddhist community and president of Tibet…
Highest mountain range in the world, seperates India from China
Landform that makes up most of southern India
Ghandi
leader of non-violence independence movement in India
Dalai Lama
spiritual leader of Buddhist community and president of Tibet…
14 terms
South Asia
atoll
Himalayas
monsoon
rangoli
a circular-shaped island made of coral
These mountains separate India from China and are the tallest…
seasonal wind patterns that bring heavy rains for several mon…
decorative designs and religious symbols usually made of colo…
atoll
a circular-shaped island made of coral
Himalayas
These mountains separate India from China and are the tallest…
South Asia
Buddhism
Diwali
Earthquake
Green Revolution
a nontheistic religion from northern India that is based on t…
Hindu festival of lights that celebrates the last harvest of…
a sudden and violent shaking of the ground, sometimes causing…
Refers to the use of high-yielding grains that increased food…
Buddhism
a nontheistic religion from northern India that is based on t…
Diwali
Hindu festival of lights that celebrates the last harvest of…
South Asia
Monsoons
Ganges
Everest
Indus
A seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons.
A river in India that is considered sacred to the Hindus.
World's highest mountain peak.
A river in Pakistan that supported the Harappan civilization…
Monsoons
A seasonal wind pattern that causes wet and dry seasons.
Ganges
A river in India that is considered sacred to the Hindus.
South Asia
Dhaka
Islamabad
Kathmandu
Male
Bangladesh
Pakistan
Nepal
Maldives
Dhaka
Bangladesh
Islamabad
Pakistan
South Asia
subcontinent
monsoon
cyclone
tsunami
a large landmass that is part of a continent but still distin…
in Asia, a seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the…
a storm with heavy rains and high winds that blow in a circul…
originally a Japanese term, is a huge seas wave caused by an…
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but still distin…
monsoon
in Asia, a seasonal wind that brings warm, moist air from the…
21 terms
South Asia
Brahmaputra River
Ganges River
Bay of Bengal
Arabian Sea
Brahmaputra River
Ganges River
180 terms
South Asia
True or False:... Asia is a subcontinent.
A large landmass, but not as large as…
Formed when India collided with Asia.
Means "House of Snow".
True
subcontinent
Himalayas
Himalayas
True or False:... Asia is a subcontinent.
True
A large landmass, but not as large as…
subcontinent
7 terms
South Asia
subcontinent
monsoon
flood plain
sophisticated
large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct from it
A seasonal wind.
the flat wide area of land along a river
Highly complex and intricate
subcontinent
large landmass that is part of a continent but distinct from it
monsoon
A seasonal wind.
6 terms
South Asia
Boycott
non-violence
Caste System
Vedas
A form of protest that calls on people to stop supporting a b…
The use of protests, marches, speeches, and boycotts to impro…
A way of life that put the priests (Brahmins) over all other…
Ancient Hindu holy books.
Boycott
A form of protest that calls on people to stop supporting a b…
non-violence
The use of protests, marches, speeches, and boycotts to impro…
30 terms
South Asia
Subcontinent
Typhoon
Tectonic Plates
Tsunami
large landmass that is geographically set off from the larger…
a severe tropical storm characterized by high winds that orig…
theory that explains the process that formed the continents a…
large ocean wave that is caused by an earthquake along the fl…
Subcontinent
large landmass that is geographically set off from the larger…
Typhoon
a severe tropical storm characterized by high winds that orig…
33 terms
South Asia
Mt. Everest
Himalayas
Monsoons
Cyclone
Highest peak in the World
Highest mountain chain in the world
Wind system that either brings heavy rain fall or extreme dry…
Also known as a hurricane or typhoon, tropical storms with hi…
Mt. Everest
Highest peak in the World
Himalayas
Highest mountain chain in the world
7 terms
South Asia
Chennai
Dhaka
Karachi
Kolkata
India
Bangladesh
Pakistan
India
Chennai
India
Dhaka
Bangladesh
South Asia
subcontinent
alluvial plain
mica
monsoon
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that…
an area of fertile soil deposited by river floodwaters
silicate mineral that readily splits into thin, shiny sheets
A regional scale wind system that predictably change directio…
subcontinent
a large and distinctive landmass (as India or Greenland) that…
alluvial plain
an area of fertile soil deposited by river floodwaters
8 terms
South Asia
monsoon
nomadic
rugged terrain
subcontinent
wind that changes directions with the change of season
moving homes from place to place
bumpy, hilly land
large land mass part of a continent
monsoon
wind that changes directions with the change of season
nomadic
moving homes from place to place
South Asia
aquifer
arable
caste system
civil disobedience
a layer of rock beneath Earth that contains water
good for farming
a social structure in India composed of four main levels
the nonviolent disobeying of laws
aquifer
a layer of rock beneath Earth that contains water
arable
good for farming
South Asia
Monsoon
Hinduism
Rangoli
Diwali
seasonal wind patterns that bring heavy rains. Rains provide…
Religious and cultural institution that guides the moral and…
Folk art used in the RELIGIOUS holiday of Diwali. This art ha…
Hindu holiday that most Indians celebrate the festival
Monsoon
seasonal wind patterns that bring heavy rains. Rains provide…
Hinduism
Religious and cultural institution that guides the moral and…
30 terms
South Asia
South Asia
Himalaya
Mt. Everest
Indus, Ganges, Brahmaputra
continental region
towering mountain range
world's tallest mountain peak
major rivers
South Asia
continental region
Himalaya
towering mountain range
South Asia
atoll
delta
monsoon
cyclone
small, ring-shaped island made from the buildup of coral
fertile land formed where rivers deposit soil at the mouth of…
seasonal wind pattern that affects rainfall
large, swirling storm that can cause devastation
atoll
small, ring-shaped island made from the buildup of coral
delta
fertile land formed where rivers deposit soil at the mouth of…
South Asia
major countries making up South Asia
most defining geographical features of…
two main river basins in South Asia
most environmentally vulnerable countr…
India... Pakistan... Nepal... Bangladesh
Overpopulation... Massive poverty... Caste system
Indus... Ganges
Bangladesh... India... **Flooding
major countries making up South Asia
India... Pakistan... Nepal... Bangladesh
most defining geographical features of…
Overpopulation... Massive poverty... Caste system
15 terms
South Asia
Indian Ocean
Arabian Sea
Bay of Bengal
Ganges River
South of Bangladesh
Starts in Himalayas and ends in Bangladesh
Indian Ocean
Arabian Sea
South Asia
The Vedas are the holy writings of
Achieving nirvana is a goal of
The East India Company, which took con…
Muslims are the largest religious grou…
Hinduism
Buddhism
British
Bangladesh
The Vedas are the holy writings of
Hinduism
Achieving nirvana is a goal of
Buddhism
9 terms
South Asia
Cultural diffusion
Migration
Kashmir
Himalayas
Spreading culture
Moving to another place
Area in India where they fight for water and religion
Highest mountain range in the world, created by tectonic plates
Cultural diffusion
Spreading culture
Migration
Moving to another place
South Asia
Subcontinent
Delta
Atoll
Monsoon
A large landmass that is part of a continent
An area where sand silt clay or gravel Is dropped at the mout…
A circular shaped island made of coral
A seasonal wind that blows steadily from the same direction f…
Subcontinent
A large landmass that is part of a continent
Delta
An area where sand silt clay or gravel Is dropped at the mout…
28 terms
South Asia
New Delhi
Islamabad
Kabul
Indian Ocean
India
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Ocean nearest South Asia
New Delhi
India
Islamabad
Pakistan
25 terms
South Asia
subcontinent
atoll
lagoon
monsoon
large landmass that is part of a continent
circular shaped islands made of coral
shallow body of water in the center of an atoll
seasonal winds that blow steadily from the same direction for…
subcontinent
large landmass that is part of a continent
atoll
circular shaped islands made of coral
23 terms
South Asia
Subcontinent
Monsoons
Sanskrit
Sikhism
very large landmass that is smaller than a continent, such as…
a wind system in which winds reverse direction and cause seas…
ancient language from which Hindi developed
a religion with origins in India that combines the Muslim bel…
Subcontinent
very large landmass that is smaller than a continent, such as…
Monsoons
a wind system in which winds reverse direction and cause seas…
South Asia
subcontinent
monsoon
cyclone
caste system
a large landmass that is part of a continent but still distin…
seasonal winds that bring warm, moist air from the oceans in…
a storm with heavy rains and winds that blow in a circular pa…
a social position into which a person in born
subcontinent
a large landmass that is part of a continent but still distin…
monsoon
seasonal winds that bring warm, moist air from the oceans in…
20 terms
South Asia
Monsoon
Himalaya
Ghats
Subcontinent
A pattern of seasonal winds that bring dry weather from the n…
The world's highest mountain range, forming the northern bord…
Highlands near the coastal edges of the Deccan plateau.
A large landmass that juts out from a continent
Monsoon
A pattern of seasonal winds that bring dry weather from the n…
Himalaya
The world's highest mountain range, forming the northern bord…
26 terms
South Asia
Partitioned
Flood Plains
Secular Democracy
Bollywood
Concerns about religion lead to India being, ________________…
Flat land located along rivers
Government not based on religion
India Film Industry
Partitioned
Concerns about religion lead to India being, ________________…
Flood Plains
Flat land located along rivers
South Asia
India
Pakistan
Nepal
Afghanistan
New Delhi
Islamabad
Kathmandu
Kabul
India
New Delhi
Pakistan
Islamabad
25 terms
South Asia
Formation of the Himalayan Mountains
Monsoons and their benefits
Delta
Rain Shadow
The collisions of the Indian Subcontinent and Asia
*seasonal winds... *heavy rains... *growing crops(farming)
A landform made of sediment that is deposited where a river f…
An area on the side of a mountain away from the wind that rec…
Formation of the Himalayan Mountains
The collisions of the Indian Subcontinent and Asia
Monsoons and their benefits
*seasonal winds... *heavy rains... *growing crops(farming)
15 terms
South Asia
Subcontinent
Delta
Monsoons
Precipitation
A large landmass that juts out from a continent; example - In…
A low triangular area where a river divides before entering a…
seasonal wind patterns that cause wet and dry seasons; heavy…
Any form of water that falls from clouds and reaches Earth's…
Subcontinent
A large landmass that juts out from a continent; example - In…
Delta
A low triangular area where a river divides before entering a…
10 terms
South Asia
deity
famine
monsoon
conservation
a god or goddess, according to religious beliefs
times when people starve because of lack of food
seasonal winds that bring powerful rainfall
protecting the environment
deity
a god or goddess, according to religious beliefs
famine
times when people starve because of lack of food
10 terms
South Asia
Gdp
Caste
Reincarnation
Brahman
Gross bomestic probuct- the size of the economy
Unchanging social group you are born into
Birth into new body after death
Highest caste
Gdp
Gross bomestic probuct- the size of the economy
Caste
Unchanging social group you are born into
20 terms
South Asia
Gandhi
Pakistan History
Himalayas
India
Peaceful movement to win Independence fro Brittain
Once part of India, created for Muslims
The Himalayas give India enough water for their crops with ri…
Deccan Plateau is located here
Gandhi
Peaceful movement to win Independence fro Brittain
Pakistan History
Once part of India, created for Muslims
34 terms
South Asia
Himalaya Mountains
subcontinent
alluvial plain
archipelago
A mountain range in South Asia that includes Mount Everest, t…
A landmass that is like a continent, only smaller, such as So…
land that is rich farmland, composed of clay, silt, sand, or…
A set if closely grouped islands. May be found isolated in bo…
Himalaya Mountains
A mountain range in South Asia that includes Mount Everest, t…
subcontinent
A landmass that is like a continent, only smaller, such as So…
South Asia
Afghanistan
Pakistan
India
Nepal
Kabul
Islamabad
New Delhi
Kathmandu
Afghanistan
Kabul
Pakistan
Islamabad
South Asia
Pakistan
India
Nepal
Bhutan
Islamabad
New Delhi
Kathmandu
Thimphu
Pakistan
Islamabad
India
New Delhi
South Asia
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Maldives
Bangladesh
Bhutan
South Asia
The idea that every action brings cert…
Hindus believe in this set of rules
Final resting place of the soul in Hin…
Pride in one's country
Karma
Dharma
Moksha
Nationalism
The idea that every action brings cert…
Karma
Hindus believe in this set of rules
Dharma
8 terms
South Asia
Kabul
Dhaka
Thimphu
New Delhi
Afghanistan
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Kabul
Afghanistan
Dhaka
Bangladesh
South Asia
Monsoon
dharma
caste system
dowry
a seasonal wind
principle of the cosmic order
based on the idea that are separate kinds of humans
a gift of money or goods paid to the bride
Monsoon
a seasonal wind
dharma
principle of the cosmic order
south asia
cultural hearth
caste system
hinduism
nirvana
a place where civilization began, and spread
divided society into 4 main groups, scientists, worriers, far…
the religion of most people in India today
a state of understanding that releases the soul from the cycl…
cultural hearth
a place where civilization began, and spread
caste system
divided society into 4 main groups, scientists, worriers, far…
80 terms
South Asia
What is South Asia referred to as?
What does South Asia look like?
Where did the first civilizations aris…
What were the benefits for the people…
South Asia is known as the Indian Sub- continent
South Asia is a triangular peninsula sticking out into the In…
The first civilizations ( started third millennium BCE) in So…
The benefits of living in the Indus Valley was that they had…
What is South Asia referred to as?
South Asia is known as the Indian Sub- continent
What does South Asia look like?
South Asia is a triangular peninsula sticking out into the In…
56 terms
South Asia
South Asian Monsoon
Brahmaputra
Ganges and Brahmaputra
Western States
the land mass heats up in summer which causes a low pressure…
What river runs through bangladesh
What two rivers join together to create extremly fertile land…
In India, Which states tend to develop faster, eastern or wes…
South Asian Monsoon
the land mass heats up in summer which causes a low pressure…
Brahmaputra
What river runs through bangladesh
7 terms
South Asia
Bangladesh
Bhutan
India
Maldives
Bangladesh
Bhutan
22 terms
South Asia
Sultanate
Nonaligned nation
Subcontinent
Alluvial plain
state ruled by a sultan
country that remains neutral
large landmass that forms a distinct part of a continent
area of rich silt river deposits
Sultanate
state ruled by a sultan
Nonaligned nation
country that remains neutral
South Asia
Pakistan
India
Nepal
Bhutan
Islamabad
New Delhi
Kathmandu
Thimphu
Pakistan
Islamabad
India
New Delhi
6 terms
South Asia
India
Nepal
Bhutan
Pakistan
India
Nepal
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