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Geographic regions of Asia: South and East.

George Etzel Pearcy

Geographic regions of Asia: South and East.

by George Etzel Pearcy

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Published in [Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Asia
    • Subjects:
    • Asia -- Description and travel

    • Edition Notes

      Series[United States] Dept. of State. Publication, 7262 (6954 rev.), Far Eastern series,, 108
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDS10 .P4 1961
      The Physical Object
      Pagination9 p.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5842220M
      LC Control Number61064726
      OCLC/WorldCa8500791

      Southeast Asia, vast region of Asia situated east of the Indian subcontinent and south of China. It consists of two dissimilar portions: a continental projection (commonly called mainland Southeast Asia) and a string of archipelagoes to the south and east of the mainland (insular Southeast Asia). Extending some miles (1, kilometres. Asia is the largest of the world’s continents, covering approximately 30 percent of the Earth’s land area. It is also the world’s most populous continent, with roughly 60 percent of the total population. Asia makes up the eastern portion of the Eurasian supercontinent; Europe occupies the western border between the two continents is debated.

      The USD $1, billion / EUR 1, billion Asia Pacific market is forecast to expand to USD $2, billion / EUR 2, billion with a % CAGR at constant exchange rates (CER) through to The USD $ billion /EUR billion South Asia market will be a strong driver of growth (% CAGR through to ), followed by the USD $ billion /EUR billion South East Asia market (% CAGR. A region is an area of land that has common features. A region can be defined by natural or artificial features. Language, government, or religion can define a region, as can forests, wildlife, or climate. Regions, large or small, are the basic units of Middle East is considered a political, environmental, and religious region that includes parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe.

      East Asia may, in fact, be defined precisely as that part of the world that once used Chinese writing. [ Genesis of EA, p. 5] No tool was more critical to the spread of this common East Asian civilization than the extension, throughout the entire region, of the Chinese script and classical written language. The Radar: World’s Rudest Countries, Suriname by Boat, How to Survive Five ( The Radar: World’s Rudest Countries, Suriname by Boat, How to Survive Five (Common) Travel Disasters.


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Geographic regions of Asia: South and East by George Etzel Pearcy Download PDF EPUB FB2

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearcy, George Etzel, Geographic regions of Asia: South and East. [Washington], [] (OCoLC) Additional Physical Format: Online version: Pearcy, George Etzel, Geographic regions of Asia.

[Washington] Dept. of State [] (OCoLC) The Yangtze is the longest river in Asia and the third longest in the world (behind the Amazon of South America and the Nile of Africa). Reaching 6, kilometers (3, miles) in length, the Yangtze moves east from the glaciers of the Tibetan Plateau to the river’s mouth on the East China Sea.

The land mass of Asia is not the sum of the land masses of each of its regions, which have been defined independently of the whole. For example, the borders of Central Asia and the Middle East depend on who is defining them and for what purpose.

These varying definitions are not generally reflected in the map of Asia as a whole; for example, Egypt is typically included in the Middle East, but. About the Southeast Asia Region Southeast Asia is a vast subregion of Asia, roughly described as geographically situated east of the Indian subcontinent, south of China, and northwest of region is located between the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal in the west, the Philippine Sea, the South China Sea, and the Pacific Ocean in the east.

Southeast Asia or Southeastern Asia is a subregion of Asia, consisting of the regions that are geographically south of China, east of the Indian subcontinent and north-west of Australia. Southeast Asia is bordered to the north by East Asia, to the west by South Asia and the Bay of Bengal, to the east by Oceania and the Pacific Ocean, and to the south by Australia and the Indian g code: Zone 6 & 8.

The book covers all major world regions. I dislike that East and Southeast Asia is lumped into a single region. Most world regional geography textbooks split that part of Asia into at two regions for better depth of coverage of this high population, diverse region.4/5(8).

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Countries of the World - 37 years of CIA World fact books, factbook,,Southeast Asia is located, just like it sounds, in the southeast portion of the continent of Asia.

It is south of China and to the east of India. Much of Southeast Asia is islands in the Indian Ocean and the Pacific Ocean.

Two major Seas are the South China Sea and the Philippine Sea. Southeast Asia is rich in wildlife with animals such as. The countries of South Asia include Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, and the Maldives.

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The Northern Tier - This is a mountainous plateau area that runs along. Identifying the Boundaries. East Asia is a large expanse of territory with China as its largest country. The countries of Mongolia, North and South Korea, and Japan are China’s neighbors.

The island of Taiwan, off the eastern coast of China, has an independent government that has been separated from mainland China since shortly after World War the southern coast of China is Hong Kong.Southeast Asia can be divided into two geographic regions.

The mainland portion, which is connected to India and China, extends south into what has been called the Indochina Peninsula or Indochina, a name given to the region by France. This mainland region consists of the countries of Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia, Thailand, and Myanmar (Burma).Asia also contains the world's most populous country, China, and the world's largest country, Russia.

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