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Flashcards in 5.1 Geography of South Asia Deck (10):
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The highest peak in the Himalayas and the tallest mountain on Earth

Mount Everest

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A region in India through which the Ganges and Brahmaputra Rivers flow

Indo-Ganges Plain

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The land surrounding the Indus River in Pakistan

Indus River Valley

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The site of one of the earliest civilizations in South Asia

Harappa

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A dry, high region south of the Indo-Ganges Plain

Deccan Plateau

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Rolling mountains west of the Deccan Plateau in southern India

Western Ghats

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Rolling mountains east of the Deccan Plateau in southern India

Eastern Ghats

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A large area of land that is separated from other countries by water and land

Subcontinent

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Rainy season in monsoon climates in which wind blows from the southwest for six months

Monsoon season

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The process of growing food mainly for self-consumption

Subsistence Farming