Flashcards in Asia 1-4 Deck (37):
Where is Southeast Asia located?
East of Indian subcontinent and south of China
Southeast Asia has many ...
Earthquakes and volcanoes
What is the chief crop do Southeast Asia
Rice is a food crop and a ...
What are the two areas of Southeast Asia?
Mainland and island
What is climate of the island if Southeast Asia?
Tropical wet climate
The islands are covered in
What is a danger facing rainforests?
What is logging?
Cutting down trees
What makes the islands of Southeast Asia mountainous?
Peaks of underwater volcanoes
How do nations of Southeast Asia generate electricity?
Using their own supply of natural gas
How many islands are in the Pacific Ocean?
Most of melanesia's islands are
Which island group has the most people?
Micronesia is made up of
Why do few people live on Micronesia
Soil is sandy, small little fresh water ...growing crops is difficult
Which is the largest island group
Which island group includes Hawaii
Polynesia consists of mostly
What is the pacific island's most valuable resource
What is a key source of income of the Pacific Islands?
Why are so many animals and plants found in Australia and New Zealand not found anywhere else on Earth?
Because the country is far from other large landmasses
Vast, mostly level treeless plains covered in grass
Hot spring that shoots a stream of water into the air
Raising crops or livestock for sale on the local or world market
Storm over the Pacific Ocean that has winds over 74 mph
Long narrow inlet of the sea bordered by cliffs created by glaciers
Formed by mountainous tops,of ancient volcanoes
Wind changes direction with change of the season
Small coral island in the shape of a ring
Slab of rock that moves slowly over a softer layer beneath the surface of the earth
Made of soil deposited by rivers
Farming that provides only enough food for a family or village
Animal that carries it's young in a body pouch
Rocklike material made up of skeletons of tiny sea creatures
Formed from coral reefs or atolls