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Where is the Persian Gulf located

southwest Asia

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What island is off eastern India

Sri Lanka

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What does the Korean Peninsula extend south into

Yellow Sea

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Both japan and South Korea have few

Natural resources

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Why are the river valleys of South Asia more heavily populated than the mountain regions

The great soil for farming

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What was formed 40 million years ago when the Indian subcontinent collided with Asia

The Himalayas

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Which important south Asian rivers begin high in the Himalayas

Indus and Ganga rivers

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What is the chief crop of Southeast Asia

Rice

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What is the largest nation in East Asia

China

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Why is bamboo grown so widely in East Asia

because it cant be grown elsewhere because of climate, humidity

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What is population density

The average number of people living in a square mile

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What is a developed country

Country with many industries and a well developed Economy

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What is a developing country

A country that has low industrial production and little modern technology

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Five factors that determine if a country is developed or developing

Population density
Education
Health
Technology
How people dress

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Industry

Economic activity of manufacturing goods from factories

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Climate

A region with particular prevailing weather

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Vegetation

Plants considered collectively

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Economy

Wealth and resources of a country region

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Steppes

Vast mostly level treeless plains covered with grassland vegetation

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Deforestation

The chopping down of trees and bushes

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The Soviet Union is

A group if Russian communists who want to spread the communist rule

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What countries make up french IndoChina

Vietnam, Cambodia, and Laos