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1

Mount Ecerest

the tallest mountain in the world

2

Indus-Ganges Plain

A flat plain in India that is next to the Indus and Ganges river

3

Indus River Valley

.grew in fertile river valley, carefully laid out cities (streets and walls same size bricks) well organized gov. set/enforce building codes, taxes in food form. traded cotton with ME and most people where farmers

4

Harappa

Of or relating to Harappa, especially the bronze Age Culture of the Indus valley civilization.

5

Deccan Plateau

A high area of land at the center of the Indian subcontinent

6

Western Ghats

Rolling mountains west of the Deccan Plateau in Southern India

7

Eastern Ghats

Rolling mountains that are east of the Deccan Plateau

8

Subcontinent

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

9

Monsoon Season

Rainy season in monsoon climates in which winds blow from the southwest for six months

10

Subsistence

A flat plain in India that is next to the Indus and Ganges