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Flashcards in The Geography of China Deck (11):
1

North China Plain

the region where human settlement and culture in China

2

Beljing

the capital of China

3

Huang River

a river that cuts through North China Plane

4

Huang River Valley

the area surrounding the Huang River

5

Guangxi Zhungzu

a region in Southern China that has one of the best climates for farming

6

Tibetan Plateau

a rocky region in the west of China

7

Himalayas

a mountain range in southern Asia; includes the highest point on earth

8

loess

a yellowish brown soil that blows in from a desert

9

terrace

a platform of Earth

10

levee

a dike used to control flooding

11

double cropping

a process in which two crops are grown on the same land in the same year