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the region where human settlement and culture began in China

North China Plain

2

is the capital of China

Beijing

3

it cuts through the North China Plain

Huang River

4

the area surrounding the Huang River

Huang River Vally

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

Guangxi Zhuungzu

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a rocky region in the west of China

Tibetan Plateau

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a mountain range in southern Asia: includes the highest point on Earth

Himalayas

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a yellowish brown soil that blows in from the desert

loess

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platforms on the Earth that look like stairs

terrace

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a dike used to control flooding

levee

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

double cropping