Southeast Asia THE SHAPE OF THE LAND. Executive Summary Mainland Southeast Asia Island Southeast Asia Climates of Southeast Asia Natural Resources A Diverse

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  • Southeast AsiaTHE SHAPE OF THE LAND

  • Executive SummaryMainland Southeast AsiaIsland Southeast AsiaClimates of Southeast AsiaNatural ResourcesA Diverse Region

  • A.Mainland Southeast Asia1.Peninsulaa.Peninsula: Landmass that is surrounded by water on three sidesb.Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand,Malaysia, and Vietnam2.Mountain ridges run north and south

  • 3.Rivers irrigate the large valleys*Irrawaddy, Salween, ChaoPhraya, and the Mekong4.Flooding brings deposits from themountains andplaces them on theplains creating fertile ground forplanting; thus, mainland SE Asia can sustain fairly large populations

  • B.Island Southeast Asia1.Archipelagosa.Archipelagos: chain of islandsb.Philippines and Indonesia2.Island Countries*Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines3.Located on the "Ring of Fire"a.Eruptions leave mineral-rich volcanic ashbehind; therefore, many farmers aroundvolcanoesb.Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines destroyed crops, life, and propertyc.2004 tsunami

  • C.Climates of Southeast Asia1.Located in tropics2.Hot and humid3.June to September is monsoon season*Agriculture is dependent on timely rains4.Severe typhoons hit the region from time to time

  • D.Natural Resources1.Mineral Resourcesa.Tinb.Aluminumc.Nickel2.Energy Resourcesa.Natural gas and oilb.Indonesia and Brunei have large amounts of energy resources

  • 3.Agricultural Resourcesa.Most important crop is riceb.Coffee, tea, coconuts, rubber, tapioca, and spicesc.Crop diversification4.Lumbera.Primarily teak and mahoganyb.Some of the rain forests are shrinking

  • E.A Diverse Region1.Many ethnic groups cut off by rugged terrain2.Most of the lowland peoples have control of the government

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  • Executive SummaryMainland Southeast AsiaIsland Southeast AsiaClimates of Southeast AsiaNatural ResourcesA Diverse Region

  • A.Mainland Southeast Asia1.Peninsulaa.Peninsula: Landmass that is surrounded by water on three sidesb.Myanmar, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand,Malaysia, and Vietnam2.Mountain ridges run north and south

  • 3.Rivers irrigate the large valleys*Irrawaddy, Salween, ChaoPhraya, and the Mekong4.Flooding brings deposits from themountains andplaces them on theplains creating fertile ground forplanting; thus, mainland SE Asia can sustain fairly large populations

  • B.Island Southeast Asia1.Archipelagosa.Archipelagos: chain of islandsb.Philippines and Indonesia2.Island Countries*Malaysia, Brunei, Singapore, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines3.Located on the "Ring of Fire"a.Eruptions leave mineral-rich volcanic ashbehind; therefore, many farmers aroundvolcanoesb.Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines destroyed crops, life, and propertyc.2004 tsunami

  • C.Climates of Southeast Asia1.Located in tropics2.Hot and humid3.June to September is monsoon season*Agriculture is dependent on timely rains4.Severe typhoons hit the region from time to time

  • D.Natural Resources1.Mineral Resourcesa.Tinb.Aluminumc.Nickel2.Energy Resourcesa.Natural gas and oilb.Indonesia and Brunei have large amounts of energy resources

  • 3.Agricultural Resourcesa.Most important crop is riceb.Coffee, tea, coconuts, rubber, tapioca, and spicesc.Crop diversification4.Lumbera.Primarily teak and mahoganyb.Some of the rain forests are shrinking

  • E.A Diverse Region1.Many ethnic groups cut off by rugged terrain2.Most of the lowland peoples have control of the government

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