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Map of Asia
Asia has the distinction of being the world's largest continent. With a land area of more than 17 million square miles, Asia occupies about one third of Earth's land area. Asia has several important island countries, including Japan, Indonesia, and the Philippines. Geographically, Asia includes the fertile, productive land of the Indian subcontinent Indian subcontinent, region, S central Asia, comprising the countries of Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh and the Himalayan states of Nepal, and Bhutan. Sri Lanka, an island off the southeastern tip of the Indian peninsula, is often considered a part of the subcontinent. ; the vast deserts of the Arabian Peninsula Arabian Peninsula
Peninsular region, southwest Asia. With its offshore islands, it covers about 1 million sq mi (2.6 million sq km). Constituent countries are Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and, the largest, Saudi Arabia. , Central Asia, and parts of China and Mongolia; steamy tropical rain forests; and the cold expanse of Siberia in the Arctic region.
Asia has the world's highest mountains The following is a list of the world's 100+ highest mountains per height above sea level, all of which are located in Asia. Only those summits are included that, by an objective measure, may be considered individual mountains as opposed to subsidiary peaks. , the Himalayas, sometimes called "the roof of the world." The continent has many major rivers and inland lakes. Asia's (and Earth's) highest mountain is Mount Everest (29,035 ft), located on the border of Nepal and China. The world's lowest elevation is the Dead Sea (1,365 ft below sea level), a saltwater lake on the border of Jordan and Israel. Asia's population numbers more than 3.9 billion people; that is more than three fifths of the world's total population.
For #1-7, locate and identify the countries or areas that match the descriptions.
1. The many-islands country at 3[degrees]S, 115[degrees]E, which has the world's largest Muslim population: --*
2. The country at 32[degrees]N, 44[degrees]E, where U.S.-led forces have been involved in a war: --*
3. The country at 40[degrees]N, 90[degrees]E, a manufacturing giant of Asia that has the world's largest population: --*
4. Two countries--one at 30[degrees]N, 55[degrees]E and one at 40[degrees]N, 125[degrees]E--that pose a serious nuclear threat to the world: --
5. This country, bordered by the Indian Ocean Indian Ocean, third largest ocean, c.28,350,000 sq mi (73,427,000 sq km), extending from S Asia to Antarctica and from E Africa to SE Australia; it is c.4,000 mi (6,400 km) wide at the equator. It constitutes about 20% of the world's total ocean area. , Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Myanmar, and Bangladesh, has the world's second-largest population: --*
6. The country at 24[degrees]N, 121[degrees]E, which China's Communist government considers part of China: --
7. Two nations, once a single country: (a) at 36[degrees]N, 128[degrees]E, a major manufacturer of electronics: -- (b) at 40[degrees]N, 125[degrees]E, under strict Communist control: --
8. Calculate the distance (to the nearest 100 miles) between New Delhi New Delhi (dĕl`ē), city (1991 pop. 294,149), capital of India and of Delhi state, N central India, on the right bank of the Yamuna River. , India, and Phnom Penh Phnom Penh (nŏm pĕn, pənŏm`) or Phnum Penh (pənm`), city (1994 est. pop. , Cambodia: --
For #9-14, locate and name these important geographical features of Asia.
9. Two high mountain ranges in western China: --
10. The sea bordering Oman, Pakistan, and India: --*
11. The ocean bordering Asia to the east: --; to the north: --*
12. The Indonesian island at 0[degrees], 102[degrees]E, epicenter of the December 2004 tsunami: --
13. The major river of northern India that flows south-eastward to the Bay of Bengal Noun 1. Bay of Bengal - an arm of the Indian Ocean to the east of India
Andaman Sea - part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula
Indian Ocean - the 3rd largest ocean; bounded by Africa on the west, Asia on the north, Australia on the east : --*
14. The huge desert that occupies most of Mongolia and extends into China: --*
15. Name the large oil-rich country at 24[degrees]N, 44[degrees]E: --
For #16-19, identify the capital at each set of coordinates, and its country,
16. 36[degrees]N, 51[degrees]E: --; 18. 14[degrees]N, 100[degrees]E: --;
17. 40[degrees]N, 116[degrees]E: --; 19. 14[degrees]N, 121[degrees]E: --
20. Which of these U.S. cities is at nearly the same latitude as Ankara, Turkey: Denver, Colorado; Jacksonville, Florida “Jacksonville” redirects here. For other uses, see Jacksonville (disambiguation).
Jacksonville is the largest city in the state of Florida and the county seat of Duval County. ; or Boston, Massachusetts “Boston” redirects here. For other uses, see Boston (disambiguation).
Boston is the capital and most populous city of Massachusetts. The largest city in New England, Boston is considered the unofficial economic and cultural center of the entire New ? --
Where you see an asterisk (*), write the name of the country and/or geographical feature on the outline map,
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4. Iran, North Korea
7. South Korea; North Korea
8. about 2,000 miles
9. Kunlun Shan, Himalayas
10. Arabian Sea Arabian Sea, ancient Mare Erythraeum, northwest part of the Indian Ocean, lying between Arabia and India. The Gulf of Aden, extended by the Red Sea, and the Gulf of Oman, extended by the Persian Gulf, are its principal arms.
11. Pacific Ocean; Arctic Ocean Arctic Ocean, the smallest ocean, c.5,400,000 sq mi (13,986,000 sq km), located entirely within the Arctic Circle and occupying the region around the North Pole.
13. Ganges River
14. Gobi Desert
15. Saudi Arabia
16. Tehran, Iran
17. Beijing China
18. Bangkok, Thailand
19. Manila, Philippines
20. Denver, Colorado