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Kunlum Mountains mountains located in the west of china that are the source of two of the china great rivers
Qinling shandi mountains mountains in the southeastern and the east central china they divide the northern part of china from the southern part
Huang He a river in northern china, also called the yellow river
Chang Jiang the longest river in Asia , flowing about 3,900 miles from xizang
Xi Jiang called the west river, the river that flows eastward through southeast china and joins the pearl river
typhoon a tropical storm, like a hurricane, that occurs in the western pacific
Taklamakan Desert a desert located in western china between the tian shan anf kunlum moutains
Gobi Desert a desert located northern china and southeast Mongolia, and a prime area for finding dinosaur fossils
three gorges dam a dam begun in the late 20th century on the Chung Jiang in china, to help control flooding
pcbs an industrial compound that accumulates in animale tissue and can cause harmful effects
landfill a method of solid waste disposal in which refuse is buried between layers of dirt in order to fill in or reclaim low lying ground
dynasty a series of rules from the same family
spheres of influence a method of dividing foreign control in china, after the country was forced to sign a series of treaties granting privileges to Europeans
boxer rebellion an uprising in china in 1900 , spurred bu anger Chinese militants, or boxers, over foreign control
mao zedong the leader of the communist in china who defeated nationalist in 1949
taoism a philosophy based on the book tao te ching and the teachings of lao tzu
buddhism a religion that originated in India about 500bc and spread to china
economic triger a country with rapid economic growth due to cheap labor
pacific rim an economic and social religion including the countries surrounding the pacific ocean
three kingndoms the kingdoms formed in the peninsula of Korea
seoul the largest city in south Korea, with a population of more than ten thousand people
pyongyang the largest city in north Korea, with more than 2.5 million people
samurai a professional soldier in japan who served the interest of landowners and clan cheifs
shogun the general of the emperors army with powers of a military dictator.
Created by: Diana Melendez