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Geography of China

China Geography Review

Why did most people settle in Inner China? The terrain was much better for farming and settlement
As with the other civilizations previously studied, what occurred in Inner China to improve the soil? Floods
The nickname for this region is the "Rooftop of the World" due to mountains on every side Tibet-Quinghai Plateau
This natural barrier prevented invasion due to sandstorms and shifting dunes Taklimakan Desert
The river in China that most influenced settlement by flooding its banks Huang He
The Tibet-Quinghai Plateau was too cold to grow crops so how did settlers adapt to the climate? Herding Yaks
The warm, wet weather of this region makes it perfect for growing rice. Chang Jiang Basin
As with other vast empires such as Rome, what is one disadvantage of controlling such a large land area? The larger the area to govern, the more difficult to manage.
The prairie grass in this region provided food for horses and sheep Northeastern Plain
Before the wall, what natural barrier provided protection from invaders from the northwest Taklimakan and Gobi deserts
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