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Asia Geography Vocab

Key Vocabulary for Asia Geography Unit

TermDefinition
Monsoon Seasonal WINDS that bring heavy rain in the summer and dry air in the winter. (You should know WHY that happens and HOW it affects the people of Asia)
Loess Fertile yellowish soil that gives the Huang He its name and makes the area around the river very good for farming.
Fishery An area of the ocean that has a large population of fish and is therefore very good for fishing.
Archipelago A large group of islands.
Subcontinent A large landmass that is not quite as large as a continent.
Coal Power Plants The way China produces most of its electricity.
Summer Monsoon Rains, Pavement, Melting Snow and Ice in the Himalayas Causes of flooding in Asia.
Factories (Industries), Coal Power Plants, Cars, Traffic, Over Population Causes of air pollution in Asia.
Trash, Sewage, Fertilizer Runoff, Industry, Over Population, Scattering of Ashes of Dead People (only in Ganges River) Causes of water pollution in Asia.
Melting snow and ice in the Himalayas Source of many of the rivers of Asia.
Silt Rich soil that is deposited on the banks of rivers when they flood.
Water for drinking, water for irrigation, water for bathing and cleaning, fertile land along the river (silt), trade, industrial uses Reasons people settle along rivers.
Arid Fancy social studies word for dry.
Humid Fancy social studies word for rainy.
Tropical Fancy social studies word for warm.
Polar Fancy social studies word for cold.
Created by: Shaver
 

 



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