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Chapter 27

Final exam study guide

Typhoon a tropical storm that occurs in the western Pacific
Population 60% of the people in Japan live on about 3% of the land
Gobi Desert Located in northern China and southeast Mongolia; it's a prime are for finding dinosaur fossils.
PCBs Industrial pollutants that build up in animal tissue and can cause disease and birth defects.
Climate Zones High Latitude: Subartic, Highland; Mid-Latitude: Humid Continental, Humid Subtropical; Dry: Semiarid, Desert; and Tropical: Tropical Wet
Kunlun Mountains Located west of China, the source of the Huang He and the Chang Jiang Rivers.
Three Gorges Dam A dam being built on the Chang Jiang River. The dam will help to control flooding, generate power, and allow ships to sail farther into China.
Landfill A method of solid waste disposal in which refuse is buried in layers of dirt to fill in or reclaim low-lying ground.
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