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Unformatted text preview: Bay of Bengal, Andaman Sea, Indian Ocean Strait of Malacca South China Sea, Pacific Ocean, Arafura Sea CLIMATE 80-80 Climate A Climates--Tropical Rainforest & Tropical Monsoon Vegetation: Lush Forests & Jungle AGRICULTURE (Subsistence) Rice-Staple crop of every country Thailand & Vietnam are rice exporters Spices--pepper; cotton, tobacco, coffee, tea, sugar, coconuts, pineapple Rubber--smuggled from Brazil Hardwoods--teak, mahogany, rosewood MINERALS Tin--Mainland countries Petroleum--Islands Timber, Copper, Iron, Coal (Vietnam), Jade, Nickel INDUSTRY Very little heavy industry--Europeans did not want industry to develop--Coal and iron not in the same countries Primarily food & textile industries Assembly plants for Japanese & American companies Tourism COUNTRIES VIETNAM (elongated state) Domino Theory CAMBODIA (compact state) Khmer Rouge--Pol Pot LAOS MYANMAR (BURMA) MALAYSIA SINGAPORE (city state--Chinese) THAILAND PHILIPPINES INDONESIA BRUNEI...
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2008 for the course GEO 1303 taught by Professor Reagan during the Spring '08 term at Blinn College.
- Spring '08