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Unformatted text preview: cities, Japan uses it habitable living space intensively and expands it wherever possible. All of Japans major cities are perched along the coast, and virtually all lie partly on artificial land claimed from the sea. This is designed for high volume shipping and connected to the mainland by automatic space age trains. 4. Taiwan has enormous brainpower, and many foreign firms join in the research and development carried to help establish a techno pole centered on the microelectronics and personal computer industries while South Korea has become the worlds leading shipbuilding nation/ its automobile industry grew rapidly, and its iron and steel and chemical industries began to thrive. The placeless emphasis on smaller high technology industries which are the strength of other Pacific Rim economic tigers....
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course GEOG 142 taught by Professor Unknown during the Spring '11 term at Mott Community College.
- Spring '11