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Unformatted text preview: 3.31.11 Asia Asian Landscapes everyday spaces- South Korea- Philippines Introducing Asia- Physical Environment: Topographic regions Inner Highlands Middle Arc Outer Arc- Human Environment Geographies of Agriculture Monsoon Climates South Korea is a rapidly developing nation in a rapidly developing region. Its location between China and Japan has greatly shaped the nations history. Images portrayed of Japanese invasions and cultural identity. The Japanese are displayed as very cruel. Large sex trafficking market with large US military presence. A lot of traditional architecture in old towns High population density Nature reserves Philippines in southeast archipelago In 1898 US war with Spain, they spread the conflict to their Pacific colonies US took it from Spain to weaken their empire and use it as a stepping stone to Asia Called it an insular territory because they couldnt justify having an empire while calling...
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course GEOG 120 taught by Professor Whitmore during the Spring '08 term at UNC.
- Spring '08