2 - CHI 221 Fall 2011 9/6 The land & the people 2 1. Where...

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CHI 221 Fall 2011 9/6 The land & the people
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3 "If you dig a hole in your back yard and keep digging, you'll end up in China.” 1. Where is China?
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5 Match the followings: A B 9.6 million square kilometers distance from north to south 5,200 kilometers coastline 5,500 kilometers land border 22,143.34 kilometers distance from east to west 18,400 kilometers land area (1 kilometer = .62 miles)
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Boundary and Neighboring Countries: Land boundaries: 22,000 km Border: 15 countries Coastline:18,400km Area: 9,600,000km 2 (3.7 million sq. miles) east -> west: 5,200 km north->south: 5,500 k m 6
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7 Match the followings: A B 9.6 million square kilometers distance from north to south 5,200 kilometers coastline 5,500 kilometers land border 22,143.34 kilometers distance from west to east 18,400 kilometers land area (1 kilometer = .62 miles)
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2/3 covered by mountains 7 out 12 are in China (> 8,000 m) Himalayas run along China’s southwestern border, dividing China from Napal. Mount Everest (8, 848m, i.e., 29,035 feet) Plateau of Tibet - Spreads across ¼ of China’s land - Highest on earth - “Roof of the World.” 8
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Rivers: Starting in the highlands and flow east.
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