Chapter 5 Final

Chapter 5 Final - Chapter 7 LandscapesThe Mountain Rim...

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Chapter 7 Landscapes- The Mountain Rim – Himalayas and Karakoram ranges The Peninsular Highlands of India- Contacting the Deccan Lava Plateau The Sedimentary plains The Costal Fringe Monsoons – They are seasonal winds that bring dry air to the region during the winter and spring, but heavy rainfall during the summer and autumn. The monsoon rains are crucial for tea and rice cultivation. India’s Gupta Empire (320-480 A.D.) – Major advances in Mathematics, Science, and technology were developed at this time. Colonization - Britain took command over India. Raj – British rule over South Asia. It brought plantations to Sri Lanka. Region of Kashmir - Kashmir is the generic name for the contested areas claimed by Pakistan, India, and China at the intersection of their political borders. Sri Lanka and Tamil Tigers - a militant separatist group, who in 1983, began a violent uprising. The conflict has claimed more than 600,000 lives. Afghanistan and the Taliban
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOG 105 taught by Professor Couliballi during the Spring '08 term at Wisc Oshkosh.

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