The Geography of China

The Geography of China

by Jia Lu

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Overview

An immense land, China is approximately the same size as the United States. Yet it is home to more than four times as many people as live within U.S. borders-and the population is concentrated in the eastern half of the country because much of the west consists of rugged mountains and inhospitable desert.

The Geography of China presents a wealth of information on such topics as topography, climate, natural resources, regions, cities, and environmental issues. It will be a valuable resource for students of this emerging nation.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781422221600
Publisher: Mason Crest Publishers
Publication date: 09/28/2011
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.40(d)
Lexile: 1270L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction 6

1 Overview 13

2 China's Land and Topography 23

3 China's Water and Mineral Resources 35

4 The Plants and Animals of China 49

5 Environmental Concerns 59

6 China's Cities, Regions, and Tourist Sites 77

Glossary 102

Further Reading 104

Internet Resources 106

Index 107

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