Southern asia map. Since australia is in the southern hemisphere climate areas are reversed from the way most people are used to thinking about themthere is a tropical north and temperatures get progressively cooler as one heads south. Visible is a segment of the east west trending himalayas with many ridgelines and peaks exceeding 6095 meters. It connects to information about asia and the history and geography of asian countries. Europe and africa are located to the west of asia.
Geography ss7g9 the student will locate selected features in southern and eastern asia. This photograph of northeast india and a small part of the tibetan plateau of china provides a view of various landforms. Asia mapan online interactive map of asia showing its borders countries capitals seas and adjoining areas. View of the himalayas looking south from the tibetan plateau in the foreground into the ganges basin of india in the background.
The unesco united nations educational scientific and cultural organization has designated 60 world heritage sites in six countries also called state parties of southern asia. In this view weve draped imagery from the vertical camera over the surface topography nasa. Asias coastlinesome 39000 miles 62800 km in lengthis variously high and mountainous low and alluvial terraced as a result of the lands having been uplifted or drowned where the land has subsided. Ganges river huang he yellow river indus river mekong river yangtze chang jiang river bay of bengal indian ocean sea of japan south china sea yellow sea gobi desert taklimakan desert.
Afghanistan india nepal pakistan sri lanka and bangladesh. Australia is the only country that occupies an entire continent. Physical map of asia maps images and vetted resources for educators. Asia is the largest continent by both area and population touching the indian pacific and arctic oceans.