notes 3/14/16 GEOG 17063-001
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Abby Morris on Sunday March 27, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to GEOG 17063-001 at Kent State University taught by Molly Delaney in Spring 2016. Since its upload, it has received 14 views. For similar materials see World Geography in Geography at Kent State University.
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Date Created: 03/27/16
World Geography 3/14/16 -Reviewed maps population/religion --Bay of Bengal east of india Arabian sea between india and Saudi Arabia -tigris & Euphrates rivers (in Iraq) -persian gulf on the east side of arabian peninsula. -himalayan mts. 1500 miles long 4.5 billion |-------Asteroids & volcanoes bring water to earth (70%) ------------| 0.5 billion y/a Animasls/people---| --Continents were all connected at one point india rammed into asia Himalayas tectonic plates -marine sediments are the major makeup of the Himalayas that got pushed up with the collision and India partly slid under the Tibetan Plateau -Limestone “ancient shells” -Mountains rise about a centimeter/year EVEREST VIDEO: -1/10 die on the journey to the top of Everest -air is 3x thinner at that altitude -limestone easy to break up -12 days out of the year climbers can safely get to the top of Everest ideal Caste System: complex, ancient Hindu system for dividing society into hereditary classes. ANCIENT INDIA VIDEO: -7,000 year old history -responsible for technological/scientific advances -movement of sun/moon/planets/stars affect humans -astronomy maja Jenta (over 300 years old) is an astronomical measuring tool bigger scale proves higher accuracy biggest sundial in the world -Symbols numbers that we use today concept of zero Blacksmiths: swords (smelting iron)
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