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SOuth Asia

South Asia is one of the most densely populated areas on earth. Ecosystems in SOuth Asia vary from temparate grasslands to tropical grasslands and rain forest. The area is relatively flat 'til you get to the north border of India, which is made by the Himalayas.

Indus RiverOne of the three greatest rivers in South Asia. Home to the region's oldest civilizations.Begins in the HImilayas into the Arabian Sea.

Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan, Maldives, India, Bangladesh

Western GhatsOne of two mountain ranges that run along the coast of Southern India.The Western edge of the Deccan Plateau.

HimalayasMore than 30 of the world's highest mountains. Range is made of several parallel ranges."The Rooftop Of The World"

Ibex Herds and Monsoons!Kirthar Nat. Park in Pakistan is home to Sind Ibexes, like these!Beware Mother Nature: Monsoons not only bring needed rain, but also floods.

Thar Dessert Also called the Great Indian Desert, it spans the border between Inda and Pakistan

The sheer size of South Asia causes South Asia to be called a subcontinent. Variations in the land cause unpredictable rain fall, which in some areas extremely helpful with agriculture.

Monsoons in South Asia normally occur from April to September in the Summer season, & from October to April in the Winter season.


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