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Africa, monsoon Asia, and Australasia

H. Robinson

Africa, monsoon Asia, and Australasia

by H. Robinson

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Published by Macdonald & Evans in London .
Written in English


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StatementH. Robinson.
SeriesThe newcertificate geography series -- book 3
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13966389M

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South East Asia has a hot and humid tropical climate and subject to monsoon rains mainly from July to October. November to February is drier and this is when the seasonal cruises along the western Malaysian coast to Phuket take place. The Eastern coast of Malaysia and Vietnam are wet at this time and drier thereafter. Smaller monsoons take place in equatorial Africa, northern Australia, and, to a lesser extent, in the southwestern United States. Almost half of the world's population lives in areas affected by the monsoons of Asia and most of these people are subsistence farmers, so the coming and goings of the monsoon are vital to their livelihood to grow Author: Matt Rosenberg.

Sun or snow, near or far: your holiday, your choice! With a choice of close to 80 Club Med resorts, whether in Europe, Asia, Africa, America or the Caribbean, you will be sure to find your dream destination. The Indian Ocean is a vast expanse of water between the continents of Africa and Australasia. The region’s unique geography and highly. Asia is the World’s largest continent – 43,, km². covering approximately 30% of the Earth’s land and % of the Earth’s surface. It is bordered by the Ural Mountains to the east, the Arctic Ocean to the north, the Pacific Ocean to the west and the Indian Ocean to the south. The highest point in the World, is Mount Everest.


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The etymology of the word monsoon is not wholly certain. The English monsoon came from Portuguese monção, ultimately from Arabic mawsim (موسم "season"), "perhaps partly via early modern Dutch monson.". History. Africa Strengthening of the Asian monsoon has been linked to the uplift of the Tibetan Plateau after the collision of the Indian sub-continent and Asia around 50 million years ago.

Monsoon is a book about the geography and geopolitics of the Indian Ocean region. It could be described as a travelogue, but Kaplan is deeply interested in the politics of South Asia as well.

He travels from west to east, from Yemen to Indonesia, describing the histories, current political climates, and ambitions of the countries ringing this 4/5. The monsoon of South Asia is among several geographically distributed global affects the Indian subcontinent, where it is one of the oldest and most anticipated weather phenomena and an economically important pattern every year from June through September, but it is only partly understood and notoriously difficult to predict.

Several theories have been proposed to explain the. On the world maps common in America, the Western Hemisphere lies front and center, while the Indian Ocean region all but disappears. This convention reveals the geopolitical focus of the now-departed twentieth century, but in the twenty-first century that focus will fundamentally by: West African monsoon, a major wind system that affects West African regions between latitudes 9° and 20° N and is characterized by and Australasia book that blow southwesterly during warmer months and northeasterly during cooler months of the year.

Although areas just outside of this region also experience wind. Monsoon rainfall over West Africa occurs during the June through September period (Figure left panel). The West African Sahel is well known for the severe droughts that ravaged this region during the s and s.

The vagaries of the rainfall in Sub-Saharan Africa have a profound and often dire consequence on African society and economy. Africa by Region. Northern Africa countries (7 questions) Western Africa countries (16 questions) Monsoon Asia Countries.

Click on an area on the map to answer the questions. If you are signed in, your score will be saved and you can keep track of your progress. Monsoons in South Asia. STUDY. PLAY. Humans must deal with periods of drought and monsoon rains that flood streets and homes, ruin crops and spread disease.

Effects of Monsoon in South Asia. 18 terms. Geography Alive Chapter 27 Monsoon Asia. 11 terms. Mesopotamian Quiz one. 21 terms. Life in the Sahara and Sahel. OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR. Added 24th April - Current 9th March Monsoon rains have caused flooding in many places in Sri Lanka.

Local government has issues a general alert. Heavy rains and landslides can also lead to road closures and affect local transport links. Monsoon’s titles have been translated into various languages and have been adapted for TV.

Monsoon’s publisher divides his time between UK and Singapore, and Monsoon exhibits at major international book fairs; to arrange an appointment to meet a representative of Monsoon Books at London or Frankfurt, please email the publisher.

Asian Monsoon Study Region. The region of interest is an area that extends from the Indian sub-continent into Southeast Asia, southward into Australasia, and northward into east and central Asia (figure1).

modeling of the tree-ring network with climate records and fields known to be associated with the climate of ‘Monsoon Asia. Malaysian-Australian monsoon, the monsoon system affecting Southeast Asia and Australia.

It is characterized by winds that blow from the southeast during cooler months and from the northwest during the warmer months of the year. Southeast Asia and northern Australia are combined in one monsoonal. Buy a paperback from the Monsoon website and get the ebook edition for free.

If you read ebooks for convenience or when travelling, but you want a physical book for the bookshelf as well, you can now get the ebook bundled free with the paperback edition. Add the ‘paperback + ebook’ edition to your cart. Drivers of the Asian-Australian Monsoon; The dominant driver of Asian-Australian monsoon changes from year-to-year is the El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO) phenomenon i.e.

El Nino warming and La Nina cooling in the equatorial Pacific. El Nino (La Nina) is normally associated with suppression (enhancement) of monsoon rainfall.

Start studying unit 8: monsoon asia!. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The Asian monsoon climate system plays a significant role in large-scale climate variability over much of the globe.

Due to its considerable importance to global climate and implications for the worlds population, there is an urgent need for greater understanding of this system, with the ultimate goal being improved prediction on annual to decadal and longer time scales.

Once Portuguese explorers rounded the Cape of Good Hope, they began a campaign of conquest that subjugated Asia’s richest ports. The complex network that had defined Indian Ocean trade soon began to unravel. Starting with Vasco da Gama inheavily-armed caravels rode the monsoon trade winds up from Africa to the west coast of India.

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The most important of these is the relative dryness of both the North and the South monsoon, caused by a prevalent low-level divergence over eastern Africa.

Most rainfall in the region therefore occurs during the intermediate seasons between the monsoons, when this divergence is temporarily replaced by more convergent flow by: A monsoon is a seasonal change in the direction of the prevailing, or strongest, winds of a region. Monsoons cause wet and dry seasons throughout much of the tropics.

Villagers pass a submerged rice paddy during a monsoon in Nischintapur, Bangladesh. Every year, the rain-filled monsoon winds cause the nearby Bangali River to overflow its banks. monsoon of in Pakistan, China, and India, and the southern hemisphere summer monsoon of in Australia.

OVERVIEW Traditionally, the terminology “monsoon” was used for climate that has an apparent seasonal shift of prevailing winds between winter and summer, notably in tropical Asia, Australia, Africa, and the Indian Ocean.AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing news and information items daily from over African news organizations and our own reporters to an.Look at the outline map of Monsoon Asia on the opposite page.

Add a compass rose to the map, showing where north, south, east, and west are. Then draw or shade and label these features where you think they are located: • the equatorFile Size: 1MB.