The former marks the country s boundary with lebanon. Syria is a country in southwest asia bordering the mediterranean sea between lebanon and turkey syria s terrain is mainly plateau with mountains in the west.
Desert in southern syria eastern jordan.
Physical map southwest asia syrian desert. As a result of this hot and dry climate rivers are very important. The syrian desert is in the east. It has been marked with a yellow upright triangle.
Start studying southwest asia physical map. Writing and original images 2009 2014 physical map of asia. There is a narrow mediterranean coastal plain.
Rub al khali empty quarter largest sand desert in the world center of saudi arabia. As you may have noticed much of southwest asia is covered with deserts. Locate the major bodies of water as you learn about them.
Several smaller mountains are scattered about syria. Writing and original images 2009 2014 physical map of asia. Desert in southern israel.
Arabian peninsula r u b a l e k h a l i 20 n e m p t y q a r t r syrian deser t dasht e kavir. A list of the deserts of asia with specific links for more info on some of the most famous asian deserts. Godwin austen 28 250 ft.
Dasht e kavir great salt desert desert in northern iran. Learn vocabulary terms and more with flashcards games and other study tools. The syrian desert sweeps across southern and eastern parts of syria.
Turn to the map in this chapter. A profile of the geography of syria including maps images and information about the geography and physical features of the asian country. The highest point mt hermon stands in the far southwest at 2 814 m.
Other important cities are aleppo hama homs and lattakia. 8 611 m dead sea 1 349 ft 411 m z a g r o s m o u n t a i n s h i n d u z k u s h c a spi n d e p r e s s i o n r t a u r us m t s. Syria s main rivers are the euphrates and the orontes damascus is syria s capital city.
Physical features of southwest and central asia k2 mt. C a u c a s u s m t s. The rest of the country is covered by the undulating plains of the syrian desert where the elevation varies from 300.
Major bodies of water in southwest asia now it is time to learn about the physical features of this region.