The region called central asia is a landlocked territory comprising of the five currently independent countries that belonged to the former soviet union during the second part of the xx. Büyük menderes maeander turkey.
The landscapes of central asia map is extremely contrasted ranging from one of the highest mountain chain of the world to dry deserts arid lowlands endless steppes and depressions lying below sea.
Rivers of central asia map. Touristlink also has a map of all the rivers in world as well as detailed maps showing rivers in 2888 different cities in world. Known as the world s third pole the land of mount everest and other peaks holds. The physical geography can be easily understood with the help of map.
The physical geography of asia is a matter of talk among the world s geographers. A full page google map showing the exact location of 451 rivers in asia. About central asia and the caucasus region.
Syr darya is a river which flows through four countries of central asia kyrgyzstan kazakhstan uzbekistan and tajikistan. Historically central asia has been closely tied to its nomadic peoples and the silk road once important trade routes across the asian continent. Central asia s landscape can be divided into the vast grassy steppes of kazakhstan in the north and the aral sea drainage basin in the south.
About 60 percent of the region consists of desert land the principal deserts being the karakum occupying most of turkmenistan and the kyzylkum covering much of western uzbekistan most of the desert areas are unsuitable for agricultural. Asia s vital rivers the headwaters of 10 major rivers originate near some of earth s highest points. Bhima river maharastra india.
Here we highlight a few on the map and briefly describe some of the most significant ones including the ganges indus lena mekong ob yangtze and yellow. The course of syr darya covers a distance of 2 212 kilometers before joining the aral sea. In terms of territory asia is the largest region in the world.
It is divided into five major parts mountain region freshwater environments plateaus saltwater environments desserts and plain. Physical map of asia. Badulu oya sri lanka.
Since many of the countries are so large it should not be too much trouble to find them on this map quiz game. Bentara river sri lanka. Brahmaputra china tibet india assam bangladesh bay of bengal.
Dozens of significant rivers rise in asia. Central asia also sometimes known as middle asia or inner asia is a region in asia east of the caspian sea west of china north of afghanistan and south of russia. Its journey begins from uzbekistan where it is formed when narya and kara rivers converge.
Buriganga river bangladesh. It is also the most populous with china and india leading the way. Argun river asia aras iran.