Asia's Major Landforms By: Reeze and Billy

Mt. Everest

Mt. Everest is a breathtaking 29,029 feet tall! It's so tall that you can see the countries of Tibet, India, and Nepal. Be another of over 4,000 people to attempt to climb the mountain. Over 660 people have successfully climbed it. Be one!

Plateau of Tibet

The highest points of the plateau are 13,000-15,000 feet. You can experience the feeling of climbing a mountain. The plateau is huge, it takes up 965,000 miles! This is the biggest plateau in the world! See the small lakes on the northern side.

Taklimakan Desert

The desert extends about 600 miles with a width of 260 miles. Good for dune buggies! Elevation reaches about 3,900-4,900. See the huge rivers and valleys there too. Wear appropriate clothes because temperatures can reach up to 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

Gobi Desert

Bundle up because in the winter temps can reach as low as -40 degrees fehrenhite! Not to mention the summer, temperatures can reach up to 122 degrees fehrenhite. This is the fifth largest desert in the world. The desert spans over two countries as well!

North China Plain

Many rivers including the Yellow river take up about 158,000 feet! This is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. Hope your not claustrophobic! This place has been one of the major focuses of Chinese culture. Wheat, cotton, sesame seed, peanuts, and tobacco are grown there. Hope you're up to shopping!

Yellow River

This is the second longest river in China and the seventh longest in the world. Great for sight seeing! 945,065 kilometers in size! It is also 5,465 kilometers long. The basin population is about 189 million! Wow!

Yangtze River

It is 3,917 miles long. The mouth of the river is located in the East China Sea. The river flows through Shanghai, Congqing, Wuhan, and Nanjing. That's a lot! It's name means "long river".

Bay of Bengal

This is the largest Bay in the world! Although it is very large, it is also very shallow. The bay is about 1,000 miles wide. Max depth is 15,400 feet. Great for scuba diving.

Dead Sea

This is the saltiest sea in the world! Nothing can live in the sea. 33.7% saltanity! People can easily float due to the salt!

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