Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Miscellaneous Geographical Features


1. Cape York Peninsula - Northern Australia to the east of Gulf of Carpentra. Weipa (Bauxite) also lies in the same peninsula on the Carpen

2. Kanto/Kwanto Plain - The largest area of flat land in Japan comprising Tokyo & other cities.

3. Ungava Peninsula - Canada – East of Hudson Bay & south of Baffin Island.

4. Odessa - Leading port of Ukraine in North Black Sea

5. Far East - Japan, Korea, China & Taiwan

6. Indo-China - India, China, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam & Laos

7. South East Asia - Myanmar, Malaysia, Thialand, Singapore, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, Philipinnes.

8. Middle East - South west Asia & North Eastern Egypt.

9. Deepest Lake - Lake Baikal

10. Largest manmade lake - Lake Volga

11. Irrawady river - Flows into bay of Bengal

12. Mekong river - Drains into South China Sea

13. Red River - Gulf of Tonkin

14. Salween River - Gulf of Martaban.

15. Macao - Administrative region of China, on China’s southeastern coast

16. Isle of Man (U.K.) - Midway between the coasts of Northern Ireland and England

17. Harbin - Capital of Heilongjiang province

18. Bandung - Java (Indonesia).

19. Sapporo - Hokkaido

20. Kra Isthmus - Narrowest point on the Malay Peninsula, in Thailand

21. Larut Plain - Malaysia

22. Bangka Island - lying east of Sumatra, Indonesia. Famous for Tin mining & separated from Sumatra by Bangka strait.

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