Imperial China Geography (Gobi Desert (average low are - 40, covers 500…
Imperial China Geography
Zheng He led the largest ships in the world on seven voyages of exploration to the lands around the Indian Ocean
The Great Wall
The wall was built to help keep out northern invaders like the Mongols.
The Great Wall is around 5,500 miles long!
the forbidden city
palace of the emperors during the ming and qing dynastics
largest ancient palace in the world
also known as Huang he
asia's second longest river and 6th in the world
the longest river in asia and the third longest in the world
also called the chang jiang or long river
average low are - 40
covers 500,000 square miles
average highs are 113
Asia's largest desert stretching 1,000 miles east -> west and 5,000 miles north -> south
Plateau of Tibet
Highest plateau in central Asia
Mt. Everest = the tallest peak in the world
Stretches 1,500 miles from east to west, across Bhutan, Nepal, India, Tibet, China, Pakistan, and Afghanistan.