Asia and Oceania: relief, hydrography, climate - Coggle Diagram
Asia and Oceania: relief, hydrography, climate
ASIA IMPORTANT INFORMATION
To the north arctic ocean, to the south indian ocean, to the east pacific oceant, the west caucasus mountains, caspian and black sea
By size and population, Asia is the biggest continent in the world.
Biggest country: Russia and the smallest country: Maldives Islands
Asia can be divided in five main physical regions: mountain systems, plateaus, plains, steppesand deserts; also important are freshwater ecosystems and saltwater ecosystems.
The three main mountain systems are: Himalayas, Tien Shan and Urals.
It extends for about 2,500 kilometers , separating the Indian subcontinent from the rest of Asia.
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Oceania is the smallest continent on earth and it is mainly composed of thousands of islands in the central and southern areas of the eastern Pacific.
OCEANIA’S GEOGRAPHIC EXTREME POINTS
To the north Kure atoll, to the south Macquarie Island, to the east Easter Islands, to the west Dirk Hartog Island
Oceania can be divided into three island groups:1. Continental Islands,.2. High Islands, and.3 Low Islands.
This islands were once attached to continents but tectonic activity isolated them
Islands created due to volcanic eruptions that formed layers of land
These islands often take the shape of an irregular ring of very small islands, called an atoll, surrounding a lagoon.
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The biggest island/country is Australia
The smallest country/island is Nauru