Island nations, such as japan, were long isolated from other cultures this fostered the development of rich, unique cultures mountains and rocky plateaus reduce the amount of land available for agriculture, while level grasslands offer rich soils for raising crops this affects the extent that agriculture can. They contain objective and precise knowledge about the location of geographic features such as continents, countries, cities, mountain ranges, and oceans for example, petroleum is shipped from southwest asia, africa, and latin america to major energy-importing regions such as the united states, japan, and. The continents are, from largest to smallest: asia, africa, north america, south america, antarctica, europe, and oceania (sometimes called australia) although each is unique, all the continents share two basic features: old, geologically stable regions, and younger, somewhat more active regions in the. The latin america-caribbean region has the third-highest fertility rate (22), followed by the asia-pacific region (21) and north america (20) this reflects the geographic concentration of the unaffiliated in countries such as china and japan, which have relatively old populations with low fertility rates. Diversity in america how muslims, often misunderstood, are thriving in america they're a vibrant and increasingly visible part of the tapestry in communities across the nation picture of a pre-teen boy prodigy playing piano as his mother smiles at him genius exploring characteristics of prodigies innate ability fueled by. Its location in relation to other nations has an effect on intercultural influences its size affects demography, the development of social structures, and its position in the earthquakes are common and result from a fault that circles the pacific ocean, causing earthquakes on the west coast of north and south america as well. Chang, bowon, the power of geographical boundaries: cultural, political, and economic border effects in a unitary nation (2010) graduate cultural, political, and economic phenomena using data from south korea kind of borders, not all border communities have the same characteristics, since not all are dissected.
Economic development, through its indirect impact on social and cultural factors, lowers fertility rates international policies large differences exist among countries in these areas, and the momentum of population growth is higher in africa than in latin america or asia in some the number of people in europe, japan. And sell to customers overseas without the need for much physical investment in foreign markets their economic impact on host countries is thus more ethereal and less directly visible in fdi prospects are moderately positive in most regions, except latin america and the caribbean developing. The geographic isolation of a society most often leads to the strengthening of traditional culture (eg sparta, tokugawa japan) • the cultural diversity found throughout much of south america, africa, and southeast asia is due in large part to geographic factors which heading best completes the partial outline below. How did different countries respond to imperialism (passive/active resistance, acquiescence, assimilation, modernization) influence of rivers in china, deserts in north africa, climate in russia, plains in europe, islands of japan, monsoons on india, mountains of south america and natural resources in the middle east.
It was the first developing country in the hemisphere to join the organization of economic cooperation and development--the rich nations' club of the united states, canada, australia, japan, and western europe--and the first latin american country to join the asian-pacific economic cooperation forum, a pacific rim. 5 days ago nearly the entire land area is taken up by the country's four main islands from north to south these are hokkaido (hokkaidō), honshu (honshū) the most notable physical feature is the fossa magna, a great rift lowland that traverses the widest portion of honshu from the sea of japan to the pacific.
Assessments of health impacts by ipcc region 51 africa 51 asia 52 australia and new zealand 52 europe 53 latin america 54 north america 55 182 methods for climate-change impact assessments 183 review of national health assessments 185 developed countries 187 developing countries 190. These regions can be defined with the help of specific set of factors: geographical location countries in asia, latin america and africa japan south america eastern europe and former members of the ussr asia(excludng japan) source  therefore, according to our definition, uneven economic development is a. Climate one of the most important factors in development is geography, where the country is in the world, and climate much south american development has been based on the amazon rainforest, in natural rubber and then timber finally geography has a huge impact on human developement. Nearly all of this future growth will occur in the 'south'—ie africa, asia (excluding japan, australia and new zealand), and latin america—where population size population projection (which includes the epidemic's effect) with a separate hypothetical projection in which aids mortality is excluded (united nations 2007).
The association of southeast asian nations (asean) is a regional grouping that promotes economic, political, and security cooperation among its ten the chiang mai initiative [pdf], for example, was an agreement among asean and china, japan, and south korea to provide financial support through. Africa, climate in russia, plains in europe, islands of japan, monsoons on india, mountains of south reponse may discuss the andes mountains in south america and the amazon river in brazil 4 yangtze 5 the same geographic feature may be used for both countries and/or regions, eg, the. Today, croplands occupy nearly 18 million km2 (an area roughly the size of south america), pastures take up another 34 million km2 (an area roughly the [ 4] characterizing the geographic extent and nature of human‐dominated ecosystems is vital to understanding the environmental impacts of land use. The yangtze is the longest river in asia and the third longest in the world (behind the amazon of south america and the nile of africa) reaching 6,300 kilometers ( 3,915 miles) in length, the yangtze moves east from the glaciers of the tibetan plateau to the river's mouth on the east china sea the yangtze.
Latin american revolutions (simon bolivar toussaint l'ouverture) industrial revolution (key battles holocaust atomic bomb) effects of wwii (united nations nuremberg trials) cold war impact on humans geographers often examine topography (physical land features), climate (weather), human migrations. Al jazeera's senior meteorologist steff gaulter gives insight into why earthquakes and tsunamis strike the island nation of japan: to put the effects of the latest earthquake in japan in context, it could help to compare it to other recent quakes: the haiti earthquake was 70 magnitude the chile one was 88. As those nations integrated themselves into the world economy, multinational corporations from north america, western europe, japan, and south korea stormed since glocal customers demand global products with local features, several emerging-market companies have used their knowledge of local markets to serve.
Japan is an island nation in east asia comprising a volcanic archipelago extending along the continent's pacific coast it lies between 24° to 46° north latitude and from 123° to 146° east longitude japan is southeast of the russian far east, separated by the sea of okhotsk slightly east of the korean peninsula, separated. The effects of technological change on the global economic structure are creating immense transformations in the way companies and nations of regional and national consequences of globalizing industries for several geographical areas including the pacific rim, western europe, and latin america. A number of factors greatly aided japan's economic resurgence during the 1950s and '60s one was the complete destruction of the nation's industrial base by the war this meant that japan's new factories, using the latest developments in technology, were often more efficient than those of their foreign competitors. North of the fence lies the american city of nogales, arizona south of it lies the mexican city of nogales, sonora on the american side, average income and the other large set consists of geographic factors with direct economic consequences not mediated by institutions one of those geographic factors.
People tend to settle and cluster in places that have the resources they need to survive and thrive the geographic factors that most influence where humans settle are water, soil, vegetation, climate, and landscape because south america , africa, and australia have fewer of these geographic advantages,. More developed countries included those in europe and north america along with australia, new zealand, and japan, whereas less developed countries were defined as those in africa, central and south america, asia (excluding japan), and all other island nations (ie, those in the caribbean, melanesia, micronesia, and.