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Ch 37: Geography of the Eastern Hemisphere

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Through simple-to-follow lessons taught by professional instructors, this chapter can help you shore up your understanding of major cities, climates, and global issues of the Eastern Hemisphere.

Geography of the Eastern Hemisphere - Chapter Summary

This chapter explores a variety of key geography and cultural features of the Eastern Hemisphere. Our engaging lessons introduce you to major places within this region, as well as its climate and economies. Additional lessons cover major political agreements and treaties. Other topics delved into include:

  • Major countries, cities, and physical features of the Eastern Hemisphere
  • Culture and commerce influences in this region
  • Regional connections throughout the Eastern Hemisphere
  • Significant international organizations
  • Global issues related to regions in the Eastern Hemisphere

Make sure you've mastered the material topic-by-topic by taking practice quizzes that accompany each lesson. And when you've gone through everything, the practice final exam at the end of the chapter can help you determine your overall understanding of the content.

6 Lessons in Chapter 37: Geography of the Eastern Hemisphere
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Eastern Hemisphere: Major Countries, Cities & Physical Features

1. Eastern Hemisphere: Major Countries, Cities & Physical Features

The Eastern Hemisphere is home to massive hot deserts, gigantic countries, highly populated cities, tall mountains, and much more. Learn about some of the countries, cities and physical features of the Eastern Hemisphere in this lesson.

Climates of the Eastern Hemisphere

2. Climates of the Eastern Hemisphere

This lesson goes over the many different climate types found in the Eastern Hemisphere using the Koppen climate classification system. This system defines the many different regions of the world based on temperature, rainfall and other climate factors.

The Economies of the Eastern Hemisphere

3. The Economies of the Eastern Hemisphere

In this lesson, we will discuss the economies of major countries within the eastern hemisphere. We will examine their mining, agriculture, forestry, manufacturing, and service activities and how it affects the economy.

Regional Connections Within the Eastern Hemisphere

4. Regional Connections Within the Eastern Hemisphere

In this lesson, learn about some of the connections among the people in the Eastern Hemisphere. Explore this side of the world and examine important integration initiatives, as well as migrations within the hemisphere.

Political Agreements & Treaties of the Eastern Hemisphere

5. Political Agreements & Treaties of the Eastern Hemisphere

Explore some important political agreements between countries of the Eastern Hemisphere and learn about treaties that have affected the politics on this side of the world, like the Berlin Conference, the Korean Armistice and the Warsaw Pact.

Impact of Global Issues on the Eastern Hemisphere

6. Impact of Global Issues on the Eastern Hemisphere

In this lesson, learn about some of the global issues that are affecting the countries of the Eastern Hemisphere and examine their impact. Explore the effects of issues like population growth, pollution, poverty and armed conflicts.

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