because the climate was more extreme in outer china fewer people settled in outer china than ____

inner china

the tibet qinghai plateau is called the "roof of the world" because

it was very high above sea level

Sandstorms and shifting dunes made the taklimakan desert

one of the most dangerous deserts in the world

prairie grads provided food for horses and sheep in the

northeastern plain

because limestone silt from the gobi desert covers the soil, the north china plain is often called

the land of the yellow earth

The turfan depression and the chang jiang basins are both ____ than many orher parts of china


rainforest vegetation in the chang jiang basins limited the space for farming causing there to be

limited settlement in that area

chinas large size made it difficult to

govern as a unified state

china has the most __ of all the countries in the world


floods in inner china enriched the


the people of the tibet qinghai plateau herded yaks rather than grow crops because

the region was too cold for crops

a gobi desert different from the takimakan desert in that pebbles covered much of the surface of the

gobi desert

several groups of invaders from the northeastern plain traveled to inner china

along a narrow coastal plain

By fertilizing the soil, huang he attracted communities of farmers.

to settle near its banks

the ancient chinese developed rice fields in the chang jiang basins because rice

requires warm wet weather

barren deserts protected inner china from invasion

from the northwest