East Asia-Physical Geo. Terms

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archipelago

a group of islands

deciduous

falling off or shedding, as in leaves, seasonally or at a certain stage of development

developed country

a country with many industries and a well-developed economy

developing country

a country that has low industrial production and little modern technology

double-cropping

to grow two or more crops on the same land

fertile

able to support plant growth

monsoon

a wind that changes direction with the change of season

plateau

a raised area of level land bordered on one or more sides by steep slopes or cliffs

population density

the average number of people living in a square mile or square kilometer

terrace

a level area in a hillside

typhoon

a tropical storm that develops over the Pacific Ocean, with winds that reach speeds greater than 74 miles per hour