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GEO 200 Worksheet Template Guidelines and Rubric
Overview: Each worksheet activity in this course provides you with an opportunity to engage deeply with a specific geographic region by analyzing the
fundamental themes of geography that characterize that region.
Prompt: Complete the following steps:
1. Select a region and address the questions related to the geographic themes below. (Japan)
2. Address each question in the worksheet below in detail.
a) Each response should describe the region you have selected in detail and be a minimum of four complete sentences in your own words.
(Paraphrase the information; do not quote or copy and paste from the text).
Please complete the worksheet below and include references in APA format.
What Makes a Region a Region?
Region Name: Japan
1. Location and Connectivity:
What are the absolute and relative locations
of the region or subregion you have
selected? What is the connectivity of this
region to others?
Japan is situated in bothe the eastern and Northern hemispheres. Its position is in the Eastof the Korean
Peninsula, and off the eastern coast of Asia. Japan is a country in Asia positioned in the Pacific ocean, hence
making it an island country. Its Latitude is 32.2048’N and the longitude is estimated to be 138.2529’E . Due
to its location in the Northern hemisphere, it is considered to be positioned above the equatorial sphere.
Japan is bordered by the North Pacific Ocean in the east, the Philippine sea to its south, the East Sea to its
west, East China sea, and the Sea of Okhotsk.

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2. Physical Characteristics: How would you
describe the climate, physiography,
landscape, and natural hazards of the region
or subregion you have selected? Ensure you
address at least three of the physical
characteristics listed above for the purposes
of this worksheet.
Note: This is part of the Place theme of
geography.
Japan’s land size is approximately 378,000Km2 , and is mountainous due to the many mountain ranges
running across its main islands. Japan has a wide forest cover due to the many mountains . Japan does not
have a constant climate as it ranges from cool humid continental climate in the northern parts to warm
tropical rainforst climate in the South. Its area increases in size due to volcanic eruptions such as
Nishinoshima; these volcanic eruptions occur because it is located in a volcanic zone along the pacific deep.
Tremors and vibrations can be felt by the populants of the region, and occasional volcanic activity is now
expected and known by the islanders. Japan has experienced destructive earthquakes, which occur
numerous times in a century. This region is also known for its hot springs which are tourist attraction sites,
and have attracted investors and people who use them for capital creation. The mountains and hills in this
region have lower elevation grounds which are cultivated and used for agricultural activities.
Japan has three major plains; the Kanto, Nobi, and Osaka plains. The Kanto plain is the largest covering
17,000km2, followed by Nobi plains, which is 1,800km2, and the third largest is the Osaka plain which is
1,600km2.
Japan has a flow of rivers which flow from the mountains, and most of these rivers are less than 300 km in
length. However, these rivers are a reliable source of hydroelectric power.

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GEO 200 Worksheet Template Guidelines and Rubric Overview: Each worksheet activity in this course provides you with an opportunity to engage deeply with a specific geographic region by analyzing the fundamental themes of geography that characterize that region. Prompt: Complete the following steps: 1. Select a region and address the questions related to the geographic themes below. (Japan) 2. Address each question in the worksheet below in detail. a) Each response should describe the region you have selected in detail and be a minimum of four complete sentences in your own words. (Paraphrase the information; do not quote or copy and paste from the text). Please complete the worksheet below and include references in APA format. What Makes a Region a Region? Region Name: Japan 1. Location and Connectivity: What are the absolute and relative locations of the region or subregion you have selected? What is the connectivity of this region to others? Japan is situated in bothe the eastern and Northern hemispheres. Its position is in the Eastof the Korean Peninsula, and off the eastern coast of Asia. Japan is a country in Asia positioned in the Pacific ocean, hence making it an island country. Its Latitude is 32.2048’N and the longitude is estimated to be 138.2529’E . Due to its location in the Northern hemisphere, it is considered to be positioned above the equatorial sphere. Japan is bordered by the North Pacific Ocean in the east, the Philippine sea to its south, the E ...
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