Essay about Japan And Cambodi The Largest Continent On Earth

2449 Words Nov 18th, 2016 10 Pages
Both Japan and Cambodia are countries which belong to Asia, the largest continent on Earth. On the other hand, based on the term “geographical realm”, they are in different realms. One is in East Asia, and the other is in Southeast Asia. They also have the distinction in many aspects such as physical pattern, history, population features, economic and political issues, and socio-cultural issues. The characteristics of Japan and Cambodia will be explored obviously by looking at the similarities and differences in the above aspects.
In the physical patterns, as mentioned earlier, Japan and Cambodia are countries in Asia. However, Japan is located in the east coast of East Asia. Japan itself is known as a chain of islands, or “archipelago” in terms of geography. There are thousands of islands that make up this country, including the four main islands: Honshu, the largest island; Hokkaido; Shikoku; and Kyushu. It also means it is surrounded by the body of water, including the Sea of Japan to the west, the Pacific Ocean to the East, and the Sea of China to the southwest. This country is mainly rugged and mountainous. Mt. Fuji is the highest mountain in Japan (12,388 ft.). Japan is lying in the Pacific Ring of Fire, where the of active volcanoes, earthquakes, as well as tsunami usually occur. The terrible event in 2011 which was the result of the gigantic Tohoku earthquake and tsunami hit Honshu. After this disaster, Japan was also under the effect of leaking nuclear power for a…

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