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Climate-Of-Asia            Asia, being the largest in area experiences immense climatic variations. The different countries in Asia face wide range of climatic deviation. The Asian continent is spread across a wide area, from the Arctic Circle to the southern part of the equator. Hence, the climate of Asia varies from extreme hot to extreme cold. Asia constitutes the world’s wettest country as well as the driest region. This is all due to the landmass covered by this continent which is spread all across the globe. More..


Landmarks Of Asia


      Asia is the largest continent on the earth. Quite understandably, it consists of more specimens representing history, art, culture, literature of human civilizations at different points of time than any other continent. The landmarks of Asia stand gloriously depicting the story of Asia's rich natural, historical and cultural heritage. The natural landmarks of Asia include Mount Fuji, Mount Everest, Gobi Desert, Ayers Rock, Tubbataha Reef, Beppu Onsen, Stone Forest, Taroko Gorge, Reed Flute Cave, and Huangshan Mountains.

      Among the man made landmarks of Asia are Great Wall of China, Taj Mahal, The Leshan Giant Buddha, Fatehpur Sikri, Tokyo Tower, The Golden Gateway of Bhaktapur, Great Seto Bridge, Tian Tan Buddha, Petronas Twin Towers, Patuxai Monument, The Lying Buddha, and Maha Muni Buddha. Other great structures include Potala Palace in Lhasa in Tibet and the Angkor Vat in Cambodia. These famous landmarks of Asia draw thousands of tourists to this continent from around the world. Situated in different countries of the continent, these landmarks are treasure houses of different cultural influences and topographical formations. The world's highest mountain peak, Mount Everest standing tall at 8,848 meters from the sea level is the highest point of the earth. It is colloquially known as the Chomolungma by the Sherpas and belongs to the Himalayan range of mountains. The mountain range is known to protect India from foreign invasions.

One of the driest places on this earth, the Gobi desert is another landmark of Asia. This desert constitutes of 5 sections namely, Tian Shan Range, Gobi Lakes Valley Desert Steppe, Eastern Gobi Desert Steppe, Junggar Basin Semi-Desert and Alashan Plateau Semi-Desert. Mount Fujiyama also finds a place among the landmarks of Asia. Japan's highest volcano is also one of the most repeated symbols depicted in Japanese art. India's biggest asset the Taj Mahal is among the top Asia's landmarks attracting thousands of visitors and so is the Great Wall of China, the longest man made structure and one of the masterpieces of Asia considered to be one of the eighth wonders of the world. The Chinese people are very proud of this architectural accomplishment, but there was definitely a lot of blood being loss during the years this wall was being built. .

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