The continent of Asia covers about 30% of the Earth’s land surface. It is the biggest of all the world’s continents, and the birthplace of the world’s largest religions. In this book, find out how the way people in Asia live and work has been influenced by the varied climates and landscapes of their continent.
What is a continent, and are there seven or five? Some continents are surrounded by water, but others have borders with each other that are often difficult to define. Did you know that the continents can move? How does this happen and what does it mean for the future of the continent you live on? Find out all about Earth’s continents, how they are similar and how they differ, as well as the effect people have had on the landscapes where they live.