Due to its geographical location and area of Asia is a continent with a very diverse climate. It is mostly relatively flat terrain. The highest mountains have a height of from four to eight kilometers. This Central Asian peaks: the Himalayas, the Hindu Kush, Karakoram, Kunlun, Tien Shan.
Among the Tibetan highlands may be noted, the Pamirs, the Persian. Here you can meet and volcanoes: Demavend (Elbrus), Key Sopka on the Kamchatka Peninsula, Kerinci in southern Sumatra, Erciyes (hr. Taurus), the Japanese Fuji, Semeru and Slamet (about. Java), apo (a. Mindanao) Aso (about. Kyushu), Krakatoa (Greater Sunda Islands).
Landscape characters become Asia following plateaus: Central Siberian, the Arabian Peninsula. However, they are not all the rest – there are valid for this hour: Kamchatka key and Japanese Fuji volcano on the island of Honshu.
Here are a few more low-lying plains, such as the West-Siberian, Greater China, the Indo-Gangetic, Mesopotamian.
With this in Asia, many different minerals. Coal is mined in Karagandiyskom basin in Kazakhstan, and Siberia. Somewhat less volume production is carried out in India, China and Korea.
The Asian continent is a large part of the oil pools and kids rugs the largest of which are located in the Persian Gulf, Western Siberia, the Caucasus and the Caspian region.
In the Urals mined gems and diamonds and gold in Yakutia. Production of rolled non-ferrous metals in Norilsk, Kazakhstan, Thailand and Indonesia.