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HISTORY 1B

1.
2.

Philippine archipelago
terrestrial, fluvial, including its
territorial sea, seabed, subsoil,
insular shelves, and other
submarine areas
3. all other territories over which
the Philippines has sovereignty or
jurisdiction
4. aerial domain

Land Forms
Plain
Mountain and Mountain ranges
Volcano
Valley
Waterforms
River
Spring
Waterfalls
Lake
Seas

3 big regions: Luzon, Visayas, Mindanao


In January 1976, Presidential Decree No. 742
divided the country into regions.
Region 1 Ilocos Region; Region 2 Cagayan
Valley; Region 3 Central Luzon; Region 4
CALABARZON MIMAROPA, Region 5 Bicol
Region; Region 6 Western Visayas; Region 7
Central Visayas; Region 8 Eastern Visayas;
Region 9 Mindanao; Region 10 Northern
Mindanao; Region 11 Davao Region; Region
12 Central Mindanao; Region 13 Caraga
Administrative Region; ARMM

Philippines

within the
tropics where the climate is
generally warm but
healthful
2 seasons: wet and dry
Experienced more than 20
typhoons a year

1. Agricultural Lands
2. Forest Resources
3. Plants and Animals
Narra national tree; best hardwood
Abaca the fiber of which is used in making
textiles, hats
Mangrove trees
Sampaguita national flower Queen of flowers
Bangus (milkfish) national fish
Tridacna gigas worlds largest shell (giant clam);
600 lbs weight
4. Mineral Resources