Mount Everest, Nepal, left, is the highest landform on Earth. Mount Everest is part of the Himalaya range that runs through central Asia. This view of Mount Everest was taken from Kala Pattar, another Himalayan mountain.

Photograph by Craig Kassover, MyShot
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Asia: Physical Geography
Asia: Physical Geography Encyclopedic Entry

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Encyclopedic entry. Asia is the largest of the world’s continents. It can be divided into five major physical regions: mountain systems; plateaus; plains, steppes, and deserts; freshwater environments; and saltwater environments.

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Encyclopedic entry. A landform is a feature on the Earth's surface that is part of the terrain. Mountains, hills, plateaus, and plains are the four major types of landforms.