Malay Peninsula, a long, narrow, spoon-shaped tongue of land in Southeast Asia. It is bounded on the east by the Gulf of Thailand and the South China Sea; on the south by the Strait of Malacca; and on the west by the Andaman Sea.
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Central Asia, an indefinite region in the interior of Asia. It is generally considered to extend in a broad band from the Caspian Sea into the Xinjiang region of China, covering roughly the same area as Turkestan.
Tonle Sap, a lake in central Cambodia, drained by the Tonle Sap River. During the rainy season the lake receives water from many streams, mainly the flooding Mekong River, and greatly increases in size, inundating surrounding areas.