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Location, Climate, and Natural Resources of the United Kingdom & Russia Unit 1 Notes Location of the UK A country of islands off the coast of mainland Europe Made up…
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Location, Climate, and Natural Resources of the United Kingdom & Russia Unit 1 Notes Location of the UK A country of islands off the coast of mainland Europe Made up of Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland, & Wales Location makes it a HUB for trade Across the English Channel is France, west is the Republic of Ireland, east is the Scandinavian Peninsula 10 major ports along UK’s coast! United Kingdom Location of UK Location has helped the UK become an international banking & insurance center Has more foreign bank branches than any country in the world Location on the Atlantic Ocean helps it trade with the US US is the UK’s #1 trading partner! Climate of the UK Mild climate with rainfall throughout the year No section goes without rain for more than 2 weeks! Winters are mild and wet; summers are warmest in the south The Gulf Stream crosses the Atlantic Ocean & warms the country, making the winters milder than other European countries : Climate Map Natural Resources of the UK Has deposits of coal, petroleum, natural gas, & iron ore Form the backbone of the country’s industry: auto production, steel manufacturing, & shipbuilding Other resources include: zinc, lead, gold, tin, limestone, salt, clay, gypsum, potash, sand, & slate Natural Resources in UK Manufacturing is declining… Natural resources are being used up and industry is changing to cleaner forms of energy Many people who once had jobs in mining and manufacturing are being retrained for jobs in service industries 80% of the people work in service industries (tourism, health care, education, banking, & insurance) Natural Resources in UK Fishing is profitable along the shores of the UK Nearly 25% of the country has arable land (fertile; good for farming) Over half of the land is used for farms Where People Live… About 60 million people live in the United Kingdom. Around 90% of the UK’s people live in cities. London has over 7 million people! Tower Bridge in London Location of Russia Spans 2 continents: Europe & Asia! So wide that a train trip across takes a week! Shares a border with 15 countries Eastern side is bound by Pacific Ocean Northern side is bounded by Arctic Ocean At its closest point, Russia & US are only 3 miles apart across Bering Strait! Location of Russia European Russia is mostly landlocked (difficult for trading via ship) 2 exceptions: Murmansk & St. Petersburg Climate of Russia Only has 2 seasons—winter and summer Average yearly temperature is below freezing Asian Russia (Siberia) has the most extreme climate lows -40 degrees & highs over 90 degrees 73% of population lives in European Russia (warmer) Natural Resources Vast forest for lumber are found here, but many have been cleared away for cities on the European side Deposits of gold, aluminum ore, coal, & iron are found in the Ural Mountains Volga River (largest river in Europe) is a major source of hydroelectric Natural Resources Russia’s large size, rugged terrain, and cold climate make it difficult for Russians to use their resources Where People Live… Russia is one of the most populous countries in the world, with 145.5 million people. Land Area: 17,098,242 sq km Most people live WEST of the Ural mountains, where the climate is mildest and the land is the most fertile. St. Basil’s Cathedral Comparing UK & Russia Geographically very different: Russia is larger, with a coastline bordering the Arctic Ocean (ports are frozen much of the year) UK is an island country with a mild climate and many ports accessible all year round Comparing UK & Russia Both have fossil fuels, like coal & oil UK’s are dwindling, but much of Russia’s coal and oil is untouchable because of the climate & size of the country
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