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The Geography of Europe Unit 1 Notes
Europeâ€™s Latitude Compared to the U.S.
Former Soviet Union Compared in Latitude & Area with the US
Satellite View of Europe
3,800 square miles
R E G I O N S
Continents by Size (sq. km.) Asia 44,579,000 Africa 30,065,000 North America 24,256,000 South America 17,819,000 Antarctica 13,209,000 Europe 9,938,000 Oceania (incl. Australia)Â Â 7,687,000
Longest river in Germany
An important waterway for trade
Begins in Switzerland, winds through Germany, France, Luxembourg, & The Netherlands
2 nd largest river in Europe (Volga is first)
Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine!
1,770 miles long
Played a vital role in the development of central Europe (trade & cultural diffusion)
Located in Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Slovenia, & Liechtenstein
Major tourist destination
Extend for almost 700 miles!
Mt. Blanc in the Alps Itâ€™s the highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet.
Form the natural border between France & Spain
Extend for about 270 miles
Considered the natural boundary between Europe & Asia
Divide Russia: 1/4 is in Europe, 3/4 is in Asia
1,500 miles long!
Among the worldâ€™s OLDEST mountain ranges
Huge deposits of gold, nickel, silver, platinum, coal, iron, & other minerals
Ural Mountains: â€śThe Great Divideâ€ť It divides the European and Asian sections of Russia. 1500 miles
The English Channel
Small body of water that separates England from France
350 miles long
In the past, it was used as a good system of defense for England
An important waterway for trade
The Pyrenees form the northern border
2nd largest peninsula in Europe
Includes the countries of Spain & Portugal
Southern Peninsulas Iberian Peninsula Italian Peninsula Balkan Peninsula Crimean Peninsula
Largest peninsula in Europe (1,150 miles long)
Consists of Norway, Sweden, and the northern region of Finland
Region is rich in timber, iron, & copper
Important route for trade & cultural exchange
â€ś Crossroads for 3 continentsâ€ť (Europe, Africa, & Asia)
Covers an area of 965,000 square miles
Name means â€śin the middle of the earthâ€ť (surrounded by land)
The European Plain
Largest mountain-free landform in Europe
Stretches from the Pyrenees in the west to the Ural Mountains in the east