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Title: The Geography of Europe Unit 3 Notes SS6G8 The student will locate selected features of Europe a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: the Danube River, Rhine River, English Channel, Mediterranean Sea, European Plain, the Alps,


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The Geography of Europe Unit 3 Notes SS6G8 The
student will locate selected features of
Europe a. Locate on a world and regional
political-physical map the Danube River, Rhine
River, English Channel, Mediterranean Sea,
European Plain, the Alps, Pyrenees, Ural
Mountains, Iberian Peninsula, and Scandinavian
Peninsula
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Satellite View of Europe
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3,800 square miles
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R E G I O N S
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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)   7,687,000
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Physical Map of Europe
  • Rhine River

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Rhine River
  • Longest river in Germany
  • An important waterway for trade
  • Begins in Switzerland, winds through Germany,
    France, Luxembourg, The Netherlands

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Label on your map
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  • Rhine River

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Danube

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Danube River
  • 2nd 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)

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Label on your Map
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  • Danube

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Why are most of the capitals of Europe on major
rivers?
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Capitals on the Rivers
Paris, right bank of the Seine
London on the Thames
Prague on the Vltava
Budapest on the Danube
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Capitals on the Rivers
Moscow on the Moscow River
Berlin on the Spree
Rome on the Tiber
Vienna on the Danube
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Whats the answer??
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Answer
They are Europes lifeline!
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Physical Map of Europe
  • English Channel

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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

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Label on your Map
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  • English Channel

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Iberian Peninsula

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Southern Peninsulas
Crimean Peninsula
Iberian Peninsula
Italian Peninsula
Balkan Peninsula
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Iberian Peninsula
  • The Pyrenees form the northern border
  • 2nd largest peninsula in Europe
  • Includes the countries of Spain Portugal

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Label on your Map
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  • Iberian Peninsula

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Scandinavian Peninsula

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Scandinavian Peninsula
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Scandinavian 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

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Label on your Map
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  • Scandinavian Peninsula

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Mediterranean Sea

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Mediterranean Sea
  • Important route for trade cultural exchange
  • Crossroads for 3 continents (Europe, Africa,
    Asia)
  • Covers an area of 965,000 square miles
  • Name means in the middle of the earth
    (surrounded by land)

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Physical Map of Europe
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  • Mediterranean Sea

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Alps

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The Alps
  • Located in Austria, France, Germany, Switzerland,
    Italy, Slovenia, Liechtenstein
  • Major tourist destination
  • Extend for almost 700 miles!

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Mt. Blanc in the Alps
Its the highest mountain in the Alps 15,771
feet.
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Physical Map of Europe
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  • Alps

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Pyrenees

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Pyrenees Mountains
  • Form the natural border between France Spain
  • Extend for about 270 miles

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Physical Map of Europe
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  • Pyrenees

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Physical Map of Europe
  • Ural Mountains

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Ural Mountains
  • 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 worlds OLDEST mountain ranges
  • Huge deposits of gold, nickel, silver, platinum,
    coal, iron, other minerals

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Ural Mountains The Great Divide
1500 miles
It divides the European and Asian sections of
Russia.
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Physical Map of Europe
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  • Ural Mountains

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Physical Map of Europe
  • European Plain

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The European Plain
  • Largest mountain-free landform in Europe
  • Stretches from the Pyrenees in the west to the
    Ural Mountains in the east
  • Extends 2,000 miles
  • Successful agricultural area

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European Plain
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Northern European Plain
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Physical Map of Europe
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  • European Plain

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Arrivederci!
Good Bye!
Au Revoir!
Adios!
Auf Wiedersehen!
Cairete!
Do Svidaniya!
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Credits
  • Original presentation retrieved from
    www.Slideshare.net Sept 24, 2011. Modifications
    made by B. Morgan and A. Healy
  • Geography of the World Europe Land and
    Resources .  Prod. Academic Media Network, Inc..
     Academic Media Network, Inc., 2006. Discovery
    Education. Web. 7 October 2011. lthttp//www.discov
    eryeducation.com/gt.
  • Segments Introduction Countries,
    Peninsulas, Islands, and Rivers Landforms
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