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Title: United Kingdom


1
United Kingdom
vs.
Russia
  • SS6G10(a) The student will compare how location,
    climate, natural resources, and population
    distribution of the United Kingdom and Russia
    affects where people live and how they trade.

2
United Kingdom
Russia
  • The United Kingdom is a
  • .The UK consists of Great
    Britain (includes England, Scotland, and Wales)
    and Northern Ireland.
  • Its capital , England, is located in
    the southeastern part of England. More than
  • people call London home.
    is the

In contrast to the UK, Russia is the
. Most
citizens live in
Its capital is
, which is located on the Northern European
Plain. There are

that live in Moscow.
3
United Kingdom
Location
Russia
  • The UK is
  • . Great Britain is divided into a
    highland zone (north and west) and a lowland zone
    (south and east).

Russia is
4
United Kingdom
Climate
Russia
  • Even though it is located very far north, a warm
    current of warm ocean water called the Gulf
    Stream flows by the British Isles and keeps the

    in the UK.
  • Its climate is
  • , which is good for crops.

Russia is located near the Arctic Ocean which
causes it have a
. It has
. Russia

.
5
United Kingdom
Farmland
Russia
  • Most farmland in the United Kingdom is located in
    the lowland zone. The farmers produce about
    of
  • the countrys food. Only about
  • of British people work in
    agriculture and the country has to import about
    of its food.
  • The UKs moist climate with plenty of rain is
    good for crops.

  • are the main crops grown in the United Kingdom.

Russias farmland is

, the location of the
countrys warmest temperatures, in western
Russia. Because of the climate, only about

of Russias total land is suitable for
. Grains like
are major crops. Russia has to import a
lot of its food, especially meat.
6
United Kingdom
Natural Resources
Russia
  • Important natural resources like
  • are found in the mountainous highland zone. Large
    reserves of oil and natural gas found recently in
    the North Sea have made Great Britain a major
    supplier of those resources.
  • Russia is rich in
  • with huge deposits
  • of
  • Unfortunately, because of the harsh climate and
    remote locations in Russia, it is difficult and
    expensive to harvest and transport these
    resources.

taiga a forest of evergreen trees growing south
of the tundra of Russia
7
United Kingdom
Economics
Russia
  • Many Britons work in service industries like

  • . Thriving
    manufacturing industries include
  • The island of Great Britain has a
  • Many Russian goods are transported by
  • because rivers and major ports are blocked by ice
    in the winter.
  • Russias
  • are fueled by
    the countrys natural resources.

8
United Kingdom
Where people live
Russia
  • , where farming and
    Englands major cities are located.

  • This heartland is home to Russias
    major cities, farms, grazing land for livestock,
    and the countrys warmest temperatures.
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