Unformatted text preview: Europe is essentially a large peninsula, surrounded by water. • Cheaper for transportation of goods, people, communication, etc. Rivers are great transportation routes • Europe is “well-watered” • Rivers can be traversed far inland because the land is relatively flat. • “Natural highway system” • Europe is very environmentally vulnerable o Especially to the melting of the Arctic, which would interfere with the North Atlantic Drift...
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- Spring '08
- Atlantic Ocean, North Atlantic Drift, Atlantic Drift, Stream/North Atlantic Drift, warm ocean air