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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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course HIST 3215 taught by Professor Bartlett during the Spring '08 term at University of North Georgia- Dahlonega.
- Spring '08