Montenegro - Bodacious Black Mountain - WEEK 7 MONTENEGRO:...

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WEEK 7MONTENEGRO: BODACIOUS “BLACK MOUNTAIN”!One of the world’s newest states MontenegroPerched high atop the city defensive walls (Koto Bay)the Professor chatsabout how one of the newest world sovereign states came into being –diplomatically and peacefully- from the ashes of the former YugoslaviaThis most recent Balkan breakaway state is a tiny little nation of less than amillion, but could very well become an EU or NATO membersomeday….sooner than laterBecame an independent fully recognized sovereign state just in 2006It happened peacefully and willingly and is the exception to the rule becausegenerally no one every gives up their land peacefullyOne of the reasons that this country, and many of the countries on theAdriatic Sea, are so spectacular because here on the Baltic Peninsula, it’s allroughly like this (where he is)oNot super high mountains (average height of the Appalachianmountains – 2 to 3,000 feet above sea level)oThe mountains go straight into the water (typical for Croatia, Greece,and all the Peninsula countries)Karst topography – a lime stone formation, sedimentary rock that gets

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Term
Fall
Professor
JDBOYER
Tags
World War I, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Belgrade

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