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Unformatted text preview: Europe The Continent Series VMS Library 2008-2009 1 Satellite View 2 Longitude / Latitude 3 Europe’s Latitude vs. US 4 3,800 square miles 5 Regions 6 Northe Pe rn ninsulas Scandinavian Peninsula Jutland Peninsula 7 Southern Peninsulas Iberian Peninsula Crimean Peninsula Italian Balkan Peninsula Peninsula Anatolean Peninsula 8 Mediterranean Sea: Strait of Gibraltar Strait & the “Pillars of the Hercules” Hercules” 2,400 miles long & 1,000 miles wide 2,400 “Crossroads of 3 Continents” 9 Rivers Po R. Ti be r R. 10 The Danube River 1770 mile s 11 The Danube River Where Buda & Pest Meet Pest Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Flows 12 Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine. the 12 The Alps Cover most of Switzerland, Austria, and parts of Italy and France. and 13 Mt. Blanc in the Alps Highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet Highest 14 Ural Mountains:The Great Divide Divides the European and Asian sections of Russia. Asian 15 15 00 mi les The Ural Mountains 16 TheBENELUX C ountrie s Belgium Belgium Netherlands Netherlands Luxembourg Luxembourg 17 Holland’s Dikes 18 Amsterdam’s Canals 19 Norwegian Fjords Fjords Glaciers cut deep valleys in the ocean during the Ice Age. 20 Reykjavik, Iceland: “The Youngest Oldest Country” Volcanoes Volcanoes Hot Springs Hot Geysers Geysers 21 Mt. Etna, Sicily An active An volcano 22 Eastern Europe 23 Russia’s 10 Time Zones Russia’s 10 24 S ria --> Pe afrost ibe rm Average temperatures of January vary from 0 to -50°C, and in July from 1 to 25°C 150,000,000 population. 150,000,000 25 Lake Baikal, Siberia Theolde and de pe st e st lakein theworld. 20%of theworld’s total 20% unfroze wate supply. n r 26 Trans-Siberian Railroad Completed in 1905 Completed 27 Trans-S rian Railroad ibe The main line runs 5,785 miles. The 28 Climate 29 Average Annual Precipitation 30 Ge any’s Black Fore rm st 31 Germany’s Black Forest 32 Tundra: The Not-So-Barren Land Below the Arctic Circle 33 LAND USE 34 Population Density [People Per Square Mile] Belgium Japan India United United Kingdom Kingdom Italy France 336.82 336.72 336.62 244.69 192.96 108.09 Mexico United States World Norway Canada Russia 52.15 29.77 14.42 14.42 3.36 8.61 35 Population Distribution 36 ...
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  • Spring '08
  • WOLF
  • Crimean Peninsula Italian Balkan Peninsula Peninsula Anatolean Peninsula, Balkan Peninsula Peninsula, Pe afrost ibe, Hot Geysers Geysers, Pe rn ninsulas

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