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Europe: land 1 1 Europe 2 1) A “continent” with no distinct continental edges (boundaries) 2) Very far north but not so cold ; why? 3) Unique landforms & landscapes 4) A densely populated land – highly urbanized 5) 300 million migrated in last 300 years 6) Aging population 7) Many nations & diverse culture ; Biggest Four are Germany, France, UK, & Italy 8) Global influences , but diminished after WWII 9) EU = a United States of Europe? Key geographic features of Europe Europe has two neighbors = Waterways that separate Europe & Africa 5 6
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Europe: land 2 7 8 1) Mediterrane an Europe 2) Western Europe 3) British Isles 4) Northern Europe 5) Eastern Europe Regions of Europe 9 Relatively small size (the ____ smallest continent) A modest portion on the peninsular margin of the Eurasian landmass Land = ca. ______ million sq miles ca. ___% of the world's land area 10 Tropic of Cancer: Allendale: Paris: London: Arctic Circle: Southernmost latitude: Northernmost latitude: Conclusion: Location of Europe: Worksheet 11 12 Can you figure out the latitudes of the following lines of parallel? A B C D A = B = C = D =
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Europe: land 3 13 1) Most of Europe lies ___________ . 2) Southernmost ~ 3) Europe is largely in the _________ zone. 4) ______________________ extends into the subarctic zone. Equatorial/tropical: 23.5 0 N - 23.5 0 S Subtropical: 23.5 0 -35 0 N Midlatitude: 35 0 -55 0 N Subarctic : 55 0 - 66.5 0 N Arctic: 66.5 0 -N ±Po le January • Geographic pattern of temperature across Europe • Study the isotherm of 40 0 F in January in the map below 15 Reasons for Europe’s mild climate: 1) 2) What explains Europe’s mild (temperate) climate?
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