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2-russia-s11 - RUSSIA WORLDS LARGEST (LAND AREA) COUNTRY...

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RUSSIA WORLD’S LARGEST (LAND AREA) COUNTRY MOST NORTHERN POPULATED COUNTRY IN THE WORLD MAJOR COLONIAL POWER -- Czarist Russia -- Soviet Union RUSSIAN SUBDIVISIONS – Russian Core (West of Urals) Siberia (East of Urals) Far East Eastern Frontier (Southeast of Urals) BOUNDARIES OF RUSSIA – NORTH – Arctic Ocean EAST – Bering Sea Sea of Okhotsk Sea of Japan SOUTH – Azerbaijan, China, Georgia, (Iran), Kazakhstan, Mongolia, WEST -- Belarus, (Bulgaria), Estonia, Finland, Latvia,(Lithuania), Norway, (Poland), (Romania), Note – Russia has only a water border with Bulgaria, Iran, Romania, Turkmenistan, Russia’s Kaliningrad shares a common FORMER SOVIET STATES – Transcaucasia >>> Armenia Azerbaijan Georgia Central Asia >>> Kazakhstan Kyrgyzstan Tajikistan Turkmenistan
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Uzbekistan PHYSIOGRAPHIC REGIONS – Russian Plain Ural Mountains West Siberian Plain Central Siberian Plateau Yakutsk Basin Eastern Highlands Central Asian Ranges Caucasus Mountains RIVERS – Russian Plain = Dnieper Don Volga Siberia = Irtysh Lena Ob Yenisey Far East = Amur Kolyma Ussuri Central Asia = Amu-Dar’ya Syr-Dar’ya Ural Volga-Urals (Romashkino) West Siberia (Samotlor) Baltic Barrents Sea Central Asia (Turkmenistan) East Siberia Kara Sea Lena-Tunguska North Caspian (Kazakhstan) North Caucasus Sakhalin Timan-Pechora Trans-Caucasus Ukraine
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MAJOR COAL FIELDS Bureya River Kuzbas Moscow Basin Karaganda {Qaraghandy} (Kazakhstan) Donbas (Ukraine) Buryatia Komi Republic MAJOR IRON ORE DEPOSITS Komsomol’sk Kursk Magnetogorsk Kerch (Ukraine) Krivoy Rog (Ukraine) Kuzbas Buryatia Siberia MINERALS [World Rank] Coal [3] Oil [1] Natural Gas [1] Cobalt [5] Copper [7] Gold [5] Lead [11] Nickel [1] Platinum [2] Vanadium [3] Zinc [11] VEGETATION Russian Steppe Grasses Taiga Forests Semi-desert Vegetation Desert AGRICULTURE Arable Land = ~ 11% Fertile Triangle = Baltic Sea to Black Sea to Lake Baykal to Baltic Sea
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CLIMATES OF RUSSIA – Humid Cold Dfa = no dry season, hot summer Dfb = no dry season, cool summer Dfc = no dry season, short-cool summer Dfd = no dry season, very cold winter Dwb = dry winter, cool summer Dwc = dry winter, short-cool summer Dwd = dry, very cold winter Humid Temperate Cfa = no dry season, hot summer Cfb = no dry season, cool summer
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