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AKS 31-33 CA 1

AKS 31, 32, 33 Unit 2 TEST Physical, political geo, envir issues, location, clim

Describe Russia's climate very cold temperatures with permafrost (frozen soil that thaws out for 3 months per year; mosses and short wildflowers grow)
What is a major industry in Russia? OIL
Europe has a coastline and inland river system, therefore they are likely to have _____ and ____ industries fishing and shipping
Russia has tundra. What does tundra mean? Where is tundra found? Tundra has permafrost and very little vegetation. Tundra is found in the northern part of Russia.
Why are Russia's natural resources so difficult to get? Most of the natural resources are located in Siberia and are extremely hard to get to
What is the Atlantic Gulf Stream? It is warm ocean current that flows from Mexico, by the US and to the UK and Germany
How does the United Kingdom and Germany benefit from the Gulf Stream/North Atlantic Current? It keeps the rivers thawed out year round for shipping and makes it possible to be agricultural producers (farmers).
Why do people live where they do? People live where they can survive- more comfortably usually. Climate influences where people live.
Railroads are used throughout Russia. Why? Russia's shipping ports are frozen most of the year.
Why are the Ural Mountains so significant? The Ural Mountains divide two continents: Europe and Asia. It also splits Russia into the European side of Russia and the Asian side of Russia.
Which two countries are located on the Iberian Peninsula? Portugal and Spain
The United Kingdom's air pollution becomes ___________problem because of wind currents. Which country? Which environmental issue? Germany; acid rain
Where are the Alps mountains located? northern tip of Italy.
Make sure you can find Germany, France and Portugal on a Map of Europe. Germany - 3, France -2 , United Kingdom - 1
Where do people in Russia mainly live? Russia's population is concentrated in the western cities on the European side of Russia.
What is a statement that can be made about the United Kingdom's climate compared to Russia's climate? the UK has a more uniform climate (it doesn't change much); Russia has more extreme climate to the north.
How does acid rain affect Germany? Acid rain destroys trees and forest in Germany
Air pollution in the UK causes other environmental issues. Which country is affected by the UK's Air Pollution and what is the country's environmental issue? Germany; Acid Rain
What are the 3 language families? Slavic, Germanic, Romance
Which country has a Romance language? Portugal, Spain, France & Italy
Which languages are a part of the Germanic language Group? German, English (Dutch & Norweigian)
What are some Slavic languages? Russian, Ukrainian
What are the three religious groups? Judaism, Christianity, Islam
What is one thing that all the religious groups have in common? Judaism, Christianity, and Islam are all monotheistic - they all worship one God.
How does the Gulf Stream affect Germany's natural resources? It has a warming influence, so Germany can grow crops.
How does acid rain affect Germany? Acid Rain destroys trees and forests.
Which country is on two continents? Russia
What is the benefit of the Gulf Stream? It makes it possible for the UK and Germany to ship year round
Which two continent does the Ural Mountains form a boundary? Europe and Asia
The Rhine River starts in the Alps and empties into the North Sea next to the English Channel. Which direction does it flow? northeast
Created by: ssha13



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