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SS6G9: Clim/loc/NR

EUROPE Geography

Eurasia largest continental area on Earth, comprising all of Europe and Asia
Arable/fertile land is any land capable of being ploughed and used to grow crops
Arctic northernmost region of the Earth
Arid having little or no rain; too dry or barren to support vegetation.
moderate/temperate mild
Landlocked almost or entirely surrounded by land; having no coastline or seaport.
Permafrost a thick subsurface layer of soil that remains frozen throughout the year, occurring chiefly in polar regions.
Non renewable resource is a substance that is being used up more quickly than it can replace itself. Its supply is finite
Renewable resource one that can be used repeatedly and does not run out because it is naturally replaced
Gulf Stream strong ocean current that brings warm water from the Gulf of Mexico into the Atlantic Ocean
Urban characteristic of a town or city.
Rural characteristic of the countryside rather than the town.
United Kingdom Island off the coast of mainland Europe
service industry jobs related to providing services instead of goods
fishing due to its location on the Atlantic Ocean, this is a profitable industry for the UK
banking The United Kingdom is switching to a service industry due to lack of resources. They are now focused on insurance and ?
United States UK's top trading partner
Germany located in central Europe with ports on the North Sea and Baltic Sea
mild Germany has a ________, marine climate and Western portions are warmed by the Gulf Stream.
harsh Eastern Germany has a _________ climate with very cold winters and very hot dry summers.
25% UK's arable land percentage
33% Germanys arable land percentage
Timber a resource in Germany, but is being cut down for farms and towns
Rhine River Germany ships many of its resources and goods down the ____________ river out to the Atlantic Ocean
densely Germany is one of the most _____________ populated countries in Europe
London capital city of the U.K with over 8.6 million people
Berlin capital of Germany with about 3.5 million people
railways Germany has many _______________ that carry goods to/from the country
Russia largest country in the world and spans the continents of Europe and Asia
Ural Mountains divides Russia into two regions (Eastern Russia in Asia) and (Western Russia in Europe)
Pacific Russia's eastern border is which ocean?
Bering Strait Russia and the U.S. are on 3 miles apart across the?
freezing Only has 2 seasons (winter and summer) average yearly temperature is below?
Siberia Asian Russia (also known as______________) has the most extreme climate
73% Russia's population that lives in western Russia on the European plain where climate is warmer and land more fertile
10% arable land in Russia
Volga RIver largest river in Europe and a major source of hydroelectric power for millions of people
resources Russia's large size, rugged terrain, and cold climate make it difficult to use their?
144 Russia is one of the most populous countries in the world with _____ million people
West Most Russians live ________ of the Ural Mountains
Moscow Russia's capital city has 12 million people
ship European Russia is mostly landlocked, which makes trade difficult via ________?
frozen rivers and seas are _________ most of the year, so many goods are carried by railroad in Russia.
Created by: heatherkirk1978



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