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Northern Europe voca

Acid Rain Rain containing high amounts of chemical pollutants
Bog Low swampy land
Communist State Country whose government has strong control over the economy and society as a whole
Constitutional Monarchy Government in which a king or queen is the offical head of state, but elected officals run the government
Famine Lack of food
Fjord Steep-sided valley cut into mountains by the action of glaciers
Geothermal Energy Electricity produced by natural underground sources of steam
Geyser Spring of water heated by molten rock inside the Earth so that, from time to time, it shoots hot water into the air
Glen Scottish term for valley
Heavy Industry Manufactured goods such as machinery, mining equipment, and steel
Loch (lough) Scottish word for lake or an inlet of the sea
Moor Treeless, windy highland area with damp ground
Parliamentary Democracy Government in which voters elect representatives to a lawmaking which chooses a prime minister to head the government
Peat Plants partly decayed in water that can be dried and used for fuel
Prosperous Marked by success or economic well-being
Sauna Wooden room heated by water sizzling on hot stones
Socialism A system in which the governmentowns or controls the production, distribtion, or exchangeof basic goods or services
Standard Of Living Material well being as measured by education, housing, healthcare, and nutrition
Welfare State Country that uses tax money to support people who are sick, needy, jobless,or retired
Created by: kmsoftball27