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1 Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY

2 Europe as a Queen Munster, 1588 Europe as a Queen Munster, 1588

3 Europes Latitude v. US

4 Former Soviet Region Compared in Latitude & Area with the United States

5 Satellite View of Europe

6 3,800 square miles

7 REGIONSREGIONSREGIONSREGIONS REGIONSREGIONSREGIONSREGIONS

8 Continents by Size (sq. km.) Asia44,579,000Africa30,065,000 North America 24,256,000 South America 17,819,000 Antarctica13,209,000 Europe Europe9,938,000 Oceania (incl. Australia) Oceania (incl. Australia) 7,687,000

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10 Europe: A Peninsula of Peninsulas? Europe: A Peninsula of Peninsulas? OROR A Peninsula of Asia?

11 Europe: An Asian Peninsula?

12 Northern Peninsulas Jutland Peninsula Scandinavian Peninsula

13 Southern Peninsulas Iberian Peninsula Italian Peninsula Balkan Peninsula Anatolean Peninsula Crimean Peninsula

14 PeninsulasPeninsulasPeninsulasPeninsulas PeninsulasPeninsulasPeninsulasPeninsulas Scandinavian Pen. Jutland Pen. Iberian Pen. Italian Pen.Balkan Pen. Anatolean Pen. Crimean Pen. Peloponnesian Pen.

15 Whats the answer ??

16 B o d i e s of W a t e r B o d i e s of W a t e r Mediterranean Sea North Sea Atlantic Ocean Baltic Sea Black Sea Aegean Sea Adriatic Sea Tyrrhenian Sea Bay of Biscay Strait of Gibraltar Dardanelles Strait Arctic Ocean English Channel Caspian Sea

17 The Mediterranean Sea: Mare Nostrum e 2,400 miles long & 1,000 miles wide e Crossroads of 3 Continents Caesarea on the Israeli coast Strait of Gibraltar & the Pillars of Hercules

18 RiversRiversRiversRivers RiversRiversRiversRivers Danube R. Seine R. Rhine R. Loire R. Po R. Tiber R. Tagus R. Thames R. Elbe R. Oder R. Vistula R. Dnieper R. Volga R. Don R. Ebro R.

19 The Danube River 1770 miles

20 The Danube River Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine. Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine. Where Buda & Pest Meet Biking Along the Danube

21 The Volga River e The longest river in Europe --> 2,300 miles.

22 The Volga River e The river is so polluted that the sturgeon catch has been decreased by 60%.

23 Why are most of the capitals of Europe on major rivers??

24 Capitals on the Rivers (1) Paris, right bank of the Seine London on the Thames Prague on the Vltava Budapest on the Danube

25 Capitals on the Rivers (2) Berlin on the Spree Moscow on the Moscow River Rome on the Tiber Vienna on the Danube

26 Whats the answer ??

27 Answer:Answer: They are Europes lifeline!

28 Moutains&PeaksMoutains&PeaksMoutains&PeaksMoutains&Peaks Moutains&PeaksMoutains&PeaksMoutains&PeaksMoutains&Peaks Alps Mts. Pyrennes Mts. Apennines Mts. Dinaric Alps Carpathian Mts. Caucasus Mts. Ural Mts. Mt. Etna ^ Mt. Vesuvius ^ Mt. Olympus ^

29 ElevationElevation Alps Carpathians Caucasus Urals Pyrennes Apennines

30 The Alps e Cover most of Switzerland, Austria, and parts of Italy and France.

31 Mt. Blanc in the Alps e Highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet

32 The Caucasus Mountains e The origin of the word Caucasian.

33 Transylvania in the Carpathian Mountains e Home of Vlad Tepeš, the Drakul (Count Dracula)

34 Ural Mountains: The Great Divide e Divides the European and Asian sections of Russia miles

35 The Ural Mountains

36 PlainsPlainsPlainsPlains PlainsPlainsPlainsPlains Northern European Plain Steppes Siberian Lowlands

37 The BENELUX Countries * Belgium * Netherlands * Luxembourg * Belgium * Netherlands * Luxembourg

38 Hollands Dikes

39 Amsterdams Canals

40 The Netherlands: The Dagger Pointing at the Heart of Britain!

41 PlateausPlateausPlateausPlateaus PlateausPlateausPlateausPlateaus Meseta

42 CompletedCompletedMapMapCompletedCompletedMapMap CompletedCompletedMapMapCompletedCompletedMapMap North Sea Atlantic Ocean Baltic Sea Black Sea Aegean Sea Adriatic Sea Tyrrhenian Sea Bay of Biscay Strait of Gibraltar Dardanelles Strait Arctic Ocean English Channel Caspian Sea Danube R. Seine R. Rhine R. Loire R. Po R. Tiber R. Tagus R. Thames R. Elbe R. Oder R. Vistula R. Dnieper R. Volga R. Don R. Ebro R. Alps Mts. Pyrennes Mts. Apennines Mts. Dinaric Alps Carpathian Mts. Caucasus Mts. Ural Mts. Mt. Etna ^ Mt. Vesuvius ^ Mt. Olympus ^ Siberian Lowlands Northern European Plain Steppes Scandinavian Pen. Jutland Pen. Iberian Pen. Crimean Pen. Balkan Pen. Anatolean Pen. Peloponnesian Pen. Italian Pen.

43 10,000 BCE – Ice Age

44 Norwegian Fjords eGlaciers cut deep valleys in the ocean during the Ice Age. e Glaciers cut deep valleys in the ocean during the Ice Age.

45 Earthquake Zones

46 Reykjavik, Iceland: The Youngest Oldest Country e Volcanoes e Hot Springs e Geysers

47 Mediterranean Islands e Generally rugged & mountainous. e Mediterranean Sea so polluted (will take 1000 years to clean up). Sardinia Cyprus Malta

48 Mt. Etna, Sicily e An active volcano

49 Mt. Vesuvius, Italy e 1944 eruption e Pompeii, 79 CE e Herculaneum, 79 CE

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51 Eastern Europe

52 Russias 10 Time Zones

53 Siberia --> Permafrost eAverage temperatures of January vary from 0 to -50°C, and in July from 1 to 25°C e Average temperatures of January vary from 0 to -50°C, and in July from 1 to 25°C e 150,000,000 population. e A former gulag Soviet prison camp.

54 Lake Baikal, Siberia e The oldest and deepest lake in the world. e 20% of the worlds total unfrozen water supply.

55 Trans-Siberian Railroad e Completed in 1905.

56 Trans-Siberian Railroad The main line runs 5,785 miles. The main line runs 5,785 miles.

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58 Europes Latitude v. US

59 ClimateClimate

60 Average Annual Precipitation

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62 Europes Natural Regions

63 The North European Plain

64 The Northern European Plain --> An Invasion Route into Asia (& Vice Versa?)

65 Steppes: Soviet Breadbasket

66 The Steppes e 25% of the old Soviet Unions food supply.

67 Major Regional Divisions of the Former U. S. S. R. Chernozen Soil

68 Germanys Black Forest

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70 Tundra: The Not-So-Barren Land Below the Arctic Circle

71 LandLandUseUseLandLandUseUse LandLandUseUseLandLandUseUse

72 Agricultural Activity

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74 RESOURCESRESOURCESRESOURCESRESOURCES RESOURCESRESOURCESRESOURCESRESOURCES

75 Major Industrial Resources

76 Oil Export Routes in the Caucasus Area

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78 Major Environmental Disasters & Pollution Problems

79 Acid Rain

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81 World Population by Continents Asia3,737,000,000 Africa823,000,000 Europe729,000,000 North America 486,000,000 South America 351,000,000 Oceania (incl. Australia) Oceania (incl. Australia) 31,000,000 Antarctica no permanent population

82 Population Density [People Per Square Mile] Belgium336.82Mexico52.15 Japan United States India336.62World14.42 United Kingdom Norway14.42 Italy192.96Canada 3.36 France108.09Russia 8.61

83 Population Distribution

84 Population Growth

85 Members of the Indo-European Language Family

86 Major Religious Groups in Europe

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