Physical Characteristics of EnglandYour goal: Beable to giveexamples ofthe physicalcharacteristicsof England.
Islands• England is on an island.
British IslesEngland is part of the largest of two large islands.• Great Britain is the large one.• Ireland is the small one.
Three names for this place:1. England – Bottom of island of Great Britain2. Britain – Both islands3. United Kingdom – Government of four countries including: –Wales –England NOT –Northern Ireland IRELAND –Scotland
BogsBogs are wet , marshy with lots of short plant life.
MoorMoors are bogs with less water.
StraitA narrow strip of water between land.For example, the Strait of Dover.
PeatCut and dried plants from old bogs.Burned for heat.
ChannelA wide strip of water between land.For example, the English Channel.
SeaA large body of salt water.For example, the North Sea.
LochAn arm of the sea reaching inland.For example, Loch Ness in Scotland.
LochIs the Loch Ness Monster real????Loch Ness in Scotland.
RiverFresh water flowing from mountains to ocean.For example, River Thames.
Gulf Stream Europe is warm because of warm air from the equator.
Gulf Stream Warm water circulates north, pushing warm air with it.