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Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
Europe physicalfeatures
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  • 1. Physical Features of Europe
  • 2. Rhine River• Longest r i ver i n Ger m any• An i m por t ant wat er way f or t r ade• Begi ns i n Swi t zer l and, wi nds t hr ough Ger m any, Fr ance, Luxem bour g, & The Net her l ands
  • 3. Danube River• 2 nd l ar gest r i ver i n Eur ope ( Vol ga i s f i r st )• Fl ows t hr ough 9 count r i es: Ger m any, Aust r i a, Sl ovaki a, Hungar y, Cr oat i a, Ser bi a, Bul gar i a, Rom ani a, & Ukr ai ne• 1, 770 m l es l ong i• Pl ayed a vi t al r ol e i n t he devel opm ent of cent r al Eur ope
  • 4. The Alps• Locat ed i n Aust r i a, Fr ance, Ger many, Swi t zer l and, I t al y, Sl oveni a, & Li echt enst ei n• M or t our i st dest i nat i on aj• Ext end f or al most 700 m l es! i
  • 5. Pyrenees Mountains• For m t he nat ur al bor der bet ween Fr ance & Spai n• Ext end f or about 270 m l es i
  • 6. Ural Mountains• Consi der ed t he nat ur al boundar y bet ween Eur ope & Asi a• Di vi de Russi a: 1/ 4 i s i n Eur ope, 3/ 4 i s i n Asi a• 1, 500 m l es l ong! i• Am ong t he wor l d’ s OLDEST m ount ai n r anges• Huge deposi t s of gol d, ni ckel , si l ver , pl at i num coal , i r on, & , ot her m ner al s i
  • 7. The English Channel• Sm l body of wat er t hat al separ at es Engl and f r om Fr ance• 350 m l es l ong i• I n t he past , i t was used as a good syst em of def ense f or Engl and• An i m por t ant wat er way f or t r ade
  • 8. Iberian Peninsula• The Pyr enees f or m t he nor t her n bor der• 2nd l ar gest peni nsul a i n Eur ope• I ncl udes t he count r i es of Spai n & Por t ugal
  • 9. Scandinavian Peninsula• Lar gest peni nsul a i n Eur ope ( 1, 150 m l es l ong) i• Consi st s of Nor way, Sweden, and t he nor t her n r egi on of Fi nl and• Regi on i s r i ch i n t i mber , i r on, & copper
  • 10. Mediterranean Sea• Im por t ant r out e f or t r ade & cul t ur al exchange• Locat ed bet ween 3 cont i nent s ( Eur ope, Af r i ca, & Asi a)• Cover s an ar ea of 965, 000 squar e m l es i• Nam m e eans “ i n t he m ddl e of i t he ear t h” ( sur r ounded by l and)
  • 11. The European Plain• Lar gest m ount ai n- f r ee l andf or m i n Eur ope• St r et ches f r om t he Pyr enees i n t he west t o t he Ur al M ount ai ns i n t he east• Ext ends 2, 000 m l es i• Successf ul agr i cul t ur al ar ea
  • 12. Eur opean Pl ai n

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