Ch. 12, sec. 1 and 2

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Ch. 12, sec. 1 and 2

  1. 1. Chapter 12, Section 1
  2. 2.  What is a peninsula?  A piece of land that is surrounded by water on 3 sides
  3. 3. Scandinavian Peninsula
  4. 4. • The Scandinavian Peninsula has a bunch of deep, U-shaped valleys, called fjords, that were carved out by ancient glaciers.
  5. 5. Neuschwanstein Castle
  6. 6. PyreneesMountains
  7. 7. Apennine Mountains
  8. 8. Balkan Mountains
  9. 9. Danube River
  10. 10. 1. Why is Europe called the “peninsula of peninsulas”?2. What two natural resources helped the UK to be a leading producer of steel?3. What is peat?4. How were fjords formed?5. Who brought Elephants to Europe? (beginning of chapter)6. Name the 5 peninsulas of Europe7. On average, does Europe have more or less agricultural land than the rest of the world? How much?
  11. 11. Ch. 12, section 2
  12. 12. • Europe is kept relatively warm due to wind and ocean currents bringing warmer tropical air north. • This is the North Atlantic Drift.
  13. 13. Comparing ClimatesFargo, North Dakota and Paris, France
  14. 14. • Mountain ranges tend to block some of the cold, dry winds from the north from affecting the Mediterranean region, but some parts without mountain cover still get it. • Mistral wind--- a cold, dry wind that affects Mediterranean France• Sometimes they also get the sirocco wind, a warm, dray wind sweeping in from North Africa.

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