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Physical geography of Europe


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Physical Geography of Europe including the basics of mountanious regions, flat regions, coasts (gulfs, peninsulas, islands), main rivers and climates of Europe.

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Physical geography of Europe

  1. 1. Unit 11Physical geography of Europe
  2. 2. REGIONS
  3. 3. Continents by Size (sq. km.) Asia 44,579,000 Africa 30,065,000 North America 24,256,000 South America 17,819,000 Antarctica 13,209,000 Europe 9,938,000 Oceania (incl. 7,687,000 Australia)
  4. 4. Physical Map of Europe
  5. 5. In the North: Grampian Mountains, Scandinavian Mountains, Ural Mountains. Mountanious regions In the South: Pyrenees, Alps, Apennines, Carpathians, Balkan Mountains, Caucasus. Flat regions In the central area: The Great European PlainRelief Peninsulas: Iberian, Italian, Balkan, Crimean, Jutland, Scandina vian Coasts Gulfs: Bothnia, Biscay, Lion, Genoa Islands: Atlantic: Iceland, British Isles, Azores, Madeira, Canary Islands. Mediterranean: Balearic Islands, Corsica, Sardinia, Sicily, Malta, Crete, Cyp rus.
  6. 6. Mountanious regions in the North Grampian Scandinavian Urals Mountains Mountains
  7. 7. Mountainous regions in the South Pyrenees Alps Apennines Carpathians Caucasus Balkan Mtns.
  8. 8. The Great European Plain• Largest mountain-free landform in Europe• Stretches from the Pyrenees in the west to the Ural Mountains in the east• Extends 2,000 miles• Successful agricultural area
  9. 9. European Plain
  10. 10. Peninsulas Scandinavian Peninsula Jutland Crimean PeninsulaIberian ItalianPeninsula Peninsula Balkan Peninsula
  11. 11. Main gulfs and bays Bay of BiscayGulf of Bothnia Gulf of Genoa Gulf of Lion
  12. 12. Atlantic islands
  13. 13. Atlantic islands Iceland Azores islandsMadeira Islands British Isles Canary Islands
  14. 14. Mediterranean islands
  15. 15. Mediterranean islandsBalearic islands Malta Corsica Sardinia Sicily Cyprus Crete
  16. 16. Hydrography Arctic Ocean Pechora, Northern Dvina Atlantic Ocean Elbe, Rhine, Seine, Loire Mediterranean Ebro, Rhone, Tiber, Po Sea Dnieper, Dniester, Don, Danub Black Sea e Caspian Sea Volga
  17. 17. The European river basins Po Atlantic Mediterranean Arctic Caspian
  18. 18. Arctic Ocean river basin Northern Dvina in ArkhangelskPechora in Northwestern (Russia) Russia
  19. 19. Atlantic Ocean river basinElbe river in Dresden (Germany) Rhine river in Basel (Germany) Loire river in Seine river in Paris (France) Saumur (France)
  20. 20. Mediterranean Sea river basin Ebro river in La Rioja (Spain) Rhone river in Avignon (France)Tiber river in Rome (Italy) Po river in Turin (Italy)
  21. 21. Black Sea river basinDon river in Yenets (Russia) Dniester river in Vadul-lui-Voda (Moldova)Danube river in Budapest (Hungary) Dnieper river in Kiev (Ukraine)
  22. 22. Caspian Sea river basin The Volga river at different landmarks in Russia
  23. 23. Oceanic / Atlantic Polar Continental ClimatesMountain Mediterranean Subtropical
  24. 24. Climates