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  • Russia Part 1

    1. 1. Russia E.2 Use a map key to locate countries and major cities in Europe. E.3 Explain how the following five factors have influenced settlement and theeconomies of major European countries: absolute and relative locations, climate, major physical characteristics, major natural resources, population size. Optional Topic: Identify the countries that were once part of the Soviet Union inthe Baltic area, Central Asia, Southern Russia, and the Caucasus, and compare the population and size of the former Soviet Union with that of present day Russia.
    2. 2. Introduction
    3. 3. IntroductionRussia is the world’s (1) LARGEST country.
    4. 4. IntroductionRussia is the world’s (1) LARGEST country.The (2) URAL MOUNTAINS divide Russia intoa European region and an Asian region.
    5. 5. IntroductionRussia is the world’s (1) LARGEST country.The (2) URAL MOUNTAINS divide Russia intoa European region and an Asian region.Russia borders (3) 14 other countries andincludes (4) 11 time zones. This means when itis 12:00 Pm (noon) in eastern Russia and peopleare eating lunch, it is 1:00 AM in westernRussia and people are still asleep.
    6. 6. The Land in the West
    7. 7. The Land in the WestIn the west is the (4) NORTH EUROPEANPLAIN, this is where the capital, (5) MOSCOW isand where 75% of people live.
    8. 8. The Land in the WestIn the west is the (4) NORTH EUROPEANPLAIN, this is where the capital, (5) MOSCOW isand where 75% of people live.This area is also part of the (6) STEPPE.
    9. 9. The Land in the WestIn the west is the (4) NORTH EUROPEANPLAIN, this is where the capital, (5) MOSCOW isand where 75% of people live.This area is also part of the (6) STEPPE.It is also where the best climate and farmlandare.
    10. 10. The Land in the East
    11. 11. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    12. 12. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    13. 13. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    14. 14. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    15. 15. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    16. 16. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    17. 17. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.
    18. 18. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.
    19. 19. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.
    20. 20. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.
    21. 21. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.
    22. 22. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.
    23. 23. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.South of the tundra is the (9) TAIGA, the world’slargest forest.
    24. 24. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.South of the tundra is the (9) TAIGA, the world’slargest forest.
    25. 25. The Land in the EastIn the east is (7) SIBERIA, which means“sleeping land;” it has one of the coldesttemperatures in the world.The (8) TUNDRA, a large plain with no trees, ishere; only the top few inches of the ground thawsout in the summer.South of the tundra is the (9) TAIGA, the world’slargest forest.
    26. 26. Inland Water Areas
    27. 27. Inland Water AreasIn the southwest, Russia touches the (10) BLACK SEA;ships must use this route to get to the Mediterranean.
    28. 28. Inland Water AreasIn the southwest, Russia touches the (10) BLACK SEA;ships must use this route to get to the Mediterranean.Also in the southwest is the (11) CASPIAN SEA, whichis about the size of California and is the biggest inlandbody of water in the world.
    29. 29. Inland Water AreasIn the southwest, Russia touches the (10) BLACK SEA;ships must use this route to get to the Mediterranean.Also in the southwest is the (11) CASPIAN SEA, whichis about the size of California and is the biggest inlandbody of water in the world.(12) LAKE BAIKAL is in the Central Siberian Plateau;it is the world’s oldest and deepest freshwater lake. Itholds (13) 20% of the world’s unfrozen water.
    30. 30. Inland Water AreasIn the southwest, Russia touches the (10) BLACK SEA;ships must use this route to get to the Mediterranean.Also in the southwest is the (11) CASPIAN SEA, whichis about the size of California and is the biggest inlandbody of water in the world.(12) LAKE BAIKAL is in the Central Siberian Plateau;it is the world’s oldest and deepest freshwater lake. Itholds (13) 20% of the world’s unfrozen water.The (14) VOLGA is the longest river in Europe and is amajor transportation route.

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