Europe the contintent 1

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Europe the contintent 1

  1. 1. VMS Library 2008-2009 Europe The Continent Series
  2. 2. Satellite View
  3. 3. Longitude / Latitude
  4. 4. Europe’s Latitude vs. US
  5. 5. 3,800 square miles
  6. 6. Regions
  7. 7. Northern Peninsulas Jutland Peninsula Scandinavian Peninsula
  8. 8. Southern Peninsulas Iberian Peninsula Italian Peninsula Balkan Peninsula AnatoleanPeninsula Crimean Peninsula
  9. 9. Mediterranean Sea: 2,400 miles long & 1,000 miles wide “ Crossroads of 3 Continents” Strait of Gibraltar & the “Pillars of Hercules”
  10. 10. Po R. Tiber R. Rivers
  11. 11. The Danube River 1770 miles
  12. 12. The Danube River Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine . Where Buda & Pest Meet
  13. 13. The Alps Cover most of Switzerland, Austria, and parts of Italy and France.
  14. 14. Mt. Blanc in the Alps Highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet
  15. 15. Ural Mountains:The Great Divide Divides the European and Asian sections of Russia . 1500 miles
  16. 16. The Ural Mountains
  17. 17. The BENELUX Countries Belgium Netherlands Luxembourg
  18. 18. Holland’s Dikes
  19. 19. Amsterdam’s Canals
  20. 20. Norwegian Fjords Glaciers cut deep valleys in the ocean during the Ice Age.
  21. 21. Reykjavik, Iceland: “The Youngest Oldest Country” Volcanoes Hot Springs Geysers
  22. 22. Mt. Etna, Sicily An active volcano
  23. 23. Eastern Europe
  24. 24. Russia’s 10 Time Zones
  25. 25. Siberia --> Permafrost Average temperatures of January vary from 0 to -50°C, and in July from 1 to 25°C 150,000,000 population.
  26. 26. Lake Baikal, Siberia The oldest and deepest lake in the world. 20% of the world’s total unfrozen water supply.
  27. 27. Trans-Siberian Railroad Completed in 1905
  28. 28. Trans-Siberian Railroad The main line runs 5,785 miles.
  29. 29. Climate
  30. 30. Average Annual Precipitation
  31. 31. Germany’s Black Forest
  32. 32. Germany’s Black Forest
  33. 33. Tundra: The Not-So-Barren Land Below the Arctic Circle
  34. 34. LAND USE
  35. 35. Population Density [People Per Square Mile] Belgium 336.82 Mexico 52.15 Japan 336.72 United States 29.77 India 336.62 World 14.42 United Kingdom 244.69 Norway 14.42 Italy 192.96 Canada 3.36 France 108.09 Russia 8.61
  36. 36. Population Distribution
  37. 37. Arrivederci! Au Revoir! Good Bye! Auf Wiedersehen! Adios! Cairete! Do Svidaniya!
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