United Kingdom 5 Themes of Geography
Location <ul><li>British Isles in Western Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Capital – London (52 ºN, 0º Longitude) </li></ul>
Place – Physical Features <ul><li>Rugged Hills and Low Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Environment – Cropland </li></ul><ul><l...
Place – Human Features <ul><li>Population – 60 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic Groups –  82% English, 10% Scottish, 2 % I...
Movement <ul><li>Canals and Waterways from the I.R. </li></ul><ul><li>Railroads and subways </li></ul><ul><li>Motor Vehicl...
Movement (Cont.) <ul><li>The Chunnel a.k.a. Channel Tunnel </li></ul><ul><li>Underwater tunnel that spans the distance of ...
H.E.I. <ul><li>Oil pollution incidents – 400,000 tons of oil is dumped into the North Sea every year </li></ul><ul><li>Pol...
History <ul><li>United Kingdom began in 1707, when England, Wales, and Scotland united.  Ireland joined in 1801, but most ...
Regions <ul><li>England – Southern Part </li></ul><ul><li>Wales – Western Part </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland – Northern Part ...
Review <ul><li>What is the main river in the U.K.? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the population of the U.K.? </li></ul><ul><li...
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5 Themes Uk

  1. 1. United Kingdom 5 Themes of Geography
  2. 2. Location <ul><li>British Isles in Western Europe </li></ul><ul><li>Capital – London (52 ºN, 0º Longitude) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Place – Physical Features <ul><li>Rugged Hills and Low Mountains </li></ul><ul><li>Environment – Cropland </li></ul><ul><li>Main River – Thames </li></ul><ul><li>Wildlife – fox, weasel, badger, deer </li></ul><ul><li>Climate is Moderate Rainy Summer </li></ul><ul><li>* Impacted by Mid-Atlantic Current (Gulf Stream) </li></ul>
  4. 4. Place – Human Features <ul><li>Population – 60 Million </li></ul><ul><li>Ethnic Groups – 82% English, 10% Scottish, 2 % Irish, 2 % Welsh </li></ul><ul><li>Religion – 53% Protestant, 10% RCC </li></ul><ul><li>Life Expectancy – 77.7 years </li></ul><ul><li>Language – English </li></ul><ul><li>Education – School from 6 to 15 99% Literacy Rate </li></ul><ul><li>GDP Per Person - $25, 200 </li></ul>
  5. 5. Movement <ul><li>Canals and Waterways from the I.R. </li></ul><ul><li>Railroads and subways </li></ul><ul><li>Motor Vehicles </li></ul>
  6. 6. Movement (Cont.) <ul><li>The Chunnel a.k.a. Channel Tunnel </li></ul><ul><li>Underwater tunnel that spans the distance of the English Channel between the United Kingdom and France </li></ul><ul><li>Pg. 250 Textbook </li></ul>
  7. 7. H.E.I. <ul><li>Oil pollution incidents – 400,000 tons of oil is dumped into the North Sea every year </li></ul><ul><li>Pollution to rivers and seas from </li></ul><ul><li>Acid Rain </li></ul>
  8. 8. History <ul><li>United Kingdom began in 1707, when England, Wales, and Scotland united. Ireland joined in 1801, but most left in 1921, except Northern Ireland. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Regions <ul><li>England – Southern Part </li></ul><ul><li>Wales – Western Part </li></ul><ul><li>Scotland – Northern Part </li></ul><ul><li>Northern Ireland </li></ul>
  10. 10. Review <ul><li>What is the main river in the U.K.? </li></ul><ul><li>What is the population of the U.K.? </li></ul><ul><li>How many tons of oil are dumped into the North Sea every year? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your name? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your quest? </li></ul><ul><li>What is your favorite color? </li></ul>

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