European Geography Review Physical Features Scandinavian Peninsula Ural Mountains European Plain Rhine River Danube River Alps Mountains English Channel Pyrenees Mountains Iberian Peninsula Mediterranean Sea
European Geography Review Physical Features Quiz ______________ Iberian Peninsula 1. 2. ______________ European Plain 3. ______________ Scandinavian Peninsula 4. ______________ Mediterranean Sea 5. ______________ English Channel 6. ______________ Not GPS (Aegean Sea) 7. ______________ Ural Mountains 8. ______________ Pyrenees Mountains 9. ______________ Rhine River 10. ______________ Danube River 11. ______________ Alps Mountains
European Geography Review Political Features Russia Russia Poland Ukraine Germany Belgium United Kingdom France Spain Italy
European Geography Review Political Features Quiz 1. ______________ United Kingdom 2. ______________ France 3. ______________ Spain 4. ______________ Italy 5. ______________ Germany 6. ______________ Poland 7. ______________ Ukraine 8. ______________ Russia 9. ______________ Belgium
Chernobyl Nuclear Plant Disaster A major human accident at nuclear plant near a city in Ukraine called Chernobyl. (1986)
Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Disaster The spread of radiation caused: Hundreds of deaths High rates of birth defects and cancer Contamination to the environment Drinking water was unsafe to drink for months Fishing was unsafe for years
Acid Rain in Germany’s Black Forest Germany has an important natural resource called the Black Forest Yet acid rain caused by sulfur from coal plants has destroyed 50% of the forest. Germany is using more solar, wind and water energy.
Air Pollution In the United Kingdom United Kingdom faces the problem of air pollution. Air pollution creates environmental & health problems. Air pollution goes back to the Industrial Revolution.
Air Pollution In the United Kingdom Great Smog Of 1952 In1952, London experienced four days were people couldn’t see in front of them due to smog: when water mixes with smoke from coal factories Government Solution to the Great Smog The United Kingdom created London smokeless zones that restricted the use of burning dirty fossil fuels
European LanguagesMost European languages fit into one of three categories Germanic Language Group English and German Romance Language Group French, Italian and Spanish Slavic Language Group 1. Russian
European Religion Judaism Christianity Name of founder: Name of founder: Jesus Abraham Sacred Text: Bible Sacred Text: Torah Name of followers: Name of followers: Christians Jews Islam Name of founder: Muhammad Sacred Text: Koran Name of followers: Muslims
Latin America Geography Review Physical Features Sierra Madre Mountains Gulf of Mexico Caribbean Sea Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Atacama Desert Amazon River Panama Canal Andes Mountains
Latin America Geography Review Physical Features Quiz 1. ______________ Sierra Madre Mountains 2. ______________ Gulf of Mexico 3. ______________ Caribbean Sea 4. ______________ Atlantic Ocean 5. ______________ Pacific Ocean 6. ______________ Atacama Desert 7. ______________ Amazon River 8. ______________ Panama Canal 9. ______________ Andes Mountains
Latin America Geography Review Political Features Mexico Cuba Haiti Panama Venezuela Columbia Brazil Bolivia
Latin America Geography Review Political Features Quiz 1. ______________ Mexico 2. ______________ Columbia 3. ______________ Brazil 4. ______________ Bolivia 5. ______________ Cuba 6. ______________ Haiti 7. ______________ Panama 8. ______________ Venezuela
Mexico City Environmental Problem Mexico City Environmental problem: Air Pollution Causes: Factories, Cars, Overcrowding, Mountains Effects: Lung problems, Damage to atmosphere and vegetation, and acid rain damaging monuments
Amazon Rainforest Environmental Problem Amazon Rainforest Environmental problem: Deforestation Causes: Logging, mining, farming, growing cities, cattle ranching Effects: Global Warming, natives and animals are forced to move
Venezuela Environmental Problem Venezuela Environmental problem: Oil Pollution Causes: Oil tanker spills, Digging for oil by Lake Maracaibo Effects: Lung problems, unemployed fisherman and floods
Geography of Canada Many Canadians live in the southern part of Canada because the climate is better. Northern Canada can be described as a tundra,which is why not many people live there.
Resources of CanadaThe Canadian Shield ishome to many valuableresources in Canada suchas gold and timber.
Language and ReligionThe official languagesof Canada is Englishand French. The most commonreligion in Quebec isCatholic.
Canadian Geography Review Physical Features Atlantic Ocean Pacific Ocean Arctic Ocean Hudson Bay G Great LakesH St. Lawrence River Canadian Shield F Rocky Mountains E
Canadian Geography Review Physical Features A. Rocky Mountains __________________________ Hudson Bay B. __________________________ Great Lakes C. __________________________ Arctic Ocean D. __________________________ Atlantic Ocean E. __________________________ St. Lawrence River F. __________________________ Canadian Shield G. __________________________ Pacific Ocean H. __________________________
Label the following on your physical map G.V.D
Ayers Rock and Great Victoria Desert Ayers Rock: is a huge reddish rock towering out of the flatlands. It is a granite rock that was gray until the iron surface turned into rust. It’s like Stone Mountain. Great Victoria Desert: Only receives 8 to 10 inches of water a year. It has some grasslands and salt lakes. Very few Australians live in the G.V.D. because it is too hot and dry.
Australian Trade Australia exports many natural resources to China Australia imports many finished goods such as cars and dishwashers from China Because Australia is in a remote location most
Australian Climate Climate: Northern Australia Tropical climate: warm to hot all year long Central Australia (Interior) Desert: Largest part of Australia, gets less than 10 inches of rain a year Southeast/Southwest: temperate climate Not too cold winters and not too hot summers, which is why most Australians live