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Physical Geography<br />of Europe<br />Adapted from Ms. Susan M. Pojer <br />Horace Greeley High School<br />Chappaqua, NY...
Europe’s Latitude v. U.S.<br />
Former Soviet Region Compared in Latitude & Area with the United States<br />
Satellite View of Europe<br />
3,800 square miles<br />
REGIONS<br />
Continents by Size (sq. km.)<br />
Topography<br />
Europe: A Peninsula of Peninsulas?<br />OR<br />A Peninsula of Asia?<br />
Europe:An Asian Peninsula?<br />
Northern Peninsulas<br />Scandinavian Peninsula<br />Jutland Peninsula<br />
Southern Peninsulas<br />CrimeanPeninsula<br />Iberian Peninsula<br />Italian Peninsula<br />Balkan Peninsula<br />
Peninsulas<br />Scandinavian Pen.<br />JutlandPen.<br />Crimean Pen.<br />Italian Pen.<br />Balkan Pen.<br />Iberian Pen.<...
Bodies<br />of<br />Water<br />ArcticOcean<br />AtlanticOcean<br />North Sea<br />Baltic Sea<br />English Channel<br />Cas...
The Mediterranean Sea  <br />Strait of Gibraltar & the“Pillars of Hercules”<br />2,400 miles long & 1,000 miles wide<br />...
Rivers<br />Volga R.<br />Don R.<br />Thames R.<br />Elbe R.<br />Vistula R.<br />Oder R.<br />Rhine R.<br />Dnieper R.<br...
The Danube River<br />1770 miles<br />
The Danube River<br />Where Buda & Pest Meet<br />Biking along the Danube<br />Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, ...
The Volga River<br />It’s the longest river in Europe --> 2,300 miles.<br />
The Volga River<br />The river is so   polluted that the   sturgeon catch has   been decreased by   60%.<br />
Why are most of the capitals of Europe on major rivers?<br />
Capitals on the Rivers <br />Paris, right bank of the Seine<br />London on the Thames<br />Prague on the Vltava<br />Budap...
Capitals on the Rivers <br />Moscow on the Moscow River<br />Berlin on the Spree<br />Rome on the Tiber<br />Vienna on the...
What’stheanswer??<br />
Answer:<br />They are Europe’s lifeline!<br />
Moutains&Peaks<br />Ural Mts.<br />Carpathian Mts.<br />Caucasus Mts.<br />Alps Mts.<br />Pyrennes Mts.<br />Dinaric Alps<...
Elevation<br />Urals<br />Caucasus<br />Pyrennes<br />Carpathians<br />Alps<br />Apennines<br />
The Alps<br />The Alps cover most of Switzerland, Austria, andparts of Italy and France.<br />
Mt. Blanc in the Alps<br />It’s the highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet.<br />
The Caucasus Mountains<br />The origin of the    word Caucasian.<br />
Transylvaniain the Carpathian Mountains<br />Home of VladTepeš, theDrakul(“Count Dracula”)<br />
Ural Mountains: “The Great Divide”<br />1500 miles<br />It divides the European and Asian sections of Russia.<br />
The Ural Mountains<br />
Siberian Lowlands<br />Plains<br />Northern European Plain<br />Steppes<br />
The BENELUX Countries<br /><ul><li> Belgium
 Netherlands
 Luxembourg</li></li></ul><li>Holland’s Dikes<br />
Amsterdam’s Canals<br />
Plateaus<br />Meseta<br />
ArcticOcean<br />Completed<br />Map<br />Siberian Lowlands<br />Ural Mts.<br />Scandinavian Pen.<br />AtlanticOcean<br />J...
10,000 BCE – Ice Age<br />
Norwegian Fjords<br /> Glaciers    cut deep   valleys in   the ocean   during the   Ice Age.<br />
Earthquake Zones<br />
Reykjavik, Iceland:“The Youngest Oldest Country”<br /><ul><li>Volcanoes
Hot Springs
Geysers</li></li></ul><li>Mediterranean Islands<br />The are generally rugged   & mountainous.<br />The Mediterranean    S...
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  1. 1. Physical Geography<br />of Europe<br />Adapted from Ms. Susan M. Pojer <br />Horace Greeley High School<br />Chappaqua, NY<br />
  2. 2. Europe’s Latitude v. U.S.<br />
  3. 3. Former Soviet Region Compared in Latitude & Area with the United States<br />
  4. 4. Satellite View of Europe<br />
  5. 5. 3,800 square miles<br />
  6. 6. REGIONS<br />
  7. 7. Continents by Size (sq. km.)<br />
  8. 8. Topography<br />
  9. 9. Europe: A Peninsula of Peninsulas?<br />OR<br />A Peninsula of Asia?<br />
  10. 10. Europe:An Asian Peninsula?<br />
  11. 11. Northern Peninsulas<br />Scandinavian Peninsula<br />Jutland Peninsula<br />
  12. 12. Southern Peninsulas<br />CrimeanPeninsula<br />Iberian Peninsula<br />Italian Peninsula<br />Balkan Peninsula<br />
  13. 13. Peninsulas<br />Scandinavian Pen.<br />JutlandPen.<br />Crimean Pen.<br />Italian Pen.<br />Balkan Pen.<br />Iberian Pen.<br />
  14. 14. Bodies<br />of<br />Water<br />ArcticOcean<br />AtlanticOcean<br />North Sea<br />Baltic Sea<br />English Channel<br />CaspianSea<br />Bay ofBiscay<br />BlackSea<br />DardanellesStrait<br />Adriatic Sea<br />AegeanSea<br />TyrrhenianSea<br />Strait ofGibraltar<br />Mediterranean Sea<br />
  15. 15. The Mediterranean Sea <br />Strait of Gibraltar & the“Pillars of Hercules”<br />2,400 miles long & 1,000 miles wide<br />“Crossroads of 3 Continents”<br />
  16. 16. Rivers<br />Volga R.<br />Don R.<br />Thames R.<br />Elbe R.<br />Vistula R.<br />Oder R.<br />Rhine R.<br />Dnieper R.<br />Seine R.<br />Loire R.<br />Danube R.<br />Po R.<br />Tagus R.<br />Tiber R.<br />Ebro R.<br />
  17. 17. The Danube River<br />1770 miles<br />
  18. 18. The Danube River<br />Where Buda & Pest Meet<br />Biking along the Danube<br />Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine. <br />
  19. 19. The Volga River<br />It’s the longest river in Europe --> 2,300 miles.<br />
  20. 20. The Volga River<br />The river is so polluted that the sturgeon catch has been decreased by 60%.<br />
  21. 21. Why are most of the capitals of Europe on major rivers?<br />
  22. 22. Capitals on the Rivers <br />Paris, right bank of the Seine<br />London on the Thames<br />Prague on the Vltava<br />Budapest on the Danube<br />
  23. 23. Capitals on the Rivers <br />Moscow on the Moscow River<br />Berlin on the Spree<br />Rome on the Tiber<br />Vienna on the Danube<br />
  24. 24. What’stheanswer??<br />
  25. 25. Answer:<br />They are Europe’s lifeline!<br />
  26. 26. Moutains&Peaks<br />Ural Mts.<br />Carpathian Mts.<br />Caucasus Mts.<br />Alps Mts.<br />Pyrennes Mts.<br />Dinaric Alps<br />Apennines Mts.<br />Mt. Vesuvius ^<br />Mt. Olympus ^<br />Mt. Etna ^<br />
  27. 27. Elevation<br />Urals<br />Caucasus<br />Pyrennes<br />Carpathians<br />Alps<br />Apennines<br />
  28. 28. The Alps<br />The Alps cover most of Switzerland, Austria, andparts of Italy and France.<br />
  29. 29. Mt. Blanc in the Alps<br />It’s the highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet.<br />
  30. 30. The Caucasus Mountains<br />The origin of the word Caucasian.<br />
  31. 31. Transylvaniain the Carpathian Mountains<br />Home of VladTepeš, theDrakul(“Count Dracula”)<br />
  32. 32. Ural Mountains: “The Great Divide”<br />1500 miles<br />It divides the European and Asian sections of Russia.<br />
  33. 33. The Ural Mountains<br />
  34. 34. Siberian Lowlands<br />Plains<br />Northern European Plain<br />Steppes<br />
  35. 35. The BENELUX Countries<br /><ul><li> Belgium
  36. 36. Netherlands
  37. 37. Luxembourg</li></li></ul><li>Holland’s Dikes<br />
  38. 38. Amsterdam’s Canals<br />
  39. 39. Plateaus<br />Meseta<br />
  40. 40. ArcticOcean<br />Completed<br />Map<br />Siberian Lowlands<br />Ural Mts.<br />Scandinavian Pen.<br />AtlanticOcean<br />Jutland Pen.<br />Volga R.<br />North Sea<br />Baltic Sea<br />Don R.<br />Northern European Plain<br />Thames R.<br />Elbe R.<br />Vistula R.<br />English Channel<br />Oder R.<br />Rhine R.<br />Steppes<br />Dnieper R.<br />Seine R.<br />Carpathian Mts.<br />CaspianSea<br />Loire R.<br />Caucasus Mts.<br />Bay ofBiscay<br />Alps Mts.<br />Crimean Pen.<br />Danube R.<br />Po R.<br />BlackSea<br />Pyrennes Mts.<br />Dinaric Alps<br />Balkan Pen.<br />Italian Pen.<br />Tagus R.<br />DardanellesStrait<br />Tiber R.<br />Apennines Mts.<br />Adriatic Sea<br />Iberian Pen.<br />Mt. Vesuvius ^<br />Ebro R.<br />Anatolean Pen.<br />AegeanSea<br />Mt. Olympus ^<br />TyrrhenianSea<br />Strait ofGibraltar<br />Mt. Etna ^<br />Peloponnesian Pen.<br />
  41. 41. 10,000 BCE – Ice Age<br />
  42. 42. Norwegian Fjords<br /> Glaciers cut deep valleys in the ocean during the Ice Age.<br />
  43. 43. Earthquake Zones<br />
  44. 44. Reykjavik, Iceland:“The Youngest Oldest Country”<br /><ul><li>Volcanoes
  45. 45. Hot Springs
  46. 46. Geysers</li></li></ul><li>Mediterranean Islands<br />The are generally rugged & mountainous.<br />The Mediterranean Sea is so pollutedthat it will take 1000 years to clean up.<br />Sardinia<br />Cyprus<br />Malta<br />
  47. 47. Mt. Etna, Sicily<br /> an active volcano<br />
  48. 48. Mt. Vesuvius, Italy<br />Pompeii, 79 CE<br /> Herculaneum, 79 CE<br />1944 eruption<br />

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