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What is Eurasia?
world's largest landmass (Europe connects to Asia)
What forms the border between Europe and Asia?
Ural and Caucasus Mountains
What is a fjord?
narrow inlets where the sea surges in between cliffs
Define temperate.
mild climate
What makes the climate of Europe temperate?
winds that blow over the warm currents of the ocean
What is deforestation?
the process of clearing forests
What is the importance of Europe's jagged coastline?
creates natural harbors that help to protect boats
Define navigable.
deep enough for boat travel
What are three benefits rivers and seas have given Europe?
fish (1/3 from the waters around Europe)
transportation and power
trade