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Glaciation
To cover with ice or glacier.
Rhine
A river that flows from Grisons in the eastern Swiss Alps to the North Sea coast in the Netherlands and is one of the longest and most important rivers in Europe.
Po
Is a river that flows eastward across northern Italy, from a spring seeping from a stony hillside at Pian del Re, a flat place at the head of the Val Po under the northwest face of Monviso (in the Cottian Alps) through a delta projecting into the Adriatic Sea near Venice.
Loess
An aeolian sediment formed by the accumulation of wind-blown silt, typically in the 20–50 micrometre size range, twenty percent or less clay and the balance equal parts sand and silt that are loosely cemented by calcium carbonate.
Baltic Sea
A brackish mediterranean sea located in Northern Europe.
North Sea
A marginal sea of the Atlantic Ocean located between Great Britain, Scandinavia, Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium
Mediterranean Sea
A sea connected to the Atlantic Ocean surrounded by the Mediterranean region and almost completely enclosed by land: on the north by Europe and Anatolia, on the south by North Africa, and on the east by the Levant.
British Isles
A group of islands off the northwest coast of continental Europe that include the islands of Great Britain and Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles.
Aegean Sea
An elongated embayment of the Mediterranean Sea located between the southern Balkan and Anatolian peninsulas.
Danube River
A river in Central Europe, the continent's second longest after the Volga.
Black Sea
Bounded by Europe, Anatolia and the Caucasus and is ultimately connected to the Atlantic Ocean via the Mediterranean and the Aegean seas and various straits.
Permafrost
Cryotic soil is soil at or below the freezing point of water 0 °C (32 °F) for two or more years.