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___ blow down from the mountains
foehn
The Jutland Peninsula is made from___.
Denmark.
___ are shrubs and short trees
chaparral
One way to describe europe's climate is ____.
mild
What are 5 natural resources?
hydroelectricity
coal
iron
oil
nuclear energy
The Balkan Peninsula is made from ____.
Greece
What are the 5 seas?
Mediterranean
north
Baltic
Black
Adriatic
what are the 5 major peninsulas?
Iberian
Apennine
Balkan
Jutland
Scandanavian
Where in the Rhine river?
western Europe
Ireland is known as the ____
"Emerald Isle"
the North European Plain is known as the ____.
Breadbasket
No where in Europe is farther than ____ miles from the coast.
300
Scandanavia is made up of...
Norway, Swedan, and Finland
What are the Mediterrarean Islands?
Corsica, Sicily, Sardinia, Cyprus,Malta, and Crete
___ is a mass of ice
avalanche
The Apennine is made from __.
Italy
___ is a drained area that was once filled with water.
Polder
what are two warm water masses?
North Atlantic Drift
Mediterranean Sea
___ is soil that is often permanently frozen below the surface
permafrost
The Iberian peninsula is made from ___ and ____.
Spain and portugal
What are rivers used for?
irrigation
transportation
hydroelectric power
What are the Atlantic Islands?
Iceland, Great Britain,Ireland, and the British Isles
__ are hot winds from the north African deserts of Libya
sirrocas
What is Europe's nickname?
" The Peninsula of Peninsulas"
What are the 5 rivers in Europe?
Rhine
Danube
Thames
Seine
Po
The Scandanavian Peninsula is made from ____.
Norway and Swedan
___ is the hightest mountain in Europe
Mt. Blanc
___ is a kind of vegetable matter usually composed of mosses
peat
What are the 5 mountain ranges?
Apennine
Carpathians
Pyrenees
Scandanavian
Alps
___ is a glacial made/ filled lake or valley filled with water
fjord
Why did the industrial Revolution begin in England?
b/c of vast amount of natural resources
Where is the Danube river?
Eastern Europe
What are the 3 climate zones
Mediterranean
Humid Continental
marine West Coast
Where is the Seine River?
France
___ is a strong, northerly wind from the Alps
Mistral
Steppe is the type of climate found in Spain on the ____.
Mesetas
What are there a lot of near the Scandanavian area of Europe?
lakes
Where is the Thames river?
england
What is the major vegetation
forests
grasslands