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Deep valleys along the coastline cut by glaciers
Fjords
_______ is located on the Jutland Peninsula
Denmark
Vegetable matter that is burned as fuel in some homes
Peat
The ____ contain some of the oldest rock formations in the world
Alps
______ and _________ climates are found on the northern Scandinavian Peninsula
Tundra and Subarctic
Mass of ice, snow, or rock sliding down a mountain side
Avalanche
The country where 1/12 of its area consists of lakes
Netherlands
Strong, northerly winds from the Alps
Mistral
The ______ River flows through the city of London
Thames
Soil often permanently frozen below the surface
Permafrost
The North European Plain has mostly a ________________ climate
humid-continental
Land reclaimed from the sea that is used for farming
Polders
The British Isles consists of two main islands, _____ _______ and _______
Great Britain and Ireland
How winds from the desert of northern Africa
Siroccos
Dry winds that can start an avalanche
Foehns
Shrubs or shot trees
Tundra
The _____ ___ has most of the region's oil reserves
North Sea
_____ is located on the Apennine Peninsula
Italy
The _____ River connects many industrial cities in Europe to the port of Rotterdam
Rhine