Study your flashcards anywhere!

Download the official Cram app for free >

  • Shuffle
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Alphabetize
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Front First
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Both Sides
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
  • Read
    Toggle On
    Toggle Off
Reading...
Front

How to study your flashcards.

Right/Left arrow keys: Navigate between flashcards.right arrow keyleft arrow key

Up/Down arrow keys: Flip the card between the front and back.down keyup key

H key: Show hint (3rd side).h key

A key: Read text to speech.a key

image

Play button

image

Play button

image

Progress

1/28

Click to flip

28 Cards in this Set

  • Front
  • Back
A lake between Kazakhistan and Uzbekistan that was once the 4th largest body of water but is now shrinking
Aral Sea
Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
Baltic Republics
Banya
a traditional russian steam bath
Caspian Sea
Largest enclosed body of water on earth; lies between southern russia and iran
Caucasus
A mountain barriar between Europe and Asia
Caucasus Mountains
A mountain system in Eurasia between the Black and Caspian Sea
Central Asia
Tied to the Silk Road
Central Siberian Plateau
Sharply demarcated surfaces and varying altitudes; Takes up most of siberia
Chechenya
located in the northern Caucasus mountains; Capital: Grozny
Chernobyl
A former city in Ukraine where the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded
Chernozem
A Black colored soil containing a lot of humus highly fertile
Cold War
a war between the soviet union and the U.S. wich resulted in the space race
Collective Farms
an orginization of agricultural labor in wich farmers are not compensated with money, but they are payed in what the farm produces
Command Econmy
the state or government controls all major sectors of the economy and formulates all decisions about their use and about the distribution of income, much like a communist state
Continentality
The idea tha the desert was once a large body of water
Czar
The General term for a Monarch
Dacha
a russian word for a year-round or seasonal home
Distance Decay
a geographical term which describes the effect of distance on cultural or spatial interactions. The distance decay effect states that the interaction between two locales declines as the distance between them increases.
Excalve
a part of the country that is outside of the main part
Eurasia
A large landmass that has both the continents of Asia and Europe
Great Game
a British term for what the British saw as a strategic rivalry and conflict between the British Empire and the Russian Empire for supremacy in Central Asia.
Kara Kum
a desert in central asia
Keiv
the largest city and capitol of ukraine
Kyzyl Kum
11th largest desert in the world; it means red sand in central asia
Lake Baikal
Holds water thats volume is larger than all of north america
Line Graph
a graph with ploted coordinants
Moscow
The capital of germany
Nagorno-Karabakh
in the southern carcusus