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28 Cards in this Set

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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
a traditional russian steam bath
Caspian Sea
Largest enclosed body of water on earth; lies between southern russia and iran
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
located in the northern Caucasus mountains; Capital: Grozny
A former city in Ukraine where the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant exploded
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
The idea tha the desert was once a large body of water
The General term for a Monarch
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.
a part of the country that is outside of the main part
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
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
The capital of germany
in the southern carcusus