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Geography Fun Continues

Geography Fun ContinuesLets keep working 1Do NowIf you could choose to live anywhere in Europe, where would you live and why? Explain your answer.2Information IPR grades - are entered - grades are updated

Missing Assignments

Tutoring sheets - incentive available for attending3Current Events Britain plans to build a new bridge - $275 Million - garden bridge across the ThamesBritish Royal couple in New York - several stops Harlem, the White House, basketball game

4Do NowIf you could choose to live anywhere in Europe, where would you live and why? Explain your answer.

5Islands Great Britain, Ireland, Iceland, Greenland- all located in the North Atlantic

Sicily, Corsica, Crete, Sardinia- all located in the Mediterranean Region

6Problems and benefits of Mountains What are the problems/benefits associated with mountains?- Think: MIRPL

7European Mountain Chains The Pyrenees - cut off Spain and Portugal on the Iberian Peninsula- allow for regional development

The Apennines- the spine of Italy- divide Italy east-west

8Mountains and Uplands- a difference in elevation Uplands- area with hills or low mountains, mesas and high plateaus- many areas are eroded mountains

Kjolen Mountains (Scandinavia), Scottish Highlands, low area of Brittany in France

Germanys Central Uplands, at the base of the Alps9The Brittany Region - France Part of the Masiff Central- upland region of France

Brittany is defined as a region Explain what makes it a region. MIRPL

10Europe: A Network of RiversRivers move ideas, culture, people, goods, and connect regions

The Danube and Rhine Rivers- major rivers of Europe Many navigable rivers- flow from interior to the sea- large enough for ships

11Major RiversDanubeRhineFlows through center of EuropeFrom west to East flows through 9 countries links Europeans to the Black Sea1,771 miles of river Flows from interior of Europe to the North Sea 820 miles flows through 6 countries important for defensive history

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13T-P-SReview the map on pp. 275 and analyze the rivers of Europe. Discuss the following question at your table:

How does the direction in which European rivers flow aid in linking Europeans to the world?14

15Northern European Plain Fertile agricultural area of Europe- produced food for centuries- France, Belgium, Netherlands, Denmark, Germany, and Poland

Subject to invasion throughout history- flat land allows for easy travel for armies

One third of Europe (33%) is suitable for farming.16Resources of Europe Read pp 276-277 (identify main ideas)17Exit: Verbal BriefIn one sentence, summarize the physical features of Europe.

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