Physical Geography of Eastern Europe (Climate (Russia's far north…
Physical Geography of Eastern Europe
Shallow and brackish
Northwest of Russia and Eastern Europe
East of Balkan Peninsula
Touches Ukraine and Southwest Russia
Separates Turkey from Ukraine
World's largest inland body of water
Touches Russia (western)
Lies northwest of Russia and Eastern Europe
Located below the Adriatic Sea and above the Mediterranean sea
Longest River in Europe
Northwest of Moscow
Russia's most important waterway
Provides hydroelectric power
Important route to Black Sea
Originates in Carpathian Mts.
Carries freight and passenger ships
Flows through cities
Started in Germany
Provides transportation, hydroelectric power, fishing and water for irrigation
Near Alps Mts.
On Balkan Peninsula
Greater and lesser Caucasus
They run northwest to southwest
There's a valley between
East of Russian Plain
Boundary between Europe and Asia
Northern European Plain
Runs through Poland
Extends into Western Europe
Extends into multiple countries
Located in Romania
Vienna Basin in Austria
Forests and Agriculture
One sixth of Russia's land is suitable for agriculture
Most is in Baltic and Black Sea
More than 1/5 of the worlds forests are in Russia
Size of continential U.S
Lumber, paper, and cardboard are important products of the forestry industry
Western Russia's continental climate causes forests to grow slowly.
Threaten forest industry
Energy and Minerals
Most of Russia's vast coal, oil and natural gas reserves are in Siberia.
Estimated total amount of a resource
Russia's coal And rich deposits of iron ore fuel the country's steel industry
Machines made from steel are used to build ,Russia's automobiles,railroads, ships and many consumer products
Poland is one of the worlds major sources of sulfur.
Romania has rich deposits of coal, and it exstracts oil from the Black Sea.
Hydroelectric and thermal power plants also support Romania's. energy needs.
Russia's fishing industry is important to the country's economy.
Salmon,Cod,herring and pollack are the most important comercial fish in Russia.
Many of Russia's lakes and rivers are used for 🎣
Romanias fishing industry is an important part of the country's economy
Romanians fishing industry is concentrated in the South eastern area of that country.
The Danube River and lakes and rivers near the black sea provide much of the fish.
The European Union's restriction on overfishing has hurt Romania somewhat, but fishing remains important to the country's economy.
Humid Continental Climate
Eastern Europe and western Russia has this climate
Russia's far north
Winters are cold (-40 degrees F)
Summers are short and cool (50 degrees F- 86 degrees F)
Summers are hot and dry. Winters are mid to cool and rainy
Covered in ice year round
Winters are VERY COLD summers are short and cool
Bosnia and Herzegovina
A large amount of a resource that has not yet been tapped
Water that is somewhat salty and where freshwater and saltwater meet
Two ethnic groups with a conflict because of isolation and land
Vast, level areas of land that support only low-growing vegetation-like grasses
An area of high elevation