Bosnia and Herzgovina
Upland- An area with high elevation
steppe- vast level areas of land that support only low growing vegetation like grasses
Balkanization- A conflict among ethnic groups within a state, country, or region.
Brackish- A mix of sea water and fresh water that is some what salty.
Reserves- the estimated total amount of a recourse in a certain area.
Physical Geography of Eastern Europe
The greater and lesser Caucasus mountains they extend from northwest to the southeast with a valley between.
Ural mountain border between asia and europe
Northern European plain includes Poland in eastern Europe and also extends into parts of western europe
Eastern European plain
Russian plain which begins in Belarus and Ukraine and stretches east about 1000 miles from Russia's western
Hungarian plain includes many parts of many countries
Siberian plain in Western Russia
Vienna basin in austria
Volga river is located in Russia
Black sea is located below ukraine
Dnieper river originates in Russia then flows through Belarus and Ukraine before emptying into the black sea.
Caspian Sea is Below Kazakhstan
Danube river flows through many countries before emptying into the black sea
Dniester river carries fraight and passenger ships and severs as a important route to the black sea
Baltic sea is above poland
Humid continental climates experience mild or warm summers and long and cold winters
Mediterranean Climate Hot and dry summers and winters are mild, cool, and rainy
Subarctic climate winters are very cold with temperature's as low as negative 40 degrees summers are short and cool.
Polar climate- cold all year ground is mostly frozen over
Wheat, oats, and barley are grown in Russia.
Lumber, paper, and cardboard are very important in Russia's forests.
Russia has vast coal, oil, and Natural gas reserves in Siberia.
Russia has rich deposits of iron ore fuel the countries steel industries.
Russia also uses steel to create much of their helpful vehicles
Poland has important mineral resources such as aluminum, coal, copper, lead, and zinc.
Poland is one of the worlds leading producers of sulfur.
Romania also has rich deposits of coal and oil from the black the black sea
Romania also has other mineral resources such as copper bauxite and aluminum
Russia's fishing industry is an important of the countries economy.
Salmon, cod, herring, and Pollack are among the most important commercial fishing in Russia.