Geography

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Geography
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2011-12-13 22:57:41
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  1. Which two continents meet in the Ural Mountains?
    Asia and Europe
  2. What three countries make up the Caucasus?
    Georgia, Armenia, and Azerbaijan
  3. Whats the capital of Russia?
    Moscow
  4. What is the ring of fire?
    It is known for its earthquakes and active volcanoes
  5. What is the longest river in Europe?
    the volga
  6. What are Russia's natrual resouces?
    oil, timber, metals, gems, rich soils, and energy resouces.
  7. The _____________ are a low mountain range that stretch in a long arc from the Alps to the black sea area.
    carpathians
  8. The black sea serves the same function as the ___________; they are both important trade routes.
    Adriatic Sea
  9. A nuclear explosion at the _______ power plant released huge amounts of radiation into the air.
    Chernobyl
  10. The ________ begins in Germany and flows through nine countries before emptying out into the black sea.
    Danube
  11. One of the largest in europe, the ____________ extends south into the Mediterranean Sea.
    Balkan Peninsula
  12. The _____________ from the northern border between the Causcasus region and Russia.
    Causcus Mountains
  13. It is in the _________________ that the continents of Europe and Asia meet.
    Ural Mountains
  14. The ___________ provides an important transportation route through Russia.
    Volga River
  15. The _______________'s rich, black soil has made it Russia's main farming area.
    steppe
  16. _______________ is a cold, empty land of barren plains and endless forests.
    Siberia
  17. Why are rivers important to the economy of Eastern Europe?
    Trade and Transportation
  18. Why is the Danube so polluted?
    from heavy use
  19. whats the climate found in the Balkan Peninsula?
    Mediterranean climate, warm summers, mild winters.

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