Goegraphy Chapter 11 & 12

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Goegraphy Chapter 11 & 12
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  1. The process in which glaciers formed and spread?
    Glaciation
  2. Which mountain system forms a cresent from southern France to the Balkan Peninsula?
    Alps
  3. Stretches from southeastern England and western France Eastward to Poland, Ukraine, and Russia?
    Northern European Plain or Great European Plain
  4. A fine, rich, wind borne soil left by glaciers, cover it?
    Loess
  5. Large banks of Earth and stone, to hold back water?
    Dikes
  6. A low-lying area from which seawater has been drained to create new farmland?
    Polder
  7. Long, narrow, steep sided inlets?
    Fjords
  8. What are the three landforms of Europe?
    Northwestern Mountains, Central Uplands, & Southern European Mountains
  9. Mountains of Europe that are low with rounded peaks?
    Northwestern Mountains
  10. ______________ form Iberian Pensinsula to Eastern Europe?
    Central Uplands
  11. _______________ Mountains are young and jagged?
    Southern European
  12. _____________ is another area of vast fertile soil?
    Great Hungarian Plain
  13. What persent of the Netherlands id below sea level?

    A. 89%
    B. 14%
    C. 25%
    D. 55%
    25%
  14. What Peninsula has many fjords?
    Scandinavian
  15. What peninsula is the mainland of Demark and extends into the North Sea?
    Jutland
  16. What peninsula is home to Spain and Portugal?
    Iberian
  17. What peninsula has a long coastline, young jagged mountains, and the plains only cover about 1/3 of it?
    Italian
  18. What Peninsula is surrounded by Adriatic and Ionian seas on the west, and Aegean and Black Seas on the east?
    Balkan
  19. What river is in western Europe?
    Rhine River
  20. What river is in eastern Europe?
    Danube River
  21. What river is in England?
    Thames River
  22. What are two other important water ways?
    Po, and Rhone

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