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Flashcards in Chp2 The Regions of Great Britain Deck (10):
1

What are the four areas of the United Kingdom?

England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, and Wales

2

What separates Great Britain from Europe?

The English Channel

3

How has Great Britain being an island affected it?

they have always been sea-farers, they have many rivers and natural harbours

4

What are the two major areas of Britain?

Lowland Britain and highland Britain

5

What is LowLand Britain?

found in the south and east, low-lying fertile land good for farming, warm climate

6

Why is low land britain quite warm?

the Gulf Stream from the Gulf of Mexico carries warm water there

7

Where is High Land Britain?

north and west, mostly hills or mountains, thin soil, but some places are fertile

8

Where is the most population in Britain?

South and east

9

Why do most people in Britain live in the south and east?

fertile land, more food, nicer climate

10

Was the population always distributed this way?

Yes, which became a factor in the political disturbances of the seventeenth century as well

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