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Peninsula

Land surrounded by water

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Tributary

River or ocean that flows into a larger river

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Rain shadow

Area on mountain with little rain fall

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Tundra

Cold treeless plain with snow for most of the year

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Permafrost

Always frozen layer of ground below the top soil

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Loess

Rich dust like soil

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Hydroelectric power

Power made by turbines

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Fossil fuel

Energy by ancient remains of ancient plants and animals

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Middle Ages

Between modern and ainchent

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Textile

Cloth product

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Nationalism

Pride in a country

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Alliance

Countries that defend each other

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Euro

European money

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Tsar

Russian emperor

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Forin ministr

Official Who keeps foreign affairs