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3 Major Climates

Marine
Alpine
Mediterranean

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4 Major Rivers

Rhine
Marseille
Po
Danube

3

This city lies at the mouth of Rhine River

Rotterdam

4

4 Physiographic Regions

Western Uplands
North European Lowlands
Central Uplands
Alpine System

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The Protestant Reformation...

challenged the economic & political authority of the Catholic Church

6

Boundaries of eastern Europe are the result of;

WWI

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(physiographic region)

Geologically older, contains fjords, and lower in elevation

Western Uplands

8

These diffused eastward from britain (3);

Germany (Ruhr)
Silesia
Donets

9

Marshall Plan

This states the US agrees to give money to any country that was trying to rebuild after World War I.

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(physiographic region)

Contains many hills and plains; where the European coal fields are located

Central Uplands

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Rotterdam City lies at mouth of this River

Rhine River

12

This ended the European Wars of Religion

Treaty of Westphalia

13

This climate gets colder the higher you get

Alpine Climate

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A country whose population possesses a substantial degree of cultural homogeneity and unity.

Nation-state

15

The production of particular goods or services as a dominant activity in a particular location.

Functional Specialization

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3 consequences of western uplands in glacier movement

no soil
fjords in norway
lakes in finland

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Backbone of Italy (mountain)

Apenines