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Ural Mountains

mountains that separate Europe from Asia

Caucasus Mountains

mountains located in southwest Asia that separate Russia from the Middle East

Mt. Elbrus

highest peak in Russia - 18,510ft.

North European Plain

plain that covers most of Russia

80%

percentage of the population that lives in the southern part of the plain

23,400

number of miles of continuous coastline (longest of any country)

Black Sea

warm water outlet to the Mediterranean Sea

Caspian Sea

saltwater lake (largest)

Lake Baical

holds 20% of the world's freshwater

Volga River

4th longest river in Russia; longest in Europe

Lena River

longest river in Russia

mineral resources

Russia has huge reserves of _______.

oil, natural gas, and coal

fuels that Russia has a natural supply of

hydroelectric power

rivers make Russia a leading producer of ____.

10%

amount of land suitable for farming

20%

amount of the world's forested land that is located in Siberia

long, cold winters and short, cool summers

describe Russia's climate.

tundra

a vast treeless plain

120 and 250

days per year with snow

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