Location, Climate, and Natural Resources of the UK and Russia
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Where is the United Kingdom?
a group of islands off the coast of mainland Europe
What islands is the UK made up of?
Great Britain, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Is the location of UK good or bad for trading?
What are some countries to trade with near the UK?
France is across the english channel, West is the Republic of Ireland, East is the scandinavian peninsula
How many ports are there along the UK's coast?
How many regions does the UK consist of? Which?
4, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland
How has the location of the UK helped the country?
The UK has become an international banking and insurance center,
How many foriegns bank branches does the UK have?
more than any country in the world
The location on the Atlantic Ocean helps the UK trade with what country?
the United States
What is the UK's number one trading partner?
The United States
What is the climate link in the UK?
Mild and has rain every two weeks
What are winters like in the UK?
mild and wet
How are the summer in the UK?
the summers are warmest in the south
The gulf stream crosses the Atlantic Ocean and warmer the country making what happen?
it makes the winters milder than any other European country
What deposits of natural resources does the Uk have?
coal, petroleum, natural gas, and iron ore
The UK's industry contain:
auto production, steel, manufacturing, shipbuilding
What are some other resources?
zinc, lead, gold, tin, limestone, clay, salt, gypsum, potash, sand, and slate
What is declining in the UK industry
___________ is being used up and industry in the UK is changing to cleaner ______ ______
natural resources, energy sources
People are being re trained from mining and manufacturing to work in the ________ industry.
____% of people in the UK work in the service industry.
Service industries are:
tourism, health care, banking, insurance, and educatioon
What is profitable off the coast of the UK?
Nearly ____% of the land in the UK is arable.
Over half the land is used for what?
How many people live in the UK?
Land area in the UK:
243, 610 people sq km
What percent of people live in cities in the UK?
How many people does London have?
Location of Russia:
How does the location of Russia affect its trading?
they can't really trade by ship, there are two exceptions Murmansk, and ST. Petersburg
Russia only has 2 seasons
Winter and Summer
Average yearly temperatue in Russia
Asian Russia has the most extreme climates
-40 degrees or above 90
___% of people live in Europe russia (warmer)
What was Russia most abundant natural resource, why isn't it now
lumber they cleared the forest to make cities
What natural resource is found in the Ural mountains?
gold, iron, alluminium, coal
What river is good for hydroelectric power in russia
What makes it difficult for Russia to use its resoures
mountains, rugged terrain, and cold climate
How many people live in Russia
land area in russia?
17,098,242 sq km
Most people live on which side of the ural mountain, why?
west, warmer, more fertile soil