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Europe an Russia. Resources and Land Use. Objectives. Learn about the natural resources of Western Europe. Find out about the natural resources of Eastern Europe. Examine Russia’s natural resources. . Key Terms (page 26). Loess Hydroelectric power Fossil fuel.

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Europe an russia

Europe an Russia

Resources and Land Use


Objectives

Objectives

  • Learn about the natural resources of Western Europe.

  • Find out about the natural resources of Eastern Europe.

  • Examine Russia’s natural resources.


Key terms page 26

Key Terms (page 26)

  • Loess

  • Hydroelectric power

  • Fossil fuel


What makes a country wealthy

What makes a country wealthy?


The worlds wealth

The Worlds Wealth


A part of the equation natural resources

A part of the $ equation: Natural Resources


Stop thinking about only oil and diamonds

Stop thinking about only Oil and Diamonds...


Fertile soil

Fertile Soil =


Loess

Loess

  • A type of rich, dust like soil that is brought in by wind and enriched by rain and moderate temperatures.


Just add water and sun

Just add water and sun…


Another valuable resource

Another valuable resource….

ABUNDANT WATER


Uses of water

Uses of water

Crops

Electricity


Hydroelectricity

Hydroelectricity

  • Generates power

  • Norway gets almost all its electric power from water

  • Plants in Sweden, Switzerland, Austria, Spain, Scotland, and Portugal.


Now fossil fuels

Now…Fossil Fuels

  • Are sources of energy that formed from the remains of ancient plants and animals.

  • Oil and Natural Gas: Norway and the UK

  • Coal: Germany


Russia s resources

Russia’s Resources

HUGE


Russia s resources1

Russia’s Resources

  • Russia has more natural resources than the United States!


Everything

EVERYTHING


Why isn t russia rich

Why isn’t Russia rich?

Size

Farming

Climate

Navigable Rivers


The difficulties of siberia

The Difficulties of Siberia


Location and size

Location and Size


Transportation

Transportation?


Disasters

Disasters


Solutions

Solutions?

Pipelines

Railroad


Did you learn

Did you learn?

  • Name 2 non-mineral or fossil fuel natural resources in Europe. How are they used?

  • List Russia’s major natural resources

  • How is water used in Western Europe?

  • Why is Russia not as wealthy as Western Europe?

  • What is Loess and what is it’s value?


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