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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

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


What makes a country wealthy?


The Worlds Wealth


A part of the $ equation: Natural Resources


Stop thinking about only Oil and Diamonds...


Fertile Soil =


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…


Another valuable resource….

ABUNDANT WATER


Uses of water

Crops

Electricity


Hydroelectricity

  • Generates power

  • Norway gets almost all its electric power from water

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


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

HUGE


Russia’s Resources

  • Russia has more natural resources than the United States!


EVERYTHING


Why isn’t Russia rich?

Size

Farming

Climate

Navigable Rivers


The Difficulties of Siberia


Location and Size


Transportation?


Disasters


Solutions?

Pipelines

Railroad


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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