Europe: Physical Geography . Notes. Europe . 2 nd smallest continent Shares land mass with Asia Known as a “Peninsula of peninsulas” = encouraged sea travel and trade. The Shape of Europe. Collection of peninsulas: Scandinavian Jutland Iberian Apennine Balkan Crimean Anatolian
Mt. Vesuvius ^
Mt. Olympus ^
Mt. Etna ^
Cover most of Switzerland, Austria, and parts of Italy and France.
Highest mountain in the Alps: 15,771 feet
The origin of the word Caucasian.
Home of VladTepeš, theDrakul(“Count Dracula”)
Divides the European and Asian sections of Russia.
Where Buda & Pest Meet
Biking Along the Danube
Flows through the 12 countries of Germany, Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, Bulgaria, Romania, and the Ukraine.
The longest river in Europe --> 2,300 miles.