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  1. Russia’s Land By Sean Zeng and Thomas Jaehnig

  2. Mountains Ranges • In Russia, there are many mountain ranges. Most of the mountains in Russia are located in the eastern part of Russia. There is the Caucasus Mts. which separates southwestern Russia from Southwest Asia. The Caucasus Mts. Includes Mt. Elbrus which is 18,510 feet high and it is considered the tallest peak in the European continent. There are also many other mountain ranges in Europe such as the Ural Mountains, the Sayan Mountains, the Cherskiy Mountains (etc).

  3. Peninsulas • There are two large peninsulas in Russia. • The Kamchatka Peninsula is the biggest peninsula in Russia. • The Kamchatka Peninsula has many active volcanoes that are call the Ring of Fire. • The volcanoes in the Kamchatka Peninsula sometimes cause earthquakes. • The Kola Peninsula in Russia is very rich in various minerals such as : iron ore, titanium, and alumina.

  4. Plains • There are 2 main plains in Russia. One of them is the Northern European Plain and the other one is the Western Siberian Plain. • Many of the industries in Russia is located here in the Northern European Plain. • The important cities of Russia is located in the Northern European Plain. • Most of Russia’s population is live in the Northern European Plain. • The West Siberian Plain is the world’s largest area of flat land. • Most people live in the southern part of the West Siberian Plain because it’s the warmest part of the plain.

  5. Inland Water Areas • The Caspian Sea is the largest inland body of water in the world. • Instead of having freshwater in the Caspian Sea, it has saltwater instead. • Lake Baikal, which is located high in the Central Siberian Plateau is the world’s deepest freshwater lake. • Lake Baikal actually holds 20 percent of the world’s water supply. • Lake Baikal attracts many tourists with its shimmering blue waters.

  6. Russia’s Land By Sean Zeng and Thomas Jaehnig

  7. The type of land in Russia • Most of Russia is a subarctic and tundra climate which makes the land bad for farming. • The Ring of Fire in the Kamchatka Peninsula causes trouble for the people in parts of Russia because the volcanoes are still active in the Kamchatka Peninsula. • The ice along the coast can cause shipping to be terrible. • Also some ports close from the ice along the coast

  8. Rivers in Russia Some main rivers are the Don river, the Volga river, and the Pechora river. • The rivers in Russia freeze which is not good for transportation. • Also during the winter the Caspian sea freezes which can be a problem • One more important thing is that since there is a lot of Global Warming the arctic effects a lot of northern Russia.

  9. Russian lakes • There are many lakes including Baikal Lake, Ladoga Lake, and the Pskovskoye Lake. • A lot of the lakes in Russia are polluted and are dirty • One good thing the lakes provide is fishing

  10. Land forms in Russia • There are land forms of all sort like peninsulas, bays, mountains, lakes, plateaus, and etc. • There a lot of volcanoes in Russia but a main spot is on a peninsula called The Ring of Fire • There are a lot of bodies of water but one main one is the Caspian Sea

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