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History: Ancient Rome for Kids - 3 views

    Rome Overview!
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Greece Geography - 0 views

  • Located in the south of Europe, the Greek Peninsula is bound by the Mediterranean Sea, the Ionian Sea, and the Aegean Sea. With a coastline of about 8500 miles, the country covers a land area of about 811080 square miles. The country ranges between latitudes 35°00'N and 42°00'N and between longitudes 19°00'E and 28°30'E.
  • There are over 2000 Greek islands in the Mediterranean and Ionian Seas but only about 170 are inhabited.
  • Over eighty percent of the country is mountainous.
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  • The highest peak, Mount Olympus (9,570 feet) is located to the north-east of the country.
  • Mainland Greece, the central and eastern Macedonian regions such as Thrace, Xanthi, and Evros, experiences a more temperate climate compared to the central mountains. The mountainous region of the central regions experiences an Alpine climate.
  • July is the hottest month in the country when temperatures average about 85°F. Winters are beautiful but could get chilly and white Christmas celebrations are frequent in low-lying parts of Greece.
  • Greece is not naturally rich in natural resources.
  • Greece is naturally exposed to severe earthquakes due to its location. The International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of Earth's Interior has designated the beautiful tourist destination of Santorini a "Decade Volcano". Santorini is known for its stunning natural beauty which has attracted human settlements through ages despite its historic involvement with volcanic activity.
  • drinking water obtained form the rivers and streams is a precious resource.
    This is a nice brief site featuring landforms, climate, crops, and natural resources of Greece.
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Ancient Greece - Geography - The British Museum - 0 views

    The geography of Ancient Greece.
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