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Topography of Europe
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The European Plain or Great European Plain is a plain in Europe. It is the largest mountain-free landform in Europe, although a number of highlands are identified within. It stretches from the Pyrenees Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean in the west to the Ural Mountains in the east.

It consists of the Northern European Lowlands and the Eastern European Plain. The subdivision is a historical one, rather than geomorphological: the East European Plain was part of the European Plain within the Russian Empire and therefore was formerly known as the Russian Plain.

In Western Europe, the plain is relatively narrow (mostly within 200 miles) in the northern part of the Europe, but it broadens significantly toward its eastern part in Western Russia.

The plains are cut by many important rivers like the Loire, Rhine and Vistula in the west; the Northern Dvina and Daugava flowing northwards in Eastern Europe and Russia and the Volga, the Don and the Dnieper flowing southwards of the European Russia.
plain is a large area of land with relatively low relief. Plains may be more suitable for farming than plateaus or mountains. Plains are sometimes remnants of much larger features that are now largely eroded, such as mountains or volcanoes.
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Europe is one of the seven traditional continents of the Earth. Physically and geologically, Europe is the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia, west of Asia. Europe is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea,
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mountain is a landform that extends above the surrounding terrain in a limited area. A mountain is generally steeper than a hill, but there is no universally accepted standard definition for the height of a mountain or a hill although a mountain usually has an identifiable
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A landform comprises a geomorphological unit, and is largely defined by its surface form and location in the landscape, as part of the terrain, and as such, is typically an element of topography.
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Highland or Highlands has the following meanings:
  • Highland (geography), an elevated mountainous region
  • Highland (council area), an administrative area in Scotland that is part of, but not the same as, the generally mountainous area called the Scottish Highlands

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Pyrenees
Spanish: Pirineos



Countries | Spain,France,Andorra

Geology
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Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
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The Ural Mountains

Countries | Russia,Kazakhstan
Regions | Sverdlovsk Oblast,Perm Krai,Chelyabinsk Oblast,Kurgan Oblast,Orenburg Oblast,Tyumen Oblast,Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug,Yamalo-Nenets
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The Northern European Lowlands or North German Plain is an geomorphological region in Europe. They consist of the low plains between the Central European Highlands to the south and the North Sea and the Baltic Sea to the north; their elevation is between 0 and 200 m
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East European Plain (also Eastern-European Lowland, Eastern European Lowlands, Eastern European Plain, and Russian Plain) is a plain and series of broad river basins in Eastern Europe. It is the largest mountain-free part of the European landscape.
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Geomorphology (from Greek: γη, ge, "earth"; μορφή, morfé, "form"; and λόγος, logos
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East European Plain (also Eastern-European Lowland, Eastern European Lowlands, Eastern European Plain, and Russian Plain) is a plain and series of broad river basins in Eastern Europe. It is the largest mountain-free part of the European landscape.
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Russian Empire (Pre-reform Russian: Pоссiйская Имперiя, Modern Russian: Российская империя,
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Loire

Coat of arms of the Loire department
Location

Administration
Department number: 42
Region: Rhône-Alpes
Prefecture: Saint-Étienne
Subprefectures: Montbrison
Roanne
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Origin Grisons, Switzerland

Basin countries Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Austria, Germany, France, Netherlands
Length 1,320 km (820 mi)
Source elevation Vorderrhein: approx. 2,600 m (8,500 ft)
Hinterrhein: approx. 2,500 m (8,200 ft)

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Origin Barania Góra, Beskidy
Mouth Gdańsk Bay, Baltic Sea
Basin countries Poland, Ukraine, Belarus, Slovakia
Length 1,047 km (651 mi)
Source elevation 1,106 m (3,629 ft)

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Origin Yug River and Sukhona River
Mouth Dvina Bay
Basin countries Russia
Length 744 km (462 mi)

Mouth elevation 0
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Origin Russia
Mouth Gulf of Riga, Baltic Sea
Basin countries Belarus, Latvia, Russia, Lithuania
Length 1020 km (634 mi)
Source elevation 221 m (725 ft)

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Volga River (Peка Волга)

Volga in Yaroslavl (autumn morning)


Country | Russia

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The term Don or DON may refer to
  • Donald, a Western name (a Scottish derivative).
  • Don (honorific), a Spanish and Portuguese title, given as a mark of respect, also used in Italy.
  • A crime boss.

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European Russia refers to the western areas of Russia that lie within Europe. Its eastern border is defined by the Ural mountains and in the South it is defined by the border with Kazakhstan.

This area includes Moscow and St. Petersburg, the two largest cities of Russia.
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