Europe Map – Physical Features

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Danube River
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The second-longest river of Europe. It flows from southern Germany east into the Black Sea.
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Rhine River
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A river in Western Europe that flows from eastern Switzerland into the North Sea.
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English Channel
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Body of water that separates France and England
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Mediterranean Sea
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A large, almost landlocked arm of the Atlantic Ocean touching Europe, Asia, and Africa
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Northern European Plain
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One of the largest plains on Earth and sweeps from Pyrenees Mountains across north Europe to the Ural Mountains
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The Alps
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Mountain range located in northern Italy
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Pyrenees
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A chain of mountains between France and Spain
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Ural Mountains
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A mountain range that separates Europe from Asia
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Iberian Peninsula
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Peninsula in southwestern Europe occupied by Spain and Portugal
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Black Sea
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a sea between Europe and Asia
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Balkan Peninsula
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Geographic area located in Southeastern Europe.
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Scandinavian Peninsula
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a peninsula in Northern Europe, which generally comprises the mainland of Sweden, the mainland of Norway, the northwestern area of Finland,
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British Isles
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a group of islands off the north-western coast of continental Europe that consist of the islands of Great Britain, Ireland and over six thousand smaller isles.
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English Channel
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body of water that separates southern England from northern France, and links the southern part of the North Sea to the Atlantic Ocean.
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Baltic Sea
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sea of the Atlantic Ocean, enclosed by Scandinavia, Finland, the Baltic countries, and the North and Central European Plain.
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Carpathian Mountains
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a 1,500km-long range in Central and Eastern Europe. They stretch west to east in an arc from the Czech Republic to Romania. The Tatra range between Slovakia and Poland is a national park and has several peaks above 2,400 meters. More than half of the Carpathian range lies in Romania, where spruce forests are home to brown bears, wolves and lynxes.
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Caucasus Mountains
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a mountain system in West Asia between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea in the Caucasus region.
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Adriatic Sea
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is a body of water separating the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and adjacent ranges.
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Seine River
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a 777-kilometre-long river and an important commercial waterway within the Paris Basin in the north of France.
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Bay of Biscay
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a gulf of the northeast Atlantic Ocean located south of the Celtic Sea. It lies along the western coast of France from Point Penmarc’h to the Spanish border, and the northern coast of Spain west to Cape Ortegal.

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