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Geography of the British Isles - Chapter Summary
While going through these lessons, you'll deepen your knowledge of the geography of the British Isles. Some of the topics covered include demographics of certain jurisdictions and the influence of altitude. You'll also learn about the impact of the jet stream on the British Isles. After reviewing the lessons, you should be ready to:
- Locate major cities of the British Isles on a map
- Identify Anglesey, England on a map
- Discuss demographics of Jersey and Guernsey
- Explore temperature and rainfall patterns in the British Isles
- Describe the impact of the North Atlantic Drift on the British Isles
These lessons on the geography of the British Isles are filled with key details, and our expert instructors provide helpful examples. You can use the Dashboard to submit questions to instructors if you get stuck on a topic. A multiple-choice quiz is available to test your knowledge after each lesson, and the quizzes can be printed for use as offline worksheets.
1. Major Cities of The British Isles on a Map
England and Scotland share the big island in the British Isles. In this lesson we will learn where eight major cities are in England, and where one city is in Scotland.
2. Where is Anglesey, Wales on a Map?
Did you know that Anglesey is an island? Did you also know that it is home to the village with the longest name in Europe? Learn this and where it is on a map in this lesson.
3. Where are Jersey & Guernsey? - The Channel Islands
After completing this lesson, you'll know exactly where to find Jersey and Guernsey on a map. You'll also learn about the geography of this archipelago and why people come to these islands to de-stress.
4. British Isles: Temperature & Rainfall
Because the British Isles are surrounded by a lot of water, it has a relatively mild climate. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the climate of the British Isles along with why it has the temperature and rainfall that it does.
5. British Isles: North Atlantic Drift & Jet Stream
The British Isles are a collection of two large islands, and a lot of smaller ones in the North Atlantic. This lesson deals with the climate of the British Isles, and why it is so different compared to the climate of other areas at the same latitude.
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