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  Europe - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia.
It is bounded to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the west by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by the Mediterranean Sea and the Black Sea, and to the east by the Ural Mountains and the Caspian Sea (for more detailed description see Geography of Europe).
Having lived side-by-side with agricultural and industrial civilisations for millennia, Europe's animals and plants have been profoundly affected by the presence and activities of man. With the exception of Scandinavia and northern Russia, few areas of untouched wilderness are today to be found in Europe, except for different natural parks.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Europe   (2876 words)

 North America - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
North America is a continent in the northern hemisphere, bounded on the north by the Arctic Ocean, on the east by the North Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the Caribbean Sea, and on the west by the North Pacific Ocean.
Both North and South America are named after Amerigo Vespucci, who was the first European to suggest that the Americas were not the East Indies, but a previously undiscovered New World.
North America occupies the northern portion of the landmass generally referred to as the New World, the Western Hemisphere, the Americas, or simply America.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/North_America   (762 words)

On the north and west it is separated from North America by the Arctic and North Atlantic Oceans; on the south by the Mediterranean Sea from Africa and Western Asia.
The fauna of Europe is in accord with the climate and vegetation.
A convincing proof of this was the courageous struggle of Europe against the attempted inroads of Islam, and especially the expeditions of conquest to the Holy Land repeatedly undertaken by the various nations of Europe acting together.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/05607b.htm   (7582 words)

 Europe Overview
Eastern Europe consists of the Czech Republic, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland, and the Slovak Republic.
Europe is characterized with a midlatitude west coast climate.
Europe was the first core in the world economic system and continues to play a leading role in today's core of wealthy countries.
maps.unomaha.edu /Peterson/funda/Notes/Notes_Exam2/EOverview.html   (2352 words)

 Europe embraces wind power as North Sea oil reserves dwindle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Wind farm growth: Europe vs. U.S. Round a bend on the highway, and it's no more surprising to see giant propellers rising from the farmland than it is to see grape vines.
Also driving wind power in Europe is keen concern about global warming and the limits on greenhouse gases imposed by the Kyoto treaty, which took effect in Europe and much of the world Feb. 16.
Europe produced 74 percent of the world's wind power in 2003, compared to the U.S. share of 16 percent, according to the American Wind Energy Association.
www.post-gazette.com /pg/05059/463846.stm   (1345 words)

The earliest mapping attempts which suggested that the full-glacial environment of Europe had been moist and extensively forested have now been superseded, and it is apparent that the LGM environment of Europe was much more barren of vegetation than previously thought.
Mesic deciduous forest is reconstructed for the north, as a thin band along the shore of the Black Sea, and there is also woodland along the southern coast of the Caspian Sea, although no pollen localities are cited as supporting the existence of woody cover in these areas.
In eastern Europe, Huntley (1990) appears to suggest in his map that the present-day steppic region of Ukraine and Southern Russia was mainly forested, partly with pine-birch and partly with mixed conifer-hardwoods.
www.esd.ornl.gov /projects/qen/europe.html   (5396 words)

 North Central Europe
North Central Europe is important to world energy markets because it is a key transit point for Russian oil and natural gas pipelines.
In December 2002, the governments of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Slovakia, Hungary and Croatia signed an agreement to integrate and expand the capacity of the Druzhba and Adria pipeline systems in order to facilitate the transportation of Russian crude oil to the Croatian deepwater port of Omisalj.
It appears, however, that this disagreement was resolved in early June 2004, with the government of Azerbaijan committing to supply Ukraine with Caspian oil to transport on to Europe.
www.eia.doe.gov /emeu/cabs/visegrad.html   (6927 words)

 Evertype: The Alphabets of Europe
Some of Europe’s languages (particularly in the Caucasus) still have no tradition of writing, though other information on such languages is provided here when it is available.
“Europe” extends from the Arctic and Atlantic (including Iceland and the Faroe Islands) southeastwards to the Mediterranean (including Malta and Cyprus), with its eastern and southern borders being the Ural Mountains, the Ural River, the Caspian Sea, and Anatolia, inclusive of Transcaucasia.
The fact that there are something like 90,000,000 German speakers and something like 12,000 Rutul speakers means that spell-checkers and grammar checkers might be expected to be made available for the former in the short term, but not for the latter.
www.evertype.com /alphabets   (3582 words)

 CNN.com - Europe warms to North Korea - October 19, 2000
"Europe is ready to strengthen its dialogue and cooperation in line with progress made in human rights and non-proliferation," a spokesman for Chirac said.
In a further move, the EU is expected to provide $17 million for North Korean farmers to help ease the state's chronic food shortage.
His meeting with his North Korean counterpart this year was the first meeting of the leaders of the two countries since the end of the Korean War.
archives.cnn.com /2000/WORLD/europe/10/19/britain.korea.03   (1032 words)

 Prevalence of Hypertension in Europe and North America --- HealthandAge   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
In another analysis, the prevalence of hypertension was correlated with the incidence of lethal stroke and cardiovascular deaths across the 8 centers.
The sampling of national populations and the measurement of blood pressure are difficult to standardize; however, the 'within-country' surveys provide data that are convincing and all point in the same direction, lending credence to this publication.
Sadly, this is not always achieved in North America, or in Europe, where the problem appears to be considerably greater.
www.healthandage.com /PHome/gm=2!gid2=2545   (943 words)

 north europe_30YW
Countries in Northern Europe were to have a marked impact on the Thirty Years War.
Sigismund was a fervent supporter of the Counter-Reformation and Poland was known as the "Spain of the North".
Sigismund had the potential to destabilise the whole region especially as Sweden was seen as a bastion of Protestantism.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /north_europe_30YW.htm   (681 words)

 Europe Maps Countries Landforms Rivers and Information pages
Europe, the planet's 6th largest continent, includes (46) countries, and a few dependencies, territories and regions.
In exacting geographic definitions, Europe is really not a continent, but part of the peninsula of Euroasia, which includes all of Europe and Asia.
Europe's lowest point is on the surface of the Caspian Sea, at 92 ft (28m) below sea level.
www.worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/eu.htm   (439 words)

 North America and Europe in the Ordovician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Baltica is composed of most of northwest Europe (from the Urals to the sea).
Eastern Avolonia (southern Europe) is rifted from western Gondwana (Africa) Mid - Late Ordovician and begins to drift north.
This is the collision of what is now the eastern coast of North America with an island arc, and this arc came to rest in the Central Mobile Belt of the Appalachians.
oberlin.edu /Geopage/projects/204projects/barbour/EurNA_Ordovician.html   (931 words)

 Slavic, Old-German and Icelandic Goddesses Realm
She journeyed the sky in the night and was followed by her son Dagr, the daylight.
(stated by Tacitus) She was mainly worshipped by the Germanic tribes north from the river Elbe.
Spring and love are often placed under the auspices of the same Deity, whether male or female, for obvious reasons: spring is the season of reproduction and new life, often outcomes of love.
inanna.virtualave.net /slavic.html   (2644 words)

 Map of North Africa & Europe
UK energy demand using offshore wind power in the Southern North Sea.
The area of Southern North Sea indicated is based on 5 x 2 MW wind turbines per square kilometre.
The area of North Africa indicated is based on 10% efficient PV cells covering 25% of the total area indicated.
www.hydrogen.co.uk /h2/europe_map1.htm   (150 words)

 Europe by Car – Rentals & Tax-Free Leasing
For 50 years Europe By Car has offered the best prices on car rentals and tax-free leasing in Europe.
Europe By Car offers discount car rentals in France, Germany, Italy, Spain, the UK and many other countries.
Europe By Car has one of the best reputations in the travel business.
www.europebycar.com   (267 words)

 NorthSafety EUO EN - Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
North Safety Products Europe is part of the North Safety Products Group, the most diversified manufacturer of Safety and Personal Protective Equipment (
North works closely with distributors and end users alike through innovative product design, quality manufacturing, solid marketing, training and support to our customers.
Your business is important to us and we hope our new enhanced web site will provide you with information about North’s products and services.
www.northsafety.com /euo/en/bs_home.html   (175 words)

 Europe Tours - Tour Europe with your private driver-guide
Please either choose the tour corresponding to your wishes from the menu on the left, or go to our Europe Tour Selection, or select the tour best suited to your vacation month or your special interest.
All our Europe tour parties are private; we never mix people who do not know each other.
From the moment you email or telephone us with your tour enquiry, until the end of your tour in Europe, you will always deal with the same dedicated driver-guide.
www.a-la-carte-europe-tours.com   (360 words)

 Council of Europe portal
In the framework of the Portuguese Presidency the Council of Europe and the Ministry of Justice of Portugal are organising a ''Conference on Combating Economic Crime'' from 28 to 30 September near Lisbon.
Ruth-Gaby Vermot-Mangold (Switzerland, SOC), rapporteur of the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly is to visit Ukraine from 31 August to 1 September to investigate claims that newborn babies are disappearing in mysterious circumstances.
Jointly organised by the Council of Europe and the Russian Federal Ombudsman Vladimir Lukin, the conference brought together representatives of the federal and regional authorities, and the most active NGOs, including a large delegation from the Chechen Republic.
www.coe.int   (666 words)

 APL: Bulletins - New EMX Service Offers Alternative Route to North Europe, U.S. Midwest
All across the world children are wondering if they're on Santa's "good" or "naughty" list, but shippers in Europe and the U.S. have a much bigger concern: they're hoping to avoid the holiday congestion and get their cargo to destination on time.
Help is on hand with APL's recently-launched transatlantic service, the Europe-Montreal Express (EMX), which offers an alternative route for cargo going from the U.S. Midwest to North Europe, and from North Europe to the U.S. Midwest.
With the EMX, transit times from Midwest origins like Chicago and Detroit to North Europe are cut down by two to three days.
www.apl.com /bulletins/html/bulletin_emx.html   (288 words)

 Countries by Continent :: Destination Europe - European Countries
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The organization with 55 participating States from Europe, Central Asia and North America is active in early warning, conflict prevention, crisis management and post-conflict rehabilitation.
The Official Gateway to Europe, presented by the European Travel Commission and its 33 member government tourist offices.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/europe.htm   (292 words)

The EpiNorth project aims to improve communicable disease control and communication in Northern Europe and across the border to Russia.
Publish a peer-reviewed scientific bilingual (English/Russian) journal with four issues annually devoted to communicable disease epidemiology and control and maintain collaboration with Eurosurveillance.
Collect annual reports of communicable diseases from the public health institutes in Northern Europe, including North-Western regions of Russia, and publish standardised key figures from these areas on the EpiNorth web site and write an analytical report for the annual November issue of the EpiNorth journal.
www.epinorth.org   (958 words)

 Making Muslim Space in North America and Europe
Focusing on the private and public use of space, this volume explores the religious life of the new Muslim communities in North America and Europe.
The range of perspectives is broad, encompassing middle-class professionals, mosque congregations, factory workers in France and the north of England, itinerant African traders, and prison inmates in New York.
The truism that "Islam is a religion of the word" takes on concrete meaning as these disparate communities find ways to elaborate word-centered ritual and to have the visual and aural presence of sacred words in the spaces they inhabit.
www.ucpress.edu /books/pages/6763.html   (365 words)

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The training course was aimed to strength the role of youth organisations as civil society actors and youth ability to organise and take action, in particular in connection with decentralised co-operation on poverty eradication and social cohesion, and to identify educational principles to promote global citizenship of young people in Europe and Africa.
In the framework of the follow-up to the visit of a delegation from the Pan African Parliament to the Parliamentary Assembly in October 2004, a delegation of African parliamentarians participated at the third-part session of the PACE in Strasbourg from 20-22 June 2005.
One of the outcomes of this consultation was a plan of action calling for concrete steps and measures to be taken by parliamentarians in both Europe and Africa to address this challenge.
www.coe.int /T/E/North-South_Centre   (616 words)

 Containerisation in North Europe to 2015
Containerisation in North Europe to 2015 : North European containerport demand has expanded rapidly over the past decade, despite some slowdown in the pace in 2001.
The north continent port range is considered in two sectors - the western sector from Le Havre to Amsterdam, and the eastern sector comprising Germany's North Sea containerports.
As for the north continent sectors, containerport demand trends and forecasts are presented separately for the UK and Ireland, by type of traffic.
www.bharatbook.com /detail.asp?id=4524   (1205 words)

 North America maps countries landforms lakes rivers mountains cities and more by World Atlas
North America maps countries landforms lakes rivers mountains cities and more by World Atlas
North America, the 3rd largest continent, includes Canada, Greenland, Mexico, the United States, all the countries of Central America and the island countries and dependencies of the Caribbean.
If you would like to submit an addition, change or correction, or suggest a new link, please forward it to our map department and we will give it our immediate attention.
worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/na.htm   (235 words)

 Glacial map, North Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
Based on ice-marginal formations, which are often clear end moraines, reconstructions are made for the maximum extent (c.
20 ka BP) and the deglaciation of the Late Weichselian ice sheet in northern Europe.
It has been concluded that all ice in northern Europe melted by about 8 ka BP (Donner, 1995).
www.imv.uit.no /annet/sealev/sealev/neurice.htm   (125 words)

 North-West Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
The North-West Europe Nuclear Physics Conference, NWE'01, will be held at the University of Bergen from Tuesday, April 17, to Friday, April 20, 2001.
This conference follows the one in Edinburgh 1992, in Amsterdam 1996, and is the third in a series organized by the Nuclear Physics sections of the national Physical Societies of countries in the North West of Europe.
University of Bergen which is in walking distance to the hotels and the city center.
www.fi.uib.no /~nwe   (246 words)

 Chapter 5 North Europe   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-05)
This chapter discusses the rest of the countries of Europe in three groups: Northern Europe, Southern Europe, and East Central Europe.
Southern Europe is largely in the Mediterranean climate region.
Historically a collection of many different peoples, its political geography results from the collapse of a number of empires in the 19th and 20th centuries, large-scale movements of population during and immediately after World War II, subsequent control by Soviet power, and rising nationalism since the collapse of the Soviet Union.
www.uwplatt.edu /~stradfot/world113/Chapter5NEurope.html   (299 words)

 Europe - Surf Forecast - swell - Surfing conditions & Marine Weather (surforecasts)
Europe - Surf Forecast - swell - Surfing conditions & Marine Weather (surforecasts)
Europe High Seas : Metarea 1 - (English)
Europe High Seas : Metarea 11 - (English)
www.surforecasts.com /europe   (72 words)

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