Friday, April 22, 2016

Fact of the Day: Ural Mountains

Unlike other continents, there is no real major ocean or sea barrier between Europe and Asia. The only real "barrier" between Europe and Asia is the Ural Mountains and the Caucasus mountains. The Ural Mountains are located in Russia. 

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  1. I have been told by lucky friends that to see the Urals is experience one of the wonders of the World.
    The "Trans Siberian" express from Vladivostok to St. Petersburg is a train journey (these days) that is one
    of the best in the World.
    Unfortunately it is NOT cheap.
    Colin aka B J Hunnicut

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    1. http://www.goldeneagleluxurytrains.com/journeys/trans-siberian-express/eastbound/

      This is the link for those who want to see Russia from the Pacific to Moscow. With all the train information.
      Colin

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  2. So you won't get eaten by any sharks trying to get to the next continent, win

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  3. interesting, I like geography and mountains.

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  4. As anyone who's ever played 'Risk' will tell you, Asia just keeps going on and on and on...

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  5. As anyone who's ever played 'Risk' will tell you, Asia just keeps going on and on and on...

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  6. There was a time when we were taught it was one big continent called Eurasia. But now we're back to calling it two continents.

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    1. In Australia schools, Europe and Asia were NEVER lumped together as EURASIA ?????
      That is a new one for me and I did Geography Honours at College - my favourite subject with History (Ancient and Modern - the modern here being from the advent of Napoleon).
      Colin

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  7. That is interesting. I like learning about geography.

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