Northern European Plains
LOCATION: The Northern European Plains is a geomorphological region in Europe, mostly located in Poland, Germany, Denmark, Netherlands and borders Czech and Sweden.
SIZE: The Plains go on for more than 2,500 miles, and mostly consists of large, flat lands with smaller areas of hills.
Characteristics: Elevations range between 0 and 200m. Region contains bogs, heath, and lakes. Parts of the Northern European Plains go under the Baltic Sea. Plus, the Plains are home to many navigable rivers, including the Rhine, Weser, Elbe, Oder, and Vistula.
Northern European Plains: Southern Poland
Northern European Plains: Netherland
Most of the European Plains are used for farmland.
Northern European Plains: Rhine River
The photo above shows the settlements near the Rhine River.
*Lots of Navigable rivers and freshwater: People living in the Northern European Plains use the rivers for trade routes. And used the freshwater for everday use.
and they have access to freshwater.
*A variety of soil: Mostly used for commercial farming with a little natural vegetation
remaining. Supports a lot of plants and crops, resulting in agricultural development.
*Vast area of land: There's not a lot of traveling and widespread of communication.
*Climate: There's enough rain in all the seasons to keep the fields green.