Geography of Italy
Land of mountains, rivers and Volcanos
- Alp and Apennine mountains
- Volcanos created the mountanious landscape
- Volcano lava created rich farmland in the plains of Italy.
- The Tiber river runs through the center of Italy
How did geography influence ancient Rome?
- The Tiber River provided a navigable waterway.
- The mountains provided protection from invaders.
- The rich farmland provided olives and grapes.
- Rome's location made it the center of the known world.