Europe by: grace b. stermer

The meaning behind the name

the word "Europe" originally comes from the Greek word "Erebus". which means, "Dark", referring to the fact that Europe is in the west and the sun sets in the west as well.

The tectonic plate of Europe.

There is actually only one tectonic plate that makes up Europe. That plate is the Eurasian plate. The Eurasian plate is 67,800,000 km2.

The form it has today

Europe took its form around 94 million years ago.

Flora, fauna and landforms that are unique to Europe.


One specific animal that I want to share about is the wolverine the wolverine is a animal that is specifically in Europe, and though they might look very friendly be careful there not.

Fen Orchid

the second picture you see is of the Fen Orchid. The Fen Orchid is one of the plants that are special to Europe.


The final picture you see is of the Alps, a very famous mountain range in Europe.

There was Pangea...

and created the continents we know today

Thanks for watching!


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