1. Read the text about geographical peculiarities of England.
England, the largest of the countries on the island of Great Britain, covers an area of over 130,279 sq km. Much of the land in England is flat, forming meadow lands, and less than 10 per cent of the area is covered with woodlands. There are mountains in the north and the west of England. The highest point in England is Scafell Pike, 978 m, part of the Cumbrian Mountains in north-west England. The Pennines, a large chain of hills, run down from the Scottish border to the river Trent about halfway down the country. The Thames, England’s best-known river, is also the longest one. It flows through London.
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Read the text about geographical peculiarities of Scotland.
Scotland is situated in the northern part of the United Kingdom. The country occupies about one third of the island of Great Britain and is surrounded by seas on three sides. Scotland is a mountainous country. More than one half of the land is occupied by the Highlands, the most rugged region on the island of Great Britain. The main mountains of Scotland are the Grampian Mountains. The highest peak of the Grampians is Ben Nevis (1,346 m), which is also the highest summit in the United Kingdom. Many of the rivers of Scotland, especially those in the west, are short, with limited commercial importance. The longest river of Scotland is the Tay.
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