The major landforms of Italy are mountains, volcanoes, beaches and islands. The shape of a boot that extends into the Mediterranean Sea is the country's most distinctive feature. More » Geography Europe Italy

Three are seven major landforms in France: the Cotentin Peninsula, the Brittany Peninsula, the Channel islands, Corsica, the Alps, Gorges du Verdon and various coastal islands. Taken as a whole, France resembles a pentag... More » Geography Europe France

The major bodies of water that surround Italy include the Tyrrhenian Sea, Adriatic Sea, Ionian Sea and Mediterranean Sea, which is the country's geographical lowest point. Italy is situated in the southern region of Euro... More » Geography Bodies of Water
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Italy, a peninsula surrounded by the Adriatic, Ionian, Tyrrhenian and Ligurian Seas, has a varied geographic makeup of mountains, volcanoes and rivers. Italy also has its own islands, including Sicily and Sardinia. These... More » Geography Europe Italy

The major landforms of Greece are islands, hills, mountains and volcanoes. Almost 1,500 islands belong to Greece, some of which contain extinct and inactive volcanoes. More » Geography Europe Greece

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The names of the mountains in Italy are the Alps and the Apennines. The Dolomites, although technically part of the Alps, are considered a separate section and lie to the northeast of the country. More » Geography Europe Italy