Why is Europe called the peninsula of peninsulas?


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The continents of Europe and Asia form the Eurasian landmass. The continent of Europe sticks out from the western end of this landmass. It looks like a giant peninsula. Inside Europe are other peninsulas like the Balkan Peninsula, the Iberian Peninsula, the Italian Peninsula and the Scandinavian Peninsula; which all goes to explain how Europe got its nickname - the peninsula of peninsulas. (5 themes, region) Geography