Landforms and waterways of the united states regions

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Landforms and waterways of the united states regions

  1. 1. Northeast Region  Appalachian Mountain Range  Mostly hilly and rocky along the Atlantic coast  Good farmland to the west  Waterways: Atlantic Ocean
  2. 2. Northeast The Appalachian Mountain range extends from Georgia, in the southeast to Maine.
  3. 3. Northeast It’s rocky along the Atlantic Coast.
  4. 4. Northeast Rich farmland is found in the west.
  5. 5. Southeast  Appalachian Mountains gradually flatten into the Atlantic Coastal Plain  Waterways: Mississippi River, Gulf of Mexico  Largest Cave system in Kentucky (Mammoth Cave)
  6. 6. Southeast
  7. 7. Southeast Mississippi River
  8. 8. Southeast Mammoth Cave
  9. 9. Midwest  Flat, grassy plains  Large areas of forest  Rolling hills (Smoky Hills in Kansas)  Waterways: Mississippi, Ohio, Missouri Rivers, Great Lakes – Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Michigan, Lake Superior ALL FRESH WATER
  10. 10. Midwest Grassy plains Large areas of forests
  11. 11. Midwest Smoky Hills
  12. 12. Midwest Waterways: Great Lakes Mississippi River Missouri River Ohio River
  13. 13. Southwest  Deserts  Canyons – Grand Canyon  Plateau – Colorado Plateau  Waterways: Colorado River  Rocky Mountains  Flat plains
  14. 14. Southwest Desert
  15. 15. Southwest Grand Canyon
  16. 16. Southwest Colorado River
  17. 17. Southwest The flat plains begin when the Rocky Mountains end.
  18. 18. West  Highest and lowest temperatures  Highest and lowest landforms Death Valley California and Mount McKinley in Alaska  Rocky Mountains  Valleys  Forests  Waterways: Pacific Ocean
  19. 19. West Highest point: Mt. McKinley (lowest temperature) Lowest point: Death Valley, California (highest temperature)
  20. 20. West Rocky Mountains mountains and valleys
  21. 21. West Pacific Ocean

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