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  • 1. New York Geography Chapter 1 Lesson 3: New York People and Resources
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    • What are the different types of maps?
      • Political Map
      • Physical Map
      • Climate Map
      • Product Map
      • Elevation Map
          • 1. Based on height above sea level
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    • How was the New York landscape formed?
      • Glaciers- slow moving masses of ice that formed long ago
    • What are the major New York landforms?
    • A. Plateau – Tug Hill
    • B. Mountains – Catskill, Adirondack
    • C. Lowlands – St Lawrence River Valley
    • 1. Coastal Plain – Long Island
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    • What are the New York waterways?
      • Major Rivers- St Lawrence River, Hudson River, Mohawk River
      • Major Lakes- Lake Champlain, Finger Lakes, Lake Erie, Lake Ontario
      • Tributaries – Mohawk River
      • Harbor – New York Harbor
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    • What is the difference between a natural resource and a product?
      • A natural resource - found in nature
            • Soil, rocks, water, plants
      • A product - made by humans or grown
            • Butter, wind energy , paper
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    • VI. What are New York’s Natural Resources?
      • Land- ¼ of N.Y. used for farming
        • Products-Hay, corn, apples, dairy
    • B. Forests- cover ½ of the state
      • 1. Products- lumber, paper, maple syrup
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    • C. Mining
      • 1. Leading producer of garnet, talc, zinc, limestone, and some oil
    • D. Water- 1/5 of world’s fresh water
      • 1. Product- drinking water, power, transportation
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    • VII. How does location affect our weather?
      • Many different landforms/elevations cause ranges in temperature & weather
          • -52 °F - 108°F
          • Four seasons
          • located ½ way between equator and North Pole
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    • How is New York populated?
        • 3 rd largest in country (2006)
            • Urban – (city) most people
            • Suburb – (outside city)
            • Rural ( countryside) least people, but most of N.Y.
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