Eight Regions Of North America

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Eight Regions Of North America

  1. 1. Eight Regions of North America<br />SOL USI.2b<br />
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  3. 3. 8 Regions of North America<br />Coastal Range<br />Basin and Range<br />Rocky Mountains<br />Great Plains<br />Interior Lowlands<br />Canadian Shield<br />Appalachian Mountains<br />Coastal Plain<br />
  4. 4. Coastal Range<br />West of the Rocky Mountains<br />Stretches from Alaska to California<br />Made up of Rugged Mountains and Fertile Valleys<br />
  5. 5. Coastal Range<br />
  6. 6. Coastal Range<br />
  7. 7. Basin and Range<br />West of the Rocky Mountains<br />East of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades<br />Varying elevations and isolated mountain ranges<br />Death Valley<br />Death Valley is the lowest point in North America<br />
  8. 8. Basin and Range<br />
  9. 9. Rocky Mountains<br />West of the Great Plains <br />East of the Great Basin<br />Rugged Mountains with High Elevations<br />Includes the Continental Divide<br />The Continental Divide determines the directional flow of rivers<br />
  10. 10. Rocky Mountains<br />
  11. 11. Great Plains<br />West of the Interior Lowlands<br />East of the Rocky Mountains<br />Flatlands that increase in elevation slightly to the west<br />Known for grasslands<br />
  12. 12. Great <br />Plains<br />
  13. 13. Great Plains<br />
  14. 14. Interior Lowlands<br />West of the Appalachian Mountains<br />East of the Great Plains<br />Lowlands of rolling flatlands<br />Rivers <br />Broad valleys and <br />Grassy hills<br />
  15. 15. Interior Lowlands<br />
  16. 16. Interior Lowlands<br />
  17. 17. Canadian Shield<br />Wraps around the southern portions of the Great Lakes and the Hudson Bay<br />Hills worn by erosion<br />Hundreds of glacier carved lakes<br />Some of the oldest rock formations in North America<br />
  18. 18. Thousands of Lakes<br />These are Trees.<br />Canadian Shield<br />
  19. 19. Canadian Shield, rock formations<br />
  20. 20. Appalachian Mountains<br />West of the Coastal Plain<br />Range from Canada to western Alabama<br />Oldest mountains in North America<br />Old eroded mountains<br />
  21. 21. Appalachian Mountains<br />
  22. 22. Appalachian Mountains in the fall.<br />
  23. 23. Coastal Plain<br />Stretches along the Atlantic Ocean<br />Broad lowland with excellent harbors<br />Borders the Gulf of Mexico<br />Long sandy beaches<br />
  24. 24. A bay in the Coastal Plain<br />
  25. 25. Inlets, bays and capes along the Coastal Plain<br />

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