Usa - zajímavá místa

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Usa - zajímavá místa

  1. 1. USA – interesting places (USA – zajímavá místa)
  2. 2. USA – interesting places  Yellowstone National Park  Grand Canyon  Niagara Falls  Route 66  Miami  Death Valley  The Mount Rushmore National Memorial  Kennedy Space Center
  3. 3. U.S. Interesting Places - Yellowstone National Park Located in the state of Wyoming. Founded in 1872. The first natural reservation in the world. Home to hundreds of animal species (grizzly bears, bison and elk). Old Faithful Geyser erupting almost every 91 minutes.
  4. 4. U.S. Interesting Places – Grand Canyon Situated on the river Colorado. It is 277 miles (446 km) long 18 miles (29 km) wide A depth of over a mile (6,000 feet / 1,800 metres).
  5. 5. U.S. Interesting Places – Niagara Falls Is the collective name for three waterfalls on the river Niagara. Situated on the border between the USA and Canada. They lie between lakes Erie and Ontario.
  6. 6. U.S. Interesting Places – Route 66
  7. 7. U.S. Interesting Places - Miami America’s Riviera with 10 miles of wide white beaches and delightful art deco architecture. Trendy hotels, chic restaurants and hot party scene. A huge Latin American cultural influence.
  8. 8. U.S. Interesting Places - Death Valley A desert valley located in Eastern California. The lowest and driest area in North America. The highest recorded air temperature in the world (56.7 °C).
  9. 9. U.S. Interesting Places -The Mount Rushmore National Memorial Located near Keystone, South Dakota. A monumental granite (žula) sculpture by Gutzon Borglum (1867–1941).
  10. 10. U.S. Interesting Places -The Mount Rushmore National Memorial An 18 m sculpture carved into the cliff of Mount Rushmore. It took 14 years to complete Mount Rushmore. Sculptures of the heads of four United States presidents:     George Washington Thomas Jefferson Theodore Roosevelt Abraham Lincoln
  11. 11. U.S. Interesting Places - Kennedy Space Center Located on Cape Canaveral on the Atlantic Ocean, Florida. Used from 1981–2011 for all Space Shuttle launches. Space exploration is led by NASA (The National Aeronautics and Space Administration). A total of 13,100 people work at the center.

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