North AmericaU.S.A. (Massachusetts, Alaska, NewMéxico, Connecticut and Alabama)
North America• North America is asubcontinent of America.• It starts in the North withAlaska and Greenland andit ends with Mexico in thesouth.• Its formed byGreenland, Saint-Pierre iMiquelon, Bermuda, Canada, U.S.A. and Mexico.• Its overlooking the Pacificocean, the Atlantic oceanand the Arctic ocean.
U.S.A• The United States of America are formedby 50 states, 48 continentals and 2non-continentals.• Its more than 9’38 millions of km².• It has very important deserts like the Mojavi desert, mountainslike the McKinley mount and volcanos in the islands.• In the U.S.A. there are earthquakes, tornados andhurricanes, but there aren’t tsunamis.
U.S. StatesNew MexicoAlaskaAlabamaConnecticutMassachusetts
Massachusetts , is a U.S. state in the New England region of thenortheastern United States of America. It is bordered by Rhode Islandand Connecticut to the south, New York to the west, and Vermont andNew Hampshire to the north; at its east lies the Atlantic Ocean.
Mountains• McKinley (6.194 m) - It’s the highest mountain of NorthAmerica• Foraker (5.304 m)• Hunter (4.442 m)• Hayes (4.216 m)• Silverthrone (4.029 m)• Deborah (3.761 m)• Huntington (3.730 m)• Russell (3.557 m)
Oceans• It is surrounded by two oceans, the Arctic and the PacificOceans.
ClimateThe climate presents different types,depending on the region. The westerncoast has an oceanic climate, whilethe rest of the State has a continentaland Arctic climate. The climate in theinterior of Alaska is truly extreme.Summers can accommodate up to30 ° C, while in winter temperaturesplunge to - 20 ° C.
In Alaska, there are tornadoes, avalanches, gravity waves, convection, island waves, densefog… And there are Northern Lights, too.The Aurora Boreal or Northern Lights are formed when the solar wind is attracted by theMagnetic Field of the Earth.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R-NkRy4y5_sThe Northern Lights
National MonumentsMisty Fjords National MonumentAniakchak National MonumentAdmiralty Island National MonumentCape Krusenstern National Monument
SymbolsNickname: The Last FrontierMotto: North to the Future
The state of New Mexico is thefifth state largest in the U.S.There are two importantlanguage, English and Spanish.Spanish:28.5%English:64.0%The capital of New Mexico isSanta Fe, but the largest city isAlbuquerque and the largestmetro area is the AlbuquerqueMetropolitan Area.
New Mexico is a state in the southOf the U.S.A.(United States of America).Border, in the North with Colorado and Utah, in the South with Mexico, inthe East with Oklahoma and Texas and in the west with Arizona.
AreaArea of New MexicoTotal 121,589miles(315,194 km2)Width 342 miles (550km)Length 370 miles (595km)% water 0,2 %Latitude 31° 20′ North to37° NorthLongitude 103° West to109° 3′ West
ClimateThe climate in New Mexico is mainly arid, dry and cold in winter.The winter are cold and when the few times it rains it does in the form of snow inthe highlands as the city of Santa Fe. The temperature is very low, can evenreach eight below zero.In the summer the temperature are very high, are the wettest months of the yearbut at night the climate changes much and the temperature are lower and It’scold.
RIVERS• Bravo River: He has 3.034 km long, passes by various states, for example: ByColorado, Texas, Chihuahua, Coahuila, New Lion, Tamaulipas and NewMexico.• Canadian River: He has1.216 km long, passes by various states, for example:By Colorado, Texas Oklahoma and New Mexico.• Cimarron River: He has 1.123 km long, passes by various states, for example:By Oklahoma, Colorado, Kansas and New Mexico.• Gila River: He has 1.044 km long, passes by various states, for example: ByArizona and New Mexico.• Pecos River: He has 1.450 km long, passes by various states, for example: ByTexas and New Mexico.Bravo River
Lakes• Horse Lake: Is at 16 miles (26 km ) south of Truth.• Conchas Lake: Is a lake artificial of 25 miles (40 km) at the Northeast ofNew Mexico.• Maloya Lake: It cover 120 acres (0,49 square km) of park 3.600 acres (15square km).Horse LakeConcha´s lakeMayola Lake
MountainsThe maximum height in New Mexico is of miles (4.011 meters).This longitude is of the mountain that is called Wheeler Peak.Belongs whit the range of Taos Mountains.Wheeler’s coordinates is:Latitude:36º33’25’’North.Longitude:105º25’01’’West.Wheeler Peak
MountainsApproximate there are 40 Mountains in all the state of New Mexico.For example, Aden Crater, Baldy Mountain, Black Mountain, Big HatchetPeak, Cathey Peak, Chicoma Mountain, Eagle Peak…Black MountainEagle Peak
DesertsThe white desert is the largest desert in the word plaster, his real name isthe White Sands.Unlike others deserts is that the White desert have white sands
National monumentsCapulin Volcano National MonumentWhite Sands National MonumentPetroglyph National MonumentBisti Wilderness AreaWild Rivers Recreation AreaRoute 66Capulin VolcanoWhite SandsRoute 66Bisti WildernessWild RiversPretroglyph
National MonumentsCapulin Volcano National Monument:White Sands National Monument:Petroglyph National Monument:Bisti Wilderness Area:Wild Rivers Recreation Area:Route 66:It is an example of an extinct cindercone volcano that is part of the Raton-Clayton Volcanic Field.Is a U.S. National Monument locatedabout 25 km, southwest of Alamogordoin western Otero County and north-eastern Doña Ana County in the state ofNew Mexico.Is a 45,000-acre (18,000 ha) wildernessarea located in San Juan County in theU.S. state of New Mexico.Is a short, perennial river that flows downthe north slope of Mount Wheeler in theSangre de Cristo Mountains, flows west pastthe towns of Red River and Questa.Also known as the Will Rogers Highway andcolloquially known as the Main Street ofAmerica or the Mother Road, was one of theoriginal highways within the U.S. HighwaySystem.Stretches 17 miles (27 km) alongAlbuquerque, New Mexicos WestMesa, a volcanic basalt escarpment thatdominates the city’s western horizon.
(First verse)Under a sky of azure,Where balmy breezes blow,Kissed by the golden sunshine,Is Nuevo Mejico.Land of the Montezuma,With firey hearts aglow,Land of the deeds historic,Is Nuevo Mejico.(Chorus)O, Fair New Mexico,We love, we love you so,Our hearts with pride oreflow,No matter where we go.O, Fair New Mexico,We love, we love you so,The grandest state to knowNew Mexico.(Second verse)Rugged and high sierras,With deep canyons below,Dotted with fertile valleys,Is Nuevo Mejico.Fields full of sweet alfalfa,Richest perfumes bestow,State of apple blossoms,Is Nuevo Mejico.(Chorus)O, Fair New Mexico,We love, we love you so,Our hearts with pride oreflow,No matter where we go.O, Fair New Mexico,We love, we love you so,The grandest state to knowNew Mexico.(Third verse)Days that are full of heart-dreams,Nights when the moon hangs low;Beaming its benedictions,Oer Nuevo Mejico.Land with its bright manana,Coming through weal and woe;State of esperanza,Is Nuevo Mejico.(Chorus)O, Fair New Mexico,We love, we love you so,Our hearts with pride oreflow,No matter where we go.O, Fair New Mexico,We love, we love you so,The grandest state to knowNew Mexico.O FAIR NEW MEXICO
Location• Connecticut is bordered on thesouth by Long Island Sound, on thewest by New York State, on thenorth by Massachusetts, and on theeast by Rhode Island.• The state capital and third largestcity is Hartford.• There are 169 incorporated towns inConnecticut.
Rivers and forests• The main river that runsthrough the state is theConnecticut River, andhas about a thousandlakes, but all are of smallsize, the vast majority of theselakes were formed by ancientglaciers melted thousandsof years ago.• Forests cover over 60% of thestate.
Weather• Interior portions ofConnecticut have a humidcontinental climate.• The Connecticut shoreline(the states southern fourcounties) has a borderlinehumid subtropical climate(sometimes statisticallymeeting this climatescriteria, sometimes not) withseasonal extremes temperedby proximity to the AtlanticOcean.
Temperatures• Summer is hot and humid with average highs in New London of81 °F ( 27 °C) and 87 °F (31 °C) in Windsor Locks. Althoughsummers are quite sunny in Connecticut, summer thunderstormsoften bring thunder and lighting.• Winters are generally cold, with average temperatures rangingfrom 38 °F (3 °C) in the maritime influenced southeast to 29 °F(−2 °C) in the northwest inJanuary.• The average yearly snowfallranges from about 50–60" inthe higher elevations of thenorthern portion of the stateto only 20-25" along thesoutheast coast of Connecticut.
SymbolsNicknames: The Constitution StateThe Nutmeg StateThe Provisions StateThe Land of Steady HabitsMotto: Qui transtulit sustinet.
Alabama• Alabama is an U.S.A. state.• Is in the south-eastern region of the country.• Its subdivided in 67 counties.• It is bordered by Tennessee to the north, Georgia to theeast, Florida and the Gulf of Mexico to the south, andMississippi to the west.• The capital is Montgomery, but the largest city is Birmingham.
AreaArea of AlabamaTotal 52,419 squaremiles (135,765km2)Width 190 miles (305km)Length 330 miles (531km)% water 3’20 %Latitude 30 11′ North to35 NorthLongitude 84 53′ West to88 28′ WestWidthLenght
Natural parks• Little River Canyon NationalPreserve near Fort Payne• Russell Cave National Monumentin Bridgeport.
Weather and temperature• The average annualtemperature is about 18Cº, with 26 Cº in July and7 Cº in January.• The annual precipitationis about 1420 ml for m².• Because Alabama’sposition, is exposed tohurricanes.
Rivers and lakes• The main systems are the Warrior-Tombidgeformed by the riversCoos, Tallapoosa, Alabama andMobile.• In Alabama there are also important rivers asthe Tennessee and the Chattahoochee.• Alabama’s hasn’t got natural lakes, but thereare artificial lakes, like theGuntersville, Wheeler and Wilson (RiverTennesse), Weiss (River Coos) and Walter F.George reserve (River Chattahoochee).
Mountains• The principalmountains are theAppalachianmountains.• There areplateaus, likePiedmont plateau andCumberland plateau.• There are also a stripof very fertile soilcalled black Belt.Appalachian mountains
Important naturaldisasters• Hurricanes are thecommonest naturaldisasters.• Hurricanes are severalstorms that are beingformed in the sea andoften cause winds withspeeds exceeding 120km/h.