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Famous landmarks in the United States of America

Famous landmarks in the United States of America



Famous landmarks in the United States of America

Famous landmarks in the United States of America



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    • USA - Landmarks
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameAlabama AL Montgomery Heart of DixieAlaska AK Juneau The Last FrontierArizona AZ Phoenix Grand Canyon StateArkansas AR Little Rock The Natural StateCalifornia CA Sacramento Golden State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameColorado CO Denver Centennial StateConnecticut CT Hartford Constitution StateDelaware DE Dover First StateFlorida FL Tallahassee Sunshine StateGeorgia GA Atlanta Peach State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameHawaii HI Honolulu Aloha StateIdaho ID Boise Spud StateIllinois IL Springfield Prairie StateIndiana IN Indianapolis Hoosier StateIowa IA Des Moines Hawkeye State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameKansas KS Topeka Sunflower StateKentucky KY Frankfort Bluegrass StateLouisiana LA Baton Rouge Pelican StateMaine ME Augusta Pine Tree StateMaryland MD Annapolis Free State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameMassachusetts MA Boston Bay StateMichigan MI Lansing Great Lakes StateMinnesota MN St. Paul Land of 10,000 LakesMississippi MS Jackson Magnolia StateMissouri MO Jefferson City Show Me State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameMontana MT Helena Treasure StateNebraska NE Lincoln Cornhusker StateNevada NV Carson City Silver StateNew Hampshire NH Concord Granite StateNew Jersey NJ Trenton Garden State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameNew Mexico NM Santa Fe Land of EnchantmentNew York NY Albany Empire StateNorth Carolina NC Raleigh Old North StateNorth Dakota ND Bismarck Peace Garden StateOhio OH Columbus Buckeye State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameOklahoma OK Oklahoma City Sooner StateOregon OR Salem Beaver StatePennsylvania PA Harrisburg Keystone StateRhode Island RI Providence Ocean StateSouth Carolina SC Columbia Palmetto State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameSouth Dakota SD Pierre Mount Rushmore StateTennessee TN Nashville Big Bend StateTexas TX Austin Lone Star StateUtah UT Salt Lake City Beehive StateVermont VT Montpelier Green Mountain State
    • State Abbrv. Capital NicknameVirginia VA Richmond Old DominionWashington WA Olympia Evergreen StateWest Virginia WV Charleston Mountain StateWisconsin WI Madison Badger StateWyoming WY Cheyenne Cowboy State
    • American National Parks
    • Overview• The United States has 58 protected areasknown as National Parks• National Parks must be established by anact of the United States Congress
    • Great Smoky Mountains• This National Park had the most visitors in2008
    • Grand Canyon, Arizona• 18 miles wide and 1 mile deep• At the bottom is the Colorado River• 5 million visitors each year visit the South side
    • Havasupai• Havasupai Indian Reservation is just southof the Grand Canyon. Indians live here.
    • Yellowstone• Worlds First National Park, established in1872• Located in Wyoming, Montana and Idaho• Home to bison, moose, elk, bears & graywolf
    • • Located on the largest super-volcano in the USA• Yellowstone experiences thousands of smallearthquakes every year
    • Arches, Utah• Contains the worlds largest concentrationof natural stone arches• Created by water, ice, extreme weatherconditions
    • Sequoia National Park• Located in California. It has immensemountains, deep canyons and huge trees• It is important to store all food properly asBears are dangerous!
    • Yosemite National park• Located in Sierra Nevada• Many waterfalls including Yosemite Falls -the highest in North America• Glaciers in the park are small• Rock climbing is common
    • Zion, Utah• Has incredible canyons• Several adventurous orstrenuous hikes
    • Mesa Verde National Park• Has numerous ruins of homes built by theancient Pueblo people in the 12th and 13thcentury
    • Death Valley, Nevada• The hottest, driest & lowest national park• Harsh desert environment
    • Acadia National Park• A favorite vacation in Maine• A combination of mountains, islands and ocean,lakes and ponds• A good place to go Whale-watching
    • The endwww.dragon-class.com