LOS ANGELES<br />Los Angeles is the biggest city in California and the second largest in the USA.<br />It is the centre of the American music and film industries.<br />The climate is pleasant all year round and the beaches are always full of people.<br />
The Rockies<br />The Rockies is a mountain range that stretches from British Colombia in Canada to New Mexico in the USA. <br />This is a distance of nearly 5000 km.<br />It has some of the best skiing resorts in America. <br />People also go hiking here.<br />
THE GREAT PLAINS<br />The Great Plains is an enormous area to the east of the Rocky Mountains.<br />This used to be homeland of the Great Plains indian tribes.<br />There were many buffaloes here before the Europeans came.<br />Nowadays a lot of wheat is grown on the Great Plains.<br />
CHIHUAHUAN DESERT<br />There are deserts in several parts of the United States. <br />The largest is the Chihuahuan Desert in Texas, New Mexico and Arizona.<br />There are some Indian reservations in the desert.<br />
GRAND CANYON<br />The grand Canyon is 446 km long, 1,6 km deep and up to 29 km wide. <br />Millions of tourists visit it every year.<br />The river in the canyon is very popular with rafters. <br />
INUITS<br />About 16 per cent of the Alaskan population are native Inuits.<br />Some of them still make a living in the traditional way by hunting and fishing. <br />However , most people in Alaska now live in cities.<br />In the old days they used to wear clothes made of sealskin and caribou skin.<br />
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