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project minirals of north america DAKSH INDANI 6-C.pptx

  1. 1. GEOGRAPHY PROJECT BY DAKSH INDANI 6-C
  2. 2. NORTH AMERICA -  North America is a continent in the Northern Hemisphere and almost entirely within the Western Hemisphere. It is bordered to the north by the Arctic Ocean, to the east by the Atlantic Ocean, to the southeast by South America and the Caribbean Sea, and to the west and south by the Pacific Ocean.
  3. 3. L.9- North America- Climate, Natural Vegetation, Wildlife, Mineral and Power Resources  TOPIC-How the mineral resources of North America help in its development.  POINTERS THAT WILL BE COVER –  WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF MINIRALS IN CONTRIES OR CONTINENT`S ECONOMY?  What is the importance of mining in the United States?  Where are mineral deposits in North America?
  4. 4. 1. WHAT IS THE IMPORTANCE OF MINIRALS IN CONTRIES OR CONTINENT`S ECONOMY?
  5. 5. Economic minerals are used in a wide range of applications related to construction, manufacturing, agriculture and energy supply. Economic minerals include: Energy minerals used to produce electricity, fuel for transportation, heating for homes and offices and in the manufacture of plastics. Energy minerals used to produce electricity, fuel for transportation, heating for homes and offices and in the manufacture of plastics. GEO
  6. 6. 1. Energy minerals used to produce electricity, fuel for transportation, heating for homes and offices and in the manufacture of plastics. Energy minerals include coal, oil, natural gas and uranium. 2.Metals such as iron (as steel) is used in cars or for frames of buildings, copper is used in electrical wiring, lithium in rechargeable batteries, and aluminium in aircraft and to make drink cans. Precious metals are used in jewellery and mobile phones. 3. Construction minerals including sand and gravel, brick clay and crushed rock aggregates used to manufacture concrete, bricks and pipes and in building houses and roads. GEO
  7. 7. 2. What is the importance of mining in the United States?
  8. 8. The United States' mining industry has a long history, and it continues to be an important and active industry to this day. The products produced through mining provide the foundation for all manufacturing, giving factories the raw materials needed to produce their goods. GEO
  9. 9. Where are mineral deposits in North America?
  10. 10. Mineral deposits in North America are located in 3 zones – the Canadian region north of the Great Lakes, the Appalachian region and the mountain ranges of the west Iron ore, nickel, gold, uranium and copper – mined in the Canadian Shield Region Coal – Appalachian Region Vast deposits of copper, lead, zinc, gold and silver – in Western Cordilleras GEO
  11. 11. THE PICTURE SHOWS-
  12. 12. a big thank you PPT BY DAKSH INDANI 6-C ROLL 6

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