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Allegheny Plateau Region


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Allegheny Plateau Region

  1. 1. The Allegheny Plateau Region Read “You Are There” page 48
  2. 3. The Allegheny Plateau Region <ul><li>Largest of PA’s regions </li></ul><ul><li>Appalachian Mountains located in this region are called the Allegheny Mountains. </li></ul><ul><li>The mountains, valleys, and plateaus were carved by large glaciers. </li></ul><ul><li>This region is considered a plateau even though it has mountains and valleys. </li></ul>Read page 49 to learn more.
  3. 4. Landmarks <ul><li>Mt. Davis—PA’s highest point </li></ul><ul><li>Fallingwater House designed by Frank Lloyd Wright (Read his biography on page 53.) </li></ul><ul><li>Ganoga Falls </li></ul>
  4. 7. Pittsburgh <ul><li>Settled where the Allegheny and Monongahela Rivers meet to form the Ohio River. </li></ul><ul><li>Manufacturing includes steel and glass. </li></ul>Read page 52 to learn more.
  5. 8. Checkpoint <ul><li>Describe some of the main features of the Allegheny Plateau Region. </li></ul>
  6. 9. Pennsylvania State Song