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The Five Regions Of Georgia


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The Five Regions Of Georgia

  1. 1. The Five RegionsThe Five Regions of Georgiaof Georgia Ridge & Valley, Appalachian,Ridge & Valley, Appalachian, Blue Ridge, Piedmont, andBlue Ridge, Piedmont, and Coastal Plainby Heather RobertsonCoastal Plainby Heather Robertson
  2. 2. Days 1: Ridge and ValleyDays 1: Ridge and Valley Valley and Ridge Located in Northwest Georgia (GA)
  3. 3. Ridge & ValleyRidge & Valley  The Ridge and Valley RegionThe Ridge and Valley Region is located in the Northwest partis located in the Northwest part of Georgiaof Georgia  Ridge and Valley are split intoRidge and Valley are split into four parts--the Cumberlandfour parts--the Cumberland Plateau, the ChickamaungaPlateau, the Chickamaunga Valley, the Armuchee Ridges,Valley, the Armuchee Ridges, and the Great Valley.and the Great Valley.  Plants vary based on the areaPlants vary based on the area Moisture(water in air andMoisture(water in air and ground), the soil type, andground), the soil type, and elevationelevation
  4. 4. Ridge and ValleyRidge and Valley  Low open valleys andLow open valleys and narrow ridges runnarrow ridges run parallel (side by side)parallel (side by side)  There are flat farmlandsThere are flat farmlands that have fields of grain,that have fields of grain, pastures of cows andpastures of cows and orchards of applesorchards of apples  The valleys are dividedThe valleys are divided by limestone cappedby limestone capped ridgesridges  Most of the land isMost of the land is covered with forestcovered with forest
  5. 5. Wild LifeWild Life  The Ridge and Valley is a great place for bird watchers. BirdsThe Ridge and Valley is a great place for bird watchers. Birds include chestnut-sided warbler, worm-eating warbler, red-tailedinclude chestnut-sided warbler, worm-eating warbler, red-tailed hawk, cardinals and many other bird species.hawk, cardinals and many other bird species.  Butterflies spotted in the Ridge and Valley are theButterflies spotted in the Ridge and Valley are the Aphrodite fritillaryAphrodite fritillary and northern metalmark.and northern metalmark.
  6. 6. Blue Ridge and Valley Wild LifeBlue Ridge and Valley Wild Life  Mammals that are seen hereMammals that are seen here are the deer, raccoon,are the deer, raccoon, opossum, striped bobcats,opossum, striped bobcats, skunks, and a variety of otherskunks, and a variety of other animals.animals.  Many reptiles and amphibiansMany reptiles and amphibians live here as well includinglive here as well including timber rattlesnakes andtimber rattlesnakes and salamanders.salamanders.
  7. 7. Day 2: AppalachianDay 2: Appalachian Appalachian is located in the Northwestern Corner of Georgia (GA)
  8. 8. AppalachianAppalachian  The Appalachian Plateau is aThe Appalachian Plateau is a mountainous region with manymountainous region with many streams and rivers flowingstreams and rivers flowing through them.through them. The Appalachian RegionThe Appalachian Region is located in theis located in the Northwestern most cornerNorthwestern most corner of the state of GA.of the state of GA. It marks the beginning ofIt marks the beginning of the Appalachian trail.the Appalachian trail.
  9. 9. AppalachianAppalachian  This region is mostly covered byThis region is mostly covered by Oak Forests:Oak Forests: basswood, sugar,basswood, sugar, maple, tulip poplar, beech,maple, tulip poplar, beech, birch, and hemlockbirch, and hemlock ..  Azaleas and mountain laurel areAzaleas and mountain laurel are found on the groundfound on the ground  The forest brings in many touristsThe forest brings in many tourists and helps support the woodand helps support the wood industry which makes furnitureindustry which makes furniture and frames of homesand frames of homes  The soil in the AppalachianThe soil in the Appalachian Region is clay based. The rocksRegion is clay based. The rocks that are found in this soil arethat are found in this soil are limestone and clay rocks.limestone and clay rocks.
  10. 10. Wild Life of the AppalachianWild Life of the Appalachian Deer Eagle Spiders Toads and Frogs Heron Mule DruthersTurtles Foxes
  11. 11. Day 3: Blue RidgeDay 3: Blue Ridge Blue Ridge is located in the Northeast Georgia (GA)
  12. 12. Blue RidgeBlue Ridge  The Blue Ridge Region is apart of the Appalachian MountainThe Blue Ridge Region is apart of the Appalachian Mountain Range. If you visited Blue Ridge the eye would mostly see theRange. If you visited Blue Ridge the eye would mostly see the beautiful mountains. The Brasstown Bald Peak is 4, 784 Feet whichbeautiful mountains. The Brasstown Bald Peak is 4, 784 Feet which is the highest point in the highest point in GA.
  13. 13. Plant Life in Blue RidgePlant Life in Blue Ridge Hickory Oak Dwarf Iris Starry Campion Cardinal Flower Witch Hazel Golden Rod
  14. 14. Wild Life in the Blue RidgeWild Life in the Blue Ridge Black bear Amphibians Songbirds White tail Deer grouse Raccoon
  15. 15. Day 4 :PiedmontDay 4 :Piedmont Piedmont is located in the central part of Georgia.
  16. 16. PiedmontPiedmont We live in the Piedmont! The capital of Georgia is located here: Atlanta. The Piedmont region stretches from Alabama to South Carolina The Piedmont ends at the fall line
  17. 17. WildlifeWildlife Wild Turkey Bat Red Fox Mole The Piedmont is home to the Eastern Pipistrellus (Bat), Scalopus aquaticus (mole), and the Red Fox.
  18. 18. Plant LifePlant Life  The wetlands in the Piedmont hold water fromThe wetlands in the Piedmont hold water from many rivers.many rivers. Loblolly Pine Black Walnut Cattails Sweetgum Riverbirch Hickory
  19. 19. Day 5: Coastal PlainDay 5: Coastal Plain The Coastal Plains are located in the Southern part of Georgia.
  20. 20. Coastal PlainsCoastal Plains  The Coastal Plains areThe Coastal Plains are divided into an upperdivided into an upper and lower plainsand lower plains  Upper Part is theUpper Part is the agricultural partagricultural part  Lower is the coastal partLower is the coastal part with the Atlantic Oceanwith the Atlantic Ocean and the swampsand the swamps
  21. 21. Wild LifeWild Life Raccoon Songbirds Bobcat Deer Wild Turkey Opossum Quail
  22. 22. Endangered SpeciesEndangered Species Red-cockaded Woodpecker Flatwoods Salamander Eastern Indigo Snake
  23. 23. Coastal AnimalsCoastal Animals Alligator Angel Fish Red-Throated Hummingbird Turtle Sea Turtle Over 150 Birds & many mammals
  24. 24. Plant LifePlant Life Loblolly Pine Oak Wax Myrtle Wire Grass Swamp
  25. 25. THE ENDTHE END