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Alabama

  1. 1. Bounded on the north by Tennessee, Georgia to the east, south to the Gulf of Mexico and Florida, and west to the state of Mississippi.
  2. 2. The flag of Alabama .
  3. 3. The seal prominently displays the words “Alabama Great Seal” in the outer circle. The inner circle of the seal features an outline of the state of Alabama showing the state’s major rivers, as well as the adjacent states.
  4. 4. Mineral resources in this state are located primarily in central and north, especially in the Birmingham area, where there are deposits of coal and iron ore. The cave in Alabama
  5. 5. Cathedral Caverns are home to flowstone walls, stalagmite forests and Goliath, one of the world's largest stalagmites, a column that reaches the ceiling of the cave 45 feet over-head
  6. 6. Containing the most complete collection of memorabilia, the official Hank Williams museum is located in Downtown Montgomery, where Hank lived from 1937-1953.
  7. 7. Train rides are the culmination of a visit to Heart of Dixie.
  8. 8. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world.
  9. 9. The Iron & Steel Museum of Alabama is a southeastern regional interpretive center on 19th century iron making technology featuring both belt driven machines of the 1800s and tools and products of the times
  10. 10. DeSoto State Park has 78 excellent Alabama campsites located in a beautiful setting.
  11. 11. <ul><li>This beautiful waterfall is formed by Little River dropping about 104 feet into a gorge. In the 1920s North Alabama's first hydro-electric dam was built above DeSoto Falls, which supplied power to nearby Fort Payne, Mentone, Valleyhead, Collinsville , Alabama and Menlo, Georgia. DeSoto Falls is about 6 miles from the main part of DeSoto State Park, near Mentone, Alabama and is accessible by County Road 89 that goes thru the park. </li></ul>
  12. 12. DeSoto State Park is the place to camp in the great outdoors! The park features improved & primitive campgrounds, with campsites located in a wooded setting.
  13. 13. Located in the Picnic Area across the road from the Country Store A ball field, a volleyball court and tennis courts are located next to the playground The Nature Center next to the Country Store is also great for kids!
  14. 14. Weiss Lake provides almost 36,000 acres of fishing along the Coosa River, with about 426 miles of shoreline. Located 20 miles from DeSoto State Park in Cherokee County.
  15. 15. From Alabama to Canada, the Appalachians contain unique ecosystems and high biodiversity, including birds and neotropical Bat. The caves beneath the forest is also home to new species discovered by scientists. River systems that flow through this land are among the most biodiverse on the planet, according to the Nature Conservancy. All this is threatened by deforestation, development of energy sources and invasive pests.
  16. 16. The Tennessee River is the largest tributary of the Ohio River. Has an approximate length of 1049 km and is located in the Southern Region of the United States of America in the Tennessee Valley. It is formed at the confluence of the Holston and French Broad rivers in the east of Knoxville, Tennessee. From Knoxville, runs to the southwest by the East Tennessee toward Chattanooga before entering Alabama. Tour in northern Alabama and eventually form a part of the state border with Mississippi, before returning to Tennessee.
  17. 17. At almost 800 amendments and 310,000 words, it is the world's longest constitution and is roughly forty times the length of the U.S.
  18. 18. This photograph was taken in 1861, and shows the State Capitol in Montgomery Alabama.
  19. 19. Birmingham is the largest city in the state of Alabama in the United States. Birmingham began as an industrial center in the United States where steel was produced. The region had everything we needed to manufacture and, therefore, the city grew very rapidly. Both came to be known as &quot;The Magic City”.
  20. 21. Footballer The best high school football player in Alabama.

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