The Land of New York
Where is New York? <ul><li>New York is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut on the east </li></ul><ul><li>N...
Landforms of New York <ul><li>Mountains </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catskills Mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taconic Mount...
Landforms of New York <ul><li>Appalachian Plateau </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plateau: a large area that rises steeply above the...
Landforms of New York <ul><li>Hudson River Valley </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Valley: an area of land between hills or mountains...
Landforms of New York <ul><li>Long Island </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The north shore of Long Island sits on the Long Island Sou...
Landforms of New York <ul><li>Long Island (continued) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The body of water between Long Island and Fire...
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  1. 1. The Land of New York
  2. 2. Where is New York? <ul><li>New York is bordered by Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut on the east </li></ul><ul><li>New York is bordered by Pennsylvania and New Jersey in the south </li></ul><ul><li>New York is bordered by Canada in the north and west </li></ul>
  3. 3. Landforms of New York <ul><li>Mountains </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Catskills Mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Taconic Mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Adirondack Mountains </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Landforms of New York <ul><li>Appalachian Plateau </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plateau: a large area that rises steeply above the surrounding land </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>This plateau covers 1/2 of New York State </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Landforms of New York <ul><li>Hudson River Valley </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Valley: an area of land between hills or mountains </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Hudson River Valley has rich fertile soil </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. Landforms of New York <ul><li>Long Island </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The north shore of Long Island sits on the Long Island Sound and is jagged and rocky </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The south shore of Long Island sits on the Atlantic Ocean and is made of sandy beaches </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Fire Island and Jones Beach create “barrier islands” that protect Long Island shores </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Landforms of New York <ul><li>Long Island (continued) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The body of water between Long Island and Fire Island is the Great South Bay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The southern tip of Long Island is Montauk Point and the northern tip of Long Island is Orient Point </li></ul></ul>

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