T he PlainsCoastal and The GreatPlains
How Plains are Formed Coastal Plains are formed by rivers and  oceans. Rivers overflow their normal banks and dry up  cr...
CoastalPlains Coastal plains are flat, low lying land forms  near the ocean. 2/3 of Alabama is made up of coastal plains...
Plants & Animals inCoastal Plains 1. Swamp Cyrilla- Plant 2. Water Hickory- Plant 3. Snakes- Ribbon Snake 4. Bird- Altimir...
Water Hickory PlantSwamp Plant Ribbon Snake
The Great Plains  The Great Plains are large areas of grass   which cover a huge portion of the United   States.  The gr...
Tall grass prairie andMixed- grass prairie   Tall Grass Prairie   Mixed- grass prairie
Animals in The GreatPlains    Bison    Prairie dog    Jackrabbit    Rattle snake    Wolf and coyote    Grasshoppers ...
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Plains

  1. 1. T he PlainsCoastal and The GreatPlains
  2. 2. How Plains are Formed Coastal Plains are formed by rivers and oceans. Rivers overflow their normal banks and dry up creating plains. Coastal Plains are made up of sand, mud, and rocks. The Great Plains were formed because long ago the glaciers covered the area. As the ice receded, it produced flat lands known as The Great Plains.
  3. 3. CoastalPlains Coastal plains are flat, low lying land forms near the ocean. 2/3 of Alabama is made up of coastal plains which are near the gulf of Mexico. Coastal Plains are near oceans and large lakes. They are home to many natural resources such as animals and plants. Sands, dunes, and grasslands, and salt marshes make up the coastal plains.
  4. 4. Plants & Animals inCoastal Plains 1. Swamp Cyrilla- Plant 2. Water Hickory- Plant 3. Snakes- Ribbon Snake 4. Bird- Altimira, Cattle Egre
  5. 5. Water Hickory PlantSwamp Plant Ribbon Snake
  6. 6. The Great Plains  The Great Plains are large areas of grass which cover a huge portion of the United States.  The great plains are used for agriculture, producing 25% of the worlds wheat, oat, barley, rye, sorghum and corn.  The Great Plains have two different types of grass due to rainfall.  Mixed- grass in the central Great Plains and tall grass prairie in the wetter Eastern regions.
  7. 7. Tall grass prairie andMixed- grass prairie Tall Grass Prairie Mixed- grass prairie
  8. 8. Animals in The GreatPlains  Bison  Prairie dog  Jackrabbit  Rattle snake  Wolf and coyote  Grasshoppers and beetles feast on the growing grass

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