LocationRelative: Nevada and California to the west, Utah to the north, New Mexico to the east and Mexico to the south.Absolute: Phoenix AZ 33*F N,112*F W
Regions1. The Southwest2. Mountain Time zone3. Desert region
PlaceLandmark: Grand Canyon, Four corners Monument, Hoover Dam, Meter craterLandform: Colorado Plateau, Black Mesa, Sonoran DesertTradition: Gold Rush DayClimate: Winters are mild and Summers are hot.
Place Black MesaThe Colorado Plateau The Sonoran Desert
PlaceFour Corners Monument, where four states meet. The Hoover Dam This is Meteor Crater
Place, Gold Rush DayGold Rush Day is a day where peoplemuck and pan for gold. To muck means to shovel ore into a cart. When you pan for gold you hold a pan in a running stream. If you are lucky, your pan might catch some grains of gold. You can enter contest for all of these activities. The history behind this day is that in 1863 Henry Wickenburg discovered gold in the area. If you would like to participate you have to drop by Wickenburg for Gold Rush Day to participate.
MovementTransportation:Exports: Lemons, copper, and construction partsAgriculture: Cotton, Lettuce, and other Vegetables. People also raise cattle and sheep
Human/Environment Interaction Adapt: People adapt to the weather by dressing, by having a lot of water, and lots of food Modify: People modified the Glen Canyon Dam Bridge and the Hoover dam. Depend: People depend on the Colorado river for water, bridges, dams, food, and canals