North americas water features


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North americas water features

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  2. 2. The Atlantic Ocean The Atlantic Ocean served as the highway forexplorers, early settlers, and later immigrants.
  3. 3. The Mississippi and MissouriRivers were the transportation arteries/life lines for farmand industrial products. They were also links to other parts of the world.
  4. 4. North America, with its Atlantic and Pacific Coasts, has provided access to other areas of the world. Pacific Ocean Atlantic Ocean
  5. 5. Inland port cities (below) grew in the Midwest along the Great Lakes
  6. 6. Lewis and Clark’s Expedition took them to the Columbia River…
  7. 7. The Colorado River Was explored by the Spanish The Colorado River helped form the Grand Canyon. Colorado in Spanish means RED!!
  8. 8. The Rio Grande River forms the border with Mexico.
  9. 9. The Ohio River was a gateway to the west.
  10. 10. The Gulf of Mexico provided the French and Spanish with exploration routes to Mexico and other parts of America.