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  12. 12. Guam is III Northern Mariana are IV American Samoa are V
  13. 13. GUAM - III It’s an island. It’s 561 sq km large. Its capitaly city is Agana.
  14. 14. NORTHERN MARIANA IV It’s an archipelago of 15 islands. It’s 477 sq km large. Its capital city is Saipan.
  15. 15. AMERICAN SAMOA - V It’s an archipelago of 4 main islands. It’s the SOUTHERNMOST territory in USA. It’s 199 sq km large. Its capital city is Pago Pago.
  16. 16. Virgin Islands are I Puerto Rico is II
  17. 17. VIRGIN ISLANDS - I They’re 53 volcanic islands. They’re 386 sq km large. Their capital city is Charlotte Amalie. Their products are rhum, fish and sugar cane. There are tropical forests.
  18. 18. PUERTO RICO - II It’s an archipelago of one big and other small islands. It’s 9086 sq km large. Its capital city is San Juan.
  19. 19. HAWAII - 1 It’s an archipelago of 8 major islands and other atolls, islets, sea mounts in the Pacific Ocean. Big Island is 10432 sq km wide. It’s one of US States.
  20. 20. ALEUTIAN ISLANDS - 2 It’s a chain of 300 volcanic islands in the US State of Alaska. Kodiak is the biggest with its 9293 sq km.
  21. 21. PADRE ISLAND - 3 It’s the longest BARRIER island in the world, with its 209 km. It’s 542 sq km large. It’s situated in the Gulf of Mexico.
  22. 22. ISLE ROYALE - 4 It’s the biggest island in LAKE SUPERIOR. It’s 534 sq km wide.
  23. 23. NANTUCKET - 5 It’s a summer colony, south of Cape Cod.
  24. 24. FLORIDA KEYS - 6 It’s a CHAIN of 1700 islands. They begin from Florida’s southern tip.
  25. 25. WAIKIKI- 1 It’s in Honolulu, Oahu. There are many hotels. You can surf here. There’s an outdoor screen for FREE MOVIES on the beach.
  26. 26. SOUTH BEACH - 2 It’s in Miami.
  27. 27. DAYTONA BEACH - 3 You can DRIVE there by car.
  28. 28. SANTA MONICA - 4 It’s a surfers’ and skateboarders’ paradise.
  29. 29. MALIBU - 5 It’s near Los Angeles. It’s 34 km long.
  30. 30. MISSISSIPPI - 1 The largest river system (together with the Missouri, they flow through 31 US States) in North America. It’s about 3734 km long. It originates at Lake Itasca, MO and ends with a delta in the Gulf of Mexico, below New Orleans, LA.
  31. 31. COLORADO - 2 It’s 2230 km long. It flows from La Poudre Pass Lake in the Rocky Mountains to the Gulf of Mexico. It forms the Grand Canyon.
  32. 32. RIO GRANDE - 3 In Mexico it’s known as “Rio Bravo del Norte”. It’s 3034 km long, from its source in Colorado to its mouth in Texas. It marks the International Borders between USA and Mexico.
  33. 33. YUKON - 4 It’s 3187 km long, from a glacier in British Columbia (Canada) to the Bering Sea. Its name means “Great River”. It’s known for the presence of GOLD (The Klondike Rush).
  34. 34. NIAGARA - 5 It’s 56 km long and joins Lake Erie and Lake Ontario. It forms part of the boundary between USA and Canada. It forms the Niagara Falls too.
  35. 35. DELAWARE - 6 It’s 660 km long (8 km longer than the Po). It rises at Mt Jefferson, NY and it empties in Delaware Bay. It flows through Trenton and Philadelphia and it marks the border between NJ and PA.
  36. 36. SAINT LAWRENCE - 7 It’s 1197 km long and joins Lake Ontario (its source) and the Atlantic Ocean. It forms part of the boundary between USA and Canada. It flows through Montréal in Canada.
  37. 37. They’re in Ontario (Canada) and 8 USA States.
  38. 38. LAKE SUPERIOR – 1 LAKE MICHIGAN – 2 LAKE ERIE - 4 It’s the biggest: 58.000 sq km 25.700 sq km 82.400 sq km! LAKE HURON - 3 LAKE ONTARIO - 5 59.600 sq km 19.500 sq km
  39. 39. GREAT SALT LAKE - 6 It’s 4407 sq km large. It’s the largest salt lake in the Western hemisphere. It is also called America’s Dead Sea. Millions of native birds live here.
  40. 40. LAKE OAHE - 7 It’s 1500 sq km large. It’s a reservoir (artificial lake) made in the Missouri river and stretching from South Dakota to North Dakota.
  41. 41. LAKE OKEECHOBEE - 8 It’s 1890 sq km large. It’s a fresh water lake. It’s also called the “Big O”.
  42. 42. NIAGARA FALLS - 1 They’re formed in 3 drops by the Niagara river. They’re very spectacular and massive, with their 100.000 cubic meters of water in average every minute.
  43. 43. YOSEMITE FALLS - 2 They’re the highest in North America. They’re 739 meters high. They’re in Sierra Nevada.
  44. 44. YELLOWSTONE FALLS - 3 They’re the largest in the Rocky Mountains. They’re 94 meters high.
  45. 45. MULTNOMAH FALLS - 4 They’re formed by the Columbia River. They’re the highest in Oregon, with their 189 meters.
  46. 46. HAVASU FALLS - 5 They’re 35 meters high and you can find them in the Grand Canyon.
  47. 47. CRABTREE FALLS - 6 They’re the highest in Eastern USA, with their 305 meters.
  48. 48. AMICALOLA FALLS - 7 Their name means “Tumbling waters” in Cherokee language. They’re 222 meters high.
  49. 49. Mc KINLEY – DEVALI - 1 It’s the highest in USA and all North America. It’s 6194 meters high.
  50. 50. Mt WHITNEY - 2 It’s the highest in contiguous USA, with its 4421 meters. It’s in Sierra Nevada.
  51. 51. Mt ELBERT - 3 It’s the biggest and highest in the Rockies Range with its 4401 meters (Rocky Mountains are the longest range in USA).
  52. 52. Mt MITCHELL - 4 It’s the highest point in the Appalachian mountains, a huge Eastern range from Alabama to Canada. It’s 2037 meters high.
  53. 53. Mt RUSHMORE - 5 It’s famous for its 18 meters high sculptures of 4 US PRESIDENTS: Washington, Jefferson, Theodore Rooselt and Lincoln. It’s 1745 mt high. It was carved from 1941 to 1972.
  54. 54. LECHUGUILLA - 1 It’s the deepest in countiguous USA, with its 490 meters. It’s 250 km long.
  55. 55. MAMMOTH CAVE - 2 It’s 591 km long. It was named after foundings of several mammoth skeletons.
  56. 56. KAZUMURA CAVE - 3 It’s the deepest and longest lava tube in the world: more than 1 km deep and 65 km long. It’s in Kilauea volcano, on Hawaii Big Island.
  57. 57. HAWAII There are 5 VOLCANOES on BIG ISLAND .
  58. 58. MAUNA LOA - 1 “Long Mountain” It’s the longest and it’s 419 meters high.
  59. 59. HUALALAI - 2 It’s 2521 meters high and famous for the KONA COFFEE. There are coffee plantations on its slopes.
  60. 60. MAUNA KEA - 3 It’s the highest in Hawaii with its 4205 meters high. It’s inactive: last eruption was in 2460 BC. Its name means “White Mountain” and in winter there’s snow on its summit.
  61. 61. KILAUEA - 4 It’s the most active and biggest volcano in Hawaii. Its last eruption was in 2007 and it’s 1247 meters high. Its name means “Smoky cloud raising”.
  62. 62. Mt Saint HELENS - 5 It caused the deadliest and economically destructive eruption in 1980. It’s in the Cascade Range in Washington State. Its last eruption was in 2008 and it’s 2550 meters high. BEFORE AFTER
  63. 63. LASSEN PEAK - 6 Its last eruption was in 1917. It’s 610 meters high and it was created on the destroyed flank of another volcano: Mount Tehama.
  64. 64. There were 58 NATIONAL PARKS in USA in 2006. DELAWARE is the only US State without parks.
  65. 65. ARCHES - 1 Its highest It’s famous for elevation is 2000 stone Elephant Butte, arches 1723 meters high.
  66. 66. GREAT SAND DUNES - 2 It’s the newest in USA (2004). It’s got the highest sand dunes in North America: they’re 230 meters high!
  67. 67. WATERTON GLACIER - 3 It’s an International PEACE Park, situated between Montana (USA) and Alberta (Canada).
  68. 68. YELLOWSTONE - 4 It’s the oldest both in USA and in the world (1872). It’s famous for its GEYSERS. There live grizzly bears, bison, elks.
  69. 69. GRAND CANYON - 5 It’s a GORGE formed by the Colorado River. It’s got the oldest rocks: 2 billion years old. The park was established in 1919.
  70. 70. YOSEMITE - 6 It was established in 1890. It comprehends the Sierra Nevada Range.
  71. 71. EVERGLADES - 7 It’s a wetland region and it’s like a slow-moving river, flowing south-west 400 meters a day. There are marshlands and subtropical forests with mangroves, birds, panthers, alligators.
  72. 72. GREAT SMOKY MT - 8 It’s part of Cherokee homeland. It comprehends the Appalachian Range. It is visited by more than 9 million people each year. It was established in 1932.
  73. 73. DEATH VALLEY - 9 It’s a desert region. It is the lowest, driest and hottest point in USA: It’s - 85.5 meters deep and in 1913 it was + 56.7° C!
  74. 74. There are 155 protected National Forests in USA. 87 % of them are in the West, i.e. west of Mississippi river.
  75. 75. TONGASS - 1 It’s the largest forest, with its 6900 sq km. It’s a temperate rain forest.
  76. 76. OUACHITA - 2 It’s 7221 sq km large. It’s the oldest in southern USA: it was established in 1907.
  77. 77. VALLES CALDERA - 3 It’s a unique National Preserve. It’s a volcanic caldera and it’s 19 km wide.
  78. 78. EL YUNQUE - 4 It’s a tropical forest in Puerto Rico, protected by the Caribbean National Forest.
  79. 79. SEQUOIA - 5 It’s in Sierra Nevada mountains and it is populated by 39 giant sequoia trees, the highest of which rises up to 82 meters. The forest is 4630 sq km large.
  80. 80. OLYMPIC - 6 It’s 2564 sq km large and it is a rain forest with fjords and peaks.
  81. 81. LAKE TAHOE Forest - 7 It’s 3527 sq km large and it is situated near Lake Tahoe

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