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Americas 10 11 geography
notes from 10/11/11 about the Americas
How many physical regions of North America are there?
Which physical region is only 10 feet above sea level?
Guld Atlantic Coastal Plain
What area would have to melt for the entire Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain to be underwater?
What physical region goes up the Mississippi and also points up to New York?
The Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain
What agricultural products do the Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain produce?
Where in the Gulf Atlantic Coastal Region do they have cattle and horses?
What important industries do the Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plains have?
cattle and horses
where are there huge coastal ports?
New Orleans and Flordia
Where are a lot of commercial goods sent to from Florida?
What industry does Brunswick, Georgia have?
huge container ships
In what state are there 5 military bases alone?
What two cities are huge for the space industry?
Cape Kennedy, Florida
What 2 components of the oil industry are there?
off shore oil
What 2 cities have large oil refineries?
What is a big city for military in the Gulf Atlantic Coastal Plain?
What 2 cities in Florida are big port cities?
what are names for senior citizens who move to warmer weather for the winter?
snowbirds from what area are all along the western coast of Florida?
snowbirds from what area are all along the Western coast of Florida?
What physical region goes very close to the coast from Georgia and points to New York City?
What famous city in Georgia is part of Piedmont?
what is the change in elevation in the Piedmont?
Why is the Piedmont histoically important?
3 of our nation's capitals have been there
Washington DC, Philadelphia
how many US presidents came from Virginia?
where is most of our tobacco being shipped to?
What interesting places have huge endowments from the tobacco industry?
Where do we get great furniture from?
Where is the place to vacation in the Piedmont?
the Blue Ridge Parkway
Where does the Blue Ridge Parkway extend to?
from Georgia to Pennsylvania
What are the main industries of the Piedmont?
the Appalachian mountains stretch across where?
How high can the Appalchian mountains get?
what is an indicator that the Appalachian's aren't very tall mountains?
they only reach 5-6,000ft
the can't even get over the tree line
What other mountain range are the Appalachians similar to?
the Ural mountains
What made the Appalachian's famous?
what is black gold?
Where was coal first discovered?
where was iron and steel started?
What did they start calling Pittsburgh and other coal cities when they went downhill?
the rust belt
What area in north Appalacia did Jewish New Yorkers vacation?
what does the TVA stand for?
Tennessee Valley Authority
who started making cheap industry with lots of dams?
what family is changing West Virginia?
before the TVA stepped in what are of Appalachia used to be really poor?
the Southern end