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Rocky Mountains

Mountain range that stretches over 3000 miles from the southwestern United States to Alaska.

Great Plains

This area sits between the Rockies and the Appalachian mountains and features wide open spaces used for agriculture and cattle ranching.

Mississippi River System

the largest in North America, it includes the two longest rivers in the United States, the Mississippi and Missouri.

Mackenzie River

the longest in Canada.

Great Lakes

Lake Huron, Lake Ontario, Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, and Lake Superior. (HOMES)


periods without rain

sun belt

the region that stretches from the Carolinas across the nation to southern California.

New York City

the United States largest urban area

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