LAND OF THE WEST-CLIMATES IN THE WEST--LESSON 2

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MOUNT McKINLEY, ALASKA

HIGHEST PEAK IN NORTH AMERICA, LOCATED IN ALASKA

DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA

DRY VALLEY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THAT HAS THE LOWEST ELEVATION IN NORTH AMERICA

GREAT BASIN

LARGE DESERT REGION THAT COVERS MOST OF THE STATE OF NEVADA

MOUNT WAIALEALE, HAWAII

MOUNTAIN IN HAWAII THAT RECEIVES THE HEAVIEST ANNUAL RAINFALL IN THE UNITED STATES

CASCADE RANGE

PACIFIC COAST MOUNTAIN RANGE FORMED BY VOLCANOES, WHERE RAINFALL IS HEAVY.

TUNDRA

A COLD FLAT AREA WHERE TREES CANNOT GROW.

FRIGID

VERY COLD

RAIN SHADOW

THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN CHAIN THAT RECEIVES LESS PRECIPITATION THAN THE OTHER SIDE.

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