is a huge sheet of ice that slowly moves across the land.
|fall line|| |
Imaginary line between the Appalachain Mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, where rivers and streams form waterfalls and rapids as they descend from higher elevations to the coastal plain.
|Industrial Revolution|| |
Is a sudden, major change. In the Industrial Revolution, new power-driven machines replaced hand tools. As a result, goods could be made faster and in greater numbers.
|Appalachian Mountains|| |
These mountains can be found in almost every state of the Northeast.
|Appalachian trail|| |
Several smaller groups of mountains make up the Appalachian Mountains. The Green Mountains of Vermont, the Catskill Mountains of New York, and Pennsylvania's Allegheny Mountains are part of the Appalachians.
|Lowell Massachusetts|| |
City in Massachusetts with many textile mills, employed many women for labor, named after Francis Cabot ______
Leaves are wide and flat, changes color in the autumn; examples are hickories, oaks, and maples.
A tree that has long thin like needles and does not change color in autumn
|latitude||Distance north or south of the Equator, measured in degrees.|
|parallel||Lines of latitude, always remain the same distance apart.|
|degree||Use to measure the distance on Earth's surface. The symbol o stands for degrees.|
|longitude||Imaginary lines that run north to south.|
|prime meridiam||The first line, or starting place, for measuring lines of longitude.|
|meridian||One of many lines on the global grid running from the North Pole to the South Pole; used to measure degrees of longitude|
|global grid||The grid formed by crisscrossing lines of latitude and longitude on a map.|
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