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GA Studies: SS8G2 Transportation
The student will explain how the Interstate Highway System, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport, Georgia's Deepwater Ports, and the railroads help drive the state's economy.
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goods coming into the state or country, costs money
goods being sent out of the state or country, makes money for the state or country
Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport
Airport in Atlanta considered the busiest in the world, headquarters of Delta Airlines, and the largest employment center in the state
Georgia's four transportation systems
Interstate highways, railroad tracks, Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport (busiest in the world), and two deepwater ports attract new businesses and help drive Georgia's economy
Interstate Highway System
A system of limited access roadways that connects all major cities in the US. Part of the major transportation systems in GA with over 1,200 miles of highway.
Part of Georgia's major transportation systems with over 5,400 miles of track.
Major deepwater seaport, largest containerized cargo port on the East coast. Part of the major transportation systems of GA.
Major deepwater port concentrating on auto shipping, heavy equipment, farm machinery, and luxury tour buses. Part of the major transportation systems of GA.
a harbor or dock for large ships where materials can be loaded and unloaded
the basic systems and services that are necessary for a country or an organization to run smoothly, for example buildings, transport, and water and power supplies
Important infrastructure piece supporting the ports. Goods from GA are only 2 truckload days away from 82% of the US industrial markets and 79% of consumer markets. Moves the largest amount of freight in GA.
native to a country, not foreign