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World Geography

Make sure u know all the states, mountains, and water that are in each region. Don't just study the definition to the term or you will FAIL.
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Northeast
Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont
Highlands
_______ cover most of the land in the Northeast
Appalachian
The mountain ranges that comprise the __________ system include the Adirondack, the Allegheny, the Catskill, the Green, and the White Mountains.
Farms
_____ are located in the valleys between the Appalachian System.
Ontario
Lakes in the _________ include Champlain, Moosehead, Winnepesaukee, Erie, and _______.
Northeast
Rivers in the _________ include Connecticut, Hudson, Mohawk, Susquehanna, and Pawcatuck;
Northeast
Islands in the _________ include Long Island and Mount Desert Island.
Northeast
Natural resources in this region include forests, minerals, fish, and shellfish.
Northeast
The climate varies, being severe in the mountain regions and milder in the coastal areas.
South
Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, South Carolina, Texas, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Virginia, West Virginia.
South
Natural landforms include the Atlantic and Gulf coastal plains, the Appalachian Highlands, the Ozark Highlands, and the Interior plains and lowlands.
South
______ water systems include the Ohio River, the Mississippi River, the Shenandoah River, and the Rio Grande, which forms the border between Texas and Mexico.
South
Settlers used these waterways for travel and for the transportation of goods throughout the _____
South
The climate of the _____ brings mild winters and summers are warm
South
Natural resources in this region include forests, minerals, farmland, petroleum, natural gas, and fish.
South
The largest subtropical wilderness in the U.S., the Florida Everglades, is in the
Midwest
Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
Midwest
The landforms include the Central Lowlands, the Great Plains, the Appalachian Plateau, the Ozark Highlands, and the Superior Upland.
Midwest
The water systems include the Ohio, the Missouri, and the Mississippi Rivers.
Midwest
Natural resources in this region include forests, minerals, fish, oil, natural gas, and fertile soil.
Central Lowlands
The ______ ________ have a humid climate that supports many trees
The Great Plains
is drier grassland.
West
Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.
West
The landforms include the Great Plains, the Rocky Mountains, the Intermountain region, the Pacific Coast Mountain and Valley region, the Volcanic Rock region of the Hawaiian Islands, and the mountains, valleys, and plains of the Alaskan Peninsula and islands.
West
Natural disasters in this area include earthquakes and volcanoes.
West
Natural resources include forests, minerals, and fish.
West
The climate in the ____ region is varied. In the northern part, the winters are cold and snowy. In the southern part and along the coast, the winters are mild. In the summer, the southern part of the region is very hot, and the northern part is mild.
Mexico
Boarders of ______ include Caribbean Sea, Guatemala, Pacific Ocean, Texas
Mexico
climate is temperate and tropical
petroleum
The gulf cost is important to Mexico because _________ is found there,
Yucatan Pennisula
The ______ _____ in Mexico does not have volcanic soil.
Central Plateau
Altipland Central, area where most the population lives, high, flat land surrounded by mountains, pleasant climate.
Mexico
______ has few rivers that can be traveled.
Some serve as a source of hydroelectric power.
Many are dammed for flood control.
cooler
temperatures at higher elevations;