Upgrade to remove ads
LA Chapter 2
Terms in this set (31)
What are lines that measure a locations distance north or south of the equator called?
What time zone is Louisiana located in?
Gulf of Mex
What waterways form Louisiana's Natural boundaries?
What is the largest Natural lake in Louisiana?
What kind of climate is found in Louisiana
If you tell someone you live across the street from a landmark, what kind of location are you using?
what kind of location uses longitude and latitude?
What river forms the lower boundary between Louisiana and Mississippi?
Toledo Bend, Claiborne, Bayou D`Arbonne, Calcasieu Lake,
Which Louisiana Lakes are man made
What waterway got its name from the Choctaw word for "Creek"
Mississippi floodplain region
Which Louisiana land region is characterized by alluvial soil?
Which area of Louisiana did early settlers nickname "piney woods"
human environment interaction
What theme of geography is addressed in the building of manmade levees to control floods?
they provide protection from storm surges
What is a benefit of the barrier islands?
According to the map, which river forms part of Louisiana's eastern boarder?
According the map, what is the longest river in Louisiana?
According to the map, which Louisiana river flows the farthest south?
According to the Map, which state lies directly west of Louisiana?
According to the map, which state is the shortest distance from the Louisiana?
What type of lake was created by the Red River
which area of Louisiana receives the greatest amount of rainfall
Where did hurricane Katrina make landfall in Louisiana in 2005?
Where do most of the high pressure systems that bring heavy rains to Louisiana originate?
The state's flat land provides few barriers to slow or stop high pressure systems?
What explains why geographical features contribute to high pressure systems flowing through Louisiana?
what contributes to the disappearance of Louisiana wetlands?
contains infertile soil
in some parts, forests are made up of pine trees
contains roughest terrain
large number of migratory birds return here each year
is a transition zone between land and the ocean
contains alluvial soil
at one time cane breaks of switch cane were found here
Mississippi Flood Plain
Has fertile red soil
Natural vegetation includes trees that can survive floods
Red River Valley
Flatwoods is located here
Prairies are located here
Piney woods are located here
salt domes are located here
contains loess soil
Possible answers that need further description:
flood control; vanishing coastline; preserving or controlling flora and fauna, e.g., water hyacinth, nutria, Asian carp.
Explain how people have affected the natural environments of Louisiana. List and describe at least 3 examples
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Chapter 2 - Louisiana's Geography: Rivers and Regi…
LA History Unit 1 Practice
Chapter 2 "Louisiana Geography:Rivers and Regions"
9th Grade MS Studies
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
Unit 1 Summative assessment. Topics 1-3
Unit 1 Topic 1
LA History Post Test study Guide
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
Gender Quiz 8
Honors Bio ch 1 voc