BJU 4 Heritage Studies Ch. 16
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A dry climate is referred to as _________ .
Mountains that are over fourteen thousand feet above sea level are referred to as ___________ .
A person who chops or saws down trees and takes the logs to a sawmill is a/an _____________ .
Made up of the mountains extending from Alaska to Mexico, mostly in the Rocky Mountains, from which the river water flows out in two different directions.
What is the Continental Divide.
Mountain Time Zone
The standard time zone for the Rocky Mountain states is ____________________ .
A person with no permanent home who moves from place to place in search of food and water is called a/an ______________ .
a gap between two mountains that makes them easier to get through?
Built their homes of clay on the mountain ledges
An area where there is very little rain due to a mountain barrier that causes the wind to lose moisture is called a/an ___________ .
What discovery in Wyoming by a group of fur traders enabled pioneers to travel to Oregon and California in wagon trains?
Who were the first European explorers to investigate what is now Utah and Nevada?
An area in the arctic region where only small shrubs, mosses, and grasses can grow is called?
__________ is an important natural resource that many locations in the West lack.
In what part of the US are the Rocky Mountains located?