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Unit 1 Topic 1

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Latitude
What are lines that measure a location's distance north or south of the equator called?
Central
In which time zone is Louisiana located?
Sabine River
Gulf of Mexico
Pearl River
Mississippi River
Which waterways form one of Louisiana's natural boundaries
Lake Pontchartrain
What is the largest natural lake in Louisiana?
the Hills
Which of the following areas is NOT part of the Mississippi Floodplain?
humid subtropical
What type of climate is found in Louisiana?
Pearl River
What river forms the lower boundary between Louisiana and Mississippi?
Mississippi Flood Plain
Which of Louisiana's land regions is characterized by alluvial soil?
Flatwoods
Which area of Louisiana did early settlers nickname "piney woods"?
weather
What word may be defined as the current conditions of the atmosphere?
They provide protection from storm surges.
What is a benefit of the barrier islands?
Mississippi River
what is the longest river in Louisiana?
All parts of Louisiana have rivers.
which statement best describes rivers in Louisiana?
raft
What type of lake was created by the Red River?
Texas
what state lies directly west of Louisiana
physical map
What type of map shows Louisiana's rivers?
Drought

flood control

hurricanes
contributes to the disappearance of Louisiana's wetlands?
Also, Study Using Longitude and Latitude, be able to label the map on Page 8 of notebook, analyze multiple sources to write a constructed response
Also, Study Using Longitude and Latitude, be able to label the map on Page 8 of notebook, analyze multiple sources to write a constructed response