Georgia Geography

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Coastal Plain
southernmost region
Piedmont
separated from the Coastal Plain by the Fall Line
Ridge and Valley
Has fertile farmland in low lying areas
Appalachian Plateau
In the northwest corner of the state
Blue Ridge
Home of Brasstown Bald
Piedmont
Most populous region
Chattahoochee R.
forms part of Georgia's border with Alabama
Savannah R.
forms Georgia's border with South Carolina
Atlanta
Most populated city in Georgia
Barrier Islands
Protect mainland Georgia from storms and high winds
Pine Trees
Major Coastal Plain resource
Red Clay
Soil feature of the PIedmont
Granite
Piedmont's bedrock
Tourism
Blue Ridge's major source of income
Coal
Only found in the Appalachian Plateau
Peanuts
Major Coastal Plain crop; associated with Jimmy Carter
Peach
A fruit; major Coastal Plain crop
Cotton
Fiber; Piedmont and Coastal Plain crop
Piedmont
"The Poultry Capital of the World"
Coastal Plain
Home to the Okefenokee Swamp
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