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LAND OF THE WEST-CLIMATES IN THE WEST--LESSON 2

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MOUNT McKINLEY, ALASKA
HIGHEST PEAK IN NORTH AMERICA, LOCATED IN ALASKA
DEATH VALLEY, CALIFORNIA
DRY VALLEY IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA THAT HAS THE LOWEST ELEVATION IN NORTH AMERICA
GREAT BASIN
LARGE DESERT REGION THAT COVERS MOST OF THE STATE OF NEVADA
MOUNT WAIALEALE, HAWAII
MOUNTAIN IN HAWAII THAT RECEIVES THE HEAVIEST ANNUAL RAINFALL IN THE UNITED STATES
CASCADE RANGE
PACIFIC COAST MOUNTAIN RANGE FORMED BY VOLCANOES, WHERE RAINFALL IS HEAVY.
TUNDRA
A COLD FLAT AREA WHERE TREES CANNOT GROW.
FRIGID
VERY COLD
RAIN SHADOW
THE SIDE OF A MOUNTAIN CHAIN THAT RECEIVES LESS PRECIPITATION THAN THE OTHER SIDE.