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a large, indefinite portion of the earth's surface


a natural elevation of the earth's surface having considerable mass, generally steep sides, and a height greater than that of a hill


a track of low wet land, often treeless near the coast


a track of wet spongy ground, often having a growth of certain types of trees


the region in which an animal or plant lives and grows


to describe the appearance and characteristics of the different regions


a change that a living thing goes through so it fits in better with its environment


to do well and flourish


coloring or covering that makes animals look like their surroundings, to disguise something so that it blends in with its surroundings


a plateau between the coastal plain and the Appalachian Mountains

Atlantic Ocean

the ocean located east of North and South America

Ridge and Valley

mountains, ridges, valleys

Appalachian Plateau

mountains, ravines

Coast (Coastal Plain)

where the ocean meets the land

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