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This place is called a continent even though it is not entirely surrounded by water ?
EUROPE
Coastal Range Contains?
Fertile Valleys
This Broad Lowland Provides
many excellent harbors?
Coastal Range
Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico ?
Coastal Plain
Located west of Coastal Plain
extending from eastern Canada to
to Western Alabama (Including Piedmont) ?
APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS
APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS INCLUDE?
PIEDMONT
The highlands is made up of?
OLD, ERODED MOUNTAINS
WHAT GEOPGRAPHIC REGION IS WRAPPED AROUND THE HUDSON BAY IN A HORSESHOE
SHAPE?
THE CANADIAN SHIELD
CANADIAN SHIELD HOLDS SOME OF THE?
OLDEST ROCK FORMATIONS IN AMERICA
WHERE HILLS ARE WORN BY EROSION AND HUNDREDS OF LAKES CARVED BY GLACIERS?
CANADIAN SHIELD
WEST OF THE APPALACHIAN ?
INTERIOR LOWLANDS
Interior LOWLANDS is home to?
ROLLING FLAT LANDS

RIVERS

BROAD RIVERS
AND GRASSY HILLS
WEST OF INTERIOR LOWLAND and East of the Rocky Mountains?
GREAT PLAINS
GREAT PLAINS ARE?
FLAT GRASSLAND that gradually increases in elevation WESTWARD
BODIES OF WATER ARE USED FOR?
TRADE, TRANSPORTATION, SETTLEMENT
WEST OF THE GREAT PLAINS?
THE ROCKY MOUNTAINS
ROCKY MOUNTAIN rugged mountains stretch from?
ALASKA almost to MEXICO
Rocky Mountains contain the?
Continental Divide
Determines the direction flow of rivers?
Contintinental Divide
OLDEST MOUNTAIN RANGE IN NORTH AMERICA?
APPALACHIAN HIGHLANDS
WEST OF THE ROCKY

EAST OF SIERRA Nevadas and cascades
BASIN
BASIN RANGE IS AN AREA OF?
elevations
isolated mountain ranges
death valley
The lowest point in North America?
DEATH VALLEY
TRANSPORTATION ARTERIES FOR FARM AND INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS ?
MISSISSIPPI AND MISSOURI
RIVERS
ATLANTIC AND PACIFIC COASTS PROVIDE?
ACCESS
SERVED AS THE HIGHWAY FOR EXPLORERS, EARLY SETTLERS, and LATER IMMIGRANTS?
ATLANTIC OCEAN
GATEWAY TO THE WEST ?
OHIO RIVER
RIO GRANDE FORMS THE BORDER WITH?
MEXICO
LEWIS AND CLARK explored what river?
Columbia River
Colorado River Explored by?
SPANISH
Rio Grande forms borders with?
Mexico
Rio Grande forms borders with?
Mexico
PROVIDED THE FRENCH AND SPANISH with exploration routes to Mexico?
The Gulf Of Mexico.....