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Name the most prominent landform in the eastern United States . . .
Appalachian Mountains
Name the 7 chief ranges of the Appalachian Mountains . . .
Green Mountains (Vermont)
White Mountains(New Hamphsire & Maine)
Catskills and Adirondacks (NY)
Alleghenies
Blue Ridge
Cumberland
GW CA ABC
What is the largest known underground cave system in the world
Mammoh Cave (Kentucky)
Name the plateau between the Appalachians and the coastal plain . ..
Piedmont Plateau
What is the name of the area where rivers and streams are affected by the tides of the Atlantic?
Tidewater Region (west of Chesapeake Bay)
What is the second largest body of water on the earth?
Atlantic Ocean
Give 5 facts about the Atlantic Ocean
1.2nd largest body of water
2.Saltiest Ocean
3.Few islands (not as many as Pacific)
4.Most important ocean for commerce (trade)
5.More closely studied by man than any other ocean
6.
Why has the fishing industry declined in the Atlantic?
It has been heavily fished for many years and fishing has been restricted.