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Land between the mountain ranges
Interior Plains
What two parts make up the Interior Plains?
Central Plains and Great Plains
Low plains, covered by gentle hills,
Central Plains
Plains with high elevation, mostly a dry grassland
Great Plains
A flat area thickly covered with tall grasses and wildflowers
Prairie
Farm animals, such as cattle, pigs, and chickens.
Livestock
The relationship between the distance shown on a map and the real distance on Earth
Scale
Winds blowing across the Great Lakes cool the land in summer and carry warmer air in winter
Lake Effect
Period of little or no rain
Drought
A destructive funnel of high winds
Tornado
Metal used to make steel
Iron
Rock that contains a metal, such as iron.
Ore
Place where the largest amounts of ore were discovered in the Middle West
Mesabi Range
Method of mining in which huge shovels dig out ore.
Open-pit mining
The restoring of land
Reclamation
Major port for shipping iron ore
Deluth, Minnesota
Very high buildings
Skyscrapers