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Who explored the Sierra Nevada in the 1800s and founded the Sierra Club?
John Muir
Mountains and hills are examples of___________.
landforms
Joshua Tree National Park is located in this area.
Desert Region.
Most of California's farmland lies in this region.
Central Valley
Yosemite National Park is located in this mountain range.
Sierra Nevada
The Richter scale is used to measure_________.
earthquakes
In 1906, an earthquake detroyed the city of_____.
San Francisco.
San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Jose are all located in this region.
Pacific Coast.
Which term refers to an area of land that has been formed by soil and sand left behind by the river?
delta
Many earthquakes occur along this line formed by two of Earth's plates.
San Andreas Fault