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The two main parts of Florida are:
Peninsula and Panhandle
Florida's relative location in the United States
South
Where was Florida millions of years ago?
Under a shallow sea
Which region does Florida's Gulf Coastal Plain belong to?
Coastal Lowlands region
Central Highlands region
there is high humidity
forests
the Straits and the Atlantic coast
the Panhandle and the Gulfcoast
Florida is in North America
The Kissimmee River is
Florida's longest river
part of an important river system
Because ocean water soaks into the lands along the coast
Why does Florida have more underground water than any other state?
Because an underground layer of limestone holds rainwater
Drought
there is little or no rain
A hurricane can sometimes cause
a storm surge
a wildfire
tropical storms
Which crop is grown in Southern Florida?
oranges
tobacco
cotton
Give an example of a renewable resource
Phosphate
water
trees
Savanna
a flat grassland with scattered trees
landforms
shapes that make up earths surface
harbor
a part of a body of wter where a ship can dock
habitat
a place where animals find food and shelter
natural region
an area made up of places with similar physical features
product
something people make grow or raise to be sold
precipitation
water that falls to earth