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19 Cards in this Set

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What landform marks the western edge of the Interior Plains?
The Rocky Mountains
physical feature
a feature, such as a landform, body of water, or a resourse, that has been formed by nature.
_____________is a region along the Atlantic and Gulf Coast
Coastal Plain
land form
one of the shapes that makes up the earth's surface.
What landform stretches across the middle of the U.S.?
The Interior Plains
a deep, narrow valley with steep sides
How is the land in the Appalachian Mountains different from the land in the Coastal Plains?
The Appalachain land is high.
The Coastal Plains land is low.
Mountains are rough & high; the Coastal Plain is smooth & low
land almost entirely surrounded by water
The coastal Plain is a kind of ________.
rich land
What kind of land is found west of the Rocky Mountains?
mostly desert land; mountains, valleys and canyons
mountain range
a group of connected mountains.
What mountains cover much of the western United States?
The Rocky Mountains
high, mostly flat land
What mountains cover much of the eastern United States?
The Appalachian Mountains
low, bowl-shaped land with higher ground all around it.
Which 3 mountain ranges are nearest to the Pacific Coast?
Sierra Nevada;
Cascade Range;
Coast Range
coastal plain
low land that lies along an ocean
human feature
a feature, such as a building or a highway, that has been made by people.