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US Regions part 1

Regions and rivers

Located west of interior lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. has flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward: grasslands Great Plains
Located west of coastal plain extending from eastern Canada to western Alabama includes the piedmont. Old, eroded mountain. Appalachain Mountains
Wrapped around Hudson Bay in a horseshoe shape. Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers. Canadian Shield
Located along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. Has broad lowlands providing many excellent harbors. Coastal Plain
Located west of the Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. Area of varying elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and death valley the lowest point in North America Basin and Ridge
Rugged mountains along the pacific coast that stretch from California to Canada. Contains fertile valleys. Coastal Range
Located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska almost to Mexico. Contains the continental divide which determines the directional flow of rivers. Rocky Mountains
Located west of the Appalachain Mountains and east of the Great Plains. Interior Lowlands
Body of water along the eastern coast of North and South America. Atlantic Ocean
Body of water along the western coast of North and South America. Pacific Ocean
Body of water that begins in Ohio and empties into the Mississippi River Ohio River
Body of water that is North of the Interior Lowlands Great Lakes
Body of water that begins in Minnesota and empties into the Gulf of Mexico at New Orleans Mississippi River
Created by: tsuggs