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SS 12/13-Logan

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What are the 2 parts of the West region? Pacific States Mountain States
What 3 states can Yellowstone National Park be found in? Idaho, Wyoming, Montana
What are the two names for the highest mountain peak in North America? Mt. McKinley Denali
Before the west became part of the U.S. it was claimed by what 3 countries? Russia, Britain, Spain/Mexico
The last two states to become part of the U.S. were: Hawaii Alaska
Lines on a globe that run east and west are called: latitude
Lines on a globe that run north and south are called: longitude
Many movies are made in California because it has this kind of climate: warm/sunny, pleasant
The largest mountain system in North America is the__________________ Rocky Mountains
Record high temperatures have been recorded in the_______________area of California. Death Valley
_______________created durable canvas pants for gold miners to wear. Levi Strauss
________________is the oldest national park in the world. Yellowstone
The wettest place on Earth is_____________in Hawaii. Mt. Waialeale
________________was the first person to find gold in California James Marshall
_____________is the most famous geyser at Yellowstone National Park. Old Faithful
________________created a wild west show to entertain people. Buffalo Bill Cody
____________was the first European to see the west coast of the U.S. Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo
The_________are one Native American tribe found in the west. Tlingit
Molten rock found underground magma
Cold, flat places where no trees grow tundra
The replanting of trees after they have been cut down reforesting
A large party held to celebrate important life events potlatch
A town that popped up after a valuable mineral was found boom town
A glass building where plants are grown to protect them from harsh weather greenhouse
A line of elevation on a mountain where trees no longer grow timberline
Molten rock forced above ground lava
A spring that shoots out hot water geyser
A mountain with an opening to vent ash, gas, and lava volcano
Very cold temperatures frigid
A carved pole detailing a family's history totem pole
Many people moving to California to find gold gold rush
A town that became deserted after the minerals ran out ghost town
Line on the Rocky Mountain that divides the North American continent Continental Divide
Created by: Mrs. Logan