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North Carolina/US

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What are the 5 themes of geography? Absolute/Relative Location, Place, Region, Movement, and Human Environment
Location Absolute -The exact latitude and longitude of a place on a map Relative - Where a location is in relation to places or things near it
Define Region A region is an area that has certain unifying characteristics such as climate, language, or history
Define Movement The study of movement of people, goods, and ideas from one place to another
Define Human Environment Interaction How humans and the environment affect each other
What are the 3 regions of NC? Mountains, Piedmont, and Coastal Plains
List 3 physical characteristics of the Coastal Plains 1.Low ground level; 2. Swamps 3. Sandy islands
Define Place The physical and human characteristics of a location
List 3 natural resources of the Coastal Plains 1. Clay; 2. Fish; 3. Soybeans;
List 3 physical characteristics of the Piedmont 1. Land rising into rolling hills; 2. Elevation 500-1500 ft; 3. Waterfalls and rocky rapids
List 3 natural resources of the Piedmont 1. granite; 2. slate; 3. wood
List 3 natural resources of the Mountains 1. marble; 2. limestone; 3. rubies
List 3 physical characteristics of the Mountains 1. Part of the Appalachian Mountains; 2. thin, rocky soil; 3. rivers and lakes
What are the major industries in the Piedmont? Banking, Pottery, Mining, Business, Furniture, Textiles
What are the major industries in the Mountains? Lumber, Xmas Tree Farms, Mining
What are the major industries in the Coastal Plains? Tourism, Fishing, Farming
In which region is Pinehurst located? Piedmont Region
In which region is Wilmington located? Coastal Region
In which region is Asheville located? Mountain Region
What mountain range is in NC? Appalachian Mountain Range
In which US region would you find grasslands? Plains
In which US region would you find lots of forests? Northwest Coast
In which US region would you find deserts? Southwest
In which US region would you find lots of rain? Northwest Coast
In which US region would you find tornados? Plains
In which US region would you find hurricanes? Eastern Coast
In which US region would you find lots of rivers? Eastern Coast
Which US region is hot and dry? Southwest
Created by: hagerkelley