Save
Busy. Please wait.
or

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 
or

Username is available taken
show password

why


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.


Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
focusNode
Didn't know it?
click below
 
Knew it?
click below
Don't know
Remaining cards (0)
Know
0:00
share
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

North Amer. Regions

North American Regions

TermDefinition
Coastal Plain located along the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico. The land of this region is made up of broad lowlands that provide many excellent harbors. These busy harbors connect North America with the rest of the world
Appalachian Highlands located west of the Coastal Plain and stretch from eastern Canada to western Alabama. The piedmont region of Virginia is a part of the Appalachian Highlands. Old, eroded mountains that make up the oldest mountain range in North America.
Canadian Shield wraps around the Hudson Bay. This region is shaped like a giant horseshoe and is made up of hills worn down by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers.
Interior Lowlands located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains. The land of this region is made up of rolling flat lands with many rivers, broad river valleys, and grass covered hills.
Great Plains located west of the Interior Lowlands and east of the Rocky Mountains. This region is covered by vast, flat grasslands that gradually rise toward the mountain range located in the Rocky Mountain region.
Rocky Mountains located west of the Great Plains and east of the Basin and Range. This land consists of rugged mountains at high elevations that stretch from Alaska almost to Mexico. It also contains the Continental Divide.
Continental Divide an imaginary line that runs from north to south along the peaks of the Rocky Mountains. Determines the directional flow of rivers.
Basin and Range located west of the Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades. The land found in this region is located at different elevations. It contains isolated mountain ranges. Death Valley is found here.
Death Valley lowest point in North America
Coastal Range located along the Pacific Ocean. It is made up of rugged mountains that stretch from California to Canada and fertile valleys.
Created by: mellis1
 

 



Voices

Use these flashcards to help memorize information. Look at the large card and try to recall what is on the other side. Then click the card to flip it. If you knew the answer, click the green Know box. Otherwise, click the red Don't know box.

When you've placed seven or more cards in the Don't know box, click "retry" to try those cards again.

If you've accidentally put the card in the wrong box, just click on the card to take it out of the box.

You can also use your keyboard to move the cards as follows:

If you are logged in to your account, this website will remember which cards you know and don't know so that they are in the same box the next time you log in.

When you need a break, try one of the other activities listed below the flashcards like Matching, Snowman, or Hungry Bug. Although it may feel like you're playing a game, your brain is still making more connections with the information to help you out.

To see how well you know the information, try the Quiz or Test activity.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
Retries:
restart all cards