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Topography of the US. The Contour of the US. Mt Whitney 14,495 Cali. Mt Mitchell 6,684 NC. Topography of the Northeast. New York’s Canals. A New England Fall . The back roads of Vermont. Kancamagus Highway, Maine. Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River. Topography of the Southeast.

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The Contour of the US

Mt Whitney 14,495 Cali

Mt Mitchell 6,684 NC

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A New England Fall

The back roadsof Vermont

Kancamagus Highway, Maine

Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River

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Bodies of Water

Great Salt Lake

Chesapeake Bay

LakeOkeechobee

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Rivers

St. Lawrence R.

Columbia R.

Hudson R.

Missouri R.

Potomac R.

Mississippi R.

Ohio R.

Colorado R.

Arkansas R.

Rio Grande R.

Yukon R.

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The Mississippi: America’s Great River Road

  • The “Big Muddy”.
  • 2,350 miles.
  • Draining all or part of 31 states & 2 Canadian provinces.
  • Covers 40% of the U. S.
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Great Salt Lake

  • 2000 square miles.
  • 10’ – 28’ deep.
  • 6 times saltier than the oceans.
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Mountains & Plateaus

Adirondack Mts.

Cascade Mts.

Rocky Mts.

Appalachian Mts.

Sierra Nevada Mts.

^ Mt. Whitney

^ Pike’s Peak

^ Mt. McKinley

Alaskan Range

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Plains

GreatBasin

Central Plains

Atlantic Coastal Plains

Gulf Coastal Plains

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Deserts

Death Valley

Mohave Desert

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Death Valley, CA

  • 3.3 million acres.
  • 95% wilderness.
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Completed Map

St. Lawrence R.

Columbia R.

Adirondack Mts.

Cascade Mts.

Hudson R.

Missouri R.

Rocky Mts.

Great Basin

Potomac R.

Cumberland Plateau

Great Salt Lake

Mississippi R.

Chesapeake Bay

Central Plains

Appalachian Mts.

Sierra Nevada Mts.

^ Mt. Whitney

Ohio R.

Colorado R.

^ Pike’s Peak

Death Valley

Atlantic Coastal Plains

Arkansas R.

Mohave Desert

Gulf Coastal Plains

LakeOkeechobee

Rio Grande R.

Yukon R.

^ Mt. McKinley

Alaskan Range

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US National Parks (1)

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Glacier National Park, MT

Mt. Rushmore National Park, SD

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US National Parks (2)

Everglades National Park, FL

Yellowstone National Park, MT

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ

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US National Parks (3)

Yosemite National Park, CA

Acadia National Park, ME

Natural Bridges National Park, UT

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