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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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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 roadsof Vermont

Kancamagus Highway, Maine

Covered Bridge over the Connecticut River


Topography of the Southeast


Charleston, SC: The South’s First Port


Topography of the Midwest


Chicago Skyline: The “Second” City


The Great Plains


Topography of the West


Bodies of Water

Great Salt Lake

Chesapeake Bay

LakeOkeechobee


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.


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.


Great Salt Lake

  • 2000 square miles.

  • 10’ – 28’ deep.

  • 6 times saltier than the oceans.


Lake Okeechobee, FL


Mountains & Plateaus

Adirondack Mts.

Cascade Mts.

Rocky Mts.

Appalachian Mts.

Sierra Nevada Mts.

^ Mt. Whitney

^ Pike’s Peak

^ Mt. McKinley

Alaskan Range


The Continental Divide


Grand Canyon


Plains

GreatBasin

Central Plains

Atlantic Coastal Plains

Gulf Coastal Plains


The Great Plains


Deserts

Death Valley

Mohave Desert


Mohave Desert – 3,000’


Death Valley, CA

  • 3.3 million acres.

  • 95% wilderness.


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


The American Landscape


US Wetlands


Seismography Data: 1977-1997

Earthquakes!


Tornadoes Per Year: 1950-1997


National Parks


US National Parks (1)

Grand Teton National Park, WY

Glacier National Park, MT

Mt. Rushmore National Park, SD


US National Parks (2)

Everglades National Park, FL

Yellowstone National Park, MT

Grand Canyon National Park, AZ


US National Parks (3)

Yosemite National Park, CA

Acadia National Park, ME

Natural Bridges National Park, UT


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