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Physical Features of the United States. By: Paula Hyatt. *Grand Canyon *Mojave Desert *Great Salt Lake *Salton Sea. The Grand Canyon. The Grand Canyon!. Views of the Grand Canyon. The Colorado River. Animals found in the Grand Canyon. Bats Rodents Beaver Coyote Weasel Raccoon

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Physical Features of the United States

By: Paula Hyatt

*Grand Canyon

*Mojave Desert

*Great Salt Lake

*Salton Sea


The Grand Canyon


The Grand Canyon!


Views of the Grand Canyon

The Colorado River


Animals found in the Grand Canyon

  • Bats

  • Rodents

  • Beaver

  • Coyote

  • Weasel

  • Raccoon

  • Bobcat

  • Gray Fox

  • Mountain Lion

  • Mule Deer

  • Bighorn Sheep

  • Elk

  • Gila Monster

  • Rattlesnakes

  • Horned Lizard

  • Road Runner

  • Duck

  • Owl

  • Falcon

Horned Lizard

Bighorn Sheep

Road Runner

Elk


Plants found in the Grand Canyon

  • Agave

  • Clifforse

  • Banana Yucca

  • Fern Bush

  • Currant Bush

  • Gambel Oak

  • Creosote Bush

  • Sagebrush

  • Assorted Willows

  • Assorted Cactuses

Prickly Pear Cactus


Mojave Desert


The Mojave Desert!


*The Mojave Desert stretches from California to Nevada, Utah, and Arizona.

*Las Vegas is the largest city within the Mojave Desert.


Animals found in the Mojave Desert

  • Badger

  • Bat

  • Bighorn Sheep

  • Squirrel

  • Desert Tortoise

  • Rodents

  • Snakes

  • Jackrabbit

  • Mice

  • Shrew

  • Iguana

  • Lizards

  • Scorpions

  • Spiders

  • Quails

  • Hawks

  • Falcons

  • Kestrel

  • Dove

  • Owls

  • Hummingbird

  • Crows

  • Wrens

  • Finches

Sidewinder

Antelope Squirrel

Desert Tortoise

Desert Scorpion

Kangaroo Rat


Plants found in the Mojave Desert

  • Joshua Tree

  • Pinyon Pine

  • Mesquite

  • California Juniper

  • California Fan Palm Oasis

  • Creosote Bush

  • Assorted Cactuses

  • Assorted Wildflowers

Cholla Cactus


The Great Salt Lake


The Great Salt Lake!


*The Great Salt Lake has a high salt content

*The Great Salt Lake is a naturally made lake


Animals in or near the Great Salt Lake

Pelican

  • Plover

  • Sandpiper

  • Gulls

  • Bald Eagle

  • Peregrine Falcon

  • Assorted Ducks & Geese

  • Brine Shrimp

  • Few Fish survive here

Bald Eagle

Muskellunge

Buffalo


The Salton Sea


The Salton Sea!


Views of the Salton Sea

*The Salton Sea has a large content of salt


Pollution has destroyed most of the sea life


Animals found in or near the Salton Sea

  • Tilapia

  • Loons

  • Albatross

  • Petrel

  • Flamingo

  • Geese

  • Ducks

  • Eagles

  • Hawks

  • Falcon

  • Crane

  • Plover

  • Gulls

  • Terns

  • Owls

  • Swifts

  • Hummingbird

  • Woodpecker

  • Pelican

  • Martins

  • Swallows

  • Nuthatches

  • Thrashers

  • Sparrows

  • Finches

  • Warblers

  • Oriole

Pelican

Burrowing Owl

Tilapia

*Tilapia arethe only surviving fish in the Salton Sea!


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