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Geographic Review. Coastal Plain. Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors Old eroded mountains Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers. Appalachian Mountains. Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico

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Coastal Plain

  • Broad lowland providing many excellent harbors

  • Old eroded mountains

  • Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers


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Appalachian Mountains

  • Located along the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico

  • Holds some of the oldest rock formations in North America

  • Old eroded mountains (oldest mountain range in North America)


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Canadian Shield

  • Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers

  • Rolling flatlands with many rivers

  • Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward


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Interior Lowlands

  • Located west of the Appalachian Mountains and east of the Great Plains

  • Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward

  • Wrapped around Hudson Bay


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Great Plains

  • Rolling flatlands with many rivers

  • Flat land that gradually increases in elevation westward

  • Wrapped around Hudson Bay


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Rocky Mountains

  • Rugged mountains stretching from Alaska to Mexico

  • Hills worn by erosion and hundreds of lakes carved by glaciers

  • Wrapped around Hudson Bay


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Basin and Range

  • West of the Rocky Mountains and east of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades

  • Rugged mountains that contain fertile valleys

  • Lowlands located between mountain chains


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What is the lowest point in North America?

  • Death Valley

  • Great Lakes

  • Low Valley


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What are the lakes called that provided inland ports in the Midwest?

  • Gulf of Mexico

  • Great Lakes

  • Midwest Lakes


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What is the name of the Gulf located in the southern United States?

  • Gulf of Mexico

  • Gulf of the United States

  • Gulf of Panama


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What river is called the gateway to the west? States?

  • The Ohio River

  • The Mississippi

  • The James River


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Who explored the Columbia River? States?

  • The Spanish

  • The French

  • Lewis and Clark


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Who explored the Colorado River? States?

  • Lewis and Clark

  • The Spanish

  • The French


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What river forms the border between the US and Mexico? States?

  • The James River

  • The Rio Grande

  • The Mississippi River