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  1. The 6 “Faces” of New Jersey Mr. Rowe & Ms. Hallock Chapter 2 Visual Study Guide

  2. There are 6 faces of New Jersey New York 2 • Mountain Land (2) • High Country (1) • Great Pathway (5) • Pine Barrens (6) • Garden Spot (3) • Jersey Shore (4) Pennsylvania 1 Hudson River 5 Delaware River 4 Atlantic Ocean 6 3 Delaware

  3. Facts about NJ • There are 6 faces of NJ – different regions filled with different kinds of land and sites • NJ is a PENINSULA – a piece of land surrounded by water on 3 sides • Atlantic Ocean • Delaware River • Hudson River • Surrounded by 3 states: Pennsylvania, Delaware, and New York

  4. The Mountain Land • Kittatiny Mountains • High Point Monument (1,803 ft) • Appalachian Trail (hiking) • Tough to build on the mountains because of rough, high land • Dairy cows roamed the land to graze because it was too hard to grow crops • Many trees that provide shade, beauty

  5. High Country or Highlands • Had many mines – not used anymore • Many lakes here • Largest lake in NJ is Lake Hopatcong • Many people commute to New York City for work • Many RESERVOIRS that store water for cities and towns Iron Ore Lake Hopatcong Reservoir

  6. The Great Pathway • Provides a “path” between New York City and Philadelphia • 9 biggest cities with the most people are here • Contains many roads and highways • Has universities and factories • Has libraries and museums • Most important face because MANY people live and work here • Newark Airport is here

  7. The Jersey Shore • Borders the Atlantic Ocean • Many people vacation here • Soil is too sandy for growing crops • Atlantic City has casinos • Settlers were whale hunters, fisherman, and clam diggers because they needed to be near the ocean

  8. The Garden Spot • Has many plants and trees • Good for growing because it is warmer and has a longer growing season • NJ is known for many fruits and vegetables like CORN, CRANBERRIES, STRAWBERRIES, BLUEBERRIES, APPLES, PEACHES • People used to think TOMATOES were poisonous – they are grown in NJ • Has flat land and rich soil

  9. The Pine Barrens • There is a myth that the Jersey Devil lives here • Largest face of NJ • Settlers thought the sandy soil wouldn’t grow plants, but it has many trees, wild flowers and shrubs • People who study plants are called BOTANISTS • Most of this area is flat • Many towns here are “ghost towns” – villages that used to be busy, but now are abandoned • Contains many parks and forests