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  1. Maine The Pine Tree State By Peyton

  2. Specializations • Timber and Timber products • Top exporter of toothpicks • Largest producer of paper • Fishing • Agriculture • Produces 25% of all blueberries in North America

  3. Capital resources • Lumber yards • Tractors • Fishing boats

  4. Climate • Experiences warm humid summers • Winters are cold and snowy throughout the state

  5. Major Landforms and Geographical Features • Landforms • The Atlantic Ocean Coastal Lowlands • The Central Uplands • The Appalachian Mountains • Geographical Features • Small falls and plunge pools • A sand dune • A desert in Freeport

  6. Renewable Resources • Fish • Timber • Toothpicks • Paper • Blueberries

  7. Nonrenewable Resources • Mining • Coal • Gold

  8. Flow Resources • Tidal Power  • Wind power

  9. Human Resources • Fisherman • Farmers • Lumber jacks

  10. Miscellaneous • Population: 1,328,188 people • Capital City: Auqusta • State Motto: Dirigo means “I lead” • State Bird: Chickadee • State Flower: White Pine Cone • State Animal: Moose

  11. Bibliography • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/maine • www.50states.com/maine.htm • http://www.ask.com/answers/54951/what-are-the-major-industries-in-maine • http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/usstates/meland.htm • http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_a_geographical_feature_in_Maine • https://sites.google.com/site/earthscienceinmaine/nonrenewable-energy-resources • http://www.minerals.net/image/6/67/gold.aspx • Music: Cipher by Kevin Macleod