Landscape regions are categorized by: • Bedrock structure • Elevation • Stream patterns
Division between landscape regions • Bodies of water • Mountains • Other natural boundaries
Mountains • High elevation, High Relief • Mountaneous regions are sometimes called highlands.
Plateau • Medium to high elevation, high to low relief • Flat Top • Steep or gentle cliffs
Plains or Lowlands • Low elevation, low relief • Gently rolling hills
Humid-lots of precipitation and vegetations, well rounded hills Arid – dry, little vegetation, large canyons Climates affect landscape development
In which two present-day New York State landscape regions is the most Precambian bedrock likely to be exposed on the land surface?