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quick review where are we
Quick Review: Where are we?

Google Images

Jesse Cannelos

perceptions of the pacific northwest
Perceptions of the Pacific Northwest
  • What are the boarders of that make up the Pacific Northwest? What kind of boarders are there?
  • What are characteristics that you correlate to the Pacific Northwest? Are they unique?

Jesse Cannelos

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Evolution of Pacific Northwest States

One way to look at the territory of the Pacific Northwest:

Political Boundaries.

What created the eastern boundary?

(clue – it was a “purchase”)

Can Wyoming be considered part of the PNW?

Perception differences?.....

Would Wyomians consider themselves part of the Pacific Northwest?

Atlas of the Pacific Northwest – ninth edition

Jesse Cannelos

climate map
Climate Map:

Atlas of the Pacific Northwest – ninth edition

Jesse Cannelos

what are the natural resources of the p acific northwest

What are the natural resources of the Pacific Northwest ?

Land

Water

Forest

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how are these resources used
How are these resources used ?
  • Land
  • Agriculture
  • Housing Development (Suburban Sprawl)
  • Industrial Zones
  • Water
  • Crop irrigation
  • Household use
  • Hydro-power energy
  • Forest
  • Timber production/ Logging
  • Habitat conservation
  • Outdoor Recreation
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interest groups are in conflict because they all want to use the resources for different purposes
Interest groups are in conflict because they all want to use the resources for different purposes.

In the diagram above, different interest groups are competing for the use of the region’s water

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What are the environmental problems associated with over use of a natural resource?

  • Land
  • Soil erosion
  • Land slides
  • Fertilizer run off
  • Water
  • Endangered salmon
  • Polluted rivers and streams
  • Water shortage
  • Forest
  • Deforestation
  • Poor Air Quality
  • Species Extinction
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The Sub-regions of the Pacific Northwest overlap, yet are extremely diverse. Their differences add to the complexity of the region as a whole.

  • Deep canyons
  • Magnificent rivers
  • Varied conifer species
  • Many climate zones
  • Drainage basin
  • Watershed
  • Elevations of 6000 feet
  • Old, eroded rock
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