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  1. Major Mountain Ranges and Riversof the United States

  2. Standard • SS3G1 The student will locate major topographical features. • a. Identify major rivers of the United States of America: Missisippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson. • b. Identify major mountain ranges of the United States of America: Appalachian, Rocky.

  3. Colorado River • Runs through: Colorado, Utah, Arizona, Nevada, and California • Major river of the Southwestern United States

  4. Rio Grande River • It starts in the Rocky Mountains • Flows through the entire state of New Mexico, Colorado, and around the entire southern boarder of Texas

  5. Mississippi River • The Mississippi River lies in the following ten US states: Louisiana, Mississippi, Arkansas, Tennessee, Kentucky, Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota

  6. Ohio River • Runs through Illinois, Indiana, and Ohio • Largest tributary to the Mississippi River. It is 981 miles long.

  7. Hudson River • It is located in New York, flows north to south. It also forms the boarder of New York and Mexico • It is 315 miles long

  8. Mnemonic for Rivers • C • R • M • O • H

  9. Appalachian Mountains • Runs through Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee, Kentucky, South Carolina, North Carolina, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and New York

  10. Rocky Mountains • This mountain range runs through Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico