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  1. Regions of the United StatesThe Pacific

  2. Pacific Coast States California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii

  3. Physical Geography of West Coast Mountain Ranges (Sierra Nevada and the Cascades) and Rocky coastlines Fertile Valleys and Forests in northern areas that receive more Rainfall. Physical hazards exist across the region due to tectonic & climate forces. Earthquakes and volcanoes

  4. Southern California Many natural hazards, including fire, flood, earthquakes, and intense drought, has done little to reduce the growth of this area San Andreas Fault Los Angeles is the 2nd largest city in the U.S.

  5. Climates of the West Coast Mediterranean climate in Southern California Deserts and Steppe in California Highland Climate in Sierra Nevadas and Cascades Marine West Coast in North California, Oregon, Washington, and Southern Alaska. Tropical Wet in Hawaii Subarctic and Tundra in Alaska

  6. Population Geography More dense along the coastal areas, especially between San Diego, Los Angeles, and San Francisco. Other urban centers exist around Seattle, Portland and Honolulu.

  7. Economic Activity Hi-tech Industry Movie Industry Farming in the San Joaquin Valley Wine (Napa and Sonoma) Tourism Fishing on the coast Oil/Petrolium (Alaska)