Physical Geography of U.S. and Canada. Landforms of the U.S. 5 Different Regions From East to West Coastal Plains Appalachian Mountains Interior Plains Mountains and Basins Pacific Coast. Coastal Plains. What does Coastal mean ? The flat or gently sloping land near a shore. Two areas
A continuous line of Settlement
Piedmont area is very fertile, good for farming.
In 1937 became a National Scenic Trail
500 miles wide, from Appalachian Mts. To the Rocky Mts.
Grassy Pastures, Prairie lands
The Great Salt Lake
Why is it called the Great Salt Lake?
Made up of 8 large islands and 120 small islands
Volcanoes erupted and formed the islands
Coral Reefs surround part of the island
Created in 1999
Serves as a territory for Canada’s indigenous people