logging in or signing up Eight Regions of the United States Nastasia Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Let's Connect Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 10367 Category: Entertainment License: All Rights Reserved Like it (27) Dislike it (2) Added: October 03, 2007 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 4 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Eight Regions of North America: Eight Regions of North America SOL USI.2b8 Regions of North America: 8 Regions of North America Coastal Range Basin and Range Rocky Mountains Great Plains Interior Lowlands Canadian Shield Appalachian Mountains Coastal PlainsCoastal Range: Coastal Range West of the Rocky Mountains Stretches from Canada to California Made up of Rugged Mountains and Fertile ValleysSlide5: Coastal RangeSlide6: Coastal RangeBasin and Range: Basin and Range West of the Rocky Mountains East of the Sierra Nevadas and the Cascades Varying elevations and isolated mountain ranges Death Valley Death Valley is the lowest point in North AmericaSlide8: Basin and RangeRocky Mountains: Rocky Mountains West of the Great Plains East of the Great Basin Rugged Mountains with High Elevations Includes the Continental Divide The Continental Divide determines the directional flow of riversSlide10: Rocky MountainsGreat Plains: Great Plains West of the Interior Lowlands East of the Rocky Mountains Flatlands that increase in elevation slightly to the west Known for grasslandsSlide12: Great PlainsSlide13: Great PlainsInterior Lowlands: Interior Lowlands West of the Appalachian Mountains East of the Great Plains Lowlands of rolling flatlands Rivers Broad valleys and Grassy hillsSlide15: Interior LowlandsSlide16: Interior LowlandsCanadian Shield: Canadian Shield Wraps around the southern portions of the Great Lakes and the Hudson Bay Hills worn by erosion Hundreds of glacier carved lakes Some of the oldest rock formations in North AmericaSlide18: Canadian Shield These are Trees. Thousands of LakesSlide19: Canadian Shield, rock formationsAppalachian Mountains: Appalachian Mountains West of the Coastal Plains Range from Canada to western Alabama Oldest mountains in North America Old eroded mountainsSlide21: Appalachian MountainsSlide22: Appalachian Mountains in the fall.Coastal Plains: Coastal Plains Stretches along the Atlantic Ocean Broad lowland with excellent harbors Borders the Gulf of Mexico Long sandy beachesSlide24: A bay in the Coastal PlainsSlide25: Inlets, bays and capes along the Coastal Plains You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.