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United States Physical Features

 Set up your notebook by listing these physical features in your notebook. Skip one line between each. Follow the links and look over some of the details and photos. You do not have to read through it all. For each feature, put down 1 state associated with it, the size/height/length, and 1 general fact.


Rocky Mountains

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rocky_Mountains

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Elbert

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pikes_Peak

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/South_Pass_%28Wyoming%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Continental_Divide_of_the_Northern_Americas

 

Appalachian Mountains

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Appalachian_Mountains

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Mitchell

 

Sierra Nevada

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sierra_Nevada_%28U.S.%29

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Whitney

 

Cascade Range

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cascade_Range

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_Rainier

 

Coastal Range

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pacific_Coast_Ranges

 

Mississippi River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_River

 

Missouri River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Missouri_River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lewis_and_Clark_Expedition

 

Ohio River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ohio_River

 

Rio Grande

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rio_Grande

 

Columbia River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Columbia_River

 

Colorado River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Colorado_River

 

St. Lawrence River

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saint_Lawrence_River

 

Great Lakes

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Lakes

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=UHj&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bvm=bv.41867550,d.aWc&biw=1280&bih=666&q=chicago&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x880e2c3cd0f4cbed:0xafe0a6ad09c0c000,Chicago,+IL&gl=us&sa=X&ei=tsgPUc-9B5LiyAHXuIGACA&ved=0CKEBELYD

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=cg4&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bvm=bv.41867550,d.aWc&biw=1280&bih=666&q=niagara+falls+ny&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89d363ea29e633b7:0x61975ae4b9c5aab3,Niagara+Falls,+NY&gl=us&sa=X&ei=-NMPUebKDenlyQGUqoHgAw&ved=0CKYBELYD

 

 

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Salt_Lake

 

Great Basin

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Basin

 

Great Plains

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Plains

http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&q=kansas&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x87a31771717c016b:0x68c2b4a94b3e095f,Kansas&gl=us&sa=X&ei=qskPUdTHEKKEygHyiID4DA&ved=0CJwBELYD

 

Gulf Coastal Plain

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gulf_Coastal_Plain

http://www.weather.com/encyclopedia/charts/tropical/hurricanerisk.html

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z1ONNM_73-8

 

Atlantic Coastal Plain

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atlantic_coastal_plain

 

Central Plain

 

San Francisco Bay

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/San_Francisco_Bay

http://maps.google.com/maps?oe=utf-8&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a&q=san+francisco+bay&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x808f8381704b58cb:0xd4e0655a4888207c,San+Francisco+Bay&gl=us&sa=X&ei=Vs0PUfCcFu2byAHCk4CgCw&ved=0CIwBELYD

 

 

Chesapeake Bay

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chesapeake_Bay

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=8Sj&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&bav=on.2,or.r_gc.r_pw.r_qf.&bvm=bv.41867550,d.aWc&biw=1280&bih=666&q=chesapeake+bay&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hq=&hnear=0x89c7fa52e5ca9fb7:0x2536d106aee751f1,Chesapeake+Bay&gl=us&sa=X&ei=icsPUY5p7MDJAfvTgJAO&ved=0CIwBELYD

 

Mt. Whitney

http://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/whitney.htm

http://adventure.nationalgeographic.com/adventure/everest/

https://www.google.com/search?q=mt+everest&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=yqO&tbo=d&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=RcwPUdeeBumOygGh1ICIDQ&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAA&biw=1280&bih=666

 

Mt. McKinley

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mount_McKinley

 

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