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By:
Brooke
Brooke
Regions
A region is a group of states that have common features There are 5 U.S.A
regions and they are the northeast, southeast, mid - west, west, and southwest. NJ
has 4 regions and they are Ridge & valley, Atlantic coastal plains, Piedmont,and
the Highlands.
The
Northeast
we live in this region.
.coastal plains-flat low
lands along the edge of
the Atlantic Ocean.
.four seasons, winter,
spring, summer, fall.
The Southeast
. Crisscrosses with
rivers
.large area of wetlandsswamps- marshesbayous ex Everglades.
The MidWest
Central plains- in the east
low elevation, produces
corn.
Great Plains- in the west
cold winters/ hot summers
produces corn
The
Southwest
.One of the most famous
landforms in this region the
Grand Canyon.
.Mostly made up of high
plateaus, plains, and deserts.
.The Rocky Mountains appear
in this region as well as the
west.
The
West
.The redwood trees that
grow in California and
Oregon are the tallest
trees in the world.
Atlantic
Coastal
Plains
. We live in this region.
. Largest region- covers
more that half of NJ
. Home to the pine lands
Piedmont
. NJ's greatest population
. Located at the foothills
. Palisades form the
eastern border.
. Fall line separates this
region from acp.
Highlands
. Most of NJ's lakes are
found here.
. The town of Franklin is
known for it's " glowing"
rocks.
Ridge
&
Vally
. Home to the Delaware
water gap.
. Dairy farming is an
important business.