Definitions Flat area of land Has sand hills Is near the coast Has swamps Has rich soil
Animals that live in the coastal plains Black Bears Otters Bob Cats Different kinds of Birds
Coastal plains The Coastal Plain forms the eastern edge of North Carolina,making up about 45 percent of the states total land area.The coastal plains has swamps and lakes.A swamp is trees and shrubs. This is in the Inner Coastal Plain.Then there is marshes.Marshes is tall grasses.
Sand hills In the coastal plains Hills made of sand In the Inner Coastal Plains
Where Is The Mountain Region The mountain region is in the west part of NC Is not near the water It is next to the Piedmont
What Is The Climate There? In the day times averaging is in the low 40’s and upper 30’s. Snowfall in the mountains is usually 14-20 inches (36-51cm.) per year, but greater in the higher elevations.One time in the blizzard of1993, more than 50in. (130cm.) of snow fell on Mount Mitchell over a period of days.
How Big Is The Mountain Region The mountain region takes up to 11,000 square miles. It is roughly the size of Massachusetts.
Attractions John D. Rockefeller Jr. gave $5 million dollars to create the Great Smokey National park. People hike there and ski and have tours About 10 million people visit the park every year
Cool Facts About The Mountain Region The Great Smokey National Park is in NC and part of it in Tennessee.
What This Person Had To Say About The Great Smokey National Park Senator Harry F. Byrd said “this road will be the greatest scenic road in the world and will attract millions of tourist.”
Grandfather Mountain Grandfather mountain is home to the nation’s highest swinging bridge (1-mile high)