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2 It is the study of the Earth and the ways people use it. It includes: mountains valleys rivers deserts oceans people

3 They are the natural shapes on the Earth’s surface. plateaus hills plains canyons

4  The highest peak in New York State  Located in the Adirondack Mountains

5  They are massive sheets of ice.  Glaciers covered NY during the Ice Age.  They caused changes to the land by rounding off the tops of hills and carving deep valleys.

6 It is the first New York State park. It is shared with Canada.

7  Look like fingers  There are gorges located near them. A gorge is a valley with steep, rocky sides.

8  one of the biggest parks in the nation  located in he northeast part of the state  thick forests  home to many animals – beavers, porcupines, bobcats, moose, bears

9  begins in the Adirondack Mountains and flows to the Atlantic Ocean  tributaries –streams or rivers that flow into a larger river  estuary – an arm of the sea

10  The eastern tip of Long Island  Sandy beaches  Montauk Point Lighthouse

11  Half of the earth  Eastern and Western Hemispheres  Northern and Southern Hemispheres New York State is located in the Northern Hemisphere. It is located in the Western Hemisphere.

12  Largest land areas on Earth Asia Africa North America Antarctica South America Europe Australia

13  An area with features that make it different from other areas Southwest –canyons and deserts West – high mountain ranges Midwest – grassy plains Southeast – the Everglades Northeast – Cape Cod and places by the coast

14 based on  physical features like the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountain region  human features – something built by people like cities –the New York City and Long Island region  culture – a group of people’s way of life – a farming region


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