Presentation on theme: "It is the study of the Earth and the ways people use it. It includes: mountains valleys rivers deserts oceans people."— Presentation transcript:
It is the study of the Earth and the ways people use it. It includes: mountains valleys rivers deserts oceans people
They are the natural shapes on the Earth’s surface. plateaus hills plains canyons
The highest peak in New York State Located in the Adirondack Mountains
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.
It is the first New York State park. It is shared with Canada.
Look like fingers There are gorges located near them. A gorge is a valley with steep, rocky sides.
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
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
The eastern tip of Long Island Sandy beaches Montauk Point Lighthouse
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.
Largest land areas on Earth Asia Africa North America Antarctica South America Europe Australia
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
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