Presentation on theme: "LATITUDE=FATitude Latitude lines run ____ to ____,"— Presentation transcript:
1 LATITUDE=FATitude Latitude lines run ____ to ____, but are measured _____ & _____The 0° of latitude that circles theearth is called the _______?
2 LATITUDE latitude - fatitude Latitude lines run east to west, Latitude lines run east to west,but are measured north & southThe 0 of latitude that circles theearth is called the equator
3 LONGITUDE Longitude lines run _____ to _____, but are measured ____ and ____The 0 line of longitude that extendsfrom the _____ to the_____ Poleis called the _______ _______
4 LONGITUDE Longitude lines run north to south, LONGITUDELongitude lines run north to south,but are measured east and westThe 0 line of longitude that extendsfrom the North to the South Poleis called the Prime Meridian
5 KWAKIUTLMain resource?Climate?Region?What type of home?
6 KWAKIUTL Northwest/Coastal Range Rainy but mild climate platform house w/totem polesalmon(food)
7 KWAKIUTL What was the main economy (job)they had? What was the primary mode of transportation? (How did they get around?
42 ATLANTIC & PACIFIC OCEANS Atlantic Ocean – served as thehighway for explorers, earlysettlers, & later immigrants
43 What factsDo you knowAbout america’sWaterways???
44 FACTS TO KNOW:America’s waterways have beenimportant for trade, transportationand settlementThe location of the United States,with its Atlantic and Pacific Coasts,has provided access to otherareas of the world
46 Forms part of the NORTHEAST border with CANADA and connects the ST. LAWRENCE RIVERForms part of the NORTHEAST borderwith CANADA and connects theGREAT LAKES to the ATLANTICOCEANSt. LAWRENCE RIVERCANADAATLANTICOCEANU.S.
47 ST. LAWRENCE & HUDSON RIVERS Lake HuronLake SuperiorSt. Lawrence RiverLake OntarioLake MichiganHudson RiverLake ErieSHOMEGREAT LAKES
48 GREAT LAKESInland port cities grew in the Midwestalong the Great Lakes
49 COASTAL PLAIN Located along the ________ Ocean and ____ __ _____. Characterized by broad _________ and many excellent _______.
50 COASTAL PLAINLocation: along theAtlantic Ocean & Gulfof MexicoPhysical Characteristics: broad lowlandproviding many excellent harbors
51 APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS The Appalachian mountains are located west of _______ _____.They are the _____ mountain range in North America.
52 APPALACHIAN MOUNTAINS Location: west of theCoastal Plain; extends fromeastern Canada to westernAlabamaPhysical Characteristics: old erodedmountains—oldest mountainrange in North America
53 CANADIAN SHIELDThe Canadian Shield wraps around the ______ ___ in a ___________ shape.It contains some of the ______ rock formations in North America.
54 CANADIAN SHIELDLocation: wraps aroundthe Hudson Bay in ahorseshoe shapeCharacteristics: worn by erosion& hundreds of lakes carved byglaciers; some of the oldest rock formations in North America
55 INTERIOR LOWLANDSLocated west of the _____ ______ and east of the _______ _______.Characterized by rolling ________, broad _____ ______, and ______ hills.
56 INTERIOR LOWLANDSLocation: west of theAppalachian Mountains &east of the Great PlainsCharacteristics: rolling flatlandswith many rivers, broad river valleys, & grassy hills
57 GREAT PLAINS Located west of the ______ _______& east Flat land the gradually _______ in elevation.
58 GREAT PLAINSLocation: west of theInterior Lowlands & eastof the Rocky MountainsCharacteristics: flat land thatgradually increases in elevation as yougo west; it has grasslands
59 ROCKY MOUNTAINSLocated west of the ___ ____ and east of the ____ __ _____.The Rocky Mountains are the _______ mountains in North America and contains the ________ ______.
60 ROCKY MOUNTAINSLocation: west of theGreat Plains & east of theBasin & RangeCharacteristics: tallest mountains stretching from Alaska to Mexico; contains the Continental Divide-which determines the flow of rivers
61 BASIN & RANGELocated west of the _____ ______ and east of the _____ _____ ____and _____ _____ .Contains many elevations, including the lowest elevation, _____ ______.
62 BASIN & RANGELocation: west of theRocky Mtns., east of theSierra Nevada Mtns., & theCascade Mtns.Characteristics: an area of different elevations containing isolated mountain ranges and Death Valley, the lowest point in North America
63 COASTAL RANGELocated along the ______ coast with _____ mountains and _____ valleys .Stretches from _______ to _______.
64 COASTAL RANGELocation: rugged mountainslocated along the PacificCoast that stretch fromCalifornia to CanadaCharacteristics: contains many fertile valleys(land good for growing crops)