Presentation on theme: "LATITUDE Latitude lines run ____ to ____,"— Presentation transcript:
1 LATITUDE 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
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 ErieGREAT LAKES
48 GREAT LAKESInland port cities grew in the Midwestalong the Great Lakes
60 ROCKY MOUNTAINSLocation: west of theGreat Plains & east of theBasin & RangeCharacteristics: rugged mountains stretching from Alaska to Mexico with high elevations; contains the Continental Divide-which determines the flow of rivers
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