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  1. 7th Grade WH/GEO Period #2 NORTH AMERICA

  2. 8 Regions in North America

  3. Coastal Range Basin & Range Rocky Mountains Great Plains Interior Lowlands Canadian Shield Appalachian Mountains Coastal Plain 8 Regions of North America

  4. West of the Rocky Mountains Stretches from Alaska to California Made up of Rugged Mountains and Fertile Valleys. Coastal Range

  5. Coastal Range

  6. West of the Rocky Mountains East of the Sierra Nevada's and the Cascades Varying elevations and isolated mountain ranges. Death Valley -Death Valley is the lowest point in North America. Basin & Range

  7. Basin & Range

  8. West of the Great Plains East of the Great Basin Rugged Mountains with High Elevations Includes the Continental Divide -The Continental Divide determines the directional flow of rivers. Rocky Mountains

  9. Rocky Mountains

  10. -West of the Interior Lowlands -East of the Rocky Mountains -Flatlands that increase in elevation slightly to the west -Known for grasslands Great Plains

  11. Great Plains

  12. West of the Appalachian Mountains East of the Great Plains Lowlands of rolling flatlands Rivers Broad Valleys and Grassy hills Interior Lowlands

  13. Interior Low lands

  14. Wraps around the southern portions of the Great lakes and the Hudson Bay. Hills worn by erosion Hundreds of glacier carved lakes Some of the oldest rock formations in the North America Canadian Shield

  15. Canadian Shield

  16. West of the Coastal Plain Range from Canada to western Alabama Oldest mountains in North America Old Eroded Mountains Appalachian Mountains

  17. Appalachian Mountains

  18. Stretches along the Atlantic Ocean Broad lowland with excellent harbors Borders the Gulf Mexico Long sandy beaches Coastal Plain

  19. Coastal Plain

  20. Countries & Miscellaneous

  21. Physical map north america