Land Features Water Features Random Terms Human Geography

100

What is the fall line?
The eastern United States boundary where the elevated Piedmont area drops to the lower Atlantic Coastal Plain.

100

What is an aqueduct?
A channel or pipeline for moving large quantities of water.

100

What is timber?
#1 resource in the United States.

100

What is a megalopolis?
Large population concentration made up of several large and many smaller cities.

100

What is 400 gallons?
The amount of water each household in the Unites States uses every day.

200

What is a hot spot?
A place on the ocean floor through which magma vents to create a underwater volcano that may grow into an island.

200

What is the Pacific Ocean, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico?
List the 3 major bodies of water that surround the United States.

200

What is Texas and Alaska?
Two US states with the largest petroleum reserves.

200

What is a tributary?
A smaller river or stream that feeds into a larger river.

200

Who are the Chinese?
People that helped build the first continental railroad.

300

What are the Great Plains?
Area between the Rocky and Appalachian Mountains.

300

What is the Mississippi River?
Longest river in the United States.

300

What are tectonic plate movements and glaciers?
Two things that helped form most of the land features in the US.

300

What is acid rain?
Environmental problems in the United States because it corrodes stone and metal buildings, damages crops and pollutes the soil.

300

What are cities near coastal regions?
Area where most people of today usually live (location and type).

400

What is the Piedmont Plateau?
Area of extremely fertile land due to it being cut by many rivers and streams. Located near the Appalachian Mountains.

400

What is Lake Bemidji?
Headwaters of the Mississippi River.

400

What is the Clean Water Act?
Joint US-Canada project designed to reduce pollution of water and development of water treatment plants.

400

What is smog?
Haze caused by the interaction of ultraviolet solar radiation with chemical fumes from pollution sources.

400

What is pollution?
The #1 NEGATIVE side-effect from economic and human development in the United States.

500

What are the Middle and Southern Colonies?
Name the colonies that favored farming due to their mild climate and fertile soil.

500

What is Lake Michigan, Lake Erie, Lake Huron, Lake Superior, Lake Ontario?
The Great Lakes

500

What are renewable resources?
Solar, wind, and water energy.

500

What is a divide?
A physical feature that determines the direction of river flow.

500

What are Latinos?
Largest immigrant group in America today.

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